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Events > Mapping 2008 > Presentations and Workshops

Mapping 2008: Making the Most of Maps

Workshop session 1: Delegates chose from one of the following:
Workshop session 2: Delegates chose from one of the following:
Talks Session 1: Education in the Workplace:

> Fire Service Emergency Cover: Using Maps to Match Risk to Response
Kirsty Bosley, Head of Operational and Social Research Branch, Fire and Resilience Directorate, Communities and Local Government

> The Chartered Geographer Scheme
Dr Catherine Souch, Head of Research and High Education, Royal Geographical Society with IBG

> Increasing Map Awareness in Central Government
Dr Seppe Cassettari, The GeoInformation Group


Talks Session 2: Cartography on the Move:

> The New Cartographer: On Paper and Online [PDF 5.7mb]
David B. Miller, National Geographic Maps

> Location Based Services – the impact of Mapping on this Emerging Market [PDF 0.5mb]
Colin Beattie, Director of CBi Ltd

> Maps and Pedestrian Navigation
Professor Jonathan Raper, City University

> Mapping Is Not Just for Us Paleogeographers [PDF 3.9mb]
Pete Sinclair, Pitney Bowes MapInfo


Workshop Session 3: Delegates chose from one of the following:
Talks Session 3: The Importance of Aesthetics in Mapping:

> Composition in Map Design
David Forrest, Senior Lecturer, Department of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow

> Understanding Aesthetics for Good Map Design
Alexander Kent, Head of the Cartographic Unit, University of Southampton

> Designing Aesthetically Please Maps in a GIS Environment
Ken Field, Principal Lecturer in GIS, Kingston University

> Creating, Manipulating and Managing 3D Mapping Data
Part 1 [PDF 3.6mb] :: Part 2 [PDF 3.8mb]:: Part 3 [PDF 3.3mb]
Wayne Marsh, Geospatial Centre of Excellence Consultant, Bentley Systems
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