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Events > UKGEOForum 2013 Lecture

UK GEOForum Annual Lecture

UK GEOforum is pleased to announce its forthcoming UKGEOforum 2013 Lecture featuring guest speaker:

Mark Ovenden
Author of “Metro Maps of The World”, “Paris Underground, The Maps, Stations, and Design of the Metro”, and “Railway Maps of the World”

Title: “How Beck's diagram re-mapped the modern world”

Marks lecture will cover the following areas
  • Rail "diagrams" before 1930
  • How Beck brought these ideas together and made his revolutionary Underground map
  • What were his principles?
  • How quickly was it copied?
  • Transit mapping worldwide
  • Weird and wonderful transit maps
  • Whatever next; moving to PDAs/real time mapping


Time: 18.00 - 19.00, Thursday 24th January 2013 (Doors open at 17.30)
Place: Lecture Hall, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), 12 Great George Street, Parliament Square, London, SW1P 3AD
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Cost: FREE. This lecture is free of charge and open to all. Non-members of the UKGEOforum are welcome to attend.
For security reasons, registration is required.

Please pre-register by

The RICS bar will be open after the lecture. Please arrive from 17.30 and ensure that you are seated promptly.

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