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Map Curators Group > Map Curators Group Workshop 2011

Map Curators’ Group (MCG) Workshop 2011 - York

The MCG of the British Cartographic Society is pleased to welcome booking for its annual Workshop, to be held 7th and 8th September 2011 at Park Inn, York.

Theme: How to do more with less: promoting and running a map collection in a time of austerity

How is your map collection succeeding with less money and fewer staff? Come and share your positive experiences with your colleagues!

Wednesday 7th The speakers will be:
  • Andrew Janes (The National Archives) Make do and mend : signposting the unfindable on a budget
  • Carolyn Hansen (Brooklyn Historical Society) Un-hiding maps @brooklynhistory: Using blogging software and social media to promote collection visibility
  • Jean-Luc Arnaud (French National Research Center, CNRS) CartoMundi - online promotion of cartographic heritage
  • Stuart Nicol (University of Edinburgh) Visualising Urban Geographies project
  • Rink Kruk (National Geographic Institute, Brussels) The Cartesius project
  • Bob Lilley (Manager Cartographic Design & Development, Ordnance Survey UK) OS OpenData
The annual Business Meeting of the Map Curators' Group will follow the full-day programme of speakers.
The day will finish with an optional group meal at a local restaurant.

Thursday 8th The following visits:
  • York City Archives and Local History
  • York Minster Library
  • National Railway Museum
Arrangements have been made with the Park Inn for special rate rooms when delegates book via the MCG booking form. Please see the booking form for details.

If you would like more information, please contact:

, Convener, The Map Curators' Group

, Cambridge University Library Map Department

, The Itinerant Map Catalog(u)er


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