28 April 2013Job Vacancies
CAE - Graduate Visual Database Modeller
Please see Job Vacancies
for more details.
16 April 201350 Year Anniversary
2013 is the 50th Anniversary year for The British Cartographic Society. To celebrate this we have arranged a fantastic programme of events for our members as well as non-members to participate in.
You can check out what is going on each month through our calendar, or search for specific BCS events on our Events page
New Additions :
Following our very successful Evening with Michael Palin in April, we are looking forward to events with ESRIs Jack Dangermond in October as well as a talk from Nick Crane at the British Library in November.
Download pdf of remaining events
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09 April 2013Press Release: BCS Symposium
Press Release announcing BCS Symposium, September 2013 featuring five British Mapping and Charting agencies coming together to discuss the future of mapping in front of an audience of cartographic professionals and enthusiasts.
See Press Release
21 February 2013Win an iPad
The Ordnance Survey OS OpenData Award
With OS OpenData you can freely access a selection of the most detailed mapping datasets available for Great Britain. They range from gazetteer products to fully customisable, mid-scale vector mapping offering a great foundation to design and create innovative and exciting map products.
Ordnance Survey is sponsoring this BCS Award
which is to encourage such products and offers you the chance to win an Apple iPad 64GB!!
It will be given for the most outstanding use of OS OpenData presented for consideration with an obvious focus on the cartographic quality. A significant amount of the data that entries are derived and composed from must be OS OpenData but they can take any form as there is no restriction on the type of output.
The award will be made annually or exceptionally at other times as may be determined by the Council of BCS. Entries will be considered by a panel of judges from Ordnance Survey.
Entry forms are available now and entries close in July 2013.
This award is open to anyone so why not download OS OpenData
today and create an award worthy map-sterpiece!webmaster