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BCS Better Mapping Seminar

Free!

BCS Map Design Group presents: Better Mapping

Our day of seminars features a number of expert presenters, covering a range of topics and techniques that are designed to help you improve the quality, accuracy and effectiveness of your maps and presentation of geospatial data.

This event is FREE OF CHARGE.

  • Venue: The Monastery, Manchester UK
  • Date: 20th November 2017
  • Time: 09.30 - 16.30

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Programme - 20th November 2017 - The Monastery, Manchester

09:30 Registration
10:00 Introduction Christopher Wesson

Acquiring the right map data

10:10 Importance of data capture Nicholas Duggan
10:35 Sources and types of open data Clare Seldon
11:00 Refreshments

Data manipulation

11:20 Projections in geodata Giles Darkes & Christopher Wesson
11:45 Data preparation, tools and formats Warren Vick
12:10 Generalisation and filtering Mary Spence MBE
12:35 Lunch

Creating the right map

13:10 Understanding the client -- a case study Clare Seldon
13:35 Managing the design process Mary Spence MBE
14:00 Thematic mapping Giles Darkes
14:25 Cartographic style and the importance
of type Christopher Wesson
14:50 Refreshments
15:10 Successful commercial map making Jim Irvine
15:35 Designing for the web Warren Vick
16:00 Application in the wider world -- a wash up Christopher Wesson
16:15 Close

Location:
The Monastery
Gorton Lane
MANCHESTER
M12 5WF

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