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Better Mapping with QGIS


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  • Venue: Ordnance Survey, Adanac Park, Adanac Drive, Southampton, SO16 0AS
  • Date: Wednesday 2nd November 2016

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Never before has the understanding of good map design been more important. Join us for this one day seminar as we learn the cartographic fundamentals from expert presenters. We will also cover open data, open software, map critique and a hands-on workshop based on QGIS. Discover how much this free software has to offer and learn how to make beautiful maps! We will even throw in lunch!


Just £40 for BCS members and £80* for non-members

*Join the BCS and save £40!

Join Now

Everyone who signs up receives a free book - Cartography: an introduction (worth £4.99)



09:30 Registration

10:00 Introduction – Alex Kent

10:05 Open Data – Terry Haines

10:20 Open Software – Charley Glynn

10:35 Good & the Bad/Cartographic Design Principles – Mary Spence

10:50 Tea Break/Map Critique – Paul Naylor

11:30 Using data in QGIS – Nick Duggan

13:00 Lunch

14:00 QGIS Workshop

15:30 Tea Break

16:00 Summary and Close



Alex Kent

President of the British Cartographic Society and Reader in Cartography and Geographic Information Science at Canterbury Christ Church University.

Mary Spence MBE

Past president of the BCS and project manager at Global Mapping Limited. Mary was awarded an MBE for services to Cartographic Design in 2004.

Nicholas Duggan

Principal Geospatial Specialist at Garsdale Design Limited

Charley Glynn

Cartographic Design Consultant @ Ordnance Survey

Paul Naylor

Cartographic Design Consultant @ Ordnance Survey

Terry Haines

Open Data Product Manager @ Ordnance Survey


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