Mapping together

There is a session with a strong neocartography slant in the SoC/BCS conference ‘Mapping together’ in York this September.

Tuesday 10 Sept – Talks Session 3: New Cartography

Evesham Mapped – Richard Phillips & Will Phillips, OSM Volunteers

Neocartography, (new) aesthetics – Steve Chilton, Middlesex University & Alex Kent Canterbury, Christchurch University

Mapping the UK election(s) of 2015 – what was done and did it work? – Danny Dorling, Oxford University

For the full programme and to register, see the conference website.

Neocartography session at Society of Cartographers conference, 1-2 Sept

socneocartoI am pleased to announce that the ICA Neocartography Commission is partnering with the Society of Cartographers to present a joint session at the latter’s annual conference in Glasgow on 1-2 Sept 2014.There are a range of topics covered in the session: from Openstreetmap, through QGIS, to the latest vector developments from mapbox. At present there is still one presenting slot available. So, if anyone would like to showcase their work, research or ideas then please contact me: steve8@mdx.ac.uk

The full programme is at http://www.soc.org.uk/soc2014/program.html, with online booking for the conference at: http://www.soc.org.uk/soc2014/booking.html including very reasonable day attendance fees.

Steve Chilton