British Cartographic Society Annual Symposium

Capture, Create and Communicate

Geography, Computer Science

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This year marks the society’s 50th symposium taking place at Marwell Hotel, Winchester from Wednesday 25 June to Thursday 26 June 2014. The organisers are seeking papers from anyone involved in maps, including creators, designers, developers, researchers and end users, under the theme ‘Capture, Create and Communicate’.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following: :

Extreme mapping – natural disasters, global weirdness and hostile environments

Public service mapping – mapping within local government, major utility and emergency service organisations

Maps for mobile apps – showing latest developments

Planes, trains and automobiles – travel guides, journey planners, navigational guides encompassing all things travel

Derived mapping from remote sensing technologies – capture techniques through to final applications

Open source tools – illustrating the benefits and challenges faced when using open source products and services