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