Mapping 2016


at The Cheltenham Park Hotel, Cirencester Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 8EA.

The call for contributions is now open for the 2016 Society of Cartographers and  British Cartographic Society joint conference, Mapping 2016 which will take place at the Cheltenham Park Hotel, Cheltenham on the 6-8th September 2016.

Call for contributions:
Submissions are invited for both papers within the main conference sessions and workshops during the breakout sessions. Contributions should to fit within the following themes:

  • Geography
  • Maps in Education
  • Maps in Sport
  • Spy in the Sky
  • Topographic Mapping
  • Mapping on the Edge
  • Visualisation
  • Paper maps

Those interested in making a contribution to the conference should complete the following online form and submit via the website by Tuesday 12 April 2016. 

Review criteria
Each proposal is subjected to review against the following criteria:

  • clarity of the proposal, and fit to themes;
  • originality/innovation of the content of presentation or the approach;
  • implications for the cartography community;
  • anticipated interest in the subject matter.

Successful applicants will be notified by Friday 25th April. Proposals for successful applications will be put on the conference website prior to the event. These will include the abstract, keywords, outline, plus any references deemed appropriate.

Please email if you require a pdf version or any assistance.

Society of Cartographers is a Registered Charity in England and Wales, number 326285.
The British Cartographic Society is a Registered Charity in England and Wales, number 240034.
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