SoC BCS Conference News update

This year we are again continuing our association with the BCS and their new logo, the event will take place in Cheltenham 6-8th of September. There is a great programme organised with some very interesting presentations and workshops, as well as old favourites like the Quiz, Map Critiques and Awards.

I must remind you that the Early Bird discount for attending this years conference ends on the 20th of July, it offers a substantial saving of upto 20% to register or if you have yet to decide, take a look at the mini site at

Entries are also open for this years Wallis Award for excellence in cartography – take a look at some of the past winners at

Bursaries are available to help student and overseas members to attend the conference, email for further information and the application form

and finally – Nominations are welcome from members to stand for positions on the Committee. Elections take place at our AGM on the 7th of September 2016. If you are interested please speak to any committee member for further information on the roles.

Looking forward to seeing you in Cheltenham


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