SoC – BCS Conference 2017 – Call for Papers


The call for contributions is now open for the 2017 Society of Cartographers and  British Cartographic Society joint conference, Maps for Changing Reality which will take place at the Redworth Hotel, Durham on the 5-7th September 2017.

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

  • 3D Mapping
  • Augmented & Virtual Reality
  • Web Mapping
  • Current Affairs
  • Topographic Mapping
  • Open Data
  • Map Design
  • Data Visualization
  • Mapping our Planet
  • Historical Mapping
  • Fantasy Maps
  • Disaster Mapping

Those interested in making a contribution to the conference should complete the following online form and submit via the website by Wednesday 15 March 2017. 

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 Monday 3rd 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 info@soc.org.uk 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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