SoC – BCS Conference 2018 – Call for Papers

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The call for contributions is now open for the 2018 British Cartographic Society and Society of Cartographers joint conference, ‘Mapping Tomorrow’. The conference will take place as part of The UK Mapping Festival which will take place over the whole of the first week of September 2018 at various London venues, and will be jointly run will several partner geo/mapping organisations. The formal conference presentation sessions will be held at the ILEC Centre, London on the 5th September 2018

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

  • Mixed Reality
  • Geo Data Vizualization
  • Community Mapping
  • Accessible Maps
  • Open Cartography
  • Maps in the Capital
  • Education
  • Public Transport Mapping
  • Geological Mapping
  • Journeys and Vacations

Those interested in making a contribution to the conference should complete the following online form and submit via the website by Thursday 29 March 2018. 

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 16 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.

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