UK: The British Cartographic Society (BCS) Symposium 2009, the conference in the UK devoted to mapping, will be held June 17-20 at Newport Pagnell near Milton Keynes. The conference draws over 100 mapmakers and users from across the UK who come together to learn, collaborate, and discover the latest developments in mapmaking technology.
‘This three day residential conference is designed to support everyone involved in all aspects of mapmaking regardless of their industry or level of experience. Map users are encouraged to attend this enlightening and inspiring event designed around this year’s theme: ‘Mapping at Work’, comments Bob Lilley, President of The British Cartographic Society.
The conference, now in its 46th year, combines topical presentations from mapping professionals including the Military Survey, Steer Davies Gleave, The GeoInformation Group, AIG, Webmapper and a host of universities from the UK and further afield.