Intergraph Mapping and GIS Solutions and the Intergraph GeoSpatial Users Community (IGUC) honoured the winners of their first annual international Awards for Cartographic Excellence at the GeoSpatial World 2002 international conference in Atlanta. These awards recognize professional excellence in design, technique, aesthetics, innovation, communication, and presentation. Professional cartography and map production customers as well as students who use Intergraph mapping and GIS software were invited to participate.
All entries were displayed at GeoSpatial World, and an internationally recognized panel of judges chose winners on the first day of the conference. A first-place cash award of $1,000 (U.S.) and a first runner-up cash award of $500 (U.S.) were presented in each of three categories. Each award recipient also received complimentary registration to GeoSpatial World 2003. Winners honoured at GeoSpatial World are:
Category I, Static Cartographic Maps
Category II, Static GIS Maps
Category III, Dynamic Interactive Presentations
The winning entries will be posted on the GeoSpatial World Web site after the conference. The panel of international judges who selected the winners for the Awards for Cartographic Excellence included: