[ISHMap-List] Map Curators' Group Workshop - Call for Papers

Anne Taylor aemt2 at cam.ac.uk
Tue Feb 14 13:04:19 CET 2017

Dear colleagues - apologies for cross-posting

The Map Curators’ Group (MCG) of the British Cartographic Society will 
hold its Annual Workshop in County Durham on *Tuesday 5 September 2017*

The venue is Redworth Hall Hotel (DL5 6NL) 
http://redworth-hall-hotel.h-rez.com/ and the Workshop is part of the 
pre-conference programme of the British Cartographic Society - Society 
of Cartographers joint conference 
http://www.cartography.org.uk/product/maps-for-changing-reality/. The 
MCG may also arrange a visit on the morning of Wednesday 6 September.

The MCG workshop theme will be:

*/"Unfolding the map: presenting your map collection to new audiences"
The organisers are calling for proposals for presentations to be given 
at the Workshop on a relevant theme which might include:

  * Digitisation and online availability
  * Growing functionality and range of users
  * Crowd sourcing
  * Events for new audiences
  * Marketing to new audiences
  * Training using online applications
  * Attracting and connecting with new audiences

Presentations will be given on Tuesday 5 September at Redworth Hall 
Hotel, should last approximately 30 minutes, and are generally made 
using PowerPoint.

Please contact either the MCG Convener, Ann Sutherland or Anne Taylor
with your proposal by Wednesday 15 March 2017.

  * Ann Sutherland, Convener, Map Curators’ Group
    ann.m.sutherland at talk21.com <mailto:ann.m.sutherland at talk21.com>
  * Anne Taylor, Map Department, Cambridge University Library
    aemt2 at cam.ac.uk <mailto:aemt2 at cam.ac.uk>

Anne Taylor, on behalf of the Organising Committee

Anne Taylor
Head of Map Department, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR
Tel: 01223-333041.   Fax: 01223-333160.   email: aemt2 at cam.ac.uk

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