Entries by Monica Lloyd

Indigenous Mapping Workshop

The Indigenous Mapping Workshop is an annual 4-day event that provides geospatial training and opportunities for Indigenous communities in North America. The Indigenous Mapping Workshop and its strategic partners are dedicated to the development and advancement of culturally appropriate and inclusive geospatial technologies for Indigenous communities. During the workshop, participants learn and share geospatial tools […]

From Space to Place in Three Days

Guest blogger: Bob Maher Ernest Blair Experiment The 43rd Annual Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA) conference was held at the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia from May 30-June 1st. The flow of the conference can be characterized by the three keynotes. Day 1. Ken Field. Esri, Redlands, California.  Fake maps ! The Cartography […]

CCA2018 Activities Update

Our CCA 2018 Conference Community Mapping: Place Making Through Maps is quickly approaching and we are busy putting the final details together. Workshops will take place in labs at COGS. No need to bring your computer, just an open mind, creative spirit and perhaps something to take notes on. We will have everything you need to participate […]

CCA2018 Conference Update

Registration is now open for the 43rd Canadian Cartographic Association conference, May 30 – June 2nd at the Centre of Geographic Sciences, Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia. The spring conference is shaping up to be a stacked event with a little bit for everyone. This year we will kick off the event with a technical day starting […]

Call for Presentations CCA2018

CCA2018: First Call for Posters, Presentations & Workshops This year’s conference theme “Community Mapping – Place Making Through Maps offers a forum for sharing place-based knowledge and placing it alongside a broader scientific context. As in other parts of Canada, we can all benefit from ‘two eyed seeing’. (Maher, 2017) Read more about Bob Maher’s […]

Cartography Specialty Group’s Master’s Thesis Grant Deadline Approaching

A note on behalf of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Cartography Specialty Group (CSG): The deadline for applying to the Cartography Specialty Group’s Master’s Thesis grant is November 1st. Enrolled Master’s students are invited to apply for the Cartography Specialty Group (CSG) Master’s Thesis Research Grants. These grants are intended to promote scholarly research in […]