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2010 Conference report

The State Library of South Australia on North Terrace hosted the second conference of the now combined Australian and New Zealand map societies. The conference broke new ground in a number of areas. The topicality and importance of climate study saw the conference attract speakers and participants from a wide range of disciplines in Australia, …

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IMTA Trade Show & Conference

Reminder that the IMTA Conference & Trade Show is to be held in Melbourne at the Novotel On Collins, on June 18/19. Cartographers forum on June 19 IMTA Conference Map & Flyer IMTA Conference, Melbourne 2010 Registration at http://www.maptrade.org/events/displayevent.php?id=111 Keynote Address: Gita Pupedis – Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology ‘Mapping the Future’

Changes to ANZMapS Constitution approved

The 2010 AGM passed a series of resolutions for changes to the ANZMapS Constitution. The revised Constitution has now received formal approval and has been added to the website. Key changes include changes to the Purposes of the Society and voting and committee representation for tertiary students.

Dorothy Prescott Prize

Dorothy Prescott Prize awarded for 2010 The inaugural Dorothy Prescott Prize has been awarded to Mac Benoy, for his paper and presentation to the 2010 Adelaide conference, on The Todd Weather‐map Digitisation Project. Mac’s paper ably demonstrated the role of the polymath Astronomer General of South Australia Charles Todd in the foundation of meteorological services …

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2010 Conference news

  Selected papers and presentations will be loaded to the site soon….   Opening sessions on April 7 & 8 are Free public lectures on Climate Change. Registrants reserved seats. Public Booking at the SLSA… South Australia’s exceptional contribution to the analysis of climate and its implications for settlement and development, a history that goes …

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