Map Curators' Group Annual Workshop - early Bird Discount ends soon!
- Dear all
This is a final reminder that booking for the Map Curators' Group Annual
Workshop is open and that the Early Bird Discount ends on 1 August -
just a few days away - when prices increase quite dramatically. Spend
that extra money on buying maps instead!
The Map Curators’ Group (MCG) of the British Cartographic Society will
hold its Annual Workshop in County Durham on Tuesday 5 September 2017
followed by a visit to Durham County Record Office on the morning of
Wednesday 6 September. You do not need to be a member of MCG to attend.
THEME: "Unfolding the map: presenting your map collection to new audiences"
The Workshop is followed by the MCG Annual Business Meeting and the
Helen Wallis Memorial Lecture. This will be given by Philip Hatfield
from the British Library and the title is "From the Arctic to the Euston
Road : Digital maps at the British Library"
VENUE: 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 the full programme for which can be found
MCG PROGRAMME: The full MCG programme can be downloaded directly from
or found via
note that the MCG Business Meeting starts at 15.45 rather than at the
time listed on the BCS-SoC Conference Flyer
and will finish in time for the Helen Wallis Memorial Lecture)
REGISTRATION: You can register and pay online at
http://www.soc-archive.org.uk/mapreality/registration.html, or there is
a form that can be downloaded at
www.soc-archive.org.uk/mapreality/conference-2017-booking.pdf (Note that
VAT is added to the quoted prices). If you want to go on the Record
Office visit please tick the box on the online form, or circle this
option on the paper booking form.
!!! Early bird discounts of up to 10% are available until the 1st of
August 2017 !!!
Booking Queries: training@... or 01223 894870
- MCG Workshop Queries:
Anne Taylor, Map Department, Cambridge University Library aemt2@...
- Ann Sutherland, Convener, Map Curators’ Group ann.m.sutherland@...
Looking forward to seeing you there!
Head of Map Department, Cambridge University Library, West Road,
Cambridge CB3 9DR
Tel: 01223-333041. Fax: 01223-333160. email: aemt2@...
!!VAT NUMBER: G.B. 823 8476 09!!