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Sounds like fun: Society of Cartographers summer school

(A public service announcement for our cartographic readers.)

Booking is now open for the Society of Cartographers Summer School at the University of Southampton from 7-9th Sept 2009.

If you want to:

  • hear the Director General of the Ordnance Survey talking about the future of the National Mapping Agency
  • hear about the new UKMap large scale map database
  • take part in a workshop on Google mashing, OS OpenSpace or OpenLayers
  • keep up to date on crowdsourcing
  • see how people are using OpenStreetMap data in the real world
  • hear the latest ideas on emergency mapping, transport mapping, 3d mapping and wayfinding
  • network with your peers and leaders in developments in cartography

then check out the programme at:
http://www.soc.org.uk/southampton09/program.htm
and register at: http://www.soc.org.uk/southampton09/index.htm

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