The schedule for Day 2 of the 45th annual ANZMAPS conference has now been finalised (see below).
There is a great range of topics from historical cartography to the latest government mapping projects, along with the three M’s: Melbourne, murder and the map trade!
To register for the conference, go to
Remember that each of the 4 events over the two days is separately ticketed:
Mon May 22 a.m.: Workshop - Mastering Google Earth Pro and old maps (University of Melbourne) $40
Mon May 22 p.m.: Map Preservation unpacked (State Library of Victoria) $40
Tue May 23 9-5 : Papers/presentations (Victoria Rm, Queen Victoria Women's Centre) $80 inc. lunch & teas
Tue May 23 5-6 p.m.: ANZMapS AGM free!
That’s 2 full days for only $160!
See you in Melbourne next month!
TUESDAY 23 MAY:
0900-0930 Albertine (Alby) Hamilton & Marika Kocsis (State Library Victoria): Meek’s Atlas: Conservation treatment of an oversized rolled chart
0930-1000 Melinda Clarke (The Melbourne Map): Putting Melbourne on the map
1000-1030 George Mifsud (Vicmap): 40 Years of Victorian Topographic Mapping
1030-1050 MORNING TEA
1050-1120 Caitlin Buckle (UNSW): Mapping homes: Using qualitative GIS to explore residential mobility
1120-1150 Dr Niall Johnstone (Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care): Developing an Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation
1150-1220 Dr David Forster (Geological Survey of NSW): Statewide mapping of naturally occurring asbestos in NSW
1320-1350 Maggie Patto (State Library NSW): Digitising our map collections – what now?
1350-1420 Dr Elizabeth (Bess) Moylan (TAFE Illawarra, GISP-AP): The status of access to regional historical maps: A Wollongong case study
1420-1450 Craig Molyneux (Spatial Vision): Abstraction to Reality: The Quest for Realism in Maps
1450-1510 AFTERNOON TEA
1510-1540 AP Dr Louise Steding (Swinburne Uni. Tech.; Stedinger Assocs): Tracing Murder
1540-1610 Mark Bagnall (NZ National Library): Mapping Wellington’s Wild West : Thomas Ward’s map of the city of Wellington
1610-1640 Dr David Fraser (ANZMAPS; MSIA): The History of Map Trade in Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania
1640-1700 PACK UP/ BUFFER TIME
1700-1800 ANZMAPS AGM
Dr Brendan Whyte
Assistant Curator of Maps
National Library of Australia
Ph: +61 2 6262 1192
Fax: +61 2 6262 1653
“Sed ego qui scripsi hanc historiam aut uerius fabulam quibusdam fidem in hac historia aut fabula non accommodo. Quaedam enim ibi sunt praestrigia demonum, quaedam autem figmenta poetica, quaedam similia uero, quaedam non, quaedam ad delectationem stultorum.” – Colophon to Táin Bó Cúalnge in the Book of Leinster