STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
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1M ago
The Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) proudly announces that applications are now being accepted for the Society’s annual scholarship awards. The scholarships recognize academic achievement and encourage the continuing success of outstanding cartography and geographic information science students. The scholarships also recognize achievement or potential for achievement in original research advancing the specific disciplines of cartography or geographic information science. CaGIS will award two Master’s Scholarship Awards ($1,000 each) and two Doctoral Scholarship ..read more
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Call for Nominations – CaGIS Board
Cartography and Geographic Information Society
by barrykronenfeld@gmail.com
4M ago
The CaGIS board is currently seeking nominees for future board positions.  Currently, we are seeking nominations for Vice President and two members of the Board of Directors.  The elected Vice President will serve a four-year term as VP, President-Elect, President, and Past President.  The Directors will each serve a four-year term.     CaGIS rotates the officer positions among 1) government or private sectors and 2) academic sector, the next VP nominee will be selected from government or the private sector. The terms for those elected this year will run from spring 2024 until spring ..read more
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Call for Participation: 2024 CaGIS + UCGIS Symposium 
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by barrykronenfeld@gmail.com
5M ago
Announcing the Call for Participation for the 2024 CaGIS + UCGIS Symposium to be held June 3-6 in Columbus, Ohio.  The theme of the conference is Climate Smart GIScience: Mapping a Sustainable Future. Submission of research paper abstracts, vision statements, poster/lightning talk abstracts and workshop proposals are welcome.  ..read more
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Dr. Cynthia (Cindy) Brewer Receives ICA Carl Mannerfelt Gold Medal
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by barrykronenfeld@gmail.com
5M ago
Dr. Cynthia Brewer received the ICA Carl Mannerfelt Gold Medal during the Awards Ceremony at ICC 2023 in Cape Town, South Africa.  The nomination was submitted by Aileen Buckley, U.S. Primary Delegate to the ICA and Chair of the U.S. National Committee for the ICA and Anthony Robinson, The Pennsylvania State University.  Some of Dr. Brewer’s notable achievements are described in her nomination document, “Dr. Brewer is widely known for her contributions to color theory in cartography, with the most impactful of her accomplishments being ColorBrewer, a web application that has helped i ..read more
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Dr. E. Lynn Usery Receives ICA Honorary Fellowship Posthumously
Cartography and Geographic Information Society
by barrykronenfeld@gmail.com
5M ago
During the International Cartographic Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, Dr. E. Lynn Usery was awarded the ICA Honorary Fellowship.  An excerpt from the nomination document summarizes Lynn’s contributions to the fields of cartography and GIScience: “Because of the breadth and depth of his involvement and contributions, the extraordinary impact that Dr. E. Lynn Usery has had on the fields of cartography and GIScience cannot be overstated. Not only was he a cartographer and GIScientist of international reputation, but he also made many extraordinary contributions to the ICA. For this re ..read more
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Save the Date: CaGIS Conference 2024 (June 3 – 6)
Cartography and Geographic Information Society
by barrykronenfeld@gmail.com
9M ago
CaGIS is joining the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science June 3-6 in Columbus, Ohio for our 2024 CaGIS Conference.  The theme will be related to understanding climate change and sustainability through Cartography, GIScience and GeoAI.  Watch for the Call for Abstracts, coming soon ..read more
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