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Welcome to NACIS 2015 in Minneapolis! This is the annual meeting of the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS). The theme for this year’s meeting is Mapping Interactions. See the schedule below and go to the NACIS website for more details.

The North American Cartographic Information Society, founded in 1980, is an organization comprised of specialists from private, academic, and government organizations whose common interest lies in facilitating communication in the map information community.

For those of you who were unable to attend the conference, or who couldn’t clone themselves to be at multiple talks at once, many slides are linked in the session descriptions below. Twin Cities local Kitty Hurley also put together this fantastic document summarizing much of what she saw at the meeting, so if slide decks aren’t linked, check out her notes. 
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Wednesday, October 14 • 9:00pm - 11:30pm
Welcome Reception with Map Gallery

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Don't miss this year's opening reception! In celebration of International Map Year (2015-2016; mapyear.org), we've got several innovations that will make it worth your while. In addition to printed maps designed by students and professionals, we've also got a display of the 2015 maps from the Barbara Petchenik Children's World Map Drawing Competition from the US and Canada, and a map art exhibition entitled The Tangible Map Exhibit.

This year's map gallery also features a new digital maps component that we're very excited about. Attendees will need to come armed with a QR code reader app on their phones or tablets. If you don't have a smartphone, find a friend! You can download a QR code reader app here for the iOS or Android platforms.


Map Gallery: Digital Maps

Napa Valley Winery Map and Trip Planner
David Heyman, Ben Sheesley, Andy Woodruff, Axis Maps
http://napavintners.com/maps/

Australia's Vietnam War: Exploring the Combat Actions of the 1st Australian Task Force
Amy L. Griffin, Bob Hall, Andrew T. Ross, Peter Kimberley, Derrill de Heer, UNSW Canberra
https://vietnam.unsw.adfa.edu.au  

The World is all Urban
Luc Guillemot, University of California Berkeley
http://lucguillemot.net/maps/urbanworld

Welcome to MSP!
Maptime MSP
http://maptimemsp.github.io/nacis2015-map/

Sea Level Rise in Sarasota Bay
David Retchless, Texas A&M University Galveston
https://secure.geogresearch.org/mapt37-s.htm

Sheinar; Capital of the Six Cities Confederation
Brian Stoll, cartographersguild
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9086889/Sheinar_base.jpg

Cleaner Air, Cleaner Bay – Communicating an Environmental Success Story through an Interactive Story Map
John Wolf, USGS, Megan Thynge, US EPA; Andy Fitch, USGS; Lewis Linker, US EPA
http://gis.chesapeakebay.net/air 


Map Gallery: Print Maps

Selected Maps from the Textbook Understanding World Regional Geography
Martha Bostwick & Jesse Wickizer, Maps.com

Taking a Ride on the C&T
Doug Cain, City of Fort Collins

Duluth Map: Outdoor Recreation
Kate Carlson & Micaella Penning, University of Minnesota Duluth

Cascadia – A Great Green Land
Cascadia Institute & Neil Allen, Benchmark Maps

Carleton College Arboretum           
Nat Case, INCase LLC

Eating the Ohio River
Laurel L. Cornell, Indiana University

Trivariate Sea Ice Presence: July 16-31, 2007 - 2015    
Mark Denil, US National Ice Center                                                                                                

Welcome to the San Juan Islands National Monument

Paul Fyfield, Jim Rounds, Mattye Walsworth, Bureau of Land Management 

Emerald Ash Borer & Ash Tree Mapping: A Citizen Science Approach
Brandon Garman, Cleveland Metroparks

El Yunque National Forest Atlas - Sample Pages        
William Gould, USFS, Isabel Pares Ramos, Urbanica, P.C., Maya Quinones and Grizelle Gonzalez, USFS, Kathleen McGinley, USFS and North Carolina State University, Pedro Rios, USFS                                        

Sonoma County Outdoor Recreation    
Tom Harrison, Tom Harrison Maps

Moosalamoo Recreation Area  
Bill Hegman, Anna Cerf, Dan Barnes, Middlebury College

Historical Atlas of Maine
Michael Hermann, Purple Lizard Maps
Stephen Hornsby, University of Maine

Seeing History in Eroded and Fragmented Lands    
Jeff Howarth, Middlebury College

Lakes Michigan and Superior  
Daniel Huffman, somethingaboutmaps

Driftless
Daniel Huffman, somethingaboutmaps

Public Life Survey - The Mission District, San Francisco
Adrienne Hyder, San Francisco Planning Department, Robin Abad Ocubillo, Public Life Studies, and Public Life Study Volunteers, http://missionpublic.sfplanning.org

Round The World Race
Kris Johnson

New York Soviet Map; Minneapolis Soviet Map; Washington, DC Soviet Map 
Mark Knapp, East View Geospatial
 
Planting for Pollinators
Jacqueline Therese Kovarik, Minnesota DNR

Custom Cartography of Frank Lloyd Wright Sites for UNESCO World Heritage Nomination
Bill P. Limpisathian, Cynthia A. Brewer, Scott W. Perkins, Penn State University

Cartographic Design and the Representation of Wildlife Migration
James E. Meacham, Lauren C. Tierney, Alethea Y. Steingisser, Riley D. Champine, University of Oregon

Farallon Islands
David Medeiros, Stanford University

Damage Analysis of 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake: Tsunami and Human Impact Study
Akiko Nakamura, St. Mary's University of Minnesota

Mount Rushmore
Alex Tait, Tim Montenyohl, Mark Rabenhorst, International Mapping

Chicago's Architectural Footprint  

Aaron Taveras, Humboldt State University / Map Design Studio

Regional Characteristics of MSU Denver
Stella Todd, MSU Denver

Introductory Cartography:  Infographics  
Barbara Trapido-Lurie, Charlotte Adams, Mohamed Alhmoudi, Deborah Brown, Kenneth Brown, Ryan Hentzman, Jessica Jia, Leanardo Guedes Nevas, Merey Yerdauletov, Arizona State University

Discovering Henry Huntington's Landholdings      
Aldous Tsang, University of Redlands

The Yellow River Watershed
William A. Viglakis, Mapbox

Years of Quantitative Color Schemes   
Travis White, University of Kansas

Pittsburgh's Bridges
Lauren Winkler, Todd Wilson, Helen Wilson, Michael Baker International and Arcadia Publishing

Moderators
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Martha Bostwick

Owner/Cartographer, m.l.bostwick - custom map design


Wednesday October 14, 2015 9:00pm - 11:30pm
Depot Pavilion 225 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55401

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