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Welcome to NACIS 2014 in Pittsburgh! This is the annual meeting of the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS). The theme for this year’s meeting is Cartography and Time. See the schedule below and go to the NACIS website for more details.

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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.

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Friday, October 10 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Treating Time in Atlases: A Panel Discussion

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Geographers and cartographers have long wrestled with the treatment of time in their work. In this panel discussion, one geographer and three cartographers will discuss how they treated time in recent atlases.

Stephen Hornsby, University of Maine, will discuss melding time and space in the Historical Atlas of Maine

Michael Hermann, Purple Lizard Maps, will discuss production of the Historical Atlas of Maine

James Meacham, InfoGraphics Lab, University of Oregon, will discuss Archaeology and Landscape in the Mongolian Altai: An Atlas, Atlas of Yellowstone, and Atlas of Wildlife Migration: Wyoming's Ungulates

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Brandon Plewe, Brigham Young University, will discuss his attempts to tell space-time stories in the historical atlas Mapping Mormonism


Michael Hermann

Purple Lizard
Purple Lizard

Stephen Hornsby

University of Maine

James Meacham

Executive Director, Department of Geography, University of Oregon
Cartography, Geography, University of Oregon
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Brandon Plewe

Associate Professor, Brigham Young University

Friday October 10, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Marquis C Pittsburgh Marriott City Center

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