Upcoming Conferences: Garrett Lectures; Map Designers

The theme for the fifth biennial Virginia Garrett Lectures on the History of Cartography is “Mapping the Sacred: Belief and Religion in the History of Cartography.” They take place on October 7 (lecture program) at the University of Texas at Arlington’s Central Library, the day before the fall meeting of the Texas Map Society (lecture program). Via First Printing.

Cartography reports an upcoming conference on cartographic design by the British Cartographic Society, to be held November 17 in Glasgow. It’s called The Map Designers: “this seminar will bring together cartographic designers, and designers from the world of media and GIS, to discuss how to make maps effective, exciting, irresistible and … readable.”