THE AUSTRALIAN MAP CIRCLE
Finding the limits...
35TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
The National Library of Australia
11-14 February 2007
Registration and further information:
SUNDAY 11th February, Conference Welcome at the Australian Memorial,
Treloar Crescent, Campbell, 1:00-5:00pm.
Includes afternoon tea and tours of the Memorial & Mt Ainslie lookout.
8:45am Register & welcome, National Library Theatre
9.15am Keynote (Public session): 'The Griffin Legacy',
Annabell Pegrum, CEO, National Capital
9.45am 'Pushing the City's Limits (Public session): The
Griffins' Visionary Ideas And Ideals For
Canberra', Stuart Mckenzie & Dave Headon.
10.30am Morning tea
11:00am 'Mr Scrivener's Predecessors', Greg Wood.
11:40am 'Surveyors at the Snowline. Surveying the
ACT-NSW Border 1910-1915', Matthew Higgins.
12:20pm 'The Impact of the Bombala, Dalgety and
Canberra-Yass Survey Plans for a federal
capital', Terry Birtles.
2.00pm 'Cataloguing Australian Charts in the State
Library of Victoria', Judith
3.00-5.00pm Tour of Surveyors' Park, & National
Museum of Australia's exhibitions.
9.00am 'The State of National Mapping 50 Years On.
Geoscience Australia', Ian
9.40am 'Australian Hydrographic Service charting',
10.20am 'Charting the Chartless. Reconstruction from
Contemporary Records of Two Explorers'
Tracks in Torres Strait', Allen Mawer.
11.00am Morning tea
11.20am 'The Role of the Map in the Southern Continent's
Imagining and European Discovery of Australia',
12:00pm 'The Edge of the Ocean', Michael Ross
12:40pm 'Understanding Australia's Marine Boundaries',
2.00-4.00pm Tour of GeoScience Australia: 3D
theatre, visits to Mapping, Geology,
Petroleum and Marine Groups, and demonstration of Tsunami Warning
7.00pm Conference Dinner, Ottoman's Restaurant,
Blackall Street, Barton. Guest speaker Dr Jeff
9.00am Address: Spatial Sciences Institute.
9.15am 'An Atlas of Australia's Wars', Lieut-Gen John
9.45am 'Atlas of Australian Birds', Henry Nix.
10.15am 'This Sporting Life. Students Mapping the
Geography of Australian Sport', Amy L
10.45am - Atlas Panel session -
11.00am Morning tea
11.20am 'Mapping the Southern Skies', Dr Paul Francis.
12:00pm 'Crossing the Digital Divide. Online Mapping
Census data from the ABS
website', Michael Beahan.
12:40pm 'Dredging the Database. Reconstructing the Early
Melbourne Landscape', Bernie Joyce.
2.00-3.00pm POSTER PRESENTATIONS
3.30-5.00pm AMC Annual General Meeting
5.00pm Presentation of Estelle Canning Memorial Prize,
Close of Conference.