October 22 - Fullerton. Fall meeting of the California Map Society, in the CSUF Library (home to the Roy V Boswell Map Collection).
October 24-30 - Chicago. The Chicago Map Society will play host to a major series of events - a conference celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Nebenzahl Lectures , the International Symposium of the International Map Collectors' Society, and the Chicago Map Fair. [Details to follow.]
October 26-28 - Belo Horizonte, Brazil. 3er Simposio Brasilero de Cartografía Historica, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. Deadline for Call for Papers: 15 June 2016.
November 2 - Paris, International workshop: 'Cartography in Transition in Modern & Contemporary East Asia (18th-21st centuries)', at EHESS. Contact: noemi.godefroy(at)ehess.fr
November 2-4 - Nicosia. 3rd International Scientific Conference of the Sylvia Ioannou Foundation, Knowledge is Power, at the University of Cyprus. [Day three is devoted to the history of cartography with particular focus on material from the Sylvia Ioannou collection.]
November 10-12 - Arlington, Texas. 10th Biennial Virginia Garrett Lectures on the History of Cartography: 'Profiles in Cartography: Mapmakers and the Greater Southwest', University of Texas at Arlington. Held in conjunction with the Fall Meeting of the Texas Map Society. Additional information from Ben Huseman: huseman(at)exchange.uta.edu. [NB. This was originaly announced as 6-9 October.]
November 14 - Mulhouse. ‘Clio en cartes 4’. Deadline for Call for Papers: 30 June 2016.
November 24-25 - Oxford. An international conference to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of Richard Hakluyt in November 1616 ‘Hakluyt and the Renaissance Discovery of the World’, at the Bodleian Library and then Christ Church.
December 10 - Brussels. International conference of the Brussels Map Circle (BIMCC): 'Globes and Instruments', at the Royal Library.
February 3-5 - Miami. Annual Miami International Map Fair, at HistoryMiami.
March 30-31 - Lincoln, Nebraska. 2017 Great Plains Symposium: Flat Places, Deep Identities: Mapping Nebraska and the Great Plains. Deadline for Call for Papers: 14 October 2016.
March 30-April 1 - Chicago. Weird and Wonderful: Exploring the Outliers of Renaissance Cartography, Renaissance Society of America. Deadline for Call for Papers: 1 June 2016.
May 11-14 - Kalamazoo, Michigan. Panels on 'Mappings': 'Shaping the Medieval World', 'Medieval Maps, their Makers and Uses' and Maps as/and Narratives', to be convened by Felicitas Schmieder and Dan Terkla, at the International Congress on Medieval Studies. Deadline for Call for Papers: 25 September 2016 [contact Felicitas.Schmieder(at)FernUni-Hagen.de or terkla(at)iwu.edu].
June 28-30 - Washington, D.C. Pre-ICC Workshop, organized by the Commission on the History of Cartography and the Library of Congress, Geography & Map Division, to be held at the latter. The ICA Commission on Atlases and the ICA/IGU Commission on Toponymy will also be involved. Deadline for Call for Papers: to be announced late October 2016.
July 2-7 - Washington, D.C. The 28th International Cartographic Conference of the International Cartographic Association, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Deadline for Call for Papers: 26 October 2016.
July 3-6 - Leeds. Panels on 'Mappings', relating to 'Otherness', to be convened by Felicitas Schmieder and Dan Terkla, at the International Medieval Congress. Deadline for Call for Papers: 25 September 2016 [contact Felicitas.Schmieder(at)FernUni-Hagen.de or terkla(at)iwu.edu].
July 9-14 - Belo Horizonte, Brazil. 27th International Conference on the History of Cartography. Deadline for Call for Papers: 15 October 2016.
August 30-September 1 - Berlin. 'International Interdisciplinary Conference on Digital Cultural Heritage' (DCH2017), organized by CODATA-Germany (The German National Committee to the ICSU Committee on Data for Science and Technology), at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Deadline for Call for Papers: 27 March 2017.
September 15-16 - Leiden. International symposium, 'Mapping Asia – Cartographic Encounters between East and West', at Leiden University Library, jointly hosted by the International Cartographic Association’s Commission on the History of Cartography and Leiden University. For information contact Martijn Storms: m.storms(at)library.leidenuniv.nl
October 8-10 - Hamburg. The International Symposium of the International Map Collectors' Society.
February 2-4 - Miami. Annual Miami International Map Fair, at HistoryMiami.
June 14-16 - Portland, Maine. Symposium of the International Society for the History of the Map (ISHMap), at the Osher Map Library.
September 20-23 - Denver. Meeting of the Society for the History of Discoveries, hosted by the Rocky Mountain Map Society.
July 14-19 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The 28th International Conference on the History of Cartography.
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