2018 Program

See the Transportation page for maps and directions.  Schedule subject to change.

Wednesday, September 12

Events at UC San Diego, Geisel Library Main Floor (2nd Floor)

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Executive Board Meeting Redwood Conference Room
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Pre-conference Workshop:
Online Map Indexes: Faster, Better Access to Map Sets and Aerial PhotographsPre-Conference Materials
Classroom 2

Events in Old Town San Diego

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Early Bird Dinner Tequila Factory Restaurant and Cantina, Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel

Thursday, September 13

Events at San Diego State University, Love Library and Library Addition

8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration Library Addition Room 76
9:00 am – 9:30 am Welcome and Introductions
Scholarship Presentations
Library Addition Room 76
9:30 am – 10:00 am Julie Sweetkind-Singer
Geographers at War: the Office of Strategic Services mapping program (PDF)
Library Addition Room 76
10:00 am – 10:30 am Matthew Toro
The Curious Case of the Grand Canyon Re-Survey Data 
Library Addition Room 76
10:30 am – 11:00 am BREAK
11:00 am – 11:30 am Sierra Laddusaw
Classifying the Imaginary (PDF)
Library Addition Room 76
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Emily Prince and Kim Durante
Linking and Visualizing Cartographic Content within Library Applications (PDF)
Library Addition Room 76
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm LUNCH
(on your own)
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Kathryn Lage
Autonomous Mapping of Deep-Sea Features: An overview of MBARI Seafloor Mapping
Love Library 430/431
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm David Hodnefield
Emerging from the Shadows – Making Unique Fire Insurance Maps Available to Researchers (PDF)
Love Library 430/431
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm BREAK
Sponsored by Historical Information Gatherers
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Lightning Talks

Matthew Toro
The Mapping Grand Canyon Conference – Spring 2019 (PDF)

Kathy Rankin
Subject Headings for Town Sites that Are Now Part of Cities (PDF)

Karina Wilhelm
MkrGeo: 3D Geo-Printing (PDF)

Janet Reyes
Gathering Geospatial Practitioners on Campus: One Neophyte’s Experience (PDF)

Chrissy Klenke
UNR Bike Traffic Study Using Strava Social App (PDF)

Love Library 430/431
3:45 pm – 4:30 pm Sounding Board
(an opportunity for anyone to make general announcements and ask questions)
Love Library 430/431

Events in Old Town San Diego

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Banquet Historic Cosmopolitan Hotel

Friday, September 14

Events at San Diego State University, Love Library

9:00 am – 9:30 am Francine Berish
You CAN Handle the Truth … and Reconciliation! Decolonizing information literacy approaches (PDF)
Love Library 430/431
9:30 am – 10:00 am Ryan Ehrfurth
What’s in a Name? Maps and Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway in Arizona (PDF)
Love Library 430/431
10:00 am – 10:30 am BREAK
Sponsored by SimplyAnalytics
10:30 am – 11:00 am Bruce Godfrey
Providing Access To Digital Georeferenced Aerial Imagery: The Times They are A Changin’ (PDF)
Love Library 430/431
11:00 am – 11:30 am Phil White
Python for GIS Librarians: Toward a Data Science Core Competency for Geospatial Librarianship (PDF)
Love Library 430/431
11:30 am – 1:00 pm LUNCH
(on your own)
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Business Meeting Love Library 430/431
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm BREAK
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Lisa Redwine
Seminar: Geography of Wine
Optional wine tasting to accompany seminar ($10)
Love Library 430/431

Saturday, September 15

9:00 am – 5:30 pm Field Trip Tour to Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

(meet in lobby of Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel)