2020 Program

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Wednesday, October 14

All times in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).

9:00am – 9:30amOpening: Pre-Conference
9:30am – 11:00amPanel: Careers in Map and GIS LibrarianshipModerator: Louise Ratliff
Map Cataloger (Retired), UCLA

Christopher M. Salvano
Map Curator, Oviatt Library Map Collection,
California State University, Northridge (CSUN)

John Anderson
Map Librarian and Director, Cartographic Information Center,
Department of Geography & Anthropology, Louisiana State University

Andria Olson
Map Librarian, Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections, Stanford University

Sierra Laddusaw
Assistant Professor, Curator, Maps, Cushing Memorial Library & Archives,
Texas A&M University Libraries

Chrissy Klenke
Earth Sciences, GIS, and Maps Librarian, DeLaMare Science & Engineering Library, University of Nevada, Reno
11:00pm – 12:00pmBreak: Lunch / Open ChatWAML Zoom Room
12:00pm – 2:30pm*Workshop: Teaching Workshops in a Virtual World Using GitHub WorkflowsEvan Thornberry: University of British Columbia;
Phillip White: University of Colorado, Boulder
2:30pm – 2:45pmClosing: Pre-Conference

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Thursday, October 15
Conference, Day 1

All times in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).

All events on Crowdcast unless noted otherwise.

9:00am – 9:30amOpening: Conference, Day 1 Crowdcast Session
9:30am – 10:30amKeynote: Mapping Black CaliforniaPaulette Brown-Hinds, Phd; Candice Mays: Mapping Black California Census Lab

Crowdcast Session
10:30am – 11:00amBreak: Open ChatWAML Zoom Room
11:00am – 11:30amTalk: Bundle Block Adjustment of Historical Aerial Photography Using Open Source TechnologiesJae Sung Kim: Pennsylvania State University Libraries

Crowdcast Session
11:30am – 12:00pmTalk: Conversations About the Role of Libraries in Geography and GIS EducationEmma Slayton; Jessica Benner: Carnegie Mellon University

Crowdcast Session
12:00pm – 1:00pmBreak: Lunch / Open ChatWAML Zoom Room
1:00pm – 1:30pmTalk: Mapping the Past: Inside the LC G&M Summer ProgramLaura Kane McElfresh: University of Minnesota

Crowdcast Session
1:30pm – 2:00pmTalk: Cartographic Symbologies: The Art and Design of Expression in Historic MapsAndria OlsonDavid Medeiros; Map Digitization Team: Stanford University

Crowdcast Session
2:00pm – 2:30pmTalk: Understanding Complexity: The Work of Local German Military Mapping Units in NorwayHeiko Muhr: University of California, Berkeley

Crowdcast Session
2:30pm – 3:00pmSponsor Break:
East View Geospatial
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Q&A / Engagement:
WAML Zoom Room
3:00pm – 3:45pmSounding BoardWAML Zoom Room
3:45pm – 4:00pmClosing: Conference, Day 1WAML Zoom Room

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Friday, October 16
Conference, Day 2

All times in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).

9:00am – 9:30amOpening: Conference, Day 2
9:30am – 10:00amTalk: The Changing Construction of a Sanborn Map: Comparing Fire Insurance Map Construction over 60 YearsJack Swab: University of Kentucky

Crowdcast Session
10:00am – 10:30amTalk: A New Way to Discover our Map Collections: Introducing MAGIRT’s Online Maps DirectoryCarol McAuliffe: University of Florida;
Chris Kollen: University of Arizona;
Nicole Kong: Purdue University;
Craig Haggit: Denver Public Library

Crowdcast Session
10:30am – 11:00amSponsor Break:
Historical Information Gatherers

Q&A / Engagement:
WAML Zoom Room
11:00pm – 12:00pmShowcase: WAML 2020 Scholarship WinnersScholarship Winners: Marian Ekweogwu, Genevieve Milliken, & Jack Swab; Phil White, Scholarship Committee Chair

Crowdcast Session
12:00pm – 1:00pmBreak: LunchWAML Zoom Room
1:00pm – 1:05pmLightning Talk: A Workbook for Conducting a Map Collection ReviewJanet Reyes: University of California, Riverside

Crowdcast Session
1:05pm – 1:10pmLightning Talk: Geographic Information Systems and Digital Assets for LibrariesKarine Parry: Student, San Jose State University

Crowdcast Session
1:10pm – 1:15pmLightning Talk: Adapting an Archaeological Field Mapping Exercise for a Remote EnvironmentRebecca Seifried: University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Crowdcast Session
1:15pm-1:20pmLightning Talk: How Sanborn Webmaps Helped Me Regain My SanityHeather Ross: Pennsylvania State University Libraries

Crowdcast Session
1:25pm-1:30pmLightning Talk: Wither the Print Map?Jack Swab: University of Kentucky

Crowdcast Session
1:30pm – 2:00pmTalk: Robust to Overwhelming: Critically Evaluating GIS Services and Capacity at an Academic LibrarySierra Laddusaw; John Watts: Texas A&M University

Crowdcast Session
2:00pm – 2:30pmTalk: Mapping Relationships: Interdisciplinary Collaboration for the WinMeg Miller: University of Manitoba;
Jesse Boiteau: National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR)

Crowdcast Session
2:30pm – 2:45pmClosing: Conference, Day 2 / End of ConferenceCrowdcast Session
2:45pm – 3:45pmVirtual Happy Hour / NetworkingWAML Zoom Room

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