WAML 2014 Meeting UCLA, CA September 3-6, 2014

The Western Association of Map Libraries 2014 meeting will be held Wednesday, September 3rd through Saturday, September 6 at UCLA’s Sunset Village.

Hosted jointly by the libraries of UCLA and UCSB, the meeting will provide two full days of programming, along with our traditional business meetings and a fieldtrip.

The cost of registration is $85, which includes lunch on Thursday and Friday.

Schedule of events:

Wednesday, September 3

2pm – 4pm:  Executive Board Meeting

4pm – 6pm: UC-Stanford Map Libraries Group meeting

7pm: Early Bird Reception: casual get together at Whiskey Blue, 930 Hilgard Avenue

Thursday, September 4

9am – 3:10 pm: Conference presentations.  Lunch will be catered and is included in the conference registration.

3:30 – 5:00pm: Sounding Board.  Updates from members and their libraries.

7pm: Banquet at the Westside Tavern, 10850 Pico Blvd.

Friday, September 5

 9 – 10am: Committee meetings 

10am – 3:30pm: Conference presentations.  Lunch will be catered.

3:30 – 5:00: Business Meeting

Saturday, September 6

Field Trip: Hammer Museum, UCLA,  11:00 am.

Confirmed speakers:

  • David Allen, State University of New York Stonybrook (retired):  
    “Analyzing Old Maps Using MapAnalyst, GIS, and Adobe Photoshop”
  • Daniel Brendle-Moczuk, University of Victoria:
    “Fading away: Changing land use by subdividing agriculture land”
  • Glen Creason, Los Angeles Public Library:
    “The John Feathers map gift: treasure and 800 lb. gorilla” 
  • Kimberly Durante, Stanford University
    “ISO Metadata Management for Geospatial Data” 
  • Karen Estlund, University of Oregon *cancelled*
    “GeoSpatial Linked Data” 
  • Jon Jablonski, University of California, Santa Barbara:
    “History of the Fairchild Aerial Surveys Collection” 
  • Yoh Kawano, University of California, Los Angeles:
  • Susan Powell, University of California, Berkeley
    “Using ArcGIS Model Builder to Derive Polygon Bounding Coordinates: A digital Sanborn maps test case”
  • John Russell, University of Oregon:
    “The Geospatial Digital Humanities”