WAML 2022

September 19-20, 2022 | Virtual Conference

This year’s Western Association of Map Libraries (WAML) conference will be held virtually on Monday, September 19th and Tuesday, September 20th, 2022.

Registration now open!

The Western Association of Map Libraries is an independent association of map librarians and other people with an interest in maps and map librarianship. Membership in WAML is open to any individual interested in furthering the vision of the Association, which is “advancing geospatial excellence in libraries of western North America and beyond.”

Let us know where you will be joining from in the WAML 2022 Participant Locations survey.
Below are the volunteered locations of some of this year’s conference registrants:

Code of Conduct

Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, nationality, or religion (or lack thereof). We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers or the WAML Executive Board. If you are the subject of, or witness to any violations of this Code of Conduct, please contact the conference organizers.


The Western Association of Map Libraries strives to offer its programs in an accessible, barrier-free setting. If you think you may require accommodations, please contact us, ideally at least one month prior to the event.

Conference Planning Committee

Lena Denis – Johns Hopkins University
Meagan Duever – University of Georgia
Kevin Dyke – Oklahoma State University
Heather Ross – Penn State University
Katherine Strickland – University of Texas, Austin
Evan Thornberry – University of British Columbia