This year’s conference will take place on Zoom on Monday, September 19th and Tuesday, September 20th, 2022. The program for these days is detailed below.

Monday, September 19th

All times in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) All events on Zoom Webinar or Meeting.

8:45am – 9:00amWelcome!
9:00am – 10:00amMappy Hour: Sounding BoardZoom meeting
10:00am – 10:20amPresentation: Enhanced Geographic Discovery in the Arizona Memory Project
10:20am – 10:40amPresentation: 118 Years in a Drawer: Cataloging the Conrad Collection on Dutch Waterways
10:40am – 11:00amQ&A
11:00am – 11:30amBREAK Sponsored by SimplyAnalytics
11:30am – 12:00pmLightning Talks:
Strategies for Promoting new Maps and Geospatial Resources and Technology
Using ArcGIS Field Maps for collecting sensitive data
Understanding racial equity and social justice through GIS

12:00pm – 12:20pmPresentation: The Mountain Legacy Project: Real physical world collaboration
12:20pm – 12:40pmPresentation: Collaboration makes it happen: Lessons learned assessing GitHub learning materials
12:40pm –
1:00pm – 1:10pmBREAK (10 minutes)
1:10pm –
Presentation: Karl Baedeker and his Handbooks for Travellers
1:30pm – 1:50pmPresentation: Santa’s Got a Gun : a case study of cultural stereotypes embedded in a map
1:50pm – 2:10pmQ&A
2:10pm – 3:00pmKeynote: Dr. Erin McElroy, University of Texas at Austin, The Anti-Eviction Mapping ProjectAnti-Eviction Mapping Project

Tuesday, September 20th

All times in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). All events on Zoom Webinar or Meeting.

9:00am – 9:50amBusiness Meeting Zoom meeting
9:50am – 10:00pmBREAK (10 minutes)
10:00am – 10:20amPresentation: Exploring What Can Be Done with Map Annotations: Georeferencing, Metadata Development, and Machine Learning
10:20am – 10:40amPresentation: Lost in Translation: Engaging Student Employees to Surface Japanese Language Maps for a Broader Audience
10:40am – 11:00amQ&A
11:00am – 11:30amBREAK Sponsored by East View Companies
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11:30am –
Lightning Talks:
Dutton’s Atlas: How Cartography Helped the Canyon Become Grand
Using the GeoNames APIs to Create Geospatial Metadata
Cartographic Performance and Spectatorship
12:00pm –
WAML Scholarship Winners
Méch E. Frazier, Geospatial and Cartographic Specialist at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois
Jo-Ann Wong, Librarian at The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, New York Public Library
Wilsinia Ocasio, Director of Prattsburg Free Library in Prattsburgh, NY and MLIS student at SUNY Albany
1:00pm –
BREAK Sponsored by HistoryMosaic

1:15pm –
TRIVIA!!Zoom meeting