Mapping in Megabytes
This year’s symposium will look at how computer-generated mapping is changing the way maps are produced, used and preserved and what this means for those who hold this information and make it available to the public.
10:30 Dadgoloneiddio Mapiau Cymru (Decolonising Welsh mapping) – Jason Evans (Open Data Manager, The National Library of Wales) [Welsh]
11:30 Born Again: Creating Interactive Digital Data from Historic Mapping – Jon Dollery (Mapping Officer, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales)
2:30 Map-collecting in the Digital Age: The Legal Deposit Libraries’ Map Viewer – Dr. Gethin Rees (Lead Curator, Digital Mapping, British Library)
3:30 Preserving digital maps: one bit at a time – Sally MacInnes (Head of Unique and Contemporary Content, The National Library of Wales) & Dr. Sarah Higgins (Lecturer, Department of Information Studies, Aberystwyth University)
An event held by the National Library of Wales and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales.
**A Welsh and English language event – simultaneous translation will be provided for presentations in Welsh**