California Map Society General Meeting

04/21/2018 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM PT


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Chabot Space & Science Center
10000 Skyline Blvd
Oakland, CA
United States of America


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8:30-9:00          Coffee

9-9:15             Welcome by President Susan Caughey

9:15-10:00        Michael Jennings PhD, The Developing Map: An Illustrated History of the Mapping of the Arabian Peninsula from Ptolemy to Google. Jennings is a well-known San Francisco map dealer who earned his PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago.

10:00-10.45      Dan Rademacher, Executive Director of Greeninfo Network, a non-profit that supports public interest groups and government agencies with innovative uses of geospatial technology. Rademacher will describe its mission and some of its monumental projects.

10:45-11:00      Break

1:00-11:45        Ron Gibbs MD, On the Brink of Disaster, George Washington and the American Revolution, 1775-1776, will trace the early years of the Revolution through Washington’s battle tactics using maps that explain the terrain that forced Washington to make tough decisions to ward off near-certain disaster.

11:45-1:30        Lunch on your own and self-tour of the Chabot Space & Science Center

1:30-2:15          Betsy Mason, co-author of the National Geographic blog All Over the Map and author of a forthcoming book by the same name that is a collection of intriguing stories about maps, cartographers, types of maps, and stories told through maps. She’ll be talking about some of these stories.

2:15-3:30          Kate Anderson PLS will speak about modern day surveying in San Francisco and her life as the only female professional land surveyor in the City.

3:30-3:45          Break

3:45-4:30          Peter Hiller, The Life and Work of Jo MoraHiller is the curator of the Jo Mora Trust. Mora is beloved for his pictorial maps published from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s but he was also an accomplished book illustrator, painter, sculptor and writer.

4:30-4:45          Business  Meeting

5:00                  Adjourn


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