Event: Map the Bay Student Mapmaking Contest for Bay Area students

Welcome to the UC Berkeley Earth Sciences & Map Library 2021 Mapmaking contest

The UC Berkeley Library is hosting our second annual Map the Bay Student Mapmaking Contest for Bay Area students. Online submissions are welcome from March 1, 2021 – April 9, 2021. Maps can be real or imaginary, hand drawn or created on a computer, as long as they have some Bay Area connection. Finalists will be featured in the virtual exhibit, Mapping the Bay. The winning entries (selected through public voting) are eligible for a $50 gift card!

Follow these TWO steps to enter the contest:

Find more contest details here: Map the Bay: 2021 Student Mapmaking Contest

View the online exhibit and past entries here: Mapping the Bay

Questions? Email us at: map-contest@berkeley.edu

Susan Powell, On behalf of the UC Berkeley Earth Sciences & Map Library

Announcing the 2016 Calif. Map Society student paper contest

Call for Maps & Papers

to be presented at the California Map Society Meeting
Saturday, June 4, 2016
Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Undergraduate and graduate students in geography and related disciplines at UC Berkeley are invited to submit papers on a cartographic topic or original maps for a competition to present at the June 2016 Meeting of the California Map Society (CMS). Finalists will give 15-minute presentations. One winner will receive a cash award of $200 and a certificate, and up to 2 finalists will each receive cash awards of $100 and certificates from the CMS. Additionally, all finalists will receive free registration and meals for the meeting.

The CMS meeting is a one-day event for cartography professionals, faculty, and students in the state to explore emerging trends in cartography and digital mapping, including technology and applications. Students will have the opportunity to meet professionals from academia and industry throughout the day. Please visit the CMS website, www.californiamapsociety.org for future updates of the detailed schedule.

To apply: Submit a digital copy of the attached application and your original work (digital mapping and geo-visualization submissions should be in PDF format and have a resolution of 600 DPI) to the Judging Committee (chair: Susan Powell, smpowell@berkeley.edu) by Monday, April 4, 2016. The California Map Society will notify selected students by Wednesday, April 13, 2016.

For further information, contact Susan Powell at smpowell@berkeley.edu.