BCSSoC Conference
Maps For Changing Reality


5th - 7th September 2017 · Durham

One of the aims of both Societies is to encourage better mapping by providing awards, medals and prizes to individuals or companies who have shown excellence in this field. All the awards are presented at the Gala Dinner.

Wallis Award Special Society Award

The Society of Cartographers Award categories

  • The Wallis Award for excellence in Cartography

  • Special Society Award for and outstanding contribution to the Society of Cartographers

  • The Gromit Award a lighthearted award, for ineptness in Cartography this year's Gromit will be decided during the conference and awarded at the gala dinner awards ceremony.

For details on entering any of the SoC Awards please visit soc.org.uk/wallis.htm

A crystal award is presented to the winners of: The John C. Bartholomew, The OS Open Data, The Avenza and The Stanfords awards The British Cartographic Society Award for the best of the winners

The British Cartographic Society Award categories

For details on entering any of the BCS Awards please visit cartography.org.uk/awards

AGI Royal Geographic Society with IBG

Attendance at this event can be used towards AGI Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and also towards achieving and maintaining the RGS Chartered Geographer (CGeog) status.


The BCS-SoC Conference 2017 is organised by GeoAware, the training and events division of The GeoInformation Group.



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