Geography Conferences and Events

Listed here are upcoming webinars, events, and conferences relating to geography.  Events and conferences can be submitted here for listing on this page. Please do no submit training or courses to this list.  GIS related events should be submitted to the events page on (any GIS specific events submitted via the geography conference form will be added to the GIS event page).

February 2019

Mapping the Global Imaginary, 1500—1900
The David Rumsey Map Center will host a two-day conference on ‘Mapping and the Global Imaginary, 1500—1900’. The conference is co-sponsored by the Stanford History Department, Global History & Culture Centre at the University of Warwick, England, UK, and the David Rumsey Map Center.
February 14 – 15, 2019
Palo Alto, CA, USA

The Mapping Grand Canyon Conference
The Mapping Grand Canyon Conference explores the art, science, and practice of Grand Canyon cartography. Join this celebration and critical examination of the cartographic history of a global landscape icon.
February 28 – March 1, 2019
Tempe, AZ, USA

March 2019

EuroSciCon Conference on Systems Biology
Systems Biology Conferences Planned from March 14-15, 2019 Amsterdam, Netherlands with theme Emergence of Science and Ultra Modernized Technique in Medicine
March 14-15, 2019
Amsterdam, Netherlands

May 2019

The 14th Conference: Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage (ICA DACH)
This is the second ICA DACH Conference with a special interest reserved to the contribution of Cartoheritage to Digital Humanities.
May 8 – 10, 2019
Thessaloniki, Greece

July 2019

Institute of Australian Geographers Conference
The conference theme of ‘Geographies of Emergence, Divergence and Convergence’ embraces the diversity of our discipline while also creating a meaningful focus for integrating conversations across the conference.
July 9 – 13, 2019
Wrest Point, Tasmania

Controlling the Waters: Seas, Lakes and Rivers on Historic Maps and Charts
Workshop: Case Studies from the Lowlands, Europe and the World over the last 500 years
July 12, 2019
Utrecht, the Netherlands

The 28th International Conference on the History of Cartography
The International Conference on the History of Cartography (ICHC) is the only scholarly conference solely dedicated to advancing knowledge of the history of maps and mapmaking, regardless of geographical region, language, period or topic.
July 14 – 19, 2019
Utrecht, the Netherlands

29th International Cartographic Conference
July 15 – 20, 2019
Tokyo, Japan

September 2019

12th Congress of South-East European Studies
Political, social and religious dynamics in South- East Europe / Dynamiques politiques, sociales et religieuses dans le sud-est europeen
September 2 – 7, 2019
Bucharest, Romania

October 2019

 XIVth International Symposium for the Study of Globes
October 2 – 5, 2019
Zurich and St. Gallen, Switzerland.

The Power of Maps and the Politics of Borders
An international and interdisciplinary conference investigating the power of maps and the politics of drawing borders.
October 10 – 12, 2019
Philadelphia, PA, USA

November 2019

20th Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr. Lectures in the History of Cartography
Since 1966, the lectures have been dedicated to exploring promising new themes and lines of research in the study of the science, art, and culture of mapmaking.
November 7 – 9, 2019
Chicago, IL, USA

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