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Children's Map Competition 2015
On behalf of the Mapping Sciences Institute, Australia and the International Cartographic Association, it is my pleasure to invite you to participate in the Barbara Petchenik Children’s Map Competition 2015, an event created with the aim of promoting the creative representation of the world in graphical form by children.
In 2015, the International Map Year, this biannual international award has the theme of “My place in today’s world” and entries can be nominated in four age groups: under 6 years, 6-8 years, 9-12 years and 13-15 years. The deadline for participation in the contest is Thursday, 2 April 2015.
Australian entries will be judged at “The Power of Maps” conference in Canberra from 29 April to 1 May 2015. The best 6 entries will be sent to the international judges at the “27th International Cartographic Conference” in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 23 to 28 August 2015.
International details and teachers’ material are available at the website of the International Cartographic Association http://icaci.org/petchenik/, the Commission on Cartography and Children http://lazarus.elte.hu/ccc/ccc.htm or their Facebook profile https://www.facebook.com/icaccc.
If you are interested to see the entries from the previous competitions, you can find all of them on the website entitled “Children Map their World” maintained by the Maps, Data and Government Information Centre at Carleton University Library http://children.library.carleton.ca/.
- Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014 05:06
The Power of Maps Conference 2015