Cartography and Map Design: How to Make a Successful Map


A newly updated URISA Certified Workshop

November 16, 2009 – 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Edmonds Conference Center

Course Description:
An effective map portrays a place, delivers a message, or reveals a pattern with representational accuracy and visual clarity. How to make that happen is the subject of this workshop, which gives GIS practitioners the practical information and techniques needed to create effective, successful maps in any display medium.

Intended Audience: This workshop is designed for the individual who may be new to GIS or who has not had specific training in cartography, but needs to create maps to support GIS data analysis and display. It will also be useful for GIS managers to understand how to manage a major cartographic project effectively.

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