Carto2015 Registration Now Open!

Please join us in Ottawa June 16th - 19th

The Carto2015 conference committees have been working diligently to secure amenities and speakers and have a draft program available on the conference site. The Program Committee has three slots to confirm, but in the interest of facilitating timely leave requests we have decided to open registration. Please note that the draft schedule is subject to change, but that such changes should be minor.

Don't forget to submit a request for travel assistance from the Association. Deadline for applications for travel assistance is May 1st 2015.

Please feel free to send this your colleagues and friends.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Program Committee (

Local Arrangements Committee (

L'inscription pour Carto2015 est maintenant ouverte!

Venez-nous joindre à Ottawa du 16 - 19 juin.

Le comité du colloque pour Carto2015 a travaillé avec diligence pour sécuriser les équipements et les présentateurs et nous sommes fière de vous présenter un avant-programme sur le site web de la conférence. Le comité du colloque à trois intervalle de temps pour confirmer, mais dans l'intérêt de faciliter les demandes de congés pour les membres, nous avons décidé d'ouvrir l'inscription.

Veuillez noter qu'il pourrait avoir des modifications au programme, mais que ces modifications seront mineures.

N'oubliez pas de présenter votre demande d'assistance-voyage de l'Association. La date limite pour les applications d'assistance voyage est le 1er mai 2015.

N'hésitez pas d'envoyer ce courriel à vos collègues et amis.

Si vous avez des questions, n'hésitez pas à nous contacter.

Comité de programme (

Comité des arrangements locaux (

ACMLA Annual Student Paper Contest

The ACMLA Awards Committee is now accepting submissions for the eleventh annual ACMLA Student Paper Contest. Papers must be submitted to the Committee by April 15, 2015.

Guidelines for the Student Paper Award

  1. The Student Papers Award will consist of a prize of $250 and free membership in the Association for one year.
  2. The award includes an invitation to present the winning paper at the Annual Conference. The Association will waive registration fees and provide a travel stipend of $250.00.
  3. The award will normally be given on an annual basis to a student from Canada or studying in Canada currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution (college or university).
  4. The award will be announced at the Association's Annual Conference.
  5. The essay shall be original and unpublished and of no more than 3000 words.
  6. Primary consideration for the award will be given to the essay's originality and its contribution to new knowledge and insight. Other considerations include the author's demonstration of the relevance of the subject, the quality of the presentation and documentation, and the literary merits of the essay.

Please direct questions to Eva Dodsworth.


ACMLA actively serves as the representative professional group for Canadian map librarians, cartographic archivists and others interested in geographic information in all formats. Since its inception in 1967, the achievements of the Association have been notable, including a vigorous publishing program, development of professional standards and international cataloguing rules, and efforts to increase national awareness of issues concerning spatial information and recognition of the contribution of map libraries and cartographic archives. More...