Fw: NACIS Student Web Map Contest (fwd)
chrisman at u.washington.edu
Thu Jul 15 10:21:41 PDT 1999
This doesn't say what kinds of students are eligible...
If you have an animated map or interactive map you have developed, it
might be worth the effort... Nick C.
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Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 08:44:59 -0700
From: Kathryn Womble <kwomble at u.washington.edu>
To: chrisman at u.washington.edu, nyerges at u.washington.edu
Subject: Fw: NACIS Student Web Map Contest
From: Nacis at leardo.lib.uwm.edu <Nacis at leardo.lib.uwm.edu>
To: KWOMBLE at U.WASHINGTON.EDU <KWOMBLE at U.WASHINGTON.EDU>
Date: Thursday, July 15, 1999 8:26 AM
Subject: NACIS Student Web Map Contest
>Exciting NACIS news!
>The North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) is
>pleased to announce the launching of the NACIS Student Web Map
>Contest for 1998-99. It is a completely new kind of map contest
>that recognizes the importance of the Internet, new media, and
>interactivity in geo-information sciences today. The purpose of
>the contest is to encourage student map design excellence and
>promote the innovative use of new technology.
>Like the maps to be judged, the contest itself will be
>administered entirely on-line. A panel of cyber judges will
>evaluate student map entries by going to url's submitted via an
>automated entry form. The contest is open to North American
>students, maps can be submitted between now and September 17,
>1999, and there is no entry fee. All contest finalists will
>receive award certificates. Top prizes of $500 will be awarded in
>two categories: Map Animation and Interactive Maps.
>The winners will be announced on October 22, 1999, at the NACIS
>XIX meeting at Williamsburg, Virginia. Since this is the
>inaugural year for the contest we would like to ask for your help
>spreading the word. Especially those of you who teach--please
>inform your students. The chances for winning are better than
>ever this year because of the abbreviated window of time for
>To learn more about the Student Web Map Contest, or enter your
>map, visit the NACIS web site at: www.nacis.org.
>We look forward to seeing your map!
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