2021 AGIC Education and Training Symposium

Registration is open! The 2021 Education and Training Symposium is scheduled for October 25 through 29 and will be virtual this year. 

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The call for papers has closed but submissions for the Maps & Apps Competition are still being accepted.  Enter your map or app today!

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How Maps Affect Perception

One thing that the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted is the importance of maps in conveying key data, such as infection trends and active cases. Maps can inform but also deceive, and the pandemic has examples of both. This is also true for other recent disasters such as fires in the Western United States or bushfires in Australia. In fact, deceptive maps have been a long-standing problem that can obfuscate critical information.

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