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Welcome to NACIS 2020

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40th Anniversary Presidential Map Quilt

This year’s Map Quilt consists of twenty-three submissions from past presidents, ranging from 1994 to the present year. Each contributed their own unique style to create this year’s map quilt of our society headquarters, Milwaukee!

Student Map Gallery and Competition

Visit the student gallery and explore the amazing work of cartographers learning the art and science of cartography. Vote to reward exceptional work in cartographic design quality and cartographic research quality.

Student Dynamic Map Gallery and Competition

Visit the student dynamic map gallery to see interactive, digital, and story maps. Visit the gallery to vote for excellent individual and group submissions.

Member Map Gallery

The member map gallery showcases the exceptional work of NACIS members. Visit to see a selection of expertly crafted cartography.

40th Anniversary Gallery

The 40th anniversary gallery showcases a set of archival maps, photos, and new work related to the history of NACIS.

Conference Goods

Order a NACIS 2020 conference t-shirt. You can also download the image and print yourself if you like.

Show your support for the 2020 annual meeting with a Null Island shirt! Whether we gather in-person, virtually, or in an imaginary place, we can all agree that “NACIS is nicest”!

Design by Lauren Tierney and Travis White, featuring BellTopo Sans font by Sarah Bell.

In addition to this limited conference shirt, NACIS has opened the NACIS Shop. All proceeds go to supporting popular NACIS initiatives, including student travel grants, contest awards, and video streaming. Accessibility expenses, such as interpretation, are also supported.

The Atlas of Design, v5 (2020) includes 31 beautiful and inspiring maps from cartographers all around the world, each accompanied by a short essay from the cartographer(s).

NACIS Members get 25% off! Get the code.

Schedule Link

View the NACIS 2020 schedule & directory.