NACIS 2022 Student Map and Poster Competition Registration

We encourage all students to submit their maps and map-related technical and research posters. Two prizes of $500 USD each will be awarded for the best map/poster in each category: Cartographic Design and Research Quality. Winners are chosen by ballot of all conference attendees. There is no need to indicate which category you are entering your map in, all entries are open to either category.

Please note: When filling out the form, you will be asked for the following:

  1. The physical dimensions of your map. Maximum size is 48″ wide x 36″ tall.
  2. To upload a digital version of your map for inclusion on the online gallery.
    1. The digital image must be at least 300 dpi
    2. File size may not exceed 20MB
    3. PNG, PDF, or JPEG

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2022 NACIS SMPC Registration

  • Registration Details

  • What school are you enrolled at?
  • What type of program were you enrolled in when you created this map.
  • What class was this map created for? Please include the name and email of your instructor.
  • Your mailing address will only be used in the event you are a competition winner. If you are not in person at the conference, we will need an address to mail your award.
  • Please enter any additional authors, along with their affiliations. Additional authors include anyone who has made significant contributions to the work. You do not need to include the name of an instructor who has advised you on the completion of your work.
  • Maximum 48" wide
    Please enter a number from 0 to 48.
  • Maximum 36"
    Please enter a number from 0 to 36.
  • Please tell us about your map.
  • Please upload a digital image of your map for inclusion in our online Map Gallery. *maximum 20MB *PNG, JPEG or PDF only
    Accepted file types: png, pdf, jpg.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.