Press release: The North Carolina Geographical Society seeks presentation submissions for 2017 annual meeting

The North Carolina Geographical Society (NCGS) will hold its 2017 annual meeting on November 3rd in Winston-Salem, NC. The event, organized by Winston-Salem State University and MapForsyth, will include the society’s annual business meeting, a lunch that includes poster viewing, and an afternoon of presentations. A call for presentations and posters is open through October 8th. Information about the NCGS 2017 Annual Meeting, call for presentations and posters, and online registration can be found at

“We are excited to bring the North Carolina Geographical Society and the NCGS annual meeting to Winston-Salem,” said Jesse Rouse, Interim President of the NCGS. “The meeting offers a great opportunity for Geography professionals in public and private positions, students, and others to share their interest in the state we live and work in.”

Abstracts are sought for paper and poster presentations for the meeting by October 8th. Paper submissions should focus on geographic themes connected to North Carolina, while poster submissions are open to any topic or theme. Details regarding abstract submission can be found at

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About the North Carolina Geographical Society:
The North Carolina Geographical Society (NCGS) is a professional organization for individuals across private and public entities who work with, or are simply interested in Geography. As the society approaches its 30th anniversary in 2020 it seeks to broaden its impact by refocusing its efforts in the state.

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