Cartography 101: Map-Making Tips to Engage Stakeholders


  • Katie Gaul, MA

    Research Associate, North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Currently, Director, South Carolina Office for Healthcare Workforce


Data Collection, Data Visualization, Methodology


Maps are powerful tools to communicate data and complex information that resonate with policymakers and other stakeholders. The difference between a good map and a great map lies in knowledge and details. This webinar introduces the principles of cartography, delivers tips on what to do (and more importantly what not to do) when making a map, and provides a brief overview of selected cartographic software and online tools.


1 hour

Event Date

April 16, 2017