Presentations:

1968 "Some Theoretical Considerations in the Problem of Map Comparisons," presented before the West Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers, Madison, Wisconsin.

1970 "Visual Correlation: An Experiment in Map Reading," Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, Columbia, South Carolina.

1971 "Quantitative Mapping: Some Theoretical Considerations," 31st Annual Meeting of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, Washington, D.C.

1971 "The Effects of Class Interval Systems on Choropleth Map Correlation," Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston, MA, April.

1971 "Distributions and Populations," Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, Lexington, Kentucky.

1972 "Autocorrelation as a Measure of Map Complexity," 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, Washington, D.C.

1972 "Class Interval Problems in Thematic Mapping," Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, Miami.

1973 "Texture-Distance Relationships on Lunar Ground Photos," 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, Washington, D.C.

1973 "The Implications of Computer Mapping in Class Interval Selection," NATO Advanced Study Institute on Display and Analysis of Spatial Data, Nottingham, U.K., July.

1974 "Improving Map Communication through Task-Relevant Experience," 34th Annual Meeting of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, St. Louis, MO, 1974.

1974 "The American Cartographer," delivered before the 65th conference of the Special Libraries Association, Toronto, June.

1975 "The Role of Computer Graphics in the Field of Cartography" Special Interest Group for Computer Graphics (SIGGRAPH) of the Assoc. for Computing Machinery, Panel Session on Computers in Cartography (replaced F. Broome), Bowling Green, June 27.

1975 "The Organization of Colors on Two-Variable Maps," AUTO-CARTO II, International Symposium on Computer-Assisted Cartography, Sept. 1975.

1975 "Maps and Thinking," presented before the Fall Meeting of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, Phoenix, October 1975. Abstract appears in the Proceedings of the Fall Convention, 1975, p. 242.

1976 "Improving Map-Reading Accuracy at Varying Task Levels," International Cartographic Association, Moscow.

1976 "A Coordinated Approach to Map Communication Improvement," The American Cartographer, Vol. 3, No. 2, October 1976, pp. 151-159.

1976 "Map Patterns of the Mind," Workshop on the Psychology of Cartography, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, October 29-31, 1976, San Francisco.

1977 "Cartography and Geography: Basic Concepts," invited panel paper presented at a session on Basic Concepts in Geography, Association of American Geographers, Salt Lake City, April.

1978 "Cognitive Cartographic Experimentation," Canadian Cartographic Association, Vancouver, B.C., June 1978.

1978 "The Effectiveness of a Mapping Method: The Two-Variable Cross Map," invited presentation, Harvard Computer Graphics Week, Cambridge, MA, July.

1978 "Evaluating a Mapping Method: Experiments Comparing Two-Variable Maps with Map Pairs," American Congress on Surveying and Mapping Fall Convention, Albuquerque, NM, October.

1979 "The American Cartographer: History, Policies, and Content," International Conference on Cartographic Journals, Warsaw, April.

1979 "Spectrally-Encoded Two-Variable Maps: Experimental Results and Some Extensions of the Method," AUTO-CARTO IV, International Symposium on Computer-Assisted Cartography, Nov., Reston, VA.

1980 "Cognitive Aspects of Map Use," International Cartographic Conference, Tokyo, August.

1981 "The Effective Use of Color in Multivariate Mapping," invited paper presented at Harvard Computer Graphics Week, July, Cambridge, MA.

1982 "Multivariate Mapping," American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, Denver, March 1982.

1982 "Computers and the Design of Maps," National Computer Graphics Association, Anaheim, Calif., June.

1984 "A Course in Map Design," American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, March.

1984 "Progress Report: The U.S. National Report to ICA, 1984," American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, Washington, D.C., March.

1984 "Video Discs and Map Design," 12th International Cartographic Conference, Perth, Australia, August.

1984 "Cartography at MSU," presented to the North American Cartographic Information Society," October.

1985 "Contemporary Cartographic Journals," presented to the Michigan Map Society, Spring.

1985 "Comments on 'Map Design Research: The End of an Era?'" presented as part of a panel discussion on the question, Association of American Geographers, Detroit, April.

1985 "Map Use in an Age of Changing Technology," ICA Working Group on Map Use, Paris, Sept.

1986 "CRT Color Schemes for the Color Deficient," East Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers, E. Lansing, October, 1986.

1987 "Prototype Color Schemes and the Color Deficient," Association of American Geographers, Portland, April.

1987 "Video Interviews with Cartographers," presented at the International Cartographic Conference, Morelia, Mexico, October 1987 (to be published in the Proceedings).

1988 "Forms of Map Critique," Workshop on Map Critique, Association of American Geographers, Phoenix, April.

1988 "Issues in Spatial Data Use," ICA Commission on Map and Spatial Data Use, Melbourne, Australia, August.

1989 "Maps for Users with Color Defective Vision: Experimental Results," Association of American Geographers, April 1989 (Judy M. Olson, Cynthia A. Brewer, James B. Moore, and Michael H. Martel).

1989 "Map Critique in the Classroom: A Constructive Approach," International Cartographic Association, Budapest.

1991 "Spatial Information Use and Cartography," International Cartographic Association, Bournemouth (U.K.), September.

1992 "How to Design Maps for Color Deficient Users," Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, Bellingham, Washington, September.

1993 "Introduction to 'The National Spatial Data Infrastructure: A Session Honoring the Life, Work, and Intellect of Barbara Bartz Petchenik,'" AAG Session co-organized with Joel Morrison, Atlanta, April.

1993 "Creating a Climate for Diversity: Reflections of a Chair," invited panel presentation, AAG, April.

1993 "Sharing the Department," Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Philadelphia, October.

1994 "Problems and Uses of Color in Cartography: Examples from Michigan State University," IS&T/SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging Science & Technology, San Jose, February 1994. (invited)

1994 "Use of the OSA Uniform Color Scales in Cartographic Design," Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, April 1994 (Judy M. Olson and Lesha Broomes).

1995 "Service Projects in the Cartography Classroom," 17th International Cartography Conference, Barcelona September.

1995 "Reflections on the Next 50 Years of Geography," Korean Geographical Society, Keynote Address, October.

1995 "Reflections on the Future of Geography," Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, Knoxville, TN, Awards Luncheon Address, October.

1995 "The Future of the Geography Standards in Holmes Group Institutions," Panel presentation, National Council for Geographic Education, San Antonio, TX, October.

1995 "What’s Happening in AAG?," luncheon presentation, Great Plains/Rocky Mountain Division of AAG, October.

1996 Panel presentation, "Visualization: A User Perspective," IGN, Paris.

1996 Panelist, "Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Opportunity or Cliché? Thoughts from the Women Presidents of the AAG (except Ellen Semple)," AAG, April.

1996 "Reflections on the Future of Geography," Keynote Address, Twelfth Annual Louisiana Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems Workshop, Lafayette, LA, April.

1997 "Excellence," Keynote Address, 13th Annual Distinguished Achievement Awards Banquet, The Academy of Letters and Science, University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point, May.

1997 "Cartography Education in a Modern World: A Collaborative Class Assignment," 18th International Cartographic Conference, Stockholm, June.

1997 "Designing Color Displays for People with Color Vision Impairments," Inter-Society Color Council, Baltimore, September. (Cynthia A. Brewer and Judy M. Olson, both presenting)

1997 "Cartography, GIS, and Remote Sensing in a Changing Job Market: The Story According to 'Jobs in Geography,'" East Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers, E. Lansing, October.

1997 "Technological Change in Mapping: Thinking about Maps, Space, and Representation," General Motors chapter of Sigma Xi, Warren, MI, November.

1998 "Teaching and Learning Focus Group Skills: A Classroom Example," Association of American Geographers, Special Session on Qualitative Methods in Cartographic Research, Boston, March (Judy M. Olson, Lesha Broomes, Scott Drzyzga, Geoffrey Jiunn Der Duh, Lisa K. Dygert, Jill Hallden, Amy K. Lobben, Ian Sims, Jennifer Ware).

2000 "Cartographic Perspectives in Teaching," World 2000, a conference on the teaching of world regional geography and world history, Austin, TX, February.

2000 "Maps and Signs (No, not Signs on Maps)," North American Cartographic Information Society, Knoxville, TN. October.

2000 "The Geography of Information Crime: Identify Theft in Time and Space," East Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers, October.

2001 "Strategies for Map Color Selection in the Age of GIS," AAG, Feb/Mar.

2001 "The Effects of GIS and Digital Mapping on Cartographic Vocabulary," 20th International Cartographic Conference, Beijing, China, August.

2001 "Essential Cartographic Competencies and Assessment Strategies," NACIS, Portland, OR, October.

2002 "Strategies for Constructing and Employing Non-contiguous Cartograms," (illustrated paper), AAG, Los Angeles, CA, March.

2002 "Using Color in Statistical Graphs and Maps," American Statistical Association, New York, August.

Seminars and Lectures:

1971 "Methodology in Cartography," Georgia State University, October.

1973 "Visiting Cartographers Series," University of Kansas, May.

1973 Lunar photo study presentation, Univ. of Minnesota, February.

1976 "The Role of Design and Learning in Map Communication Improvement," University of Illinois and Clark University, Winter.

1979 "The Evaluation of a Mapping Method: A Multi-experimental Approach," University of Nebraska, March.

1980 "User-Oriented Cartographic Models," Geography Visiting Lecture Series, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, March.

1981 "The Future of Research in Cartographic Communication and Design," University of Minnesota, April.

1981 "Future Directions in Cartographic Research," University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, October 1981, and (revised) Syracuse University, November.

1982 "Methods in Multivariate Mapping," UCLA, March.

1982 "Future Directions in Cartographic Research" (revised and updated), Michigan State University, April.

1983 "Trends in [Cartographic] Research," Delaware Valley Geographical Association, April.

1983 "Multivariate Mapping," University of Delaware, April.

1984 "Cartography in 1980s," University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, February.

1987 "Color Schemes in Mapping," "Research in Mapping for the Color Deficient," and "Video Disks in Cartography," University of California, Santa Barbara, April (miniseries lecturer).

1988 "Experimental Maps for the Color Deficient: A Progress Report," University of Kansas, April.

1989 "Maps for the Color Defective: An Experiment," University of Oregon, Department of Geography, January.

1989 "The United States' Role in the International Cartographic Association," University of Oregon, University-wide Lecture, January.

1989 "Cartograms," University of Oregon, class presentation with department invited, January.

1989 "Maps for the Color Defective: An Experiment," (same as U. of Oregon presentation) Oregon State University, January.

1989 "Maps for the Color Defective: Experimental Results," (revision of U. of Oregon presentation) Penn State, February.

1989 "Maps for the Color Defective: An Experiment," (same as Penn State presentation) University of Maryland, March 1989.

1989 "Maps for People with Defective Color Vision," Kent State University.

1989 "Map Projections in the '90s," University of Akron.

1989 "Map Projections in the '90s" (revision of Akron paper), Central Michigan University.

1990 "Map Design" (lecture for undergraduates), North Carolina Central.

1992 "Designing Maps for People with Defective Color Vision," October (lecture for undergraduates), Prairie View A & M University, Texas.

1993 "Color Research in Cartography at MSU," Western Michigan University, November (Geography Awareness Week lecture for faculty and students).

1993 "Color in Cartography: Science and Design," University of Western Ontario, December (colloquium for faculty and students).

1994 "Map Critique in the 1990's," University of Colorado, December (colloquium for faculty and students).

1995 "Map Critique," Seoul Development Institute, October.

1995 "Map Critique," Seoul National University, October (colloquium for faculty and students).

1995 "Map Projections in the 1990s: A Conceptual Approach," Ewha Univerisity (Seoul), October (interactive colloquium for faculty and students).

1995 "Map Projections in the 1990s: A Conceptual Approach," (interactive presentation to students), Dongguk University (Seoul), October.

1995 "The Future of AAG," MSU, November (Geography Awareness Week presentation for faculty and students).

1996 "Reflections on the Future of Geography," Northern Illinois University, January (colloquium for faculty and students).

1996 "Reflections on the Future of Geography," University of Wisconsin, February (colloquium for faculty and students).

1996 "Reflections on the Future of Geography," Louisiana State University, April (colloquium for faculty and students).

1997 "Mapping for People with Color Vision Impairments," University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point, May (colloquium for faculty and students).

1997 "Mapping for People with Color Vision Impairments," Geography Awareness Week Lecture, University of Maine at Farmington, November.

1997 "Retrospective on Cognitively-related Research," Cognitive Science Interest Group, Michigan State University, November.

1998 "Understanding Maps," Hoffman-LaRoche chapter of Sigma Xi, Nutley, NJ, May.

1999 "Multimedia in Geography: Uses and Issues," University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, November.

2001 "Map Projections 2001 for Users of Maps," Distinguished Geography Speaker series, Illinois State University, March (colloquium for faculty and students).

2001 "Accommodating Color Deficiencies in Mapping," resource person for student discussion in Senior Seminar, Illinois State University, March.

2001 "Map Critique," a lecture in an advanced cartography class, Illinois State University, March.

2001 "Functional Map Colors in GIS Displays," a lecture in the series "Geographic Information Science and the Disciplines," University of Michigan, April.

2002 "Map Design in the Electronic Age," Department of Geography, University of Oklahoma, March.

2002 "Looking at Map Projections Without Being Intimidated," Cartography Guest Speaker Series, East Central University, Oklahoma, March.

2002 "Looking at Map Projections: A map User Approach," Northeastern State University, Oklahoma, March.

2002 "Map Design in the Electronic Age," Department of Geography Lecture Series, University of Missouri, March.