Panel 1: Fill in the Blanks
- Erika Monahan (University of New Mexico): "Appropriating Blank Spots: Witsen’s Use of Remesov’s Siberian Maps"
- Zoltán Biedermann (University College London): "Drawing Lines to Tame the Unknown: A Typology of Littorals in Early Modern Maps"
Panel 2: Fifth Part of the World
- Carla Lois (University of Buenos Aires): "Quinta pars or terra incognita? Verisimilitude in the Cartographic Representation of the Unknown"
- Chet Van Duzer (Independent): "Imagined Territories Around the South Pole: The Southern Ring Continent, 1515-1554"
- Corin Braga (Babes-Bolyai University): "The Invention of Terra Australis Incognita"
Panel 3: Colonial Fantasies
- Bertie Mandelblatt (The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University): "Potato Pieces, Bananeries, and Jardins à nègres: Mapping Colonial Fantasies of Self-Sufficiency in Plantation America"
- Nathan Braccio (University of Connecticut): "English Fantasies of Indigenous Deeds: The Strategic English Employment of Maps and Algonquians"
Panel 4: Archipelagic Visions
- Quintana Heathman (Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, UC Davis): "The Imaginary Island of Kobitojima in Japanese Maps and Books of the Edo Period"
- Ewa Machotka (Stockholm University): "Vernacular Mapping: Early Modern Imaginaries of Lake Biwa in a Computational Perspective"
Panel 6: Enduring Tropes of Travel
- Jordana Dym (Skidmore College): "Mapping Sentiment and Expectations: Itinerary Maps and Western Visions of Spanish America"
- David Lambert (University of Warwick): "Imaginary Africa: Armchair Geographers, Romantic Writers and Visions of the 'Dark Continent'"
Panel 7: Earth - Air - Water
- Matthew Edney (University of Southern Maine): "Positioning the Earth in the Eighteenth Century: Mapping the Cosmographical and Terraqueous Globes"
- Luca Scholz (University of Manchester): "Mapping Airspace: On the Visual Imagination of the Atmosphere"