4th International Conference on Cartography and GIS

June 10-15, 2012, Albena, Bulgaria

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January 15, 2012
Abstract submission
Guidelines for Abstract and Papers writing

January 30, 2012
Notification of Acceptance
March 1, 2012
Payment of early registration fee

May, 1, 2012
Paper submission and regular registrations

Conference Topics

  • GIS Technologies and Related Disciplines
  • Cartography and GIS in Education
  • Internet Cartography and Digital Atlases
  • Planetary Cartography (if ICA commission on PC will participate)
  • Map Design and Production
  • Cartographic Visualization
  • Virtual Geographic Environment
  • GIS for City Traffic
  • GPS Technologies
  • Remote Sensing Technologies

Seminar with EU Cooperation on Early Warning & Disaster / Crisis Management Topics

  • European Concepts for Crises Management (CM) and Early Warning (EW)
  • Visualization of Geodata and Geoinformation in CM and EW
  • GIS in Early Warning and Crises Management
  • User Needs and Context Mapping
  • From Discovery to Full Interoperability in CM and EW
  • SDI and CM: INSPIRE Influence
  • "Speaking the Same Language - Semantic Aspects of CM"
  • Sensor Mapping for EW and CM
  • Early Warning and Disaster/Crises Management Policy-Making Based on Scientific Support

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Hui Lin Short CV
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
"Virtual Geographic Environments: Feeling it in Person and Knowing it beyond Reality".

Prof. Georg Gartner Short CV
ICA President, Vienna University of Technology
"Modern Cartography and the Role of the International Cartographic Association".

Prof. Deren Li Short CV
Chairman of Academic Committee of Wuhan University
"Conceptualizing the Chinese National Disaster Reduction System of Systems (CNDRSS)".


A special exhibition of maps, cartographic products, GIS, hardware and software will be held in the framework of the Conference.


The official language of the Conference is English.

ISI Web of Science, Thomson Reuters

The organizers will apply for index of the Conference Proceedings into the ISI Web of Science database.