“Bulgarian cartography in the International Map Year” – Exhibition in National Assembly

ns-izlojba-copyVice-chairman of the National Assembly Dimitar Glavchev, chairman of the Committee on Economic Policy and Tourism Petar Kanev and President of the Bulgarian Cartographic Association (BCA) Temenoujka Bandrova opened an exhibition “Bulgarian mapping in the International Year of the map” in the National Assembly building.

The President of the BCA Temenoujka Bandrova awarded with a special diploma Mr. Petar Kanev, for his contribution to the development of Bulgarian cartography, on the occasion of the International Map Year 2015 -2016.

The collection of exhibits contain cartographic works of old maps, military topographic maps, thematic, tourist, educational maps and atlases, panoramic maps made based on 3D models and navigation cartographic products.

Participants in the exhibition: corporate members of the Bulgarian Cartographic Association – DataMap-Europe, Cartographic Studio DavGEO, KartGeo, KartProekt, International Commercial and Cultural Centre GEOPAN, HERE Europe – Bulgaria, Military Geographic Service and the Diplomatic Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

National Map Day – 7.11.2016

p1070433The event was held on the occasion of International Map Year 2015 – 2016 and was organized by the Bulgarian Cartographic Association, Sofia University and National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography – BAS. A Seminar was held on current cartographic topics. The event included an exhibition of Bulgarian cartographic productions.

The president of the BCA Temenoujka Bandrova awarded with certificates and prizes Rumyana Dzhibova from  Banichan and Ivaylo Lisichkov, representative of Dryanovo municipality – for contribution to Bulgarian cartography on the occasion of the International Map Year 2015 -2016.

26th International Cartographic Conference

dresdenFrom 25th to 30th August in Drezden city, Gemany, near the banks of river Elbe, the 26th International Cartographic Conference took place with over 1,400 participants from 81 countries. 800 papers and posters were presented in five consecutive days from 8:30 to 18:00 on 8 parallel sessions. Read more here.