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From 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.
The memory of Professor Benjamin Cohen was honored by Geodesy Faculty members (University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Bulgaria) and representatives of the Bulgarian cartographic community. Special memorial plaque was presented in the Department of Photogrammetry and Cartography. The tribute to Professor Cohen was supported by a presentation of his life story and work achievements. Many members of the cartography and geodesy communities shared their memories and expressed gratitude to the remarkable scientist. Professor’s Cohen family attended the event and invited the guests on a memorial cocktail.
An exhibition of 103 children’s drawings – maps of the world was held at the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy. The drawings participate in the 8th National Competition for children’s world map “My place in today’s world “, organized by the Bulgarian Cartographic Association. The winners were rewarded in a special ceremony with cocktail and tricks show.