Yoana Sandinska – winner of Digiral Earth video competition

Eng. Yoana Sandinska, former student at UACEG, specialization on Cartography, and currently a PhD student at NIGGG, BAS, won the video competition for young scientists “Digital Transformation – Our Future”, organized for the second time by International Society for Digital Earth.
The award for Yoana was the opportunity to participate in the International Symposium on Digital Earth, hosted in Sydney, Australia, 3-6 April, 2017, where the video clip was presented, and the author gave a short speech about the history of its creation.

You can watch the video here!

“3D maps – new field of modern cartography”

tbrOn January 11th, 2017, at the University of Vienna, the President of BCA prof. Temenujka Bandrova will give a lecture entitled: “3D cards – a new field of modern cartography”. The Seminar aims to present and open discussion on one of the new cartographic fields – 3D maps. Users of these cartographic products will be presented. Definition of 3D map will be done, as well a difference between 3D maps and models will be pointed. More information here.

“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.

Rositsa Yaneva with award for young scientist competition Danubius Young Scientist Award 2016

p1050627Rositsa Yaneva, graduated engineer in geodesy at UACEG and recently graduated PhD student at NIGGG, BAS, won an award for young scientist competition Danubius Young Scientist Award 2016 by the Austrian Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe. The prize is awarded to young scientists who have been working on various scientific issues in the Danube region by selecting one winner from each country. The awards ceremony will be held in Krems, Austria, which will coincide with the Conference of Rectors of Danube universities, The President Rosen Plevneliev will give a keynote speach.