Naming the Laboratory of Cartography to Prof. Dr. Benjamin Cohen – honorable Bulgarian scientist and professor of cartography (1930 – 2003)

koenThe 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.

8th National Competition for kids world map “My place in today’s world”

kids mapAn 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.

GIS day Anniversary 2012

gis dayBulgaria celebrates the 14th anniversary of GIS Day. Organizers of the event are ESRI Bulgaria with the cooperation of GIS Varna, Bulgarian Geoinformation Company and GIS-Sofia. Read more here.

Bulgarian Cartographic Association: co-organizer of the training school on 3D Urban Visualisation. Open Web Technologies

courseOn the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering, University of Technоlogy, Delft, the Netherlands, Bulgarian Cartographic Association and Laboratory on Cartography, organized a training school entitled: 3D Urban Visualisation. Open Web Technologies. The course lasted 40 hours and the keynote speaker was Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sisi Zlatanova, TU Delft.