The workshop on the new Geographic Information Body of Knowledge (GI-BoK) is organised as part of the GI-N2K project; it is addressed at researchers and teachers in the academic or private area, at human resources professionals in the GI industry or at everybody interested in geographic information. Participants will have the possibility to test the GI-BoK using worked examples and case studies. The GI-BoK workshop will take place on Thursday, 1st of September, in Sofia, Bulgaria. Read about the workshop in more detail.
Тhe winner of the ISDE video competition entitled “Towards a One-World Vision for the Blue Planet” was announced during the 9th International symposium on Digital Earth in Halifax, Canada, 5-9 October (more information here!).
Kristina Kehayova – a student, specializing Cartography at the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia and her excellent work “Digital Earth – Explore the World Today” got the top 1 position. As a reward, she is awarded the opportunity to participate in the International Symposium on Earth Observation for Maritime Silk Road in Sanya this November.
You can watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsmiTZ-2hrM
Bulgaria awarded at the Barbara Petchenik Children’s World Map Competitions! The awarded drawing is made by Aleksandra Garkova, 5 years old from Burgas, Bulgaria. Congratulations to the author!
6th International Conference on Cartography & GIS & Seminar with EU cooperation on Early Warning and Disaster / Crisis Management will be held during 13 – 17 June 2016 in Albena, Bulgaria. Add the dates of the event in your schedule and follow all news and deadlines on the official conference website: www.iccgis2016.cartography-gis.com!
BCA prepared National Report on the cartographic activities in Bulgaria for the period 2011-2015 which will be presented to the 16th General Assembly, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August, 2015. You can read the report here!
Donation of Bulgarian Cartographic Association (BCA) to the Library of the UN by Permanent Representative of the Republic of Bulgaria to the UN in New York, USA in relation to the declared International Map Year 2015-2016. The donation includes 37 cartographic products created by Bulgarian cartographic companies. We have described the contributing companies and their cartographic products (collection of contemporary maps and atlases) here.