Geographic Information Knowledge Workshop September 2016

logo_siteThe 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.

 

Bulgarian Student Won ISDE Video Competition

Kristina_ISDEТhe 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

Donation of BCA to the Library of the UN in New York

IMY_logo_300x100Donation 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.