The 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, 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.
On September 15, 2016 Eng. Ymer Kuka from Kosovo successfully defended his dissertation on “GPS and GIS Techniques in Cartographic Analysis and Applications” with supervisor Professor. Temenujka Bandrova.
Our book “Thematic Cartography for the Society” was one of the top 25% most downloaded eBooks in the relevant Springer eBook Collection in 2015. The Springer official report can be download here.