Vice-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.
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.