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The 10th Jubilee Conference+Workshop, Corfu 27-29 May 2015

The Commission's 10th Jubilee Conference+ Workshop "Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage", will be held in Corfu from 27 to 29 May 2015. See the Conference website

Ferjan Ormeling full lecture on Ptolemy's "Geographia" in video

In the ceremony of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) to honour Prof. Ferjan Ormeling's contribution in Cartography with a Doctorate Honoris Causa, Ferjan lectured on "Ptolemy's heritage: the Atlas as an ordering device". This lecture is fully available in the ceremony-video (from 52 min onwards)

The Dr H.C. was awarded on 7 May 2015 by the AUTH Faculty of Engineering - School of Rural and Surveying Engineering after the proposal by the faculty members (AUTH-Cartoheritage Group) profs E. Livieratos, C. Boutoura, A. Kousoulakou, the Laudatio read by prof. Livieratos | F. Ormeling's full lecture text here | Laudatio here

Map Exhibition "Corfu: 18th Century Planimetries of Baronies"

In the frame of the Commission's 10th Conference in Corfu, the Historical Archives are organising an exhibition of rare manuscript representations of the 18th cent. Venetian Baronies, in cooperation with the Commission and the AUTH Cartoheritage Group. For more, see the website

"Georeference for non-experts" tutorial, Corfu 27 May 2015

In the frame of the Commission's 10th Conferece, an intensive tutorial course is organised for "non-experts" in georeference addressed mainly to professionals and students in humanities, mapcuratorshp and map archiving. For more, see the webside

The ICA Commission on Map Projections meets in Corfu 29 May 2015

The ICA Commission on Map Projections will meet in Corfu, 29 May 2015, just after the works of the 10th Conference on Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage, 27-29 May 2015 (see here). For more information contact the Chair of Map Projections Commission Prof. Miljenko Lapaine, mlapaine<at>geof.hr

The Commission supports the 13th Hellenic Cartographic Conference

The Commission supported the 13th Hellenic Cartographic Conference, endorsed by ICA, held in Patras, Greece, 22-24 October 2014

ICA President with the Hellenic Cartographic Society Board and the Conference honorary guests. From left: Nikos Soulakelis (HCS Vice President), George Tolias (HCS Honorary member), Evangelos Livieratos (HCS founder in 1994, ICA Commission Chair), Georg Gartner (ICA President), Alexandra Kousoulakou (HCS Treasurer), Lysandros Tsoulos (HCS President), Chrysoula Boutoura (HCS Secretary), Byron Nakos (HCS Councilor)
ICA President Prof. Georg Gartner attending the 13th Hellenic Cartographic Conference with the Hellenic Cartographic Society President Prof. Lysandros Tsoulos and HCS Secretary Prof. Chrysoula Boutoura

ICA President Georg Gartner gave the invited introductory speech and the Hellenic Cartographic Society (HCS) distinction to Prof. Evangelos Livieratos, the HCS founder, on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of HCS (1994-2014)

ICA President Georg Gartner awards the HCS honour, for its 20th Anniversary (1994-2014), to the HCS founder Evangelos Livieratos, Commission Chair, at the 13th Hellenic Cartographic Conference, Patras 22 October 2014

Budapest, 9th Conference, Budapest 4-5 September 2014 and Commission Chair's address

Chair's address to the Budapest Workshop: E. Livieratos "New perspectives for expanding the concept and context of Cartographic Heritage in the Digital Domain" in a 5 min animated gif presentation

Budapest 9th Workshop participants at the National Széchényi Library, 4-5 September

Budapest Workshop photos

The Commission Chair Evangelos Livieratos and the Vice Chair Carme Montaner with the Budapest hosts Krisztina Irás and Mátyás Gede and the Commission's VLG Chrysoula Boutoura, Alexandra Koussoulakou, Angeliki Tsorlini, Maria Pazarli, Nopi Ploutoglou

The photo galleries for 4 September | 5 September courtesy of the Department of Cartography & Geoinformatics, Eötvös Loránd University

ICA News, 62, 2014

The new issue of ICA News is on-line with a Commission report in the pages 12-13

Ljubljana, 22-24 May 2014

The Ljubljana Groupe des Cartothécaires Conference, 22-24 May, decided to form a new Group, the Map & Geoinformation Curators Group (MAGIC), joining the ICA Commission on Digital Technologies in Cartographic Heritage

19th Conference Groupe des Cartothécaires Ljubljana 22-24 May 2014

The programme

New supporting institution

The History Department of the Ionian University at Corfu joins the Commission's Supporting Institutions