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Summer edition of the Commission Newsletter

The new issue of the newsletter is out! This time with a brief overview of this year's cartographic conferences, ICC 2023 or conclusions of the commission meeting.

ICC 2023 - Call for abstacts and full papers

The International Cartographic Conference 2023 starts in South Africa in about a year. It is already possible to prepare full papers or abstracts. The deadlines for paper submissions close in early December this year. And don't forget to register your contributions in the Maps and the Internet section.

8. International Conference on Cartography and GIS

Representatives of the Commission for Maps and the Internet attended the 8th International Conference on Cartography and GIS in Nessebar, Bulgaria. Many papers on maps and the Internet were presented at the conference. In addition, a meeting of the Commission was held in Nessebar. Representatives of the Commission Karel Jedlička and Otakar Čerba chaired two sessions of the conference - Web Cartography and Digital Atlases (5 papers) and Remote Sensing Technologies for Cartographic Purposes (6 presentations).  The conference, organized after a four-year break, was attended by experts from 20 countries. Many thanks go to the conference organizers, including the Vice-Chair of the Commission on Maps and the Internet, Stefan Bonchev, and Prof. Temenoujka Bandrova (ICA vice-president and Executive Committee liaison of the Commission on Maps and the Internet).

Commission meeting in Nessebar (Bulgaria)

On Thursday, 23 June, the International Conference on Cartography and GIS held this year's Commission on Maps and the Internet meeting in Nessebar, Bulgaria. The chairman of the Commission, Otakar Čerba, briefly presented the activities of the Commission in the past year and the possibilities of involvement in the work of the Commission in the coming months. This was followed by a webinar where František Zadražil from the Plan4all association presented Hub4Everybody - an open-source web-based system for processing, cartographic visualization and sharing spatial data. The meeting was attended by about 30 people interested in maps and the Internet, including a Norwegian representative connected online. The event would not have been possible without the support of the conference organizers, Stefan Bonchev, vice-chair of the committee, and Karel Jedlicka, vice-chair of the Plan4all association.