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ICC 2015

ICC 2015

The 27th International Cartographic Conference
and the 16th General Assembly of ICA will take place in
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 23-28 August 2015.

Conference website

Important Dates

Call for Papers openMarch 2014
Paper submission deadline
(full papers and abstracts)
Extended to
November 15, 2014
Registration openingMay 2015
Papers Acceptance NotificationFebruary 15, 2015
Final Paper DeadlineApril 30, 2015

For details please consult the ICC2015 website



Pre-Conference Activities

Several ICA Commissions are organizing pre-conference events:

DateVenueTitleOrganized by the Commission(s) on
19–21 AugRio de JaneiroSymposium on Atlases, Topography and the History of CartographyAtlases, Toponomy, History of Cartography
20 AugCuritibaDesigning and Conducting User StudiesUse and User Issues, Cognitive Visualization
20–21 AugCuritibaAdvances in Cartographic Practice in the Classroom and on the WebMaps and the Internet, Education and Training
21–22 AugRio de JaneiroGeneralisation and Multiple RepresentationGeneralization
21–22 AugRio de JaneiroMapping Ephemeralities / Ephemeral CartographiesArt & Cartography,
Maps and Society
21–22 AugNiteroiCartography beyond the ordinary worldCartography and Children, Maps for Blind and Partially Sighted People, Planetary Cartography, Cartography in Early Warning and Crisis Management
21 AugRio de JaneiroSpatial data infrastructures, standards, open source and open data for geospatialGeoinformation Infrastructures and Standards, Open Source Geospatial
21 AugCuritibaEnvisioning the Future of Cartographic ResearchCognitive Visualization, Use and User Issues, Geovisualization, Map Design
21 AugRio de JaneiroTowards Evolutionary Cartography from Global PerspectivesTheoretical Cartography, Ubiquitous Mapping


  • Oyebolu Olalekan says:

    am a cartographer in Nigeria working with the Olabisi Onabanjo University, can i attend the conference slated for 2015, any sponsorship program and how can i join ICA

    10 September 2013 at 10:47 am
    • Felix Ortag

      Felix Ortag says:

      Hi! Please check back to this page or the conference website regularly to see when the call for travel awards is published. Individual persons can’t become members of ICA, only countries or companies. But Nigeria is a member – see http://icaci.org/national-members/. Best regards, Felix

      10 September 2013 at 2:30 pm


    Eu sou professora do curso de história do Campus III da UNEAL. Gostaria de Me inscrever no Congresso Internacional de Cartografia Histórica.

    Francisca Maria Neta

    27 November 2013 at 12:23 am

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