On the occasion of 150 year anniversary celebration of the National Geographic Institute of Spain (IGN) – the publishing institution of the National Atlas of Spain – the ICA Commission on Atlases and the ICA/IGU Commission on Toponomy together with the IGN organize a symposium on Atlases and Toponomy from the 21 to the 25th April 2020 in Madrid. During three sessions questions concerning evolving dissemination concepts and techniques for atlases, recent development and examples of National Atlases as well as related important toponomastic issues will be discussed.
Date: 22.–25. April 2020
Venue: Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN), Madrid, Spain
Good to know: The Symposium is FREE OF CHARGE!
Call for Abstracts
Presentations will be held in a classic 20 min format of 15 min talk and 5 min discussions, and also in a 5 min lightning format, where you can bring in specific challenges (not solved yet) or new ideas. A publication of the contributions as papers or abstracts will be realized.
Deadline for Abstract Submission: 15. February 2020
The abstract should not exceed 500 words and can be submitted as .docx or .pdf-file.
Abstract submission, a preliminary timetable and further information can be accessed via the symposium website: map-service.de/madrid2020
Online Registration will open in February 2020.