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  • Hiroshi OTA says:

    I am a standing committee member of Japan Cartographers Association. Now I am editing ICA president speech for JAC 50th anniversary ceremony on 16th of Feb. For editing youtube caption in Japanese we need your Vimeo mode for OK on download. Please make it for it for our ceremony.

    14 February 2013 at 4:27 am
    • Felix Ortag

      Felix Ortag says:

      Dear Hiroshi,
      I changed the license of the Youtube video to Creative Commons. I hope this allows you to add the captions – please tell me if not!
      Best regards,

      14 February 2013 at 1:23 pm
  • Peter Jones says:

    Congratulations to the Japan Cartographers Association on their 50th anniversary. The British Cartographic Society also celebrates it’s 50th anniversary this year. We will be a the ICC in Dresden in August and hope to welcome you to our stand.

    Peter Jones MBE
    BCS President

    23 February 2013 at 10:58 am

    Congratulations of the Golden Jubilee from the Japan Cartographers Association. I am a A MIRA – Agrimensura e Cartografia- The LOOK – Geometer and Cartography , writer since 2001,from Criciúma, State of Santa Catarina, in the South of Brazil. When I wrote about Brasília – The new Brazil Capital, in A MIRA No. 159, on page 75, I have mentioned the JAS – Japan Association of Surveyors creation in 1951 that promoted the cartography in Japan with names as like as: Dr. Naomi Fujita, Dr. Ichiro Nakagawa, Dr. Hiroyuki Takeda and Shungi Murai – Former Mr. President of ISPRS. At A MIRA No. 164, with the State of Acre history and mentioned with honour the activities of my sister Lieutenent Colonel Nurse Heloisa Alves da Silva from the Brazilian Air Force (HCA), that became the First Oficial Brazilian Woman on conducting a Health Military Mission at the third Frontier at the Eirunepé Municipal Hospital – ACRE/AMAZONAS/PERU,in the Amazon Heart, the Brazilian Air force Commander is the Brigadier Juniti Saito (son of Japaneses), about Acre you may see me at the Marechal Rondon ‘ s Life in Acre, Mato Grosso, Amazonas and Rondônia (A MIRA No. 144) also, son of Indians one Brazilian Army Heroe. On the States of: São Paulo, Paraná and Pará we have the most powerful agriculture Japanese Colony for more than 100 years in my country BRAZIL.

    Give all my best

    Eliane Alves da Silva
    Cartographer Engineer /Geographer MSc at IBGE
    Adviser FEBRAE/ABEA
    Former Adviser from CREA-RJ
    Retired Professor at Uff

    13 March 2013 at 3:33 pm

    About the Golden Jubilee of the Japan Cartograpers Associtation and in honour of the Greatest Japanese Colonization around the world, is here, in Brazil, I have to tell you that we have a traditional Flowers and Strawberries Party in Atibaia, interior of the State of São Paulo, in September , produced about the Japaneses heritage, in Brazil with beautiful flowers bouquets, folk songs, delicious food, deserts, ice creams, yogurts, hand mades souvenirs.
    If you want to know more something about the Brazilian Cartographic History, the stronguest Tropical Cartography, you may see me at A MIRA Nos. 130 /131 – Portuguese Cartography Politics in Brazil Colony – Parts I and II (2005/2006), and A MIRA, since 2001, Nos. 106, 132 – 80 th Years of the Austrian Cartography Emperor Military Mission at The Brazilian Army…www.ufmg.br/rededemuseus/crch/…/SILVA_ELIANE_ALVES_1pdf, ….www.ufmg.br/rededemuseus/crch/…/SILVA_ELIANE_ALVES_2pdf, http://www.aepet.org….I have been participated at ICA/ACI events on: Paris, Brno, Stockholm and São Paulo. I have more than 190 printed papers…

    Really thanks

    Eliane Alves da Silva
    Cartographer Engineer/Geographer MSc – IBGE
    Adviser FEBRAE/ABEA
    Retired Professor at Uff
    Former Adviser CREA-RJ
    Former Professor at IME

    13 March 2013 at 5:16 pm

    Well, let me try again Japaneses Cartographers Friends, I forgot the event of Palma of Mallorca Island!!!

    Eliane Alves da Silva
    Cartographer Engineer/Geographer MSc – IBGE/Rio de Janeiro/Brazil

    13 March 2013 at 5:21 pm

    About the 50th Anniversary of Japan Cartographers Associtaion, the Japanese Colonization begin in 1908 in Brazil when the Kasato Maru boat arrived in Port of santos in São Paulo with 781 pioneers. they went to Brazil on working at coffee,strawberry, tea and rice agriculture. Years later,in 1997, the couple of Japan Empire Akihito and Michiko visited Brazil: Belém, Brasília (Mr.Presidente Professor Fernando Henrique Cardoso and wife Dra. Ruth Cardoso), Belo Horizonte, Curitiba, São Paulo (where went to a football match with Corinthians Team) and Rio de Janeiro (the marvelous city in my country). If you want to know something about the Brazilian Cartography History you may see me at: “Cartography – Maps of Treasure” – National Geographic – Brazil, Ed. Abril,SP (February – 2001); “The Brazilian Cartographic History – 500th Years of the Brazil Discovery by Portuguese” – CD Rom VICICT -IGM, Santiago, Chile, (August 2000) and CD Rom XXIIICBC/SBC, Barra Windsor Hotel/RJ: “Silver Jubilee of Aeronautical Cartography Institute – ICA/COMAER – 25 Years of Brazilian Aeronautical Cartography”, “Cãndido Mendes de Almeida – Geographer and Senator of the Empire”, “the Cartography Testimony of the Holland Invade at he Brazil Colony” and “The Cartography of the Brazilian Fortifications – The Portuguese Engineering Defense Project”.

    give all my best

    Eliane Alves da Silva
    Cartographer Engineer/Geographer MSc
    IBGE/DGC/GDI – Rio de Janeiro/Brazil
    FEBRAE/ABEA Adviser
    Retired Professor at Uff
    Former Professor at IME
    Former Adviser at CREA-RJ
    Former Adviser at Engineering Club

    18 March 2013 at 9:29 pm

    Happy Easter from Rio de Janeiro/Brazil!!!!

    28 March 2013 at 10:17 pm

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