Cartography Today!

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform and the International Cartographic Association (ICA), with support from CONSAS, will present a one-day workshop on modern cartography. The workshop will be presented by three eminent, internationally-renowned academics in the field of cartography and who are leaders in the ICA.
  • Cartography Today!
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  • The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform and the International Cartographic Association (ICA), with support from CONSAS, will present a one-day workshop on modern cartography. The workshop will be presented by three eminent, internationally-renowned academics in the field of cartography and who are leaders in the ICA.
Prof Georg Gartner

Dean and Professor of Cartography, Institute of Geoinformation and Cartography, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, and President of ICA;

 

Prof László Zentai

Professor and Head of Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics, Eötvös Loránt University, Budapest, Hungary, and Secretary-General and Treasurer of ICA;

 

Prof William Cartwright

Professor (retired) of Cartography, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, and Past-President of ICA.

 

This workshop will be of particular interest to practitioners and students in the field of cartography and geospatial information science (geo-visualisation). It will cover contemporary cartographic topics of web mapping, location-based services, cartographic design and visualization.

 

This workshop is accredited with PLATO for one CPD point.

 

Workshop details:

 

Date: Friday 20 March 2015 Time: 08h00 – 17h00

Venue: Ulwazi Room, Van Der Sterr Building, Rhodes Avenue, Mowbray, Cape Town

Registration Fee: R415 (a nominal registration fee to cover basic costs)

 

Seats are limited and will be allocated on a first-come basis. There will be no registrations at the door.

 

Please complete the registration form (available form the email below) and submit, together with proof of payment of the registration fee, to: (an invoice will be issued upon request only)

 

e-mail address: Sissiel.Kay@drdlr.gov.za (Chief Directorate: National Geo-spatial Information) by no later than 6 March 2015.

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