Symposium
ICA Spring Olomouc 2023

April 3–5, 2023
Olomouc, Czechia

ATLASES: THEIR DESIGN AND USE

Joint Symposium of
  • Commission on Atlases (René Sieber)
  • Commission on Map Design (Ian Muelenhaus)
  • Commission on User Experience (Rob Roth)

Registration

Deadline for submission:
January 31st, 2023
February 10th, 2023 

Payment

By bank transfer only – 80 EUR.
Account number 43-3855090287/0100
IBAN CZ9801000000433855090287
SWIFT KOMBCZPPXXX
variable symbol 993105511/19
Owner of the bank account number/beneficiary:
Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci (Palacký
University Olomouc),
Bank company: Komerční banka, a.s. , pob.
Olomouc, tř. Svobody 14, 772 14 Olomouc,
Czech Republic

Call for papers

is now open and submissions of abstracts on any topic of merit addressing at least one of the subjects of Atlases & Design & User experience

Guidance on abstracts for all submissions:

  • 250–500 words
  • English language

Publishing:

  • proceedings of abstracts
  • unpublished original contributions will be recommended for IJC

Deadline for Submissions: February 10, 2023

Fee: 80 Euro

Accommodation: individual by participants

Visas and invitations – You can ask us a letter of application for a visa or an invitation letter. Write to us the exact wording that is required for the letter.

Preliminary program

Monday (Apr 3)

Arrivals 
Opening
Plenary presentations
Ice breaker drinks

Tuesday (Apr 4) 

Symposium presentations and discussions
City walk
Evening social event

Wednesday (Apr 5)

Workshop presentations
Discussions
Closing
Departures

Olomouc

is a beautiful baroque university city.
One of the best secret locations in Europe by Lonely Planet.

TOURISM.OLOMOUC.EU

Department of Geoinformatics,
Palacký University Olomouc

17. listopadu 50, 771 46, Olomouc, Czech Republic
GPS: 49.593725, 17.265317

LOCATION IN GOOGLE MAPS

The objectives of the symposium are as follow:

  • to explore current issues and themes in the theory and practice of three ICA commissions – atlases, map design, and user studies,
  • to exchange professional experiences and discuss problems arising from merging approaches of the commissions‘ domains,
  • to expose cartographers to current developments in atlases, their design and use.

ICA commissions

VENUE

Palacký University Olomouc
Department of Geoinformatics (Vit Vozenilek)

17. listopadu 50, 771 46,
Olomouc, Czech Republic

PROGRAM

  • cartographic notions (3–5min calls for assistance in research,
    questions to be answered, info about the latest releases, etc.)
  • regular conference contributions (15min)
  • open discussion (after each session)
  • social program
    • Czech pub experience with cartoQuiz
    • short organ concert
  • atlases exhibition

REGISTRATION

  • includes: access to sessions, material, coffee breaks, lunches, social program
  • open from November 1st, 2022
  • deadline for submission: January 31stFebruary 10th, 2023 
  • fee – 80 Euro

ACCOMMODATION

hotels and university dormitories in Olomouc (special prices)

Photos from ICA Spring 2018