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  • Announcement of the pre-ICC workshop on disaster risk reduction (DRR) challenges for cartography in big data era International Cartographic Association


    Date: 13 - 14 Jul 2019
    Country: Japan
    City/State: Tokyo & Tsukuba
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Announcement of the pre-ICC workshop on disaster risk reduction (DRR) challenges for cartography in big data era

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): International Cartographic Association (ICA)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 13 - 14 Jul 2019 Location: Japan (Tokyo & Tsukuba)

The Commission on Cartography for Early Warning and Crises Management (CEW&CM) is organizing a pre-conference activitiy of ICC2019 in Tokyo and Tsukuba on July 13–14, 2019.

Structure and topics

Saturday, July 13, 10:00–18:00, Tokyo, Kokusai Kogyo co., Ltd., Conference Hall

  1. Research agenda of cartography for DRR
  2. Public and private partnership in the field of cartography to realize DRR

Subtopics

  • 2D and 3D dynamic visualization for disaster process displays
  • An interactive visualization method based on the disaster mechanism model
  • Spatial cognition and map design for indoor emergency mapping

Sunday, July 14, 11:00–17:00, Tsukuba, GSI, Museum Conference Hall

  1. Innovation of geospatial information technology to cope with disasters
  2. International cooperation in cartography for DRR
  3. New trends in cartography for DRR

Subtopics

  • Maps for decision support systems
  • Smart cartography
  • Adaptive cartography
  • UX-design
  • Virtual geographic environment

Participants are also invited to propose topics connected to the activities of our commission as well as topics of the Tokyo and Tsukuba workshops.

Organization of the event

On Saturday, July 13, the workshop in Tokyo will be held with the kind help of one of the leading surveying and mapping companies, Kokusai Kogyo Ltd., which will provide their conference room. The company's Chairperson and CEO, Ms. Sandra WU, has personally endorsed our event. The keynote presentation on behalf of the company will be focused on the role of the private sector in tackling disasters.

On Sunday, July 14th, the workshop will be held in the Museum Building of the Geospatial Information Authority (GSI) of Japan, endorsed by Mr. Shigenobu Kawasaki, GSI Director General. The keynote will be oriented around the role of GSI in disaster-solving activities.

Instructions about transport to both places will be available on the commission website.

Abstracts

Information about abstract formats will be announced on the commission website. All abstracts will be blind-reviewed and the best of them will be recommended as papers for high quality journals.

Contacts

Event website: https://icaci.org/announcement-of-the-pre-icc-workshop-on-disaster-risk-reduction/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter



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