The ICA 2013 conference to be held in Dresden, Germany 25-30th August (www.icc2013.org) will provide a forum for the presentation of scientific papers illustrating the efforts of the research community, professional papers describing the cutting‐edge methods employed by mapping organisations, meetings of the ICA Commissions and Working Groups, furthering their international collaborative efforts to advance knowledge and techniques.
The joint sessions of the ICA and ISPRS will provide a forum for presenting papers that advance the knowledge and techniques of geovisualization in web and cloud based environments. The sessions are co‐organized by the ISPRS working groups IV/5 Web and Cloud Based Geospatial Services and Applications and II/6 Geovisualization for Spatial Analytical and Cognitive Processes in conjunction with the ICA 2013 Conference.
Presentations should cover aspects of web based geovisualization. Some topics of interest in relation to the conference themes include:
• T3 GeoVisualization, Augmented and Virtual Reality
• T4 Maps and the Internet
• T17 Maps, GIS & Hazards and Disasters
• T22 Open Source Technology and Web Services
• T23 Intellectual Property Rights and Economical issues
• T24 Marketing and publishing
• T25 Digital Technologies and Cartographic Heritage
• Other related conference topics and themes
Submissions are to be made via the ICA 2013 web site at: www.icc2013.org/?node=13 and can be put forward as abstracts or full papers. Selected quality submissions will be invited to be extended for peer review and inclusion for publication in a special issue of a quality journal such as The Cartographic Journal, Cartographica, Cartography and Geoinformation Science (CaGIS) and Kartographische Nachrichten (which publishes in both German and English.
Please be aware of the deadlines for submission which are as per the web site.