14/08/2013 Meeting programme updated.
26/07/2013 The details of registration of accommodation were added.
15/07/2013 Registration form published.
27/06/2013 Updated commission meeting programme.
08/05/2013 Deadline for paper submission was extended until May 30th.
08/02/2013 Abstract Submission Form was open.
24/01/2013 First version of web page was published.
Registration & Paper Submission
Registration on the Commission Meeting - ICA Commission on Maps and the Internet is open! Please use this web form. The registration process will be closed on August 10, 2013.
To registrate your paper, poster or workshop please follow the Abstract Submission Form. Deadline for submission was changed to May 30, 2013.
We will not be asking for formal papers to be submitted until we are able to get enough abstracts to warrant pursuing the publication of them in book format through the ICA’s publishing partner Springer.
Thursday, August 22
- 18:30-20:00 Welcoming Informal Reception, Golden Fish Hotel Apartments
Friday, August 23
- 8:30-10:40 Educational Workshops, Golden Fish Hotel Apartments, room West
- 8:30-9:10 WFS Guideline and Test Client - Sverre Iversen
- 9:15-9:55 Getting Points on the Map: An Internet Mapping Method - Michael Peterson
- 11:00-11:15 Welcoming Remarks, Golden Fish Hotel Apartments, room West
- ICA Map and Internet Commission Co-Chairs - Rex G. Cammack - University of Nebraska Omaha, Pyry Kettunen - Finnish Geodetic Institute, Long Li - Nanjing Normal University
- Local Arrangements Chair - Otakar Cerba - University of West Bohemia
- 11:15-12:00 Keynote Presentation: Classroom Experiences in Mapping in the Cloud. Michael Peterson (ICA Publication Chair, Professor University of Nebraska Omaha, Past Co-Chair/Cofounder of ICA Maps and Internet Commission), Golden Fish Hotel Apartments, room West
- 12:00-12:15 Commission Meeting Photography
- 12:15-13:30 Lunch, Golden Fish Hotel Apartments, restaurant
- 14:00-15:15 Dynamic Posters and Poster Session, Golden Fish Hotel Apartments, room West
- 14:00-14:20 Multichannel Map Presentation and Social-Media Commenting of Geographic Features Related to Hiking - Pyry Kettunen, Mikko Rönneberg and Tapani Sarjakoski
- 14:20-14:30 Research on Application Patterns and Methods of Natural Language in Digital Mobile Navigation Map - LONG Yi, LIU Xiaoyan, ZHOU Junsheng, and CAO Yang
- 14:30-14:40 U-Spatial: Support for the Spatial University - Francis Harvey, Len Kne
- 14:40-15:15 Poster Review and discussion
- 15:15-15:30 Break
- 15:30-16:30 Paper Session 3D Mapping and XML, Golden Fish Hotel Apartments, room West
- 15:30-15:45 Exploitation and Visualization by XSLT Styles - Otakar Cerba
- 15:45-16:00 Comparison of various approaches of 3D visualization in the web environment - Jedlička, Karel; Janečka, Karel; Hájek, Pavel
- 16:00-16:15 Technologies for interactive visualization of 3D spatial data - Lukáš Herman
- 16:15-16:30 3D Presentation in SVG WebGIS - Yan LI, Weiyong LIN, Guobin CHI
- 16:30-16:45 Break
- 16:45-18:00 Paper Session Internet and Mobile Mapping: Practice and Theory, Golden Fish Hotel Apartments, room West
- 16:45-17:00 Developing an Online Mapping Application for Arboretum Affiliate Sites - Spencer Trowbridge
- 17:00-17:15 Why the Geography of Aid Matters for Aid Effectiveness - Elizabeth Dodds, Qiyang Xu, Kaushal Jhalla
- 17:15-17:30 A Mobile Service for Sharing Personal Content with Analogue Maps Alternative to Web Mappings - Min Lu and Masatoshi Arikawa
- 17:30-17:45 Transcending the Subject/Object Divide in Mobile Internet-based Mapping - Francis Harvey
- 17:45-18:00 Animated Internet Maps: Constructing and Cartographic Framework - Rex Cammack
- 20:00-22:00 Evening Meal and Social, Pilsen Urquell Brewery, individual transport by trolleybus number 16 from the station Bory, Heyrovského (350 m from the hotel, the common departure from the hotel at 7:15 p.m.) to the station U Prazdroje (D, in front of the brewery). Then cross the street and enter the brewery by the old gate (C) to the conference centre Secese (A), Zlatý sál (B). Point A, B, C and D are found in the map.
Saturday, August 24
- 9:00-11:30 City tour of Plzen, common departure from the hotel by public transport at 8:20 a.m.
- 12:30 Participant Travel to Dresden, departure from the Golden Fish Hotel Apartments
Paper and Poster/Dynamic Map Abstracts May 30, 2013 (Extended deadline)
Acceptance of Paper and Poster July 1, 2013
Final Paper Due July 15, 2013
Early Registration start June 1, 2013
Late Registration Starts July 15, 2013
Commission Meeting - August 22-24, 2013
Meeting Venue (Golden Fish Hotel Apartments), including access road from the highway D5 connecting Prague and Nurnberg.
Meeting venue on Google Maps Street View
The meeting of ICA Commission on Maps and the Internet will be focused on the presentation of all activities related to an interconnection of maps and other cartographic products (e.g. data visualization, virtual globes etc.) and Internet (including questions of social media, web services, standards, licences, Open Data etc.).
The hotel Golden Fish Hotel Apartments is located in a beautiful area right next to Borský Park in Plzen, which offers a pleasant and quiet environment and rooms overlooking green foliage. However, it is easily accessible thanks to its proximity to key access roads and it is easy to reach both the center of Plzen and the industrial zone of Borská pole from the hotel. The mere 50-minute trip to the airport in Prague represents a positive advantage, too. As concerns other advantages of staying in our hotel, you can count more on them than the stars in the sky, guaranteed. You will certainly appreciate personal approach and professionalism of our personnel, modern furnishing of rooms as well as the extensive offer of services. The Golden Fish wishes maximum comfort and satisfaction for the visitors and satisfies this wish really conscientiousness... (more information)
We offer the accommodation in the meeting venue Golden Fish Hotel Apartments. We have pre-booked several silver apartments - single for 1490 CZK (about 78 USD, 58 EUR) or double for 2390 CZK (about 125 USD, 93 EUR).
Send the registration to the email email@example.com and mention the code "ZCU".
If you wish to stay in another hotel in the city, please select from following list:
From Prague Airport
- Public Bus 100 to Zlicin station, bus (Student Agency company) to Plzen (about 60 minutes), taxi from Plzen Bus Central Station to the hotel
- Public Bus 119 to Dejvicka station, metro line A to Muzeum station, metro line C to Hlavni nadrazi (Main station) station, train to Plzen (every hour; about 120 minutes), taxi from Plzen train Central Station to the hotel
- Public Bus Airport Express to Hlavni nadrazi (Main station) station, train to Plzen (every hour; about 120 minutes), taxi from Plzen train Central Station to the hotel
The trains from Munich to Prague stop in Plzen as well as bus service from Frankfurt Airport.
Plzen - Metropolis of West Bohemia. Since its foundation in 1295, City of Plzen has naturally become a cultural and economic centre of the West Bohemia. Nowadays, Plzen with its 165 000 inhabitants covers an area of 138 square kilometres and it is easily accessible by the D5 motorway. The city came to prominence in the middle of the 19th century when the Škoda Works Company and the Pilsner Urquell brewery were founded... (more information)
Studies of Geomatics have been founded in 1995 at the Faculty of Applied Sciences of the University of West Bohemia in Plzen (the Czech Republic). But a teaching of geo-related sciences has longer history at our university. It was Czech cartographer Jiří Pyšek, who had founded studies of mathematical cartography at the Faculty of Education in 1991. Presently there are five main specializations at the Section of geomatics: Surveying and GIS, Visualization of geoinformation, Land Cadastre and Civil Law, Surveying and Land Cadastre and Geodesy... (more information)
The University of West Bohemia was established by the Act of the Czech National Council No. 314/1991 Coll. in 1991 through the merger of the Institute of Technology and the Faculty of Education. At the time of its foundation the University had five faculties -the Faculty of Applied Sciences, the Faculty of Economics, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and about 4,200 students. The original five faculties were joined by the Faculty of Law in 1993, the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts (former Faculty of Humanities) in 1999 and Faculty of Health Care Studies in 2008. At present the University has eight faculties with more than 60 departments and three institutes of higher education. Nearly 19,000 students can choose from a wide range of Bachelor, Master and PhD study programmes. The broad structure provides students with the widest range of study possibilities with the options of full-time or combined study... (more information)