ICA CET 2019: International Workshop on Geospatial and Cartographic Education – Contemporary Challenges and Opportunities 2019
Abstr. due: 20.04.2019
Dates: 10.07.19 — 13.07.19
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Organizers: The ICA Commission on Education and Training
The ICA Commission on Education and Training will organize an international workshop on "Geospatial and Cartographic Education – Contemporary Challenges and Opportunities" at Capital Normal University, Beijing, China, Wednesday 10 July to Friday 12 July 2019. This is scheduled to allow for attendees to travel on to the International Cartographic Conference in Tokyo, Japan, the following week.
This workshop will address a range of issues related to education in the discipline of cartography and related fields. The suggested topics of interests include the following:
Integrating cartographic principles into GIS curricula
Linking cartographic education with education in other geomatics and geospatial sciences
Experiences in teaching cartography and GIS to non-specialists
Technical support requirements for academic education in cartography and GIS
Use of open source software and datasets in geospatial and cartographic education
Theoretical foundations for the study of cartography
Curriculum design for GIS and cartographic education
Development of a ‘Body of Knowledge’ for cartography
Developing on-line educational resources for cartography and GIS
Ensuring relevance of geospatial and cartographic education for industry – what do employers want from graduates in cartography and GIS?
Accreditation and professional recognition of education in cartography and GIS
Conference Web-Site: http://cet2019.cnu.edu.cn/