Digital Cartographic Summit

Scientific Symposium on NextGen Cartography

During Geospatial World Forum 2017, Geospatial Media will organise a two-day Digital Cartographic Summit: A Scientific Symposium on NextGen Cartography that will aim at defining future trends in digital mapping and Cartography in terms of methods of data collection, processing and application. This international symposium will be addressed and attended by cartographers from across the world and will be marking the 250th year anniversary of Survey of India.

Symposium Objectives

  • Elaborate current and upcoming trends in digital mapping data capture, processing and application
  • Discuss challenges faced by cartographers in adopting to changing user needs and platforms
  • Provide opportunity to network and dialogue amongst members of international cartographic community

Topics to be covered

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Digital Map Generation

  • Satellite Imagery
  • Terrestrial Sensors
  • Crowd Sourcing

New age Visualisation and Representation

  • 3D Mapping
  • Augmented reality
  • Cyber Cartography
  • Real-time data handling and visualization
  • Symbols and representation in digital age
  • Geospatial and Location Analytics

Map usage in 21st century

  • Diversified user experience and needs
  • Location-based services
  • In-door navigation
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