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ISDE Organized a Special Session at the 8th ICC and GIS

The 8th International Conference on Cartography and GIS took place in Nessebar, Bulgaria from 20 to 25 June 2022. The Conference was organized by International Cartographic Association (ICA), Bulgarian Cartographic Association (BCA) and University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy (UACEG) - Sofia with the support of Bulgarian Science Fund, Military Geographic Service and Municipality of Nessebar.

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Group Photo of Attendees to the 8th ICC and GIS

Dr. Alessandro Annoni, ISDE President gave a keynote on “Digital Earth: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”.

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Alessandro Annoni, ISDE President delivered a keynote speech

Prof. Milan Konečný (Czech Republic - The UN Challenges for SDGs and Sendai Framework: The Role of Cartographers), Prof. Georg Gartner (Austria - Maps+ The Evolution of Location Based Services), and Mr Nick Land (ESRI, United Kingdom - Geospatial Infrastructure for an Interdependent World) also gave keynote speeches.


A Special ISDE Session "Digital Earth for Smart Solutions" was organized and supported by the International Society for Digital Earth.

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   Dawid Wortley gave a presentation “GIS, COVID-19 and the Metaverse”


The report about the conference is available at:



and the proceeding are available at: