Commission Workshop 2017


The ICA Commission for Education and Training, Maps and the Internet, and Ubiquitous Mapping are organizing a joint meeting prior to the ICC 2017 meeting.

Location: The campus of William and Mary University in Williamsburg, VA USA
Date: Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1, 2017

Day 1 Map Coding Event
Presenters will lead map coding sessions. Participants can bring a laptop and work through coding problems with the presenters.

Day 2 Research Presentations
Presentation topics will center on the fields of Cartographic Education, Web Cartography, Internet Mapping, and Ubiquitous Mapping. We encourage individuals to present on their latest research, both completed and in progress. Students and Early Career Faculty and Professional are encouraged to present their work.

How to be a Presenter?
To submit please complete the follow form Presentation Submission Form. Submitted presentation will be reviewed as they are submitted.
The last day to submit will be on April 30th 2017

Who can attend?
Any professional, government, academic or hobbyist is welcome to submit to the program. You are welcome to attend and/or submit presentations to both, the Map Coding Event and Research/Scholastic programs.

Where can I stay?
Housing options:
William and Mary University Housing – $48 per day with a one-time Linen fee of $20.
If you choose to stay at William and Mary you can purchase breakfast through the University Dinning facilities.
Local Hotels: A list can be provided by the conference organizers
Conference Registration Website will be open on March 15th, 2017

What is the cost of the Workshop?
Workshop Registration:
One Day: $50 USD includes all conference materials and lunch on the day you attend.
Two Day: $60 USD includes all conference materials and lunch on both workshop days

Will there be Social/Cultural Activities?
All social activities are optional to provide flexibility for arriving and departing Williamsburg. Cost of these events are not included
Welcoming Reception: June 29th, 2017 at 7:00pm Location to be announced.
Maps Food and Drinks: June 30th, 2017 at 7:00pm Location to be announced.
Virginia Tidewater Dining: July 1st, 2017 at 7:00pm Location to be announced.
Walking Tour of Colonial Williamsburg morning of July 2nd, 2017 time and location to be announced.

How do I get to Williamsburg, Virginia?
Best options:
By car: Numerous Rental car companies are available
By Train: There are 2 daily direct trains, cost is approximately $35 one way
Washington DC Union Station to Williamsburg, VA
Departures: 7:30 am 11:14 am
Arrives: 14:30 pm 18:21 pm
Williamsburg, VA to Washington DC Union Station
Departures: 8:52am 12:35pm
Arrives:17:41pm 9:20pm

Where can I direct my Questions?
Please email the workshop organizer Rex G. Cammack