Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry):
"Modern Cartography and the role of the International Cartographic Association";
Keynote Lecture: 2012 Brisbane International Geospatial Forum,
Brisbane, Australia (invited);
- 2012-07-10; in: "Proceedings",
Cartography is seen by many as facing a change of paradigms currently, triggered by technological challenges. As a result of innovative available technologies like the Internet, Multimedia and telecommunication infrastructure it becomes considerable, that cartographic communication processes can be realized which deliver user-tailored information to a specific user everywhere ("ubiquitous") and anytime.
This paper reviews the enormous diversity of fundamental questions which are appearing in modern cartography based on new technologies. It argues that a theoretical fundament is necessary to be able to define the core elements of a discipline. The role of international efforts in this respect is discussed and will be highlighted. By discussing the existing Research Agenda of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) and other existing bodies of knowledge in related disciplines the vision of a further development of the domain of Cartography and related disciplines is discussed.
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