2014 Meeting Announcement and call for papers: Planetary Cartography for Children

The Commission’s annual meeting will be held in Budapest, on 3 September 2014, one day prior to the 9th ICA Workshop Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage.. The meeting will be accompanied with a one-session workshop on the topic Planetary Cartography for Children.

Papers (for oral, or print-only) should be sent to hhargitai@gmail.com not later than 20 July. Papers can be presented during the conference as oral presentations or posters. Author notification on acceptance: 1 August.

A collection of the papers accepted (i.e. oral, poster or print-only) in the workshop will be published online.

Template for the conference publication:  ica_cpc_template_2014

2014. IX. 3., Joint Commission meeting, Budapest
2014. IX. 3., Joint Commission meeting, Budapest

Participation in the meeting and workshop is free.


Eötvös Loránd University, September 3, 2014


Participating ICA Commissions:

  • Commission on Cartography and Children
  • Commission on Planetary Cartography
10:00-10:15 László Zentai, ICA Secretary General Greetings Hungary
10:15-10:45 Bengt Rystedt 1, Ferjan Ormeling, Domonkos Hillier and Ádám Bérces International Map Year and Construction of its Homepage Sweden,Netherlands,


10:45-11:15 Csilla Gévai, László Herbszt, Henrik Hargitai 2 Planetary map series for children from a graphic designer’s point of view Hungary
11:15-11:45 Henrik Hargitai 2 Report on activities of the ICA Commission on Planetary Cartography Hungary
11:45-12:15 Jesús Reyes 3 Report on activities of the ICA Commission on Cartography and Children Hungary


1 Chairperson, ICA Working Group on the International Map Year

2 Chairperson, ICA Commission on Planetary Cartography

3 Chair, ICA Commission on Cartography and Children

Place: Room 7.59, 7th floor, Északi building, Lágymányosi Campus, Eötvös Loránd University

Address: Pázmány Péter sétány 1/A, Budapest 1117, Hungary


Please send your paper, name, affiliation to:  hhargitai [at] gmail.com by 20 July.


Abstract:  20 July 2014

Notification of acceptance: 1 August 2014

Meeting: 3 September 2014, Eötvös Loránd University, Northern Block. (No 16 in this map:

Call for papers 2014

Conference in memoriam Kira Shingareva

MIIGAiK’s Extraterrestrial Laboratory organizes a conference in the memory of Kira Shingareva.  

The program of the planetary cartography section is as follows: 


Conference program, May 28, 2014 10:00 – 17:00

Section 3. Cartography, Subsection 3.3. Planetary Cartography

Office 155, MExLab MIIGAiK, Moscow


1. Mercury: Research and Mapping. Preparation for the Future European Mission BepiColombo. J. Oberst (DLR, TUB, MIIGAiK).

2. History of the Moon and Planet Laboratory of Space Research Institute. A.T. Basilevsky (Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences).

3. Planetary Nomenclature. V.V. Shevchenko (Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow State University).

4. Work of the Department of Physics of the Moon and Planets of Sternberg Astronomical Institute. J.F. Rodionova (Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow State University).

5. Mapping of the Moon and the Global Positioning System. A.V. Bagrov (Institute of Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences) and E.M. Mazurova (MIIGAiK).

6. Projections for Planetary Mapping. M.E. Fleiss (Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences).

7. New Atlas of Phobos. I.P. Karachevtseva (MIIGAiK).

8. Methods of Study of the Moon Relief at Different Levels of Detail. N.A. Kozlova (MIIGAiK).

9. Development of the Technology for Mapping of the Moon Polar Areas for Future Russian Missions Luna-Glob and Luna-Resource. A.A. Kokhanov (MIIGAiK).


The conference takes place at MIIGAiK Extraterrestrial Laboratory (MExLab, Office 155, MIIGAiK #4 , Gorokhovsky pereulok 105064, Moscow, RUSSIAhttp://www.miigaik.ru/eng/+7(499)267-3513).

Participation is free. Please note that most of the presentations will be in Russian.

The organizers expect relatives and friends of Kira Shingareva to come.