• Fluminense Federal University
  • View of Sugarloaf from Niterói
  • View of Sugarloaf from the Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Panomaric view of Niterói
  • Indian Rock
  • Bridge connecting Rio and Niterói
  • Santa Cruz fortress


Niteroi, 21-22 August 2015

Download the PDF version of the detailed programme here!


All the sessions will be held in:
Lecture Hall NAB of the Universidade Federal Fluminense
Campus da Praia Vermelha, Niterói, Boa Viagem
Av. Gal Milton Tavares de Souza, SN.

Posters are exhibited in: Lobby of Lecture Hall NAB

Friday, 21 August

From 8:00 A.M. - Registration and Welcome Coffee

9:00 A.M.-9:35 A.M. - Opening Ceremony:

Welcome speech (Prof. Dr. Wainer da Silveira e Silva, Vice-Rector UFF)

Keynote speech: Cartography 2.0 - are we there? (László Zentai, ICA Secretary General (Hungary)

9:35 A.M.-10:00 A.M. - Session 1: Planetary Cartography

10:00 A.M.-10:30 A.M. - Coffee break

10:30 A.M.-11:50 A.M. - Session 2: Cartography and Children 1

11:50 A.M.-1:30 P.M. - Lunch

1:30 P.M.-2:50 P.M. - Session 3: Cartography and Children 2

2:50 P.M.-3:20 P.M. - Coffee break

3:20 P.M.-4:00 P.M. - Session 4: Education and maps

4:00 P.M.-4:30 P.M. - Workshop on Cartography for Blind and Partially Sighted People, with the participation of representatives of the Brazilian Benjamin Constant Institute (IBC) and Prof. Ruth Nogueira (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil)

Saturday, 22 August

9:00 A.M.-9:30 A.M. - Keynote speech: Cartography on Early Warning and Crisis Management (Milan Konecný,Czech Republic)

9:30 A.M.-10:50 A.M. - Session 5: Warning crisis situations with maps

10:50 A.M.-11:20 A.M. - Coffee break & Poster session

11:20 A.M.-12:40 P.M. - Session 6: Maps for Blind and Partially Sighted People

12:40 P.M.-1:00 P.M. - Session 7: Cartography and Children 3

1:00 P.M. - Farewell Session

1:30 P.M.-3:00 P.M. - Lunch

3:00 P.M. - Walk tour in Niterói - Visit to the Museum of Contemporary Art

17:30 P.M. - Farewell Cocktail (Lecture Hall NAB, UFF)

Papers and posters

Organizers welcome paper and poster submissions to be presented in any of the joint thematic sessions corresponding to all the topics from the fields covered by the participating Commissions.

International Map Year


If you wish to stay in a hotel in the city of Niterói, please download the list of hotels with websites, adresses and e-mail contacts to book a room at your own.

ICC 2015