Organised by

ICA Commission for Digital Technologies in Cartographic Heritage
   Vienna University of Technology, Research Group Cartography

Supported by

Österreichische Nationalbibliothek - Globenmuseum
Freytag und Berndt
Hölzel Verlag


The ICA Commission on Digital Technologies in Cartographic Heritage and Vienna University of Technology are pleased to invite you to the 5th International Workshop on Digital Approaches in Cartographic Heritage in Vienna on February 22–24, 2010.

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As we do not expect any future changes on this website, we decided to transfer it to a static archive. This might result in some errors if you want to use interactive or non-static features of this website. We are sorry for that, but this measure will ensure that this site's information stays available online.

Workshop Pictures Online

Print Program Online

Dear participants of the CartoHeritage Workshop-

We uploaded a printable version of the workshop program: PDF, 860kb (which you will also find in your conference bag). We are looking forward to seeing you on Monday! Registration starts at 8.15.

Safe travels!

Details on oral presentations

Dear authors-
These are the guidelines for your presentations:

  • Your total time slot is 15 minutes. Please prepare a presentation of at most 12 minutes to allow for a short discussion after each presentation. Discussions will be moderated by the session chair.
  • We will not allow any change of presentation computers during the workshop, therefore you have to send your presentation (preferably ppt or pdf format) to before the workshop or bring it with you on a USB stick or a CD.
  • The presentation computer uses a resolution of 1024x768 pixels. Windows XP and Microsoft Office 2007 as well as the newest versions of OpenOffice and Adobe Reader are installed. We can’t provide audio support.
  • The workshop venue provides a wireless internet connection. However, there might be occassional WLAN failures. If your presentation relies highly on internet based showcases, please also prepare some screenshots in case the internet connection doesn't work.

If you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at

We are looking forward to your presentations!

Preliminary Program Online

We are pleased to inform you about the preliminary schedule, which you can find in the program section. You can read through the abstracts of all contributions.

With almost 60 contributions the schedule will be pretty tight, so the time slots for each presentation will be quite limited. Details in this matter will follow soon!


 Monday, Feb 22Tuesday, Feb 23Wednesday, Feb 24
MorningRegistration & Opening
Keynote Presentation
Session 1
Session 2
Keynote Presentation
Session 6
Session 7
Session 8
Session 9
AfternoonSession 3
Session 4
Session 5
Excursion AfternoonSession 10
Session 11
EveningIcebreaker PartyWorkshop Dinner 

Download a printable version of the program (PDF, 860kb).


Montag, 22 February 2010

Registration opens
Workshop opening

Notifications Sent out, Early Bird Deadline Extended

We sent out the notification e-mails for all abstracts today. If you did not get a notification, please contact us via

As a compensation for the delay we extend the deadline for the early bird registration to January 10th, 2010. (Please note that one author per paper can register for 40 Euro.)


Notification of Acceptance Postponed Again

Dear authors-

in the previous post we postponed the notification of acceptance to December 22. Unfortunately, we can not keep this deadline. We will inform you about the acceptance as soon as possible. We are very sorry for the inconveniences caused by this delay and hope that you can bear with us.

Notification of Acceptance Postponed

Dear authors-

Thank you for your numerous abstracts! Unfortunately we need a little more time to review your contributions. We will notify you of the acceptance on Tuesday, 22 December 2009. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

By the way: We updated the Preliminary Programme Outline. Due to the number of contributions registration will start Monday morning already. The workshop will end Wednesday afternoon.

Full Paper Template File Online

We updated the page Author Information which now provides you with an MS Word template file for full papers and information for submission.
Happy writing!

Preliminary Programme Outline

  Monday, Feb 22 Tuesday, Feb 23 Wednesday, Feb 24
Morning Registration & Opening
Session 1
Session 2
Keynote Presentation
Session 6
Session 7
Session 8
Session 9
Afternoon Session 3
Session 4
Session 5
Excursion Afternoon Session 10
Session 11
Evening Icebreaker Party Workshop Dinner  

Find details on the scheduling in the program section.

Excursions info online, registration open!

We added the excursion information.

Registration is now possible through our online registration form. We are looking forward to your registration!

By the way: Some excursions are limited to a certain number of people. The places will be assigned on a first come first serve basis - so be quick to register :)


We are happy to offer you six options on our excursion afternoon on Tuesday, February 23. Three destinations will start at 2pm and four at 4pm. With all locations easily accessible by public transport (see map) you can pick 2 destinations. All costs are included in the registration fee – there will be no extra costs.

  1. Spherical displays as globe library

    University of Vienna, Department of Geography and Regional Research – Both time slots of this excursion are fully booked and therefore not available in the registration form anymore.
    Presenter: Dr. A. Riedl
    Duration: approx. 30min
    Time: 2pm and 4pm

    Institut für Geographie und Regionalforschung
    Hyperglobe Research Lab (HGR)
    Staircase III, 1. floor
    Universtätsstr. 7
    1010 Wien

  2. The Globe Museum of the Austrian National Library

    Tour through the Globe MuseumThis excursion is fully booked
    and therefore not available in the registration form anymore.

    Presenter: Mag. J. Mokre
    Duration: approx. 1h
    Time: 2pm

    Palais Mollard, Herrengasse 9
    1010 Wien

Workshop Website

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