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Congratulations to Prof. Gartner and Manuela Schmidt

As part of the 30th International Cartographic Conference, held in December 2021 in Florence, the International Cartographic Association ICA awarded outstanding contributions to the ICA and the science of Cartography.

We congratulate Prof. Georg Gartner on the ICA Honorary Fellowship award and our lecturer Manuela Schmidt on the Diploma for Outstanding Services to ICA.

Georg Gartner receiving the ICA
Honorary Fellowship – Photo by Stephan Wondrak

Ravenstein-Förderpreis for Nele Peschel

Congratulations to our M.Sc. student Nele Peschel for winning the Ravenstein-Förderpreis in the category students with Mapping SÁMI Languages. Designed in the Project Map Creation during her summer semester in Vienna 2021, the jury awarded her work with: “excellently designed map that makes outstanding use of semiotic rules”. 

The Ravenstein-Förderpreis, which is awarded annually, promotes young cartographic talents in German-speaking countries. This year’s award ceremony took place at the Faculty of Plastics Engineering and Surveying at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt. 

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