U.S. National Committee for the International Cartographic Association

USNC Travel Funding | ICA scholarships | International Cartographic Exhibition | Children’s Map Competition | U.S. National Report | ICA General Assembly | USNC Members

The U.S. National Committee (USNC) for the International Cartographic Association (ICA), a standing committee of the Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS), acts as the liaison between ICA and CaGIS, as well as the larger the U.S. cartographic community.

The USNC is pleased to announce the following activities in support of the 31st International Cartographic Conference (ICC), the biennial conference of the ICA, which will take place August 13–18, 2023, in Cape Town, South Africa.

Please contact the USNC Chair, Aileen Buckley, with any questions about the committee and its activities.

From the ICA Secretary-General, Thomas Schultz, about the 2023 ICC:

“All those active in cartography and geographic information sciences in your country are warmly invited and encouraged to participate in this major event under the overall theme of «Smart Cartography for sustainable development» which fits well into the remarkable efforts of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which will be at the half-way stage in 2023.”

Important Dates
5 December 2022Submission of ICC full papers closes
12 December 2022Submission of ICC abstracts closes
12 December 2022Submission of USNC travel funding applications closes
February 2023Notification of abstract/paper acceptance by the ICC
3 February 2023Requests for ICA Scholarship letters of support closes
12 February 2023Submission of ICA Scholarship application materials to the ICA closes
12 February 2023Submission of ICA award nominations closes
28 February 2023Early conference registration opens
28 February 2023Submission of entries in theU.S. National Children’s Map Competition closes
March 2023Notification of travel funding acceptance by USNC
March 2023Selection of winners of the U.S. National Children’s Map Competition
1 March 2023Submission of U.S. proposals to the General Assembly closes
12 March 2023Submission of proposals to the General Assembly closes, including Commissions and Working Groups
1 May 2023Submission of candidate U.S. entries in the closes
1 May 2023Submission of U.S. entries in the international children’s map competition closes
10 May 2023Selection of U.S. entries in the ICE
8 May 2023Submission of revised abstracts and papers closes
15 May 2023Early conference registration closes
15 May 2023Submission of U.S. entries to the ICC closes
15 May 2023Submission of Technical Exhibition applications closes
15 May 2023Registration deadline for presenters of abstracts, papers, and posters
30 June 2023Submission of national delegates to the ICA closes
12 July 2023Submission of 2023 U.S. National Report to the ICA closes
15 July 2023Submission to the USNC Chair of obituaries for U.S. scholars and scientists closes
31 July 2023Submission to the ICA of obituaries for U.S. scholars and scientists closes
31 July 2023Access to the online gallery for the 2023 ICE opens
18 August 2023Selection of winners of the ICE awards
18 August 2023Selection of winners of the international children’s map competition
More ICA News and Information

Use the following links for the latest news from the ICA.

Join the largest Cartography and Geographic Information Science network.