23rd ICA Workshop on
Map Generalisation and Multiple Representation

Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
November 5 and 6, 2020

Notice: due to the Corona virus, the event will take place fully online.


Workshop details

Following the recent evolutions of cartography, the 23rd edition of the workshop will highlight propositions of map generalisation and multiple representation methods and applications for interactive multi-scale visualisations of spatial data. Topics of interest include those where thematic or reference cartographic or geographic data (2D or 3D) are generalized, simplified, or aggregated in any way.

This year's workshop is a joint event together with NCG Symposium and Geocongres on the first day (November 5, 2020) of the workshop, and specific workshop sessions on the second day (November 6, 2020).

Call for papers

You are invited to submit a 1,500 word paper​, on advances, work in progress, or a position statement, following the general guidelines of the ICA conference abstracts. All submissions will be double-blind peer reviewed. Accepted papers will be published on the ICA commission website​. If they wish, the authors of accepted papers will be allowed to extend accepted papers to 8 pages, following the ICA Proceedings guidelines.

The following list of welcome topics is non-exhaustive:

Submission and review of short papers will be managed through EasyChair (an online conference management system):

Important dates


Once the programme for the November 5 and 6, 2020 days is known, details will be made available here.


Registration for speakers and participants is required. The registration is in order of submission and the number of participants is limited (full = full). The deadline for registration is October 15, 2020.

Registration is open. In case you like to participate, please send an e-mail with subject 'Registration ICA Workshop 2020' with your name and organisation/educational institution to Martijn Meijers.


The event will take place fully online.

Further information

Please contact Martijn Meijers in case you have any further questions.

Workshop Organizers

Program Committee