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Upcoming meetings


  • 22nd Cognition and Artificial Life and the 1st Central Europe Conference on Eye-tracking, organized by the Department of Geoinformatics at Palacký University Olomouc and the Department of Information and Library Studies, Masaryk University, Brno. Both conferences are located in the same venue simultaneously, and participants can attend both.
    Conference Dates and Venue: May 15 – 17, 2024,  Olomouc, Czech Republic
    Detailed information and all updates are available on the official website:
    You can contact the organizers at
  • Geoinformatics Research Days 2024, Espoo, Finland, May 20 – 21, 2024. The CogVis commission collaborates with the Finnish University Network for Geoinformatics (Fiuginet) in internationalizing the earlier national small-scale conference.
    Call for papers and information:
  • The 9th International Conference on Cartography and GIS will take place in Nessebar, Bulgaria, June 16 – 21, 2024.
    More information:
  • Workshop on Analytical Reasoning: Cartography, Visualization, Design, co-organised with the ICA Commission on User Experience and the ICA Commission on Visual Analytics together with the University of Warsaw Department of Geoinformatics, Cartography and Remote Sensing.
    This oft-postponed an  long-delayed workshop (due to COVID) will finally be realized on Saturday 7 September 2024 in Warsaw, Poland. Keep your eye on this page for the most up-to-date information.
  • 1st Asian Cartographic Conference (AsiaCarto 2024), December 8-10, 2024, Hong Kong, China. The conference on Cartography and Geospatial AI is organized by the ICA and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU).
    Call for papers and information:



Past meetings


  • Workshop on MapAI, co-organised with the ICA Commission on Visual Analytics, 12 August, Stellenbosch, South Africa. See the workshop website for the full program. Videos of the lightning talks are available here.
  • Commission-themed sessions at the International Cartographic Conference 2023, Cape Town, South Africa. CogVis session are on Monday 14 August (sessions 5E, 8E, 9F, 10E, 12E), Wednesday 16 August (29C). See the conference program for talk titles and session locations.






  • Series of sessions on cognitive issues in visualization at the ICC 2017 in Washington, D.C., USA, July 3-7, 2017. Check out the programme here. CogVis sessions were on Monday and Tuesday.



  • ICA Chairs Meeting in Vienna, Austria, Nov. 8-9, 2015.
    ICA Chair Meeting 2015
    Photo: ICA, © 2015
  • ICC 2015 Workshop 1 ICC 2015 Workshop 1







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