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Dr Pyry Kettunen

Co-Chair | Dr. Pyry Kettunen, Research Manager, Finnish Geospatial Research Institute, National Land Survey, Finland

Pyry Kettunen acts as a Research Manager on geospatial representation and interaction at the Finnish Geospatial Research Institute in the National Land Survey of Finland. He has made his degrees and research career in cartography and geoinformatics, and vice-chaired and chaired ICA commissions since 2011. His research interests concentrate around empirically founded human interaction with cartographic and geovisual presentations, and on creating accordingly designed geospatial applications.



Associate Professor Petr Kubicek Co-Chair | Professor Petr Kubíček, Department of Geography, Masaryk University, Czechia

Petr Kubíček is a leading member of the Laboratory on Geoinformatics and Cartography, Masaryk University, and represents a much larger interdisciplinary team executing interdisciplinary research in the field of cognitive issues in geographic information visualization and map user research. Since 2005, he has worked at the Institute of Geography at Masaryk University in Brno, where he specializes in digital cartography and geospatial solutions in crisis management. He is currently the Head of the Department of Geography and Vice-Chair of the Czech Association for Geoinformation.




Associate Professor Liao Hua Co-Chair | Dr. Hua Liao, Associate Professor, School of Geographic Sciences, Hunan Normal University, China.


Hua Liao is an Associate Professor at Hunan Normal University in Changsha, China. He is currently working on gaze-controlled map interaction, map usability evaluation, pedestrians' visual behavior mining and user issues in spatial cognition.




Senior Lecturer Tumasch Reichenbacher Co-Chair | Dr. Tumasch Reichenbacher, Senior Lecturer, Group Leader, Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Tumasch Reichenbacher is a Senior Lecturer and Group Leader with the Geographic Information Visualization and Analysis (GIVA) unit, GIScience Center, Department of Geography, University of Zürich. His academic background is in geography and cartography and he received his PhD from the Technical University Munich. The research topics he is interested in are at the interface of geographic information science, mobile cartography, cognitive geography, visual analytics, and human-computer interaction.


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  • Kaddour Djebbar Abdelghani | National Institute of Cartography and Remote Sensing - Algeria www
  • Dr. Pragya Agarwal | Lancaster University
  • Dr. Paula Ahonen-Rainio | Aalto University
  • Ramathan Ali | giCentre, City University London
  • Dr. Suchith Anand | Independent Consultant  www
  • Niki Anastopoulou | School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, National Technical University of Athens
  • Prof. Gennady Andrienko | Fraunhofer IAIS/City University www
  • Prof. Natalia Andrienko | Fraunhofer IAIS/City University www
  • Hatice Atalay | Geomatics Engineering, Istanbul Technical University www
  • Behnam Atazadeh | University of Melbourne  www

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  • Dr. Crystal Bae | Center for Spatial Data Science, University of Chicago www
  • Jesus Balado Frias | University of Vigo, Spain
  • Andrius Balciunas | Centre for Cartography, Vilnius University www
  • Raffaella Balzarini | Laboratoire d´Informatique de Grenoble
  • Dr. Mona Bartling | Department of Geography, University of Zürich
  • Dr. Sarah Battersby | Esri
  • Dr. Kenan Bektas | School of Engineering, Zürich University of Applied Sciences
  • Dina Khadija Benn | Department of Geography, Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Guyana
  • Dr. Miguel-Ángel Bernabé-Poveda | Dep. Ingeniería Topográfica y Catografía
  • Dr. Enrico Bertini | Northeastern University
  • Rahul Bhosle | BriteData Inc
  • Dr. Jan D. Blaha | J.E.Purkyne University in Usti nad Labem www
  • Prof. Susanne Bleisch | Institute of Geomatics Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland www
  • Pierre-François Blin | Universitas Gadjah Mada
  • Dr. Rita Borgo | King's College London, UK www
  • Dr. João Vitor Meza Bravo | Institute of Geography, Federal University of Uberlândiawww
  • Dr. Alessandro Bruno | Humanitas University, Italy www
  • Dr. Jan Brus | Department of Geoinformatics, Palacký University in Olomouc www
  • Dr. Alžběta Brychtová | Lufthansa Systems www

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  • Dr. Yongxiang Cai | School of Geosciences, Yangtze University
  • Jiří Cajthaml | Czech Technical University in Prague
  • Nairne Cameron | Algoma University, Canada
  • Damla Çay | Koç University, Turkey www
  • Seyed Hossein Chavoshi | McGill University www
  • Prof. Dr. Yufen Chen | PLA Strategic Support Force Information Engineering University, China
  • Dr. Elisabeth Chesneau | Université Jean Monnet of Saint-Etienne
  • Dr. Zachary Christman | Geography, Planning, and Sustainability Department, Rowan University
  • Dr. Sidonie Christophe | COGIT Laboratory, IGN-France, Past Commission Co-Chair
  • Dr. Agata Ciołkosz-Styk | Heller Consult  www
  • Dr. Cheryl Ann Cohen | Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Arzu Çöltekin | Institute for Interactive Technologies, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland
  • Dr. Marylise Cottet | University of Lyon www
  • Armelle Couillet | Rouen Normandie University
  • Dr. Tom Crawford | Virginia Tech www
  • Dr. Claire Cunty | Faculté GHHAT, Université Lyon 2
  • Michał Czepkiewicz | Adam Mickiewicz University

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  • Dr. Paule-Annick Davoine | Grenoble Institute of Technology www
  • Prof. Dr. Erica de Vries | Pierre-Mendes-France University, Grenoble II www
  • Dr. Urška Demšar | School for Geography & Geosciences, University of St. Andrews
  • Bradley Denney | Bespoke Maps & Data www
  • Prof. Dr. Frank Dickmann | Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Jürgen Döllner | Hasso-Plattner-Institut, University of Potsdam, Germany www
  • Dr. Pierre Dragicevic | INRIA www
  • Yixian Du, | Lanzhou Jiaotong University
  • Prof. Matt Duckham | RMIT University www
  • Prof. Jason Dykes | giCentre, City University London www

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  • Dr. Dennis Edler | Geomatics Group, Geography Deparment, Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany) www
  • Dr. Rob Edsall | Idaho National Laboratory
  • Prof. Olivier Ertz | Media Engineering Institute (HES-SO // HEIG-VD), Switzerland www

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  • Prof. Sara Fabrikant | GIVA Lab, University of Zürich | Commission Founder and Past Commission Chair www
  • Prof. Brian Fisher | Simon Fraser University www
  • Prof. Dr. Homero Fonseca Filho | Universidade de Sao Paulo
  • Dr. David Forrest | School of Geographical & Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow www
  • Prof. Dr. DI. Andrew Frank | Geoinformation, TU Wien
  • Prof. Dr. Sven Fuhrmann | Munich University of Applied Sciences

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  • Dr. Izabela Golebiowska | Department of Cartography, University of Warsaw www
  • Dr. Sarah Goodwin | Monash University
  • Jessica Gosling-Goldsmith | World Bank  www
  • Sam Grainger | Department of Geography, National University of Ireland Maynooth  www
  • Dr. Amy Griffin | RMIT University www
  • Dr. Elizabeth Groff | Temple University

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  • Prof. Muki Haklay | UCL www
  • Dr. Andreas Hall | Esri Sweden
  • Dr. Rod Hay | California State University Dominguez Hills
  • Dr. Brent Hecht | Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Northwestern University www
  • Dr. Nick Hedley | Spatial Interface Research Lab, Dept of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Canada www
  • Prof. Mary Hegarty | Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Dr. Lukas Herman | Department of Geography, Masaryk University www
  • Dr Charlotte Hoarau | COGIT Laboratory, IGN France www
  • Prof. Michael Hodgson | University of South Carolinawww
  • Prof. Dr. Florian Hruby | Berliner Hochschule für Technik www
  • Dr. Haosheng Huang | Ghent University  www

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  • Prof. Andrea Lopes Iescheck | Department of Geodesy, Institute of Geoscience, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

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  • Associate Prof. Bernhard Jenny | Monash University www
  • Prof. Bin Jiang | Hong Kong University of Science and Technology www
  • Dr. David Jonietz | Axon Vibe
  • Dr. Stéphane Joost | GIS Research Laboratory (LASIG), EPFL www
  • Prof. Dr. Peter Jordan | Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Urban and Regional Research www

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  • Dr. Izabela Karszinia | Department of Geoinformatics, Cartography and Remote Sensing, University of Warsaw www
  • Dr. Markus Kattenbeck | Research Division Geoinformation, Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation, TU Wienwww
  • Prof. (pro tem) Dr. Tomi Kauppinen | Cognitive Systems Group www
  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Kerren | Linköping University, Sweden www
  • Dr. Merve Keskin | National Land Survey of Finland www
  • Dr. Pyry Kettunen | Finnish Geospatial Research Institute NLS-FI, Department of Geoinformatics and Cartography
  • Gvantsa Khutsishvili | TomTom
  • Dr. Khusro Kidwai | Johns Hopkins University, USA
  • Dr. Christoph Kinkeldey | HAW Hamburg
  • Dr. Alexander Klippel | Wageningen University www
  • Dr. Silvia Klettner | Technical University of Vienna
  • Dr. Kim Klockow-McClain | Geography and Environmental Sustainability, University of Oklahoma
  • Dr. Erin Koletsis | RMIT University
  • Assoc. Prof. Jitka Komarkova | Institute of System Engineering and Informatics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Pardubcie
  • Dr. Robert Kosara | Tableau Software www
  • Alexandros Konstantinidis | Land Surveyor and Geoinformatics, IHU, Serres Greece
  • Prof. Dr. Menno-Jan Kraak | Twente University / ITC www
  • Laura Krasnow | Artist www
  • Dr. Vassilios Krassanakis | Department of Surveying and Geoinformatics Engineering, University of West Attica, Egaleo (Athens), Greece www
  • Horst Kremers | RIMMA CoE www
  • Prof. Dr. Jukka Krisp | Department of Geography, University of Augsburg www
  • Dr. Narendra Kumar | Department of Geography, Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Indiawww
  • Dr. Irma Kveladze | Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Anne Kristin Kvitle | Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

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  • Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Thomas J. Lampoltshammer | Donau Universität Krems www
  • Dr. Anna-Katharina Lautenschütz | Berner Fachhochschule, Switzerland 
  • Florian Ledermann | Technical University of Vienna, Austria www
  • Dr. Sanghoon Lee | National Geographic Information Institute, Republic of Korea www
  • María Fernanda León-Pazmiño | Instituto Geográfico Militar de Ecuador / Gestión Geográfica / Gestión de Infraestructura de Datos Espaciales www
  • Hengshan Li | Singapore Land Authority  www
  • Dr. Rui Li | Department of Geography and Planning, State University of New York at Albany www
  • Dr. Xia Li | College of Earth Science and Resources, Chang'an University
  • Dr. Hua Liao | College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, Hunan Normal University www
  • Prof. Lynn Liben | Psychology, Penn State www
  • Dr. Christophe Lienert | Steering Committee Intervention in Natural Hazards LAINAT, Swiss Federal Office for the Environment
  • Prof. Giuseppe Liotta | University of Perugia
  • Bing Liu | Technical University of Munich www
  • Nianhua Liu | Technical University of Munich www
  • Dr. Alneu Lopes | University of São Paulo www
  • Dipl.-Geogr. Eric H. Losang | Liebniz-Institute for Regional Geography www
  • Prof. Richard Lowe | School of Education, Curtin University
  • Wei Luo | National University of Singapore www

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  • Dr. Xiaogang Ma | University of Idaho, USA www
  • Prof. Alan MacEachren | GeoVISTA Center, Geography, The Pennsylvania State University www
  • Dr. Sara Maggi | Department of Geography, University of Zürich (GIVA) www
  • James Mardell | Circuits and Systems Research Group, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London www
  • Dr. Anna Markowska | Institute of Geodesy and Cartography, Warsaw, Poland www
  • Dr. Mihaela Mitrovic | Oxford University
  • Prof. Daniel R. Montello | Department of Geography, UC Santa Barbara www
  • Associate Professor Antoni Moore | School of Surveying, University of Otago www
  • Dr. Jana Moser | Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography www
  • Dr. Ian Muehlenhaus | Esri  www
  • Prof. Stefan Münzer | University of Mannheim www

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  • Mahsa Naseri | Monash University, Australia
  • Asya Natapov | School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering, Loughborough University www
  • Jonathan Nelson | University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Dr. Rostislav Nétek | Department of Geoinformatics, Palacký University in Olomouc www
  • Dali Nikolaishvili | Department of Cartography and Geomorphology, Tbilisi State University (TSU), Georgia
  • Alexander Nossum | Norkart AS  www
  • Dr. Mary Nucci | Rutgers University
  • Daniel Nüst | Technical University of Dresden  www

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  • Dr. Itzhak Omer | Department of Geography and Human Environment, Tel-Aviv University www
  • Dr. Kristien Ooms | Department of Geography, Ghent University & BOSPlus
  • Dr. Tomasz Opach | Department of Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Dr. Jérémie Ory | Département du Calvados, France
  • Dr. Grzegorz Osinski | Nicolaus Copernicus University www

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  • Prof. Volker Paelke | Hochschule Bremen  www
  • Dr. Damien Palacio | University of Zürich & GetYourGuide
  • Gaëtan Palka | Université d'Orléans
  • Amber Paris | CSU Global
  • Dr. Paul Parsons | Computer Science, Purdue University www
  • Prof. Kanubhai Patel | Charotar University of Science and Technology
  • Dr. Hamil Pearsall | Geography & Urban Studies Department, Temple University
  • Dr. Nicholas Perdue | Humboldt State University
  • Prof. Chris Pettit | UNSW Australia
  • Dr. Olga Pilipczuk | University of Szczecin
  • Dr. Thomas Pingel | Virginia Tech www
  • Natasha Pirani | ITC, University of Twente
  • Dr. Andrea Pődör | University of West Hungary
  • Dr. Stanislav Popelka | Department of Geoinformatics, Palacký University in Olomouc www
  • Assoc Prof. Dr Alenka Poplin | College of Design, Iowa State University www
  • Dr. Raechel Portelli | University of Illinois  www
  • Andrea Presotto | Salisbury University
  • Dr. Alexander Pucher | University of Vienna, Dept. of Geography and Regional Research www

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  • Annemarie Quispel | AKV St. Joost Academy of Art and Design

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  • Prof. David Rapp | Northwestern University
  • Dr. Victoria Rautenbach | University of Pretoria www
  • Dr. Stacy Rebich Hespanha | National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS)
  • Dr. Tumasch Reichenbacher | Department of Geography, University of Zürichwww
  • Dr. Kai-Florian Richter | Department of Computing Science, Umeå University www
  • Dr. Britta Ricker | University of Utrecht www
  • Dr. Claudia Robbi Sluter | Institute of Geosciences, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • Dr. Anthony Robinson | Department of Geography, The Pennsylvania State University www
  • Prof. Dr. Jos Roerdink | Johann Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Groningen www
  • Dr. Anne Ruas | IFSTTAR, Research Institute, Paris
  • Dr. Ian Ruginski | University of Zürich, Switzerland www

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  • Dipl.-Ing. Vedran Sabol | Know-Center
  • Prof. Dr. Fernando Luiz de Paula Santil | Federal University of Ueberlandia 
  • Tiina Sarjakoski | Finnish Geodetic Institute www
  • Prof. Dr. Jochen Schiewe | HafenCity University Hamburg
  • Manuela Schmidt | Institute of Geoinformation and Cartography, Vienna University of Technology
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schnotz | University of Koblenz-Landau www
  • Dr. Thomas Shipley | Department of Psychology, Temple University www
  • Dr. Diana Sinton | Cornell University
  • Dr. Artemis Skarlatidou | University College London
  • Dr. Terry Slocum | University of Kansas
  • Dr. Alastair Smith | School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, UK
  • Dajana Snopková | Masaryk University
  • Prof. Bettina Speckmann | Dep. of Mathematics and Computer Science, TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands www
  • Dr. Zdeněk Stachoň | Masaryk University www
  • Dr. Zbyněk Štěrba | Pipedrive
  • Dr. Julia Mia Stirnemann | Juliamia Grafik www
  • Dr. Katie Stofer | Agricultural Education and Communication, University of Florida
  • Dr. Georgianna Strode | Florida State University
  • Dr. Awase Khirni Syed | Elain Technologies
  • Prof. Danielle Albers Szafir | University of North Carolina, Chapell Hill  www
  • Dr. Janos Szegö | MAPMAKER R&D

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  • Manshur Talib | Keele University
  • Dr. Laura Tateosian | North Carolina State University www
  • Dr. Melissa Terlecki | Cabrini College Psychology Department
  • Dr. Eric Theise | Independent Scholar
  • Dr Dipl-Ing Eleni Tomai | Cartography Laboratory, National Technical University of Athens, Greece www
  • Dr. Zsolt Török | Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics, Eötvös University
  • Dr. Melanie Tory | Northeastern University  www
  • Dr. Gillaume Touya | LASTIG, IGN, Univ Gustave Eiffel www
  • Lloyd Treinish | IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
  • Richard Treves | University College London www

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  • Prof. Antony Unwin | Computer Oriented Statistics and Data Analysis, Augsburg University

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  • Dr. Marije van Amelsvoort | Tilburg Institute of Cognition and Communication, Tilburg University
  • Prof. Dr. Nico Van de Weghe | UGent www
  • Dr. IR. Stefan van der Spek | Delft University of Technology / Faculty of Architecture / Department of Urbanism www
  • Prof. Luc Van Gool | ETH, D-ITET, CVL - Computer Vision Lab, Switzerlandwww
  • Dr. Elizabeth Vaughan | Ball State University
  • Dr. Brian Verdine | University of Delaware
  • Dr. Marlene Villanova-Oliver | Univ. Grenoble Alpes / LIG www
  • Dr. Rita Viliuviene | Department for Cartography and Geoinformatics, Vilnius University www
  • Alena Vondráková | Department of Geoinformatics, Palacký Univesity in Olomouc www

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  • Dr. Jue Wang | Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Prof. Colin Ware | Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, University of New Hampshire www
  • Prof. Chris Weaver | School of Computer Science and Center for Spatial Analysis, University of Oklahoma www
  • Dr. Jan Wilkening | Technische Hochschule Würzburg-Schweinfurt
  • Professor Stephan Winter | The University of Melbourne www
  • Yuanyuan Wu | Loughborough University, UK

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  • Fei Yang | Nanjing Normal University, China
  • Asli Yilmaz | Middle East Technical University/ Geodetic and Geographic Information Technologies
  • Qi Ying | Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Doctor/Maître de conférences Christine Zanin | University Paris 7 Paris Diderot
  • Pengdong Zhang | Department of Geography, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Jingyi Zhou | Nanjing Normal University, China
  • Yueqin Zhu | National Institute of Natural Hazards, Ministry of Emergency Management, China
  • Dr. Chenyu Zuo | ETH Zürich, Switzerland
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