Prof. Guoan Tang

Dean of School of Geography Science, Nanjing Normal University

Member of National High-level personnel of special support program, China

Member of Teaching Celebrities in Higher Education,China                                                                                  


Prof. Milan Konecny

Chairman of ICA Commission Cartography on Early Warning and Crises Management

Former President, International Cartographic Association (ICA)

Academician and Vice-President of  International Eurasian Academy of Science

Laboratory on Geoinformatics and Cartography, Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic


Reducing the impact of natural disasters continue to engage the attention of national, regional, and international agencies. Information and Communication Technologies (ITCs) have improved prospects for solving technical problems through the use of Cartographic methodology and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for hazard modeling, mapping and analysis to support early warning and crisis management. The rise of cloud computing and cloud data stores have been a precursor and facilitator to the emergence of big data. Cloud computing is the commodification of computing time and data storage by means of standardized technologies. Cloud Computing enables us to easily use software as well as processing platforms and computing infrastructure (that are not equipped on our computers and smartphones) from any location through Internet services. Big Data provides us with new intelligence from massive data sets, which can help in situation/condition/status analysis and decision making. To integrate current big data, cloud computing and cartographic visualization technologies for EW&CM, this conference aims at providing facilitation and communication between experts from multidisciplinary domains so that they are able to discuss several issues about how to explore and promote research in this field.


International Cartographic Association, Commission on Cartography in Early Warning and Crisis Management;
School of Geography Science, Nanjing Normal University, China.


Key Laboratory of Virtual Geographic Environment(Ministry of Education of PRC), Nanjing Normal University, China

Jiangsu Center for Collaborative Innovation in Geographical Information Resource Development and Application, China

State Key Laboratory Cultivation Base of Geographical Environment Evolution (Jiangsu Province), China

Chinese Academy of Surveying & Mapping, China

Jiangsu Association for surveying, mapping and geoinformation, China

Jiangsu Association for the sciences of remote sensing and geographic information system, China

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The date of the meeting:26-29th, October
Coference Location:Wenyuan Road 1#, Nanjing, Nanjing Normal University
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