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Due to the emergence of information technology, maps are more useful and essential in our lives. Maps can be regarded as a basic need in this new services-based world of Internet and Ubiquitous Environments. This symposium focuses on rethinking the concept of maps, mapping and Cartography from theoretical, pragmatic and technical viewpoints in this changing information environment. Oral and poster presentations about web, mobile and ubiquitous mappings are invited. Please submit your papers and abstracts to the symposium CIU2015.

A book with selected papers from the symposium will be published in the Springer Lecture Notes Series from the ICA.

The end of March is a good season to meet together in Tokyo.

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We invite contributions in the following areas (but not limited to):

- Maps and the Internet

- Theoretical cartography for the information society

- Ubiquitous mapping

- Augmented and mixed reality with mapping services

- Big data of geospatial events

- Cartographic engines for mapping services

- Digital signage with mapping services

- Egocentrism in mobile mapping

- Entertainment and mapping services

- Geoprivacy

- Geotagged multimedia content and its applications

- Geosocial networking

- Geospatial search engines

- Geovisualization

- Hazard mapping and vulnerability assessment

- History of mapping services

- Human-centered spatial communication

- Indoor proximity systems

- Infographics with mapping services

- Internet of things with mapping services

- Life log

- Location-based services

- Map diversity in the information society

- Mapping for robots

- Mobile mapping

- Open source solutions and standards

- Probe cars and persons

- Real world computing

- Real scale mapping

- Social phenomena related with mapping services

- Spatio-temporal databases

- Spatial behavior in mobile mapping

- Urban sensing

- UAV and mapping services

- Wearable computing with mapping services

- Web mapping