Among the events planned in occasion of the International Map Year 2016, the Italian Cartographic Association (AIC) together with the University of Camerino is organizing the AIC yearly conference 2016 on “Cartography, Promotion of Places, Smart Cities” in San Benedetto del Tronto (Ascoli Piceno) on 11–13 May 2016. As usual in Italian Cartographic Association’s events, participants will be university professors, scholars, professionals and students from around Italy. Apart from the scientific sessions, there will be an Interactive Cartographic Exhibition from 7–12 May 2016, which will be open to the public and will see participation of students of primary and secondary schools of the provinces of Teramo, Ascoli Piceno and Fermo.
– Giuseppe Borruso
President of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Cartographic Assiciation (AIC)