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Paris, France
Organisation: Bibliothèque nationale de France
The map curators will gather in Paris at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (site Richelieu) for a day long meeting leading up to the International Conference on the History of Cartography, with the support of the Comité français de cartographie.
Venue: Bibliothèque nationale de France, site Richelieu, Département des Cartes et plans, 5 rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris

Lyon, France
The Lyon Map Fair will be held on Wednesday, 3 July 2024, during the ICHC2024 conference in Lyon. The 15 national and international map dealers will offer for sale a large selection of old maps, atlases, globes, travel books, and prints.

The Brussels Map Circle will be present as well.

Venue: University of Lyon/MILC - Maison Internationale des Langues et des Cultures. 35 rue Raulin - 69007 Lyon, France
Time schedule: 11.00

London, UK
Organisation: British Cartographic Society
The British Cartographic Society annual conference and geodata visualisation hack day will be held in partnership with University College London on the 4th and 5th September. Registration happens here.
Venue: 20 Bedford Way London WC1H 0AL United Kingdom
Entry fee: 0-120£
Brussels Map Circle event

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Organisation: The Brussels Map Circle
The Brussels Map Circle is pleased to announce its next excursion to Amsterdam, in conjunction with the Map Fair.
  • 10.00: Private tour of the Maritime Museum form BMCC and IMCoS members
  • 12.00: Opening of the map fair
  • 13.00-14.00: Lunch
  • 15.00: Lecture by Hans D. Kok, Is it a sea chart?
  • 18.00: Closing of the Map Fair
If you wish to register please email to Marie-Anne Dage, Brussels Map Circle Secretary,

Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
El Primer Simposio Colombiano de Historia de la Geografía y la Cartografía, a celebrarse en la ciudad de Cartagena de Indias entre el 11 y el 13 de septiembre de 2024, es una iniciativa de Razón Cartográfica: Red de Historia de las Geografías y Cartografías de Colombia, el Programa de Historia de la Universidad de Cartagena y el Programa de Geografía de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia (Sede La Paz).
El simposio responde al amplio desarrollo que han tenido los estudios en historia de la geografía, historia del pensamiento geográfico, historia de la cartografía, historia territorial y geografía histórica en las últimas décadas en el país. Se concibe como un espacio de encuentro para valorar el trabajo hecho, para compartir las investigaciones en curso y para reflexionar sobre el papel y el futuro de dichas áreas en Colombia.
Language: Spanish

Valetta, Malta
Organisation: The Malta Map Society
The Malta Map Society has been honoured to host the 41st International IMCoS Symposium in Malta. This will be the second time that the Society will be hosting the IMCoS International Symposium which was last held in Malta in 2011. The Symposium which will be named Imago Melitae 2024: 41st IMCoS International Symposium is scheduled for 16 – 19 October 2024.
Six lectures by well-known figures in the cartographical world will be given along with visits to the National Library, MUZA, and Lascaris War Rooms in Valletta, the Maritime Museum and the Inquisitors Palace in Vittoriosa and the National and Ecclesiastical Archives in Rabat and Mdina.

Bologna, Italy
Organisation: The Commission on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital of the International Cartographic Association
The Commission on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital of the International Cartographic Association, continuing the tradition of its annual Cartoheritage Conferences, since 2006, is organising the 18th Conference on Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage (ICA DACH) in Bologna.

San Antonio, Texas, USA
Organisation: Society for the History of Discoveries

Frontiers and Borderlands of Exploration

Frontiers, where explorers, traders, and indigenous peoples encounter one another, expanding their geographic and socio-cultural understandings as well as political and economic relationships, is the theme of this year’s conference. The experience and the acquisition of knowledge between and by those crossing frontiers into unfamiliar territory as well as the transmission of this knowledge back to their homelands includes scholarly examinations of exploration, encounters, and resistance across colonial and exploratory frontiers globally.

Paris, France
Organisation: Librairie Loeb-Larocque
23rd Exhibition of Antique Maps, Globe and Scientific Instruments.

The Brussels Map Circle will be present.

Venue: Hotel Ambassador, 16 bvd Haussmann 75009 Paris
Time schedule: 11.00-18.00
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Brussels, Belgium
Organisation: The Brussels Map Circle
Our next annual conference on 7 December 2024 will focus on Spanish cartography. More information to follow.