IMCOS '97 Programme
Imcos.gif - 1.2 K
International Map Collector's Society
16th International Symposium

Budapest, Hungary
September 25-28, 1997.

Wednesday, September 24

16.10 Arrival of the group organized by Regent Holidays by MA 610 from London and bus transfer to Hotel Flamenco 1113 Budapest, Tas vezér u. 7.
17.00- 18.00 Advanced Registration at Hotel Flamenco

Thursday, September 25

10.00 - 13.00
City bus tour from Hotel Flamenco (two buses from Lavia Tours)
Guides: Ms. Magdi Simon, Mr. Artúr Izsák

10.15 Pick up at Hotel Intercontinental (Forum)
1052 Budapest, Apáczai Csere János u. 12/14
10.30 Visit the only American Express office, that is decorated with antique maps of Hungary
Change and other travel related services
Budapest, Deák F. u. 10

18.30 - 19.00
Registration at the Eötvös University
1056 Budapest, Szerb u. 21-23.

19.00 - 21.00
Welcome Drink at the Teachers’ Club of the Eötvös University
Wine, refreshments, snacks and biscuits.
1056 Budapest, Szerb u. 21-23.

Friday, September 26

8.30 Transfer from Hotel Flamenco to CEU
8.30 - 9.00 Registration at the Central European University
1051 Budapest, Nádor u. 9.

9.30. Welcome and Introductions

9.45. Old Maps in the Heart of Europe Session I
Auditorium, Central European University

9.45 - 10.15 Dr. Zsolt Török (Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary):
The Lazarus map and the beginnings of modern cartography

10.15 - 10.30
Coffee break

10. 30 - 11.00
Dr. Szilvia Holló (Historical Museum, Budapest, Hungary):
Old maps in Hungary

11.00 - 11.30
Ms. Dubravka Mlinaric (CEU, Zagreb, Croatia):
Croatian contributions to 17th century cartography

11.30 - 12.00
Dr. Wolfgang Scharfe (Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany):
Autochthonous and heteronomous cartographic periods as methodological approach

12.00 IMCoS International Representatives Meeting

12.00 Lunch on your own
We offer the students’ restaurant at the main entrance of the university. This is a cheap, self service restaurant, they serve hot dishes from $ 1.50.
The Balkan Snack Bar on the floor (elevator at the Auditorium) serves Serbian specialities from $ 2.50. (On Friday only!)

13.30 Transfer from CEU

Visit to the Széchényi National Library
Budapest, Palace Budavári, Building A
Guided tour in the library.
Two special exhibitions at the Map Department: Hungary on Old Maps and The Treasures of the Collections by Dr. Katalin Plihál. (Lazarus’ map of Hungary 1528, unique wall maps, Greuter globes and much more to admire.)

Guided walking tour in the historical Buda Castle district. In two groups, approx. 1 hour walk.

Visit to Military Historical Museum (in two groups)
1014 Budapest, Kapisztrán tér 2/4
Visit to the museum’s exhibition
Visit to the special exhibition in the Map Collection: Topographical maps: Past and Present by Dr. Annamária Jankó. Maps from the early military surveys to the secret maps of yesteryears.

Evening: free

Saturday, September 27

8.30 Transfer to CEU from Hotel Flamenco

Old Maps in the Heart of Europe, Session II
Auditorium, Central European University, 1051 Budapest, Nádor u. 9.

9.30. - 10.00
Mr. László Gróf( Oxford, England):
Hungarian maps in Ortelius atlases

10.00 -10.30
Prof. Dr. József Laszlovszky ( CEU, Budapest, Hungary):
Maps and medieval landscape

10.30. -10.45 Coffee break

10.45 -11.15
Prof. Dr. Ingrid Kretschmer (Universität Wien, Austria):
Early highlights of thematic cartography

11.15 - 11.45
Dr. Antal András Deák ( Duna Museum, Esztergom, Hungary):
Antecedents of the Hungarian map of J.C. Muller

11.45 - 12.15
IMCoS - Members Forum
Map Collecting in My Country - A Topical Update
This session set aside as an opportunity for members to update the audience on mapping matters of interest from their own country. Those wishing to speak should contact the Chairman who can allocate five minutes for up to six speakers.

12.15 Lunch on your own

Afternoon program in two groups!

Group A

Cartart Factsimile open workshop
1083 Budapest, Ludovika tér 2., 2nd floor, Dept. of Cartography
Explore old map making technologies in practice with Dr. Zsolt Török, Cartart FacTsimile publisher in the unique Cartart workshop and
Explore present day cartographical technologies with Mr. Jesus Reyes Ph.D. student at the Computer Lab of the Department

Kiscelli Museum

Note: Take the blue metro line from Deák tér to Klinikák stop. (From the Dept. of Cartography transfer to Kiscelli Museum at 15.30, from the museum transfer to Hotel Flamenco at 17.00.

Group B

Visit to the Kiscelli Museum
Special exhibition: Budapest on Old Maps by Dr. Szilvia Holló
1037 Budapest, Kiscelli u. 108.

Cartart FacTsimile workshop

Note: 13.30 Bus transfer from the Central European University to Kiscelli Museum (from there to the Dept. of Cartography by 15.30)

Transfers to Gala Dinner:
19.00 Hotel Flamenco, 19.15 Hotel Intercontinental

Gala Dinner at Búsuló Juhász Restaurant
1118 Budapest, Kelenhegyi út 58.

Menu Farmer ham with fruit Újházy chicken soup Beefsteak Rossini w/ red wine sauce Tiramisu with strawberry sauce Drinks: Brandy, Coctail or Martini, one glass of Champagne, 3dl red wine from Nagyréde, mineral water, coffee. Cash bar available.
After the dinner optional transfer to Hotel Flamenco and Hotel Intercontinental
Taxis can be requested at the Restaurant

The Symposium is on the Web at:

Sunday, September 28

One day couch tour (two couches)

7.15 Early departure from Hotel Flamenco
7.30 Departure from Hotel Intercontinental
Budapest - Danube Bend - Esztergom guided coach tour

10.00 Visit to the special exhibition of early hydrographic maps by Dr. Antal András Deák in the Danube Museum
2300 Esztergom, Kölcsey u. 2.
11.00 Visit to the Cathedral in Esztergom

12.00 - 13.00 Lunch in the Prímás Pince in Esztergom

Menu Hungarian appetizer Roasted turkey stuffed with cheese and ham and vegetables Gundel pancake

14.00 Visit to the Benedictine Monastery in Pannonhalma
Guided tours in two groups in the monastery
Special exhibition of the map and globe treasures of the library by Dr. Miksa Bánhegyi OSB

18.00 Departure for Budapest
(arrival at Hotel Flamenco planned at 19.00)

Post Symposium Tour
organized by Regent Holidays, Aktiv Tours and Dr. Zsolt Török

Monday, September 29

9.00 Departure for Eger from Hotel Flamenco
10.30 Visit to the observatory and the library of the college Líceum in Eger
11.30 City tour, visit to the castle of Eger
Lunch at Restaurant Fehér Szarvas (White Deer)
Bus trip to Debrecen to Hotel Aranybika (Golden Bull) for two nights

Tuesday. September 30

10.00 Visit to the library and museum of the College of the Reformed Church in Debrecen
Special exhibition of the maps, atlases and globes

Afternoon & evening: free

Wednesday, October 1

10.00 Departure for Gödöllő
13.00 Lunch
14.30 - 15.00 Guided tour in the Grassalkovich palace
Bus trip to Budapest
18.00 Check in at Ferihegy Airport
19.30 Departure with MA 616

Jump to the Homepage of Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics, Eötvös University, Budapest