Season’s Greetings and LBS Commission Updates

In this post, we would like to provide a few updates on the commission activities in the coming year, which you will see below. Thank you for your support to the LBS Commission in the past years. Look forward to working with you in 2023 and to seeing you in person.

Have a pleasant holiday season and a prosperous New Year 2023!

List of planned activities in 2023:

1. 18th International Conference on Location Based Services (LBS 2023), Ghent, Belgium, 20-22 November 2023, more details in January 2023 at

2. The 31st International Cartographic Conference (ICC 2023), Cape Town, South Africa, 13-18 August 2023; Full paper deadline 9 January 2023, Abstract deadline 16 January 2023;

3. A pre-ICC symposium on Location Based Big Data and GeoAI is planned immediately before ICC 2023, on 12 August 2023, more details will follow in January 2023.

4. Journal of Location Based Services (, which the LBS Commission greatly supports, is looking forward to receiving relevant submissions in the coming year. Note that the Journal offers an annual “Best Paper Award”.