The ICA Commissions in Neocartography and in Map Design held a pre-conf workshop in Dresden in August. Full details of the programme are available. A short report has also been published on this site. The following links will take you to some of the presentations from that programme [with apologies for them taking so long to appear].
Re-Designing the Next Generation of Multi-scale World Topographic Maps: A Changing Landscape (Damien Demaj, Esri Inc) [Slideshare link]
Viewpoints: multiple ways to view the world (Julia Stirnemann, Universität Bern) [Slideshare link]
Color for Online Mapping: Still difficult to choose (Beate Weninger, HafenCity University Hamburg) [Slideshare link]
Map activities in Wikipedia and the cooperation with OpenStreetMap (Tim Alder, Wikipedia/OpenStreetMap activist) [Slideshare link]
Geocollaboration at São Paulo State University, Brazil (Arlette Meneguette, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil ) [Slideshare link]