|United States of America||17.13 %|
|United Kingdom||5.52 %|
|Other 45.30 %|
Saturday, May 31, 2008
Thursday, May 29, 2008
29 May 2008 MoARD
10.05 - 10.20 Opening Address
Gráf, József Minister, MoARD
10.20 – 10.35 State of the art of the National Land Fund and its role in the land tenure policy
Benedek, Fülöp Deputy Director General, Agraian portfolio, MNV Zrt.
10.35 – 10.50 Implementation strategy of the digital Land Offices
Sirman, Ferenc Assistant Deputy State Secretary, MoARD
10.50 – 11.05 The role of the location in the Information Society
Dr. Detrekői ,Ákos academician, Chair of the National Council for Informatics and Communication
11.30 – 11.45 The role of the digital maps for the land and property registry
Horváth, Gábor Director General, MoARD
11.45 – 12.00 Digital processing of the cadastral maps of Hungary in the framework of the National Cadastral Programme
Simon, Sándor Director, NKP Kht.
12.00 – 12.15 Paradigma change in data policy in light of the digital data service
Dr. Mihály, Szabolcs, Director General of FÖMI, President of the Hung. Soc of Surv. Mapp. and Remote Sensing
12.15 – 12.30 National Cadastral Programme a half-time flashback
Tóth, Sándor Deputy Director General, MoARD
13.40 – 14.00 Our cadastral maps in international comparison
Osskó, András, Chair, FIG Commission 7 Cadastre
14.00-14.20 Importance of vocational training in projects in the surveying
Dr. Szepes, András Deputy Dean, Faculty Geoinformatics, West Hungary University
14.20-14.40 A historical overview of the digital maps and systems of the Capital.
Szilvay, Gergely Head of Department of Surveying, Budapest Land Office
14.40-15.00 Experiences with the digital maps n the Land Offices of the County Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
Oros, László Head of the County Land Office SzSzB
15.20-15.40 The Hungarian Digital Orthophoto Program (MADOP) and the renewal of the vectorized maps f te outskirts
Peter, Winkler, Advisor of the Director General, FÖMI
15.40 – 16.00 Adatszolgáltatási lehetőségek a digitális adatállományokból
Dr. Vass, Tamás Head of Department, FÖMI
16.00-16.20 Service of the cadastral map data on TAKARNET network
Weninger, Zoltán Head of Department, FÖMI
16.20-16.40 Role of the enterpreneurs in the acceleration of the National Cadastral Programme
Biró, Gyula Director General GT Zrt, President of the Hung Society of Enterpreneurs in Surveying and Geoinformatics
30 May 2008 FÖMI HQ.
9.00-9.20 Work completed but only for the first phase!
Bartos, Ferenc Deputy Director, NKP Kht.
9.20-9.40 Experiences with data service of extensive areas
Dr. Váczy, Attila theme leader, NKP Kht.
9.40-10.00 The role of cadastral maps in the Agricultural Land Parcell MePAR service
Forner, Miklós counsellor, FÖMI
10.00-10.20 Digital Cadastral Map based urban management system in Zalaegerszeg
Takács, Ferenc, Head of Section Informaticső, Zalaegerszeg County Level Municipality
Purger, Zoltán Head of the Dept of Surveying, Zala County Land Office
Members of the Umbrella GI Association HUNAGI are highlighted with bold characters.
Courtesy translation by RFG, not an official version!
Friday, May 23, 2008
Miklós Gross, Chair (rightmost) and the participants of the meeting. Image: HUNAGI Visuals resource, 2008
Contributing to the activities of the ISPRS HNC, HUNAGI SG circulated a short survey with requested feedback and expressed interest to take part of the planned UN Workshop to be held in Budapest in October, to contribute to the HUNAGI presentation a the ISPRS Congress, to take part in the eSDI-Net+ related evaluation methodology actions, as well as to publish in international media e.g. GIM ( the Global Magazine for Geomatics),
Geo: (Geoconnexion International Magazine), IJSDIR (International Journal of Spatial Data Infrastructures Research) and IJDE (International Journal of Digital Earth).
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
A Joint ISPRS - ISRSE - DG JRC Event
SDI/INSPIRE expert Robin Waters will publish his report on his personal impressions gathered during his recent short visit in the Hungarian capital and the merit of interviews with GI actors from the governmental and private sectors. He paid a visit in the HUNAGI/UNSDI HUCO Office at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development too. The reference of his publication will be given here as soon as it will be published.
At the occasion of the GSDI.World Bank Seminar on SDI completed on 1st of May, EUROGI experts Roger Longhorn and Vice-President Bruce McCormack paid a visit in the office of the World Bank desk officer for GDSI related actions Mr. David Gray (m). Mr. Gray delivered the World Bank expert's message at the GSDI-10 in St. Augustine earlier this year.
Friday, May 16, 2008
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Free and Open Source Geospatial 2008,
Cape Town, South Africa.
September 29 - Oct 3 2008
incorporating GISSA 2008.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION! 23 May
Due to demand, the Where 2.0 conference starting on our previous deadline and a website glitch with the original cut-off date, we are pleased to announce the EXTENSION of the deadline for Paper, Presentation and Poster abstracts AND the deadline for Workshop proposals to the *** 23 MAY ***. Go to http://www.foss4g2008.org and click on 'Call for Papers'.
You can also view the Call for Papers at: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G2008_Call_for_papers
and the Call for Workshop proposals at: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G2008_Call_for_workshops
Thanks to those of you who have submitted so far. As of 14 May we already have an exciting selection of Workshops and Labs (32), Academic Papers (50), Presentations (85) and Posters (10). The previous Announcement gave you a taste of the Workshops. As far as papers and presentations go, a small sampling gives us ‘An Integrated Water Resource Decision Support System built from OSS tools’, ‘Characterisation of tsunami affected areas using remote sensing and GIS’, ‘Modus Operandi of a FOSS GIS project in India’, ‘Challenges in GIS education and training’, ‘Using Python and wxWidgets to build custom GIS applications’, ‘Using KML and Google Earth to interact with SA water resource data’, ‘Easing Transition to Open Source Geo-Spatial Data Manipulation in GML’, ‘A Free GIS Book’, ‘Open-source based market information systems - one option for Developing Nations’,’ A year of full-speed FOSS- winning the hearts, minds, and business case’, ‘Senegalese land register modernization through OpenSource software’, ‘BeeGis: digital field mapping that just works’,’ The use of FOSS GIS in Integrated GIS in Local Government in South Africa’,’ GIS in the Geography Curriculum: Teacher Training’.’ Topology support in FOSS4G solutions’, ‘TerraLib as an Open Source Platform for Public Health Applications’,’ Google Earth Powered by MapGuide Open Source’,’ GDAL/OGR Project Status Report’ and this list goes on.
Remember: Early-bird registration now closes on 20th June and hotel specials will be released soon after, so register soon!
Submit your abstract or proposal soon. Come and have a bash in Cape Town.
FOSS4G 2008 Conference Chair
PS: Please distribute this notice widely, blog about FOSS4G 2008, add a banner to your website, add FOSS4G2008 to your website calendar...
Friday, May 09, 2008
Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Academicians József Pálinkás and Tamás Németh have been elected as President and Secretary General of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences respectively. Both are involved in the Hungarian events devoted to the International Year of the Planet Earth.
Hisaccomplished program during his two day visit arranged by HUNAGI was the following:
Eötvös L. University, Chair of Cartography and Geoinformatics
HUNAGI/UNSDI HUCO at MoARD
Department of Land Administration and Geoinformatics of MoARD
FÖMI Remote Sensing Centre
Institute of Geodesy, Cartography and Remote Sensing
Hungarian Member of the EU INSPIRE Committee at MoEW
Nav N Go ( a short visit only)
Monday, May 05, 2008
2nd CEN/TC 287 Mediterrenean Workshop; FAO HQ; Rome; 10-11 June
"Dear UNGIWG Members,
FAO will host the above workshop which is held under the aegis of the European Standardization Committee for Geographic Information, CEN/TC 287. It is the second of a series of Mediterrenean Workshops, the first of which was held in Athens on 14 March. Full information about the workshop, including its programme, registration and logistics details can be found on this website http://www.gistandards.eu/MWS/The workshop will bring together a wide variety of experts, representing geographic information standards, SDI, interoperability, ontologies and applications. On both days the programme features an excellent keynote speaker and moreover the Chair of ISO/TC 211 will participate in the workshop. Participation in the meeting, which will be held in FAO's Green Room with ample seating capacity, is free of charge and on the evening of the first day a reception will be offered on the FAO Terrace overlooking ancient Rome. If it fits your agenda you are all encouraged to come to Rome for this event which is occurring at an important point in time in, among others, the UNSDI development process. Furthermore the workshop is being held immediately following the global food security, climate and bioenergy conference the week before and about which full details in this link
Best regards.Jelle U.Hielkema
on behalf of Martin Ford "
President Italian Commission for Geographic Information
CIG-UNINFO, Workshop Convenor