Sunday, September 07, 2008

Former students in surveying met 40 years after

Field exercise break in Sümeg in 1965. Left to right: Lajos Babós, Gábor Remetey-Fülöpp and László Niklasz. The surveying students of the Budapest University of Technology graduated in 1968 met in Orfű, County Baranya yesterday. The host were Dr. László Aradi and László Bruhács of the Pollack Mihály Technical Faculty of the Pécs University of Sciences. Venue of the meeting was the University's Field excercise camp on the lakeside in Orfű. Besides the former students Academician Ákos Detrekői, Dr. Péter Riegler, Editor-in-Chief of the Geodézia és Kartográfia as well as Zoltán Uzsoki, Secretary General of the Hungarian Society of Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing and Manager of the Pécs Geodetic Shareholder Co. were present as invited guests. Four of the former students are closely involved in the development and use of the geoinformatics even today, namely dr. László Aradi Head of Department at the Pollack Faculty of Technology, dr. László Niklasz, chief of the GIS branch at graphIT Ltd, dr. László Csemniczky, President of the Hungarian Association of Geospatial Technology (MTE -gita Hungary) and dr. Gábor Remetey-Fülöpp, Secretary General of HUNAGI and head of the UNSDI HUCO. Some snapshots which were taken during the trip to Orfű will be available soon at

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