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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Conference devoted to Geoinformatics in the framework of the Visegrad Countries

Ms.Andrea Majlingova, member of the Local Organising Committee sent an invitation to the members of HUNAGI two days ago:
"Preparing Conference is oriented on presentation of works of internal and external Ph.D. students coming from Czech republic, Slovak republic, Poland and Hungary, who are in their works interested in Geoinformatics theory or its application into particular spheres of social life. The titles of articles as well as the abstracts you can send on down given addresses until March 31th 2009.
The articles will be published in reviewed proceedings. In case of your interest to participate at this Conference, please contact us on these addresses or Detailed, actualized information about preparing Conference you can get on website of the Slovak Association for Geoinformatics

HUNAGI confirmed its readiness to host the EUROGI's Autumn ExCom Meeting

The tentative offer was made at the recent ExCom Meeting held in Madrid. Now, the confirmation based on the approval of the Presidential Board of HUNAGI was submitted to the EUROGI Secretariat today.

CASCADOSS Meeting on Free/Open Source Softwares now in Budapest

Ádám Podolcsák of Compet-Terra, Hungarian member of the CASCADOSS Project Consortium at the Meeting hosted by FÖMI. Image: HUNAGI Visuals resource, 2009

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Enhanced report on the National eSDI-Netplus Workshop completed

The report was sent to the Project management this evening.
As first thematic SDI, the VINGIS documents were uploaded using the project's on-line intranet service.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

GIS4EU Invitation and Call for Papers

From our daily mail. The following Announcement was submitted to HUNAGI by Pál Lévai of FÖMI.
Towards INSPIRE International Workshop
Székesfehérvár, 18-19 March 2009
"Dear All,
would you please pass on this information to everyone that could be interested.
Best regards
GIS4EU Project Coordinator
Dr. Stefania De Zorzi"

"Towards INSPIRE" International Workshop
18-19 March 2009 - Szekesfehervar, Hungary

University of West Hungary Faculty of Geoinformatics,
Building "B
in conjunction with
GIS Open 2009 18-19 March 2009 - Szekesfehervar, Hungary
Faculty of Geoinformatics University of West Hungary, Main Building
Workshop Description
The workshop is a paramount opportunity for GIS experts, coming from research institutions, industry and administrations to meet and exchange information and experiences. The main focus of the event is to analyse the INSPIRE Directive (Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe) from a technical point of view and present the results of the recent EU projects in this field.
In particular the program of the workshop aims to share information on issues related to international data models and analyse the INSPIRE Directive as a legislative and methodological framework for all EU Member States.
GIS experts from academia, government, research organisations and industry are welcome to submit the abstracts of their latest work for oral presentation at the workshop.
The program committee welcomes papers in all areas of INSPIRE theme and we particularly encourage contributions in
# INSPIRE testing and application;
# Instruments and tools for data modelling versus INSPIRE model;
# Geospatial Web Services - services and geodata sharing by the web
# Multilanguage aspects on geodatabase
# Impact of SDI on Europe - experiences with current spatial data infrastructures at local, regional, national level under the Inspire directive
# Cost-benefit assessment for INSPIRE implementation
Authors' guidelines
Authors are required to submit their abstracts by e-mail within 27 February 2009.
Submission of an abstract is mandatory for submitting a paper.
See more detailed instructions
Oral Presentation and Proceedings
After notification of accepted abstracts, each author is required to prepare:
Oral presentation: each author has 15 minutes of presentation including discussion and is supported by slides and Power Point presentation (in any case the duration of the presentation depends on the number of papers).
All presentations will be uploaded during the Congress with a USB Key or a CD-Rom.
Papers: the oral presentation is mandatory for the publication of paper in the Proceedings of "Towards INSPIRE International Workshop".
Authors are invited to submit their full papers in a Word file, no later than 30 April 2009
See more detailed instructions
Further information
For further information or questions please send an e-mail to:
* De Zorzi Stefania (CORILA, Italy)
* Levai Pal (FOMI)
* Malerba Valentina (CORILA, Italy)
* Taupert Szilvia (University of West Hungary)
Key dates
* Abstract submission deadline: 27/02/2009
* Notification of accepted abstracts deadline: 06/03/2009
* Registration deadline: 06/03/2009
* Camera-ready final papers deadline: 30/04/2009

Monday, February 23, 2009

Hungary applied for CLGE membership

In Hungary CLGE membership is represented by the Hungarian Geodetic Surveying Liasion Group formed by three professional organisations as follow: Hungarian Society of Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing (MFTTT) and Hungarian Chamber of Engineers, Chapter Geodesy and Geoinformatics (MMK) and Hungarian Association of Enterpreneurs in Surveying and Geoinformatics (MFGVE). The permanent delegate is Mr. László Gombás, geodetic surveyor, executive manager of the Leica Geosystems Hungary. HUNAGI was proactive in the preparation of the establishment of the CLGE Hungaria Liaison Group initiated by Dr. Szabolcs Mihály, President of MFTTT and General Director of FÖMI.

Friday, February 20, 2009

CAGI-HUNAGI talks using Skype

The today's teleconsulting addressed the following issues:
- GAPPY (Geoapplication of the Year) contest proposal for the Visegrad Countries (an initiative of CAGI),
- EUROGI Regional SDI Conference for the CEE Countries will be held in Prague in 12-14 May,
- harmonised workplans and exchange of information
The topics and websources of the conference: 

• Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe (INSPIRE -principles, advantages)
• Scientific opportunities and trends in Europe, advanced technologies
• LPIS and similar practical uasage of geoinformation
• Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI), up-to-date review, and practical problems.
• Financial sources for GIS and SDI, programmes, funds, methods
• Information and communication technologies for rural and disadvantaged areas
• Living Labs - cross bordering innovation working methods and projects
• Applications for agriculture and forestry
• eLearning and new educational methods for better and more effective usage of geoinformation
• Human aspects of information society development
• Food safety and traceability
• Best Practises (also in poster session) – GI usage and wide implementation into practice
• Shared Enviromental Introduction System
• Global Monitoring for Enviroment and Security (GMES)
Ma érkezett referencia dokumentumok:

Hungarian experts applied for the GMES for Africa consultation process

HUNAGI recommended six Hungarian experts so far for the consultation process of GMES for Africa based on the Call signed by the Head of the GMES Bureau in Brussels. The invitation to submit experts was received by the GSDI Association. The selection will be made based on the submitted CVs of the recommended experts.