Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Happy Canada Day!

A reception was given by Mr. Pierre Guimond, Ambassador of Canada in Hungary. The Commercial Unit of the Embassy keeps good contact with HUNAGI since more than a decade, and HUNAGI provided promotional support in the field ICT to strengthen bilateral partnerships between SMEs and offering recent opportunities to take part roadshow in Canada.

Monday, June 28, 2010

MobEx Opens in Budapest

Organised by the Hungarian Urbanistical Knowledge Centre, the host institution is the Budapest Corvinus University's Faculty of Landscape Architecture headed by Dr. Attila Csemez, Dean (who is Presidential Board Member of HUNAGI).
Please visit the webpages of the different Departments of the Faculty for further details.
The website of MobEx you can view by clickin on the header.

Other Units

Sunday, June 27, 2010

EUROGI took over the eSDI_Netplus Network


Spatial Data Infrastructures exchange experiences at the INSPIRE Conference 2010

Different outstanding Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDIs) introduced their best practices at the eSDI-Net+ Workshop „European SDI Best Practices in Dialogue” being part of the INSPIRE Conference 2010 in Krakow, Poland. On Tuesday, 22nd of June 2010 three best practice examples from twelve highly commended European SDIs presented and demonstrated the key factors of their success towards the INSPIRE implementation at the sub-national level. The aim of the workshop was to highlight outstanding SDI best practices as examples of successful local and regional SDI developments and intensify the dialogue in the GI and INSPIRE community. It attracted an international audience of about 60 participants.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

4th INSPIRE Conference started

Director General of EEA Prof. J. McGlade and INSPIRE expert Hugo de Groof of DG Envi at the Opening INSPIRE Plenary this morning.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Invitation to the Anniversary Conference and Exhibition of the 150th year of Austrian Civil Engineers

Photos: HUNAGI Visuals resource, 2010
Listening the talks of Profs. Josef Strobl, Franz Leberl and Dr. Walter Mayer in the Austria Congress Center in Vienna today. For more details please click on the header.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

14th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science

From our daily mail. Mr. Ludo Engelen (K.U.Leuven) sent the following Call for Papers:
"14th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science
18‐21 April 2011
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Call for Papers
On behalf of the AGILE council, we would like to invite you to participate at the 14th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, scheduled to take place in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The program will offer parallel paper presentation sessions, keynote sessions, poster sessions and pre‐conference workshops to share your ideas, explore on‐going research, future developments, including state‐of‐the‐art applications, and to network with the professionals from academia, industry, and government who are interested in promoting GI teaching and research activities among GI laboratories at the European level.
Potential contributors are invited to submit:

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Report on the 2nd EURADIN National Workshop for EUROGI

Downloadable by clicking on the header. The cover page of the 17-page document can be found here:
The Hungarian website of the EURADIN and other address-related topics:
Website of the EURADIN project:
Source of the news on the forthcoming events including the 1st European Address Conference (Brussels, June 15, 2010) can be found in the Calendar Events newsblog oh HUNAGI at

Friday, June 04, 2010

Second Preparatory Meeting of the Proposed United Nations Committee on Global Geographic Information Management 10 - 11 May 2010, New York

From our mailbox. President of GSDI Association wrote in his letter earlier today:
"Attached is the Report of the Second Preparatory Meeting of the Proposed United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geographic Information Management (UNCGGIM), held in New York, 10-11 May 2010.
For further information and updates on the meeting, you can visit the UNSD website"
Associate Professor Abbas Rajabifard
Global Spatial Data Infrastructures (GSDI) Association
DirectorCentre for Spatial Data Infrastructures and Land Administration
Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010, Australia
The Report will be available by clicking the header if the permission will be arrived.

Thursday, June 03, 2010

Hungarian contribution to the GSDI L&SE Committee

Annotation of the Impact study entitled " Economical impact assessment of the Hungarian adaptation of the Directive about establishing an Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE) 2007/2/EC"  lead by COWI Ltd. Downloadable by clicking on the header. The summary written by Dr. Piroska Szabó of COWI will be a Hungarian contribution to the depository of GSDI Committee on Legal and Socio-Economics of SDIs.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

HUNAGI's involvement in the GSDI-12 World Conference

LAPSI paper of Katleen Janssen of K.U.Leuven was accepted for GSDI-12
Katleen Janssen PhD will talk in the GSDI Session devoted to Legal aspects of SDIs. Roger Longhorn and the SG of HUNAGI are co-authors, both Co-chairs of the GSDI Committee on Legal and Socio-economics. The Committee will have a separate Workshop before the GSDI-12. For details please visit the official conference website by clicking on the header.

Dr. Tamás A Kovács of HUNAGI takes the lead of the WG 6 of LAPSI

Legal Aspects of Public Sector Information
WG 6:

Constitutional, Human Rights and Environmental Perspectives

For details, please click on the header.

Dr. Tamás A Kovács is a lawyer and PSI expert head of the Tamás A. Kovács Law Office in Budapest.
He will host the 5th HUNAGI LAPSI Team Meeting in Budapest tentatively scheduled for later this month.