Wednesday, September 29, 2010

HUNAGI's contribution to the Jacob Fleming Event "Geospatial Intelligence Summit"

For details please click on the header.
HUNAGI SG delivered a presentation and will co-chair (with ESA representative) the roundtable discussion devoted to the involvement of the citizen (voluntary geospatial data collection)

Saturday, September 25, 2010

HUNSPACE-HUNAGI Space Workshop in Visegrád

The completed program on 25th September 2010:
Awareness & Strategy Workshop for the participants  

Hildemann & Partners (Germany)
Additional photo coverage:

The completed program on 24th September 2010:
Infoday on selected relevant topics for SMEs 
Moderator: Pál Bárczy

Gunilla Stjernevi (Procurement Office, ESA)
The European Space Agency – it's procurement process and contracting principles

Nora Bougharouat (SME Office, ESA)

      ESA SME Policy and main business paths to ESA Programmes (by G.Stjernevi)

Hans Bracquené (VRI, SME4SPACE, Belgium)
      SME participation in traditional ESA Member States: the case of Flanders

Edit Herczog (European Parliament member)
EU Space policy

Előd Both (Hungarian Space Office)
Opportunities in FP7 Space programme

Ferenc Dombai (OMSZ, Hungary)

                 Tamás Bárczy (ADMATIS Ltd., Hungary)
                 Prime/subcontractor/supplier hierarchies under ESA rule


The completed program on 23rd September 2010:
Opening session
Moderator: Judit Lafferthon
Kálmán Kovács                     Hungarian Space Council, chairman
Mónika Németh                     Ministry of National Development, director general
Pál Bárczy                              HUNSPACE, chairman
Mauro Salvemini                  EUROGI, president (his welcome address was read by request)
Gabor Remetey-Fülöpp     HUNAGI, Secretary-general  
HUNAGI - an interdisciplinary national GI association 
GI-related business and cooperation opportunities on the European scene
Moderator: Gábor Remetey-Fülöpp
György Büttner (FÖMI, Head of Environmental Department, Hungary)
GMES Initial Operations
Ildikó Dobi (OMSZ, Hungarian Meteorology Service)
The cooperation between EUMETSAT and OMSZ
Walter Mayer (PROGIS Ltd, Austria)
Holistic AGRO-ICT – solutions considering also the integration of horizontal and vertical stakeholders
Bernard Pacher (ADCON Telemetry Ltd, Austria) 
Scalable wireless sensor networks for country-wide, multi-purpose environmental data collection (presented by Walter Mayer)
Péter Hargitai (GeoAdat Ltd, Hungary)
KEO System – Integrating European Observation Solutions
János Tegzes (INFOTERRA Hungary Ltd, Hungary)
Infoterra: 10 years in GIS
Zoltán Verrasztó (Middle-Danube-Valley Inspectorate for Environmental Protection, Hungary), Dusan Kocicky  (Esprit s.r.o., Slovakia), Róbert Németh  (Cholnoky Nonprofit Ltd., Hungary)
Development of environmental monitoring  system using GIS tools in the river Ipoly catchment area
Tamás Horváth (FÖMI, GNSS Services, Hungary)
The Hungarian GNSS reference station infrastructure – Services and applications
Gábor Bakó, Zsófia Feldhoffer (Interspect Ltd.)
Extreme large resolution imaging – its advantages and new opportunities

Friday, September 17, 2010

Friday, September 03, 2010

Abstracts of the GI/EO/GNSS session of the Space Workshop, Visegrad

Space Workshop

September 23-26, 2010
Hotel Thermal, Visegrád

September 23  
Opening Session 10 am - 12 am
Welcome addresses and presentations of public institutions
GI Session 2 pm - 6:30 pm
GI-related business and cooperation opportunities
on the European scene
                  GI means in this context Earth Observation and GNSS supported solutions, applications and services. 

                                      For the abstracts please click on the header

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

UN-SPIDER August 2010 Updates

From our daily mail:
Mr. Oscar Rafael Schlenker of UN-SPIDER, the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response wrote in his message arrived today:
"Please find attached the UN-SPIDER August 2010 Updates. Please forward this E-Mail to colleagues who might benefit from receiving the information.
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1. SpaceAid support to flood relief in Pakistan
2. UN-SPIDER strengthens Technical Advisory Support in the Philippines 
3. UNOOSA and JBGIS Publish Booklet on “Geoinformation for Disaster and Risk Management - Best Practices and Examples”
4. Disasters covered by Sentinel Asia in August
5. International Charter Space and Major Disasters activated five times in August
6. SAFER activated for floods in Pakistan
7. Flood mapping for Pakistan by the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
8. Planet Action to support more projects 
9. China launches "Mapping Satellite-I"
10. New maps of Central America for Risk Management 
11. FAO launches real time fire monitoring website 
Conferences and Workshops
4th United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop on Disaster Management and Space Technology: “The 4C – Challenge: Communication – Coordination – Cooperation – Capacity Development”, Bonn, 12-14 October 2010
Benefitting from Earth Observation - Bridging the Data Gap for Adaptation to Climate Change in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region; Kathmandu, Nepal, 4-6 October 2010
The 4th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction: Incorporating space-based information and technologies into DRR and CCA; Incheon, Korea, 25-28 October 2010
8th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing and the Environment; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 25-29 October 2010 
Pacific GIS and RS User Conference; Suva, Fiji, 23-26 November 2010 
Gi4DM 2011 – GeoInformation for Disaster Management; Antalya, Turkey, 3-8 May 2011"