Friday, May 27, 2011

Video Archives of Presentation of Internet of Things Conference

According to the latest communication of the  IoT 2011 Secretariat the video archives of the presentations of the Conference devoted to Internet of Things are available on the conference webpage:

Saturday, May 21, 2011

International Conference on Emergency Management Technology - ICEMT 2011 conferences and exhibition in Hungary

Development of European Union public administrative procedures for the reduction and management of environmental hazards
Recovery of the red sludge disaster as experienced by the Hungarian public administration, civil protection, science, media and economy
23-25 May, 2011 Budapest-Veszprém-Szekszárd
Organiser:  ÖKOPolisz Cluster with stakeholders from the government. 
Working languages: English and Hungarian
Source: website of ÖKOPolisz Cluster:
HUNAGI member institution Károly Róbert college will deliver 3 presentations (dr. T. Biró, Dr.P. Burai as well as Dr. J. Berke in the session topics remote sensing mainly dealing with thei applied hyperspectral survey)
Press release on the red sludge disaster in Hungary: PressReleaseNDGDM (10.5 MB)

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

HUNAGI's Chinese links - a short overview

HUNAGI’s links with P.R. China in the field of  EO/SDI and Digital Earth

FÖMI is member of HUNAGI, the nonprofit interdisciplinary Hungarian Association for Geo-information ( .

Established in 1994, HUNAGI is an umbrella organization of learned societies, governmental agencies, private companies and academic institutions including universities. Today it has 88 member organisations and institutions, many of them from the Land Administration-related areas.

The Hungarian Society of Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing is its founder member, while the Hungarian flagship core geospatial data provider FÖMI,  the Institute of Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing joined HUNAGI in 1997.

HUNAGI has extensive international affiliations including EUROGI (Leuven, Belgium) since 1994, GSDI (Reston, USA) since 1996 and ISDE (Beijing) since 2003. In GSDI Association representatives of the Chinese State Bureau of Surveying & Mapping and HUNAGI were sitting together at the GSDI-5 Conference in Cartagena.

HUNAGI is a registered Spatial Data Interest Community of the DG JRC of the European Commission for INSPIRE and takes part in PSI/SDI related EU projects since many years.

HUNAGI arranged the Meeting of the Hungarian UNSDI Board with the Chinese SDI delegation hosted by FÖMI in 2007.

Secretary-general of HUNAGI and Dr. Jang Jie of the National Geomatics Centre shared the chair in the ISPRS Commission IV/1 Working Group of SDI after the Istanbul Congress and worked together during the ISPRS Congress in Beijing in 2008.

HUNAGI representative served as deputy head of the GSDI Association at the GEO-VII Plenary and Ministerial Summit held in Beijing in 2010.

HUNAGI participated the Conference on the Progress Report for the Center of Earth Observation and Digital Earth in Spring 2011 hosted by CAS CEODE (where Mr.  Li Pengde, Deputy Director of NBSM delivered a presentation) and took part the WG  Meeting on the Digital Earth Vision 2020 in Beijing.

HUNAGI has a seat in the Executive Committee of ISDE since 2008 and takes part also in the Editorial Board of the Int’l Journal of Digital Earth listed in the extended Scientific Citation Index.

Now HUNAGI will submit a bid to the secretariat of ISDE hosted by CEODE in Beijing offering a proposal to host the ISDE-8 Symposium in Budapest, early November 2013.  Digital Earth -8 topics cover among others EO/SDI/Internet of Things/Cloud computing and promising new technologies developed for the benefit of the communities and citizens.
Director-general of FÖMI was tentatively approached recently to serve as one of the three contact persons of the local organizer. 

Thursday, May 12, 2011

2nd Geospatial Intelligence Summit in Budapest on 1-2 June, 2011 - substantial discounts for last minute places

From our daily mail. Representative our partner Fleming Europe, Ms. Andrea Krizsák marketing manager wrote in her open letter to members of HUNAGI's spatial data interest communities:
"Dear Geospatial Professionals!
We are delighted to inform you that due to our co-operation with HUNAGI we are in the position to offer HUNAGIi members a substantial discount for last minute places at the conference. For further information and prices please do not hesitate to contact Andrea Krizsak on or call 00 36 1 411 1842 "
For additional details please visit the official website by clicking on the header.

Logistics: the Future of the Supply Chains - an MLBKT Conference

Image : MLBKT website, 2011
Next Practice - the Future of  Supply Chains
An event of our partner organisation MLBKT with international participation
For details including date, venue, program please click on the header.
For additional information please contact
Ms. Szilvia Holics
communications and marketing
Hungarian Association of Logistics, Purchasing and Inventory Management
Office: 1061 Budapest, Király u. 12.
Phone/Fax: +36 1 267 8740
+36 20 529 2323

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Workshop for Building Network Related to the South Eastern European Spatial Data Infrastructure

A Workshop for Building Network Related to the South Eastern European Spatial Data Infrastructure

June 2-3, 2011, Szeged, Hungary

Click here for details in English:

Description of the event in Hungarian (please use the automatic translation service provided):

 2011 június 2-án és 3-án nyilvános hálózatépítési workshop lesz Szegeden, tagszervezetünk a CASCADOSS Magyarország Egyesület szervezésében. A téma térbeli adat-infrastruktúra és nyílt forráskód Délkelet-Európában. A rendezvény célja, hogy az érintett országok érdeklődőiből egy olyan közösséget formáljon, mely jó eséllyel, a témához kapcsolódó kutatás-fejlesztési programokban működhet közre. A rendezvény tervezett programjának megtekintése, ill. regisztráció az alábbi weboldalon lehetséges:

The text ill be replaced by the translation in English asap.

Saturday, May 07, 2011

Future and Emerging Technologies Conference ('Science Beyond Fiction')'

Speech by Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the EC in charge of the Digital Agenda at the "Future and Emerging Technologies Conference ('Science Beyond Fiction')" conference
 © European Union, 2011
A 3-day conference devoted to promising future European technologies has been successfully completed in Budapest this week.  Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission announced the six selected technologies which will receive significant support in the coming years:
The conference and exhibition was official event under the Hungarian Presidency of the European Council. Tamás Fellegi, Minister of National Development and József Pálinkás, President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences made presentations too.
One of the flagship technology FuturICT was already introduced by HUNAGI on its blog devoted to the future
Notice: the implementation of such initiatives could be excellent European contributions to the developments related to the  Digital Earth vision (