Friday, May 05, 2006

HUNAGI activities in the GSDI Association

Objectives of HUNAGI participation in GSDI Association
In line with the strategy adopted by the 15th General Assembly of HUNAGI on 17th May 2005 and supported by the Presidential Board of HUNAGI at its meeting on February 28, 2006, the membership and proactive participation of HUNAGI in GSDI Association strengthens the visibility of the Hungarian achievements, facilitates exchange of experiences and triggers new collaborations for a wider use of GI/GIS and related technologies.

GSDI Board of Directors Teleconference on May 2, 2006
HUNAGI took part in the teleconference. HUNAGI will represent GSDI delivering a presentation at the CEOS Meeting held in Budapest at the session of the WG on Calibration and Verification scheduled on 9th May 2006.

HUNAGI SG invited to the Editorial Board of GSDI9 Conference related publication
Secretary General of HUNAGI was invited to the Editorial Board for the GSDI-9 conference.
The conference will be held in Santiago Chile, November 6-10, 2006 where a refereed full-paper conference volume will be published in addition to the normal conference proceedings. The working title for the refereed volume is Research and Theory in Advancing Spatial Data Infrastructures. The work has been completed.

HUNAGI's contribution submitted to the GSDI9 Conference
The abstract of the contributing paper entitled Economic, Societal and Environmental Benefits of Spatial Information Interest Communities was confirmed to be received in due time on May 2. The paper of SGs of HUNAGI and EUROGI will give in-depth presentation on the evolution of the SDIC HUNAGI in Hungary, introduces the concept of a survey to be conducted in the Central and Eastern European Countries with emphasis on the potentials of the extension of EUROGI.


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