Friday, August 11, 2006

Strong representation of the Hungarian GI community at the coming FIG Congress

Left: ICM, the site of the Congress Right: Scenic Munich with the Alps in background. Images: (c) , 2006

Hungary active in FIG
Hungarian experts Prof. Béla Márkus and András Osskó will take over the leadership in two important technical Commissions 2 (Education) and 7 (Cadastre) of FIG, the acknowledged International Federation of Surveyors. The coming 23th FIG Congress and the Trade Fair INTERGEO 2006 will be organized jointly in Munich, Bavaria, hosted by the International Congress Center between 8-13 October 2006.
For more information on the scheduled program:

Preliminary technical program:
Further information on the German Geodata site:

Additional information on INTERGEO 2006:

The HUNAGI spatial data interest community will be well represented. Among others experts of Capital Land Office, FÖMI, University of West Hungary, Faculty Geoinformatics will serve as Chair or Rapporteur in the sessions TS15 Education (Dr.B.Markus), TS25 Education and Management (dr.B.Márkus), TS32 SDI Developments (G.Iván), TS39 (A.Osskó), TS49 Land Tenure and Land Administration (G.Iván), TS72 GIS Application (dr.S.Mihály).

In the TS52 GSDI-FIG session devoted to Spatial Information contributing to e-Governance, Mr.Jarmo Ratia, President of the Finnish National Land Survey and the Permanent Committee on Cadastre in the EU as well as President elect of GSDI invited the Secretary General of HUNAGI to deliver a presentation on the side of GSDI emphesizing national level features. Similarly, EUROGI will bring contribution addressing the European dimension. The paper entitled "Interdisciplinary partnership based implementation of SDI - the case of Hungary" is here . The D-eMeter advanced land valuation system will be introduced by a team lead by Veszprém University.


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