Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Science for Sustainability

UNIGIS alumni (and other) doctoral students might be interested in this International Scientific Conference for PhD Students to be held at the University of West Hungary - Győr, Hungary, March 19-20, 2013

 Talentum Project TÁMOP 4.2.2.B-10/1-2010-0018

See more at : www.nymetalentum.hu/phdconf

As a part of its talent management program, the University of West Hungary is organizing an international PhD conference in order to provide an opportunity for Hungarian and foreign PhD students to exchange views in the presence of distinguished academics and researchers from several disciplines.

Target audience: Hungarian and foreign PhD students.

The scientific hosts of the program are the six Doctoral Schools of the University of West Hungary, which announce symposia in the following disciplines and fields:
  • Environmental Sciences: Bioenvironmental sciences, Geoenvironmental sciences, Environmental pedagogy, Geoinformatics; 
  • Forestry and Wildlife Management: Ecology and diversity of forest ecosystems, Biological basis of forest management, Forest assets management, Forest machinery, Wildlife management, Nature conservation; 
  • Crop Production and Horticulture: Microorganisms in the crop-soil system, Precision agriculture: production-oriented integration of crop protection and crop treatment methods, Development of crop production technologies; 
  • Animal Husbandry: Animal breeding and management, Animal nutrition, Animal product processing and quality assurance, Energy-efficient and quality-preserving dehydration, storage and processing of biological materials, Economic aspects of animal agriculture; 
  • Wood Sciences and Technologies: Wood science, Wood processing technologies, Wood structures, Pulp and fiber technology, Informatics and management in the wood industry; 
  • Business and Management: Public economics, Marketing, International economics, Business economics and management, Social and economic contexts of human resources. 
Form of presentations: oral or poster. Attendance of the professional program at the conference is free of charge. Language(s): English is the official language of the conference. Simultaneous English/Hungarian interpretation will be provided for the plenary session. Official language of the sections: English.

Alumni network has grown to 1500!

Alexander Willberg has finished the German-language UNIGIS MSc study programme at the University of Salzburg with an excellent Master Thesis on hyperspectral remote sensing for land use change detection. With his graduation Mr Willberg not only achieves a major milestone in his personal career but also rounds off the UNIGIS Salzburg alumni network as the 1500th graduate - MSc and diploma/certificate programmes combined.


Friday, September 7, 2012

LiDAR Intensive Programme

Event announcement - LiDAR Intensive Programme

This short intensive programme on the state of the art in LiDAR science, methods and technologies is organized and hosted by the University of Salzburg, Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS with the support of the innovative European LiDAR Mapping Forum (www.lidarmap.org/ELMF). The course is designed around and closely integrated with the leading European LiDAR event, bringing top visionaries, key developers and technology representatives into an intensive, small group learning environment.
We invite graduate students, young researchers and junior staff with a focus on research, development and applications involving LiDAR technologies and methods. Sponsors from the LiDAR and wider geospatial communities have pledged a number of scholarships for top candidates interested in the course. Participants have full access to the ELMF (Dec. 4/5, 2012, Salzburg, Austria).
For registration and further details please visit our website at www.zgis.at/IntensiveProgrammes or contact us at lidar2012@edu-zgis.net.
Online registration starts on September 5, 2012. Applications are accepted until October 15, 2012 (scholarship applicants). Final application deadline: November 15, 2012.