International Workshop in Environmental Security and Management in Sopron, Hungary, 12-13th September 2013

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International Workshop in Environmental Security and Management

(SEMP)

12 - 13 September 2013
Sopron, Hungary
Organized by
the University of West Hungary Faculty of Forestry

 

Dear Colleague,
It is a great pleasure for us to invite You to participate in the International Workshop in Environmental Security and Management (supported by SEMP, 517629-LLP-1-2011-1-UK-ERASMUS-EMCR), which will be held in Sopron, Hungary, 12-13 September 2013.

 

Contents:

- Registration

The participation on the WS presentations is free.

 

- Workshop topics

Environmental security, environmental hazards in industry, environmental impact assessment, remote sensing, environmental management

 

- Workshop Location: Sopron is situated close to the Austrian border in the West-Transdanubian Region, at the feet of the Alps. It creates a bridge between Hungary and its western neighbors, opening a gate for foreign guests visiting Hungary. Sopron is the second richest city in Hungary in terms of its historic buildings, making it one of the favorite tourist destinations. The people of this city are famous for their loyalty to their country, and their hometown. Sopron is also famous for its wine growing and wine making culture - especially the “Kékfrankos“ (Blue Frankish) type. Visit Sopron's website: http://www.sopron.hu/Sopron/portal/english. Sopron in real-time (webcameras): http://www.sopron.hu/Sopron/portal/webcamera

 

- Schedule and Workshop Venues

Thursday, 12th September 2013 (Tester WS for hungarian students):

Tester Workshop for Hungarian Students, Day 1

10.00-13-00 h: Tester Workshop (in Hungarian), University of West Hungary Faculty of Forestry, Sopron, Building „P” (Sopron, Cházár A. Square 1.)

Map: GoogleMaps (click)

Easy to approach: Bus route 1 (bus stop: Ady Endre Str. (út), Erzsébet Park (kert))

Presentations:

10.00-10.10 h:  Opening: Prof. dr. Ferenc Lakatos, dean (Univerity of West Hungary (UWH)-Faculty of Forestry (FF) (HU))

10.10-10.20 h: Dr. A. Polgár & T. Bazsó (UWH-FF (HU)): About the SEMP Project/SEMP projekt bemutatása

10.20-10.40 h: V. Fodor Elekné (UWH-FF-Institute of Environmental and Earth Sciences (HU)): Application of Information Systems in the Environmental Impact Assesments/Információs rendszerek alkalmazása a környezeti hatásvizsgálatok során

10.40-11.00 h: Dr. B. Heil & Dr. G. Kovács (UWH-FF-Institute of Environmental and Earth Sciences (HU)): Ecological Consequences of the Red Mud Catastrophe in Ajka Regarding Soils/Az ajkai vörösiszap katasztrófa ökológiai következménye a talajokra

11.00-11.30 h: Coffee break

11.30-11.50 h: Dr. P. Burai, Dr. Cs. Lénárt & Dr. T. Tomor (Róbert Károly University College (RKUC)-Institute of Remote Sensing and Rural Development (HU)): Application of Airborne Remote Sensing in the Red Mud Disaster in Hungary/Légi távérzékelési technológiák alkalmazása a vörös iszap katasztrófa felmérésében

11.50-12.10 h: P. Enyedi, L. Bekő & Dr. P. Burai (RKUC-Institute of Remote Sensing and Rural Development (HU)): Monitoring of Flooded Area Based on Lidar and Airborne Hyperspectral Technology/Árterületek felmérése légi lézerszkennelés (Lidar) és hiperspektrális felvételezés alkalmazásával

12.10-12.30 h: Dr. L. Bányai, Dr. Gy. Mentes & Dr. G. Újvári (Geodetic and Geophysical Institute, RCAES, HAS (HU)): Investigations of High Bank Failures by Geodetic Methods in the Theritory of Dunaszekcső/Magas-part csuszamlások vizsgálata geodéziai módszerekkel Dunaszekcső térségében

12.30-12.50 h: Á. Kiss (GDF SUEZ Energy Hungary Ltd. (HU)): Emergency preparedness of a sensitive SEVESO II classified power plant (DUNAMENTI ERŐMŰ ZRT.)/Katasztrófavédelmi szempontból érzékeny SEVESO II-es energetikai üzem vészhelyzeti felkészültségének bemutatása (DUNAMENTI ERŐMŰ ZRT.)

12.50-13.00 h: Closing words

20.00 h-: Dinner (SEMP members), Sopron

Friday, 13th September 2013:

Tester Workshop for Hungarian Students, Day 2

9.45-12-00 h: Tester Workshop (in English), University of West Hungary Faculty of Forestry, Sopron, Building „A”, 1st floor (Sopron, Bajcsy-Zsilinszky Str. 4.)

Map: GoogleMaps (click)

Easy to approach: Bus route 2 (bus stop: Bajcsy-Zsilinszky Str. (utca), University (egyetem))

Presentations:

Opening: Prof. dr. Ferenc Lakatos, dean, University of West Hungary, Faculty of Forestry (HU)

About Erasmus and SEMP Project: Prof. dr. Florin Ioras, head of institute, Buckinghamshire New University (UK)

Closing words of Prof. dr. Ioan Vasile Abrudan, rector, Transylvania University of Brasov (RO)

12.30-17.00 h: in the Field (SEMP members) (in English), Fertő-Hanság National Park, Fertőd, Lászlómajor

Lunch (SEMP members), Fertőd

 

- Language: The workshop will be conducted in English and in Hungarian.

 

- Accomodation:

BEST WESTERN Pannonia Hotel****: http://www.pannoniahotel.com/index.php/en/

HOTEL WOLLNER****: http://www.hotelwollner.com/

HOTEL SOPRON****: http://www.hotelsopron.hu/en

 

- Travel information: Vienna International Airport (vie) is about 60 km fromSopron, and Budapest International Airport (bud) is about 225 km. By train the journey takes 60-80 min. from Vienna "Bahnhof Wien Meidling" Railway Station, and 150-200 min. from Budapest "Keleti" Train Station. Airport taxi transfer (cost for a full transfer: 140 EUR/car): http://www.airporttaxisopron.hu/en/

 

- Program Committees

International Scientific Committee:

Lakatos Ferenc, University of West Hungary, Faculty of Forestry

Pájer József, University of West Hungary, Faculty of Forestry

Florin Ioras, Buckinghamshire New University, UK

Ioan Vasile Abrudan, Transylvania University of Brasov, Romania

Paz Arraiza Bermúdez Cañete, Technical University of Madrid, ETSI Montes, Spain

José Luis García Rodríguez, Technical University of Madrid, ETSI Montes, Spain

Juan Carlos Santamarta-Cerezal, University of La Laguna, Spain

Henn Korjus, EMU, Estonia

Local Scientific Committee (University of West Hungary):

Lakatos Ferenc, University of West Hungary, Faculty of Forestry

Heil Bálint, University of West Hungary, Faculty of Forestry

Pájer József, University of West Hungary, Faculty of Forestry

Polgár András, University of West Hungary, Faculty of Forestry

Bazsó Tamás, University of West Hungary, Faculty of Forestry

Organizing committee:

Lakatos Ferenc, University of West Hungary, Faculty of Forestry

Polgár András, University of West Hungary, Faculty of Forestry

Bazsó Tamás, University of West Hungary, Faculty of Forestry

 

- Contact us:

Contact persons:

Mr. András POLGÁR PhD

Mr. Tamás BAZSÓ

University of West Hungary, Faculty of Forestry

9400 Sopron
Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út 4.
Sopron 9400
Hungary 
Phone: + 36 99 518 633 , + 36 99 518 127 
E-mail: apolgar[at]emk.nyme.hu , tbazso[at]emk.nyme.hu 
Website: http://kornyezet.emk.nyme.hu/index.php/23893/?&L=1

 

- Supporting by

Environmental Security (SEMP), 517629-LLP-1-2011-1-UK-ERASMUS-EMCR