News

Syslab summer workshops ended

July 30, 2017

CEU Syslab hosted a successful series of environmental professional workshops through the ISEPEI project aimed to improve data-driven decision-making and present the latest advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs), and their application in various fields.

Syslab and UNDP Joint "Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction" workshop opening

July 24, 2017

CEU Syslab and UNDP continue their professional training program through the ISEPEI project focussing on the recent advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs). The workshop will assess how these advances are empowering both decision-makers and citizens to play a proactive role in managing disaster risk and providing a more effective response.

Syslab at SCERIN-5 Capacity Building Workshop

June 30, 2017

ISEPEI took part in the 5th meeting of the South Central and Eastern European Regional Information Network (SCERIN), held in Pécs, Hungary, between June 20-23, 2017, and preceding Trans-Atlantic Training (TAT-5), on June 16-20, 2017. SCERIN is one of the regional networks of the Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) panel. The goals of SCERIN are to promote and coordinate the production and provision of Earth System observations for user communities in South Central Europe.

Disaster Management Fieldtrip

April 10, 2017

In March 2017 Syslab organised a fieldtrip for the “Introduction to Disaster Management” course. Students had the opportunity to attend a disaster response training workshop led by MAGOR NGO Association for Disaster Response. The two-day field trip gave the students a thorough insight into the core training principles utilised by MAGOR NGO and the Hungarian Red Cross as part of their training exercises.

Register for a talk by Ed Parsons (Google) on March 9th

February 27, 2017

In the last decade the use of mapping has exploded to the extent that maps are now part of our daily lives and have become almost invisible in their ubiquity. Ed Parsons will explore how this development occurred, and will illustrate how place is still important in technological development by taking a virtual industrial archaeology tour of Silicon Valley.  Finally he poses the question will the map of the 21st-century be even be a map?