Name of NMO: Hungarian Association of Agricultural Informatics
Secretary: Tünde Rózsa
email address: rozsat(a)agr.unideb.hu
Contact person: Miklós Herdon, president
email address: herdon(a)date.hu
University of Debrecen
H-4032 Debrecen, Boszormenyi ut 138.
Tel: +36 52 508.360, Fax: +36 52 486.255
HAAI Website url: http://odin.agr.unideb.hu/magisz/
The Association support the development of Information Society in agriculture and rural area with participation in research project, development and making expert studies on ICT. Initiating proposals, establishing awards, organizing forums, conferences, seminars and workshops. Important objectives the dissemination of informatics knowledge and the internet culture in research, education, extension, agribusiness, farming and rural development.
The Association organises workshops, forums and major conferences, take part to make national agricultural informatics strategy plan, feasibility studies. The HAAI Co-operate with the government, professional organizations and maintains a website, issues electronic Newsletter. With these activities the associations keeps the membership up to date with international ITC developments and recruits new members.
The Agricultural Informatics 2002 Conference of the HAAI was held in august, 2002. The conference proceedings can be found on http://www.date.hu/ia2002/ with English abstracts. The HAAI organises the 4th EFITA Conference with EFITA and University of Debrecen ( http://www.date.hu/efita2003/ ).
The Council of HAAI 2005-2007
President:Miklós Herdon (University of Debrecen), Co-presidents: István Kapronczai (Research and Information Institute for Agricultural Economics), László Kárpáti (Pannon University) Secretary: Tünde Rózsa (University of Debrecen), Members: Zsolt Harnos (Corvinus University of Budapest), László Kecskés (Bács-Kiskun County Regional Development Public Company), Mrs. Éva Laczka (Hungarian Central Statistical Office), Péter Varga (Agriportal Ltd.), Károly Szenteleki (Corvinus University of Budapest).