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Milan Konečný

Czech Republic

Prof. Dr. Milan Konečný


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GEOMETOC Moderator; Department of Geography
Masaryk University



Curriculum Vitae

Desired employment / Occupational field

Head of the Laboratory on Geoinformatics and Cartography,
Coordinator of EU-China DRM project on behalf of Czech republic and Masaryk University,
Czech Coordinator of Czech China INTER-Excellence, INTER-ACTION Dynamic Mapping Methods Oriented to Risk and Disaster Management in the Era of Big Data
Chairman of the ICA Commission Cartography for Early Warning and Crises Management

Work experience

1973  onwards -  assistant, senior assistant, Rerum Naturalium Doctor-RNDr., associate professor of cartography, associate professor of military geodesy and cartography, professor of geodesy and cartography

1992  onwards -  Head of Laboratory on Geoinformatics and Cartography

1995 - 2011 - vice-president, president, past-president ICA

1996 - 2017 -  Director of Czech Focal point GISIC

2002  onwards - 2002 onwards: founder member of the Global Society Dialogue EU, 2003 onwards: founder member of Global Marshall Plan EU

1999  onwards  - 1999 – 2006: : member of International Steering Committee ISDE, 2006 - 2015: Vice President of the International Society for Digital Earth ( ISDE), 2015 – Acting President of ISDE

1999  onwards  -1999 – founder member of NEMOFORUM  (A platform for discussion, cooperation and coordination of information and property related activities), 

2000 onwards - representative of Masaryk University in  Nemoforum Association

2004 - 2007 - representative of Czech republic in the Board of Experts of EU Directive – INSPIRE

2010 – 2014 - President of European Regional Center of  International EuroAsian Academy of Science (IEAS)

2015 onwards - Vice-President of IEAS for international cooperaation

Education and training

18th September 2009 -  Professor of Geodesy and Cartography,  cartography, geoinformatics, early warning, crises management,  Technical University, Brno, Czech Republic

November 2007 -  Associate Professor of  Military  Geodesy and Cartography,  cartography, geoinformatics, early warning, crises management,  University of Defence, Brno, Czech Republic

1984 -  Associate Professor of Cartography,  cartography and geoinformatics,  Masaryk University (former University of J.E.Purkyne) Brno, Czech Republic

1979 - 1982 -  Ph.D. (CSc. Candidate of Geographical Sciences),  geomorphology, geoinformatics, cartography,  Masaryk University (former University of J.E.Purkyne) Brno, Czech Republic

1973 - 1974 -  RNDr. (Rerum Naturalium Doctor, Doctor of Science) Cartography,  cartography, Masaryk University (former University of J.E.Purkyne) Brno, Czech Republic

1967 - 1973 -  geographer –specialist (equal to M.Sc. – Master of Geography),  geomorphology, cartography,  Masaryk University (former University of J.E.Purkyne) Brno, Czech Republic

Awards:

2006, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Knight of Brazilian Cartography

2007, Helsinky, Finland: Standard of Finland Cartographic Society

2007, Jakarta, Indonesia: Medal of Indonesian Map Service

2008, Sofia, Bulgaria: Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy

2009, Beijing, China, Academician of International EuroAsian Academy

2010, Novosibirsk, Russia: Honorary Professor, Siberian State Academy of Geodesy

2012, Madrid, Spain:  Honorary Member of Spanish Society for Cartography, Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

2013, Vienna, Budapest, Dresden: ICA Honorary Fellow

2014, Zhengzhou, Henan Province , P.R. China: Yellow River Friendship Award

2016  Beijing, award for ISDE development

2017, Sydney, ISDE Life Fellowship

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