From 31 August - 2 September 2017 Miskolc University will be hoisting the 17th reunion and annual meeting of FEMP, the Federation of European Mineral Programs, and the EMMEP programs. All activities will be in and around the city of Sopron, which is located in Western Hungary, a short distance from the Austrian border. It is only 80 km away from the Vienna airport, with hourly train connections to Sopron.
Besides about 45 students of the 1st and 2nd years of the current MSc program, some 75 alumni of the past 20 years are also expected. This will be complemented by representatives of the 25 international companies, which support FEMP as well as representatives of the academia. This ensures that the event will be again an excellent opportunity to renew and strengthen your network. The highlights per day are:
Thursday evening 31 August: Welcome dirnks in and around the Mining Museium in the old town of Sopron.
Friday morning 1 Spetember: During the day the events take place at the historical campus of the university. The theme of the morning sessions will be Minitura 2020 project, which is a concept and methodology for the definition and subsequent protection of "mineral deposits of public importance".
Friday afternoon: After lunch participants have the opportunity to assess the best master theses, which will be awarded. The second half of the afternoon participants may join a guided tour through Sopron or join a beer with old friends at one of the many terraces in the old town.
Friday evening: Starts with drinks before dinner while meeting the sposoring companies, of which many employ FEMP graduates. The rest of the social evening includes the buffet dinner.
Saturday 2 September: offers a relaxed program with a biking tour on and around the Ferto Lake /Neusiedler See, closed off with a barbecue.
We hope to meet you in Sopron!