February 2014

smeSpire hands-on training programme 2014

February 21, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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KU Leuven – SADL are organising  4 hands-on training sessions to prepare GI users/professionals – both beginners and advanced – to become proficient and successful in implementing INSPIRE. The key objective of the training programme is to help to mature the geospatial professional’s skills and knowledge regarding ... (more)

INSPIRE Registry workshop presentations online

February 20, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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On 22-23 January, JRC hosted a workshop around registries and registers for INSPIRE, which featured interesting and fruitful discussions. The presentations and the draft minutes of the meeting are now available. A notable outcome of the workshop is the decision to create an INSPIRE MIG sub-group to deal with registry and register-related issues ... (more)

INSPIRE Conference 2014: Final Call for abstracts

February 18, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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A gentle reminder  that time is running out if you would like to submit an abstract for the INSPIRE Conference 2014. The deadline is the 14 March 2014! The theme of this year's edition is "INSPIRE for good governance" and it will take place from 16-20 June 2014 in Aalborg, Denmark. Pre-conference workshops will take place on the 16/17 ... (more)

INSPIRE policy evaluation - 10 days to go!

February 14, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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Feeling INSPIRED? – Give your opinion on the 'Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Union'. The European Commission is asking for opinions about the 'Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community' Directive. Known as INSPIRE, it's a pan-European initiative to help governments, citizens and businesses ... (more)

Open Data Sheffield - INSPIRE datasets + The Better With Data Society

February 7, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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  Sheffield City Council INSPIRE Releases  As part of the EU's INSPIRE programme for promoting superb quality geo-spatial data, Sheffield Council have released 13 datasets on data.gov.uk. They include air quality, contaminated land, parks, flood risk zones, allotments, recycling & conservation sites, city centre ... (more)

NASA World Wind Europa Challenge

February 6, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

 NASA World Wind Europa Challenge The aim of this challenge is to inspire ideas for building great applications that serves the INSPIRE Directive and uses NASA’s open source virtual globe technology World Wind. This is an international competition and open to all on our home planet. See the 2013 Winners, China had one of the top ... (more)

Two trainee positions open related to INSPIRE

February 6, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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Two trainee positions are open in the Digital Earth and Reference Data Unit, in the JRC, Ispra "Environmental Information Sharing (Inspiring Turkey)" in cooperation with TÜBÄ°TAK – for Turkish citizens only  Deadline: 27/02/2014 23:59 Brussels time  Info:   APPLY Support to INSPIRE outreach and ... (more)