June 2014

INSPIRE and Geospatial World Forum to be jointly organised in 2015

June 25, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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Press Release: Global geospatial community will be treated to possibly the biggest geospatial gathering next year when INSPIRE and Geospatial World Forum converge. The announcement was made at INSPIRE 2014 conference in Aalborg, Denmark last week. The European INSPIRE conference is held annually to provide a forum for stakeholders from ... (more)

OGC and JRC to collaborate on standards for geospatial interoperability

June 19, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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OGC and Joint Research Centre to collaborate on standards for geospatial interoperability   The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) have signed a collaboration agreement to enhance the development and use of geospatial standards. It is anticipated that this ... (more)

INSPIRE Public Consultation 2014 - Report of Findings

June 17, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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This report presented the findings of the public consultation on INSPIRE organised by the European Commission in December 2013 - February 2014. Almost 700 responses were received to the consultation from public and private sector, academia, and private citizens. The key messages from the public consultation are: • INSPIRE is starting to ... (more)

SIDA grant for cadastre agencies in Western Balkans SDI development

June 5, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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The Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) signed an agreement for a grant worth €4.2 million with the directors of cadastre agencies from the Western Balkans. The agreement was signed in Tirana, Albania during the 7th Regional Conference on Cadastre and Spatial Data Infrastructure. Mr. Peter Vastrom and Mr. Andres Hedlung ... (more)

Northern Ireland Finance Minister Simon Hamilton officially launched Spatial NI

June 5, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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Spatial NI, created by the Department of Finance and Personnel’s Land & Property Services (LPS), provides a centralised portal for the majority of Northern Ireland’s public sector location data. The Spatial NI portal was initially developed by LPS in order to comply with the EU INSPIRE Directive and has recently been ... (more)

smeSpire training based on Vocational Training Curricula for INSPIRE

June 3, 2014 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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The smeSpire training platform contains modules which can be used by the smeSpire network members in a very flexible way, coherently with the vocational training curricula developed by smeSpire, based on a series of Job Profiles and Business Processes related to INSPIRE implementations. Access our training platform and follow the modules ... (more)