Open Government Data in Germany
DDGI (Deutsche Dachverband für Geoinformation e.V.) President Udo Stichling presented the new DDGI position paper “Open Government Data – Free management data for business and society ”
The position paper shows the innovation potential of open government data for citizens and businesses, analyzes the conditions for a sustainable strategy and presents six recommendations for action. Examples of open government portals complete the recommendations.
Paper (in German)
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DVW GIS Best Practice Award 2013
The DVW GIS Best Practice Award 2013 goes to the consortium of the Simkas 3D Project led by the Center for Technology and Society at the TU Berlin.
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Course – Data Harmonization for INSPIRE (IN GERMAN)
On 14 and 15.11.2013, 09:00 – 16:30 h, Kornwestheim, Germany
In this event solutions are presented for the implementation of the INSPIRE Directive. Relevant processes are addressed for the provision of data, such as data transformation and harmonization, as well as service providing.
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Event: 2nd National INSPIRE Conference – INSPIRE kommunal – 9 October 2013, Essen, Germany
On October 9th, 2013 the second National INSPIRE Conference – INSPIRE municipal – takes place during the largest conference and trade fair for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management, the INTERGEO, 2013, in Essen, Germany.
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Event: 2013 Europe, Middle East, and Africa Esri User Conference (EMEAUC) – 23-25 October 2013, Munich, Germany
Esri Deutschland GmbH will host the 2013 Esri Europe, Middle East, and Africa User Conference (EMEAUC), October 23–25, at the International Congress Centre in Munich, Germany.
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Publication: new edition of the report “GIS-Report 2012/13” about German GIS software, data and companies
Available here