Official results of the event “Kommunales GIS Forum 2013” (Municipal GIS Forum 2013)

For the first time the Round Table GIS organized a municipal GIS Forum with focus on “What INSPIRE brings to municipalities”. With around 130 participants mainly from Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria – including representatives from municipalities (almost 80), from state agencies and providers of GIS products and services – the attendance surpassed the organizers’ expectations. Source.

FOSS4G Europe Conference 2014 at Jacobs University Bremen 

Europe’s largest ever event on free geospatial and location-based software will be held at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany from July 15 through 17, 2014. More info.

New Report on Data Quality in INSPIRE published

On 22 October 2013, a new Technical Report has been published on Data Quality in INSPIRE: Balancing Legal Obligation with Technical Aspects. More info.

Hugo de Groof at Esri Bulgaria UC 2013 

Hugo de Groof, Chief Scientist at DG Environment and one out of 4 European Commission staff who wrote the legal text of the INSPIRE Directive, gave a keynote at the Esri Bulgaria UC on 19 November 2013 in Sofia. His slides are posted on the INSPIRE Forum.

PSU joins the Runder Tisch GIS e.V.

The Runder Tisch GIS e.V. (or Roundtable GIS – is one of the largest volunteer-organized networks in the area of geographic information in Germany.