Serbia: Sharing of SDI experience fostered through SPATIAL project

In early May 2017, Prof. Dr. Joep Crompvoets, a senior researcher at the Catholic University of Leuven, which is member of the GSDI Association, gave a lecture at the Republic Geodetic Authority (RGA) under the project SPATIAL.

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BESTSDI project focusing on innovative SDI education in Western Balkans

The specific project objectives are to develop, test and adapt new curricula, courses, learning material and tools within the field of SDI.

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3rd International Conference on Eurasian SDI: from national to regional cooperation

Eurasian SDI Conference 2017The 3rd International Conference on Eurasian SDI, under the theme "From national to regional cooperation" is being held June 29-30, 2017, in Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyz Republic. The Conference is organized under the national project "Taza Koom" (Clear Society) aimed to introduce new technologies in the Kyrgyz Republic in cooperation with UNECE WPLA and World Bank.

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Balkans: 10th Regional Conference on Cadastre and Spatial Data Infrastructure, 8-9 June 2017, Skopje, Macedonia

The purpose of the 10th Regional Conference on Cadastre and Spatial Data Infrastructure is to share experiences between countries of the region in the field of cadastre and spatial data infrastructure. This will aid in the establishment of a functioning cadastre that should support land ownership, the development of the real estate market, and increase the number of real estate transactions, as well as improve urban planning, infrastructure development, and the environment in order enable sustainable development of society as a whole.

The conference is being hosted by the Agency for Real Estate Cadastre of the Republic of Macedonia, 8-9 June 2017, in Skopje, Macedonia

Tentative agenda
http://www.katastar.gov.mk/userfiles/file/EN_Agenda%20for%20the%20Regional%20Conference%20june%202017.pdf

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Source: http://www.katastar.gov.mk/mk/News.aspx?Id=1617

How can open data portals become sustainable?

This report, commissioned by the European Data Portal, highlights examples of best practice and sets out recommendations for how open data portals can design processes that make them sustainable.

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European Broadband Mapping project presented at the ITU Regional Development Forum in Vilnius

The European Broadband Mapping project will be presented at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Regional Development Forum in Vilnius on 26 April. The mapping project, launched by the European Commission, will result in an interactive online mapping application that will aggregate and benchmark measurements of fixed and mobile broadband connectivity. All Member States of the EU and EEA will be covered. The database and online application will go live in late 2017.

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EuroSDR award 2017 for the best PhD thesis related to geoinformation science

eurosdr logoThe research activities of the European Spatial Data Research (EuroSDR) network have developed over time through a collaboration of academia and national mapping agencies. In order to further strengthen the collaboration and to involve young scientists in its research, EuroSDR has established an Award to reward recent PhD theses that have significantly contributed to the development of Geoinformation science in the context of national mapping and cadastral agencies.

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