A series of events for data providers, data users and others with an interest in European open geospatial data services are planned.

These include workshops and webinars as well as participation in exhibitions and conferences.

Dublin Castle

10th Annual European Forum for Geography & Statistics

Thursday 2 November 2017
Dublin, Ireland

EuroGeographics Secretary General & Executive Director, Mick Cory will speak on the importance of collaboration.

Museum of Natural Sciences, Brussels

Land Use/Land Cover Products: Challenges and Opportunities

Wednesday 15 November 2017
Brussels, Belgium

A joint workshop organised by EuroGeographics INSPIRE KEN, European Environment Agency, EuroSDR and the INSPIRE Thematic cluster LU-LC.

Italian Geographic Military Institute

State Boundaries of Europe Knowledge Exchange Network Plenary

Thursday 23 November 2017
Florence, Italy

EuroGeographics Services Development Consultant, Saulius Urbanas will provide an update on Open ELS activities and guidance on implementing cross-border harmonisation. Please note this event is for EuroGeographics members only.

Royal Lancaster Hotel, London

DGI Europe

Monday 22 January 2018
London, UK

EuroGeographics Secretary General & Executive Director, Mick Cory will participate in a panel discussion during this annual conference on geospatial intelligence for national security.

Old University Campus, Valletta

2nd International Workshop on Spatial Data Quality

Tuesday 6 February 2018
Valletta, Malta

A two-day workshop organised by EuroGeographics Quality KEN, EuroSDR, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), and International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 211Geographic Information.

Open ELS Partners Meeting

Wednesday 7 March 2018
Brussels, Belgium

Open ELS partners are meeting to discuss the strategic direction and value chain of the Project  and to align activities. Activity Leaders will present the key achievements from the first year and update on plans for  2018.

Update on ELS Data Supply activities

Thursday 12 July 2018

Webinar to update EuroGeographics members on in ELS Data Supply related activities. The agenda will include: Status of ELS web-services Data Provider Agreement (DPA) Contributions to Core Reference Dataset (CRD) Future ELS technical architecture Opportunities for strengthening capacities in NMCAs Please register via the ELS Data Supply basecamp or contact Saulius Urbanas.

INSPIRE 2018 – Make It Work Together

Friday 21 September 2018

Friday 21 September National approaches, strategies and international cooperation, Room C 12:00 Abigail Page, Technical Product Development Manager, presents on Putting the User at the Centre – Experiences in the development of European Location Services. The Open ELS Project is a core component of a wider vision for operational European Location Services. These will provide European geospatial […]

11th European Forum for Geography and Statistics Conference

Tuesday 16 October 2018
Helsinki, Finland

The European Forum for Geography and Statistics Conference will be held in Helsinki, Finland, on October 16-18, 2018. The conference is hosted by Statistics Finland and the National Land Survey of Finland supported by the Statistical Office of European Union (Eurostat) and the European Forum for Geography and Statistics. More information about the EFGS 2018 […]

Open ELS Activity 3 Project Partners Meeting

Tuesday 30 October 2018
Madrid, Spain

The 2nd physical meeting of Open ELS Activity 3 project partners will take place at the National Geographic Institute of Spain on 30 and 31 October. More information (for members)

Use of INSPIRE Data: past experiences and scenarios for the future

Tuesday 27 November 2018
Warsaw, Poland

Representatives from the Open ELS Project are presenting at this workshop which is co-organised by the EuroGeographics (INSPIRE Knowledge Exchange Network) and by EuroSDR (Commission 4 on information usage). More inforamtion.

Webinar: Guidance on implementation of cross-border harmonisation

Monday 10 December 2018

A webinar for NMCAs on cross-border harmonisation, an important activity for delivering coherent content in pan-European data and web-services. More information.

Geospatial World Forum 2019

Tuesday 2 April 2019

EuroGeographics will launch demonstration and test services from the Open European Location Services (ELS) Project on the 2nd April, with demonstrations available in the exhibition on Stand 34. More information. Abigail Page, Product Development Manager, EuroGeographics will also be speaking in the Location-based Services session on Infrastructure, Markets and Revenue. Her speaking slot on 3 […]