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GIS4EU Project Coordinator
Dr. Stefania De Zorzi"
INVITATION AND CALL FOR PAPERS
"Towards INSPIRE" International Workshop
18-19 March 2009 - Szekesfehervar, Hungary
University of West Hungary Faculty of Geoinformatics,
in conjunction with
GIS Open 2009 18-19 March 2009 - Szekesfehervar, Hungary
Faculty of Geoinformatics University of West Hungary, Main Building
The workshop is a paramount opportunity for GIS experts, coming from research institutions, industry and administrations to meet and exchange information and experiences. The main focus of the event is to analyse the INSPIRE Directive (Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe) from a technical point of view and present the results of the recent EU projects in this field.
In particular the program of the workshop aims to share information on issues related to international data models and analyse the INSPIRE Directive as a legislative and methodological framework for all EU Member States.
GIS experts from academia, government, research organisations and industry are welcome to submit the abstracts of their latest work for oral presentation at the workshop.
The program committee welcomes papers in all areas of INSPIRE theme and we particularly encourage contributions in
# INSPIRE testing and application;
# Instruments and tools for data modelling versus INSPIRE model;
# Geospatial Web Services - services and geodata sharing by the web
# Multilanguage aspects on geodatabase
# Impact of SDI on Europe - experiences with current spatial data infrastructures at local, regional, national level under the Inspire directive
# Cost-benefit assessment for INSPIRE implementation
Authors are required to submit their abstracts by e-mail within 27 February 2009.
Submission of an abstract is mandatory for submitting a paper.
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Oral Presentation and Proceedings
After notification of accepted abstracts, each author is required to prepare:
Oral presentation: each author has 15 minutes of presentation including discussion and is supported by slides and Power Point presentation (in any case the duration of the presentation depends on the number of papers).
All presentations will be uploaded during the Congress with a USB Key or a CD-Rom.
Papers: the oral presentation is mandatory for the publication of paper in the Proceedings of "Towards INSPIRE International Workshop".
Authors are invited to submit their full papers in a Word file, no later than 30 April 2009
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For further information or questions please send an e-mail to:
* De Zorzi Stefania (CORILA, Italy) firstname.lastname@example.org
* Levai Pal (FOMI) email@example.com
* Malerba Valentina (CORILA, Italy) firstname.lastname@example.org
* Taupert Szilvia (University of West Hungary) email@example.com
* Abstract submission deadline: 27/02/2009
* Notification of accepted abstracts deadline: 06/03/2009
* Registration deadline: 06/03/2009
* Camera-ready final papers deadline: 30/04/2009