[ckan-discuss] Fwd: INSPIRE Conference 2011: Call for Papers
jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Wed Jan 19 11:19:47 GMT 2011
Amazing. I think we should *definitely* put something together for
this. Preferably on a vision for geospatial data stuff in CKAN, and
how this could be used to support a flourishing open data ecosystem.
Jo: What do you think? Interested in leading a draft (with input from
other CKAN folks)? Deadline is 24th February.
On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 12:15 PM, Jo Walsh <jo at frot.org> wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: INSPIRE Conference 2011: Call for Papers
> Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 15:12:02 +0100
> From: Karen Fullerton <karen.fullerton at jrc.ec.europa.eu>
> To: egip at jrc.ec.europa.eu
> The INSPIRE Conference 2011 will take place from *27th June to 1st July
> 2011 *in Edinburgh, Scotland. The theme of this year's edition is
> "*INSPIREd by 2020 - Contributing to smart, sustainable and inclusive
> In 2010, the European Union renewed its commitment to 'knowledge-based'
> sustainable development by putting forward three mutually reinforcing
> priorities in the Europe 2020 Strategy:
> * Smart growth: developing an economy based on knowledge and
> * Sustainable growth: promoting a more resource efficient, greener
> and more competitive economy;
> * Inclusive growth: fostering a high-employment economy delivering
> social and territorial cohesion.
> This edition of the INSPIRE Conference offers an opportunity to explore
> INSPIRE's contribution to Europe's 2020 strategic goals and to root it's
> further implementation and development in the EU 2020 follow-up programmes.
> * INSPIRE for Sustainable Growth calls for ideas and demonstrations
> of INSPIRE's contribution to resource efficiency and greenhouse
> gas reductions. For protecting the environment and preventing
> biodiversity loss. For strengthening the resilience to climate
> risks, and disaster prevention and response capacities.
> * INSPIRE for Smart Growth explores INSPIRE's contribution to
> Europe's Digital Agenda and more in particular it's role in
> eGovernment and the development of eEnvironment services.
> * INSPIRE for Inclusive Growth - opens new avenues for INSPIRE in
> the context of New Skills for New Jobs. It calls for an
> exploration on the kind of jobs and the potential for job creation
> related to INSPIRE. What skills and competences are needed? What
> kind of education and training is needed? What kind of INSPIRE
> applications can help people integrate in the communities where
> they live?
> In addition to these 3 exploratory chapters, the INSPIRE Conference will
> examine and report on the progress being made in the development and
> implementation of INSPIRE Directive and Implementing Rules.
> Topics for which contributions are sought include, but are not limited to,
> * INSPIRE Implementation: Legislative measures, coordination and
> organisational models
> * INSPIRE and the global context: Global Monitoring for Environment
> and Security, Global Earth Observation System of Systems, SEIS,
> * Environmental Thematic communities and applications (The Marine
> Environment, Biodiversity, agriculture and environment, human
> health and environment, energy resources, cross thematic
> * Licensing frameworks
> * GeoPortals and registries
> * Social, economic and environmental impact
> * Education and awareness raising
> * Regional and Local SDIs
> * Trans-national SDI projects (including EU (co-)funded projects)
> * New policies, new requirements, new stakeholders
> * New and Evolving tools and technologies (Sensor web, linked data ...)
> * Spatial Data Services
> We are particularly interested in accounts of what works, and what does
> not work, what are perceived benefits for policy, public administration,
> citizens and the private sector. Proposals will be evaluated by the
> programme committee and those accepted will be included in programme and
> published in the on-line conference proceedings.
> More information is available on the INSPIRE Conference website:
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