INSPIRE Knowledge Base

ULI

Description
Organisation: 
The Swedish Development Council for Geographic Information
Acronym: 
ULI
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
The main objectives of the association are increased, broader and more efficient use of geographic information.
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
ULI is a non-profit association for Swedish organisations within the field of geographic information.
Activities: 
The main activities are activities in order to increase the use of geographic information, strategic issues related to the national infrastructure for geographic information, awareness raising, R and D cooperation, training and skills enhancement, ethical aspects on geographic information management
Membership: 
ULI has 215 members from Government authorities, local authorities, private companies, universities and other associations.
Typology: 
Sectorial
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    National
    National association
    Societal Sector
    Se information about members in ULI
    Specific Expertise
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    ULI is not a primary user of geographic information but the members of ULI represents users, producers and coordinators of all INSPIRE data themes. Every three years ULI carries out a survey of the use of geographic information in Sweden. The survey includes questions about pricing of data, data quality, education and training, standardisation and use of international standards, obstacles, benefits and success factors.
    Environmental application domains
    NA
    Primary Business
    Non-profit association within the field of geographic information.