INSPIRE Knowledge Base

What-If workshop

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 00:00

On Thursday, 23 March 2017, during the 102nd OGC TC meeting in Delft, we are organising an ad-hoc workshop titled INSPIRE – What if…?

Why this workshop?
INSPIRE implementation is now progressing across the EU, and INSPIRE data, services and principles are being proposed for ensuring interoperability across sectors. At the same time, new digital technologies (smartphones, 5G mobile networks, cloud computing, internet of things, e-platforms …) are transforming the economy and society and are imposing new policy challenges and opportunities. We would therefore like to take a step back and think about what the INSPIRE infrastructure could look like if we had to design it today, integrating new data sources and exploiting new ICT opportunities (with a time horizon for implementation by 2025-2030).

Position papers

  Call for Position Papers
  Peter Baumann
  Ine de Visser, Linda van den Brink, Thijs Brentjens
  Sylvain Grellet, Mickaël Beaufils, Katharina Schleidt
  Roberto Lucchi, Satish Sankaran
  Clemens Portele
  Thorsten Reitz
  Esa Tiainen
  Tziachris Panagiotis
  Paul van Genuchten
  Maps For HTML CG

Draft Programme

8:45 – 8:55          Welcome and Introduction (Athina Trakas, Michael Lutz)

8:55 – 9:25          Setting the scene: Flash presentation of position statements (all submitters of position papers)

  • 3 min and 1 slide per presenter

9:25 – 10:15        Break-out groups – World Café (2 rounds of 30+20 min)

  • What standards and technologies should the infrastructure be based on?
  • What architectural pattern would you recommend? What should be the main components of the infrastructure?
  • How would you organise the implementation process and make it cost-efficient?
  • How would you ensure a wide adoption and use of the infrastructure?

Each group should elaborate on 2-3 recommendations (either reinforcing the current INSPIRE approach or suggesting changes or new approaches) and concrete follow-up activities for investigating/elaborating the recommendations in more depth (workshops, experiments, consultations, …).

10:15 – 10:35     Reports to plenary (rapporteurs)

10:35 – 10:45     Wrap-up and conclusions (Athina Trakas, Michael Lutz)