INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Roger Longhorn

Representing an existing SDIC/LMO
Expert Information
Name: 
Roger
Surname: 
Longhorn
Country: 
Belgium
Expertise
Networking Expertise: 
Spatial Information IPR expert on DRM; advise national governments on best practice in implementing discovery, view and download services.
INSPIRE applications and software components Expertise: 
Communication: 
YES
Communication Expertise: 
SDI awareness since 2007 to present as editor of GEO:connexion International magazine (2007-2011), SDI News (digital online newsletter (2011-2012), GSDI Global Newsletter (2012 to present). Help develop communications strategy and plans for national and regional governments in and outside EU on consultancy basis.
Cost-benefit considerations: 
YES
Cost-benefit considerations Expertise: 
Managed work packages on two EU-funded projects for INSPIRE implementation that focused on cost-benefit analysis.
Cross-cutting technical issues and INSPIRE architecture Expertise: 
Data and service sharing: 
Data and service sharing Expertise: 
Advising many organisations and national governments on IPR issues relating to data access, sharing, use and re-use; formerly member of ePSIplus project advisory group on access to and use/re-use of PSI; promoting open data principles via the SDIC I represent and to national governments in and outside EU.
Monitoring and reporting Expertise: 
Interoperability Expertise: