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Call for Facilitators for Thematic Working Groups


The INSPIRE Team is looking for facilitators in 3 thematic fields of INSPIRE Annex II and III Data Specifications.
The purpose of this announcement is to solicit prospective candidates to apply to the role of facilitator of one of the following thematic areas:
-   Agricultural and aquacultural facilities
-   Energy resources
-   Statistical units and Population distribution - demography
The role of a facilitator is to provide technical guidance and assist in the organisation of the data specification activities that take place in one of the Thematic Working Groups. More information on the terms of reference of facilitators is available in the document:

The “Agricultural and aquacultural facilities”, “Energy resources“, and “Statistical units and Population distribution – demography” Thematic Working Groups started their work in April 2010 and are expected to deliver v2.0 of the data specification in April 2011. The Facilitator will join the group upon the signature of the contract and shall participate in the tasks described in the Technical Annex.
Only experts that are already registered in the Cordis DG RTD EMM database and have an EMM number (proof of their registration in the EMM database) can be appointed. The terms and conditions of the EMM database apply.
Interested experts are encouraged to register in the Cordis DG RTD EMM database. They should flag that they are available as a “reviewer”, use as freestyle keywords the terms “INSPIRE spatial data harmonization”, and send an email to with a short motivation letter, indicating the thematic field they are applying for, the EMM number, and the EMM CV.
The selection of experts will be done based on their expertise described in their CVs in the Cordis database. The first screening of the database will take place on 7th March 2011.
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