On 12. Decembre the upgraded Interactive portal with the broadband speed usage map will be publicly available to all interested citizens on HAKOM’s website.
On the 10th of December, the Commission adopted two amandment related to Spatial Data Services which has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
On 12. December 2014, refreshed NSDI Registries are published. New subject HŽ infrastruktura d.o.o. is added in NSDI Registry of subjects, and according to that change a new data source is added to Registry of spatial data source.
The INSPIRE Conference and Geospatial World Forum 2015 will be jointly organised on 25-29 May 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal.
The INSPIRE Directive, which came into force in 2007 and is expected to be fully implemented by 2020. The main goal is to establish a European Spatial Data Infrastructure in order to support policy making by providing more and better spatial data.
On 29.10.2014. in State geodetic administration workshop named „Guidelines for spatial data transformation according to INSPIRE specification“ was held in the organisation of the National contact point.
On web address http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/registry/ you can find a new release of the INSPIRE registry service. This 4th release of the service incorporate the feedback received during the public testing period between mid-July and 21 September 2014 as well as the recently proposed RDF format.
In order to facilitate access to Rebublic's Croatia spatial data, the Geoportal of National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI below) is established. This gives us a central location for easy discovering and viewing of different spatial data in the authority of the government.
Problems of spatial orientation and spatial intelligence is interesting not only to professions that is everyday life, but also to medicine. This year's Nobel Prize for Medicine belongs to the British-American scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegian scientists May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser for the discovery of brain cells that are responsible for orientation in space.
Established in July 2011, an initiative of the United Nations on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN GGIM) relies on national capacities and capabilities of member states. Establishes lead role in setting the global development plan of geospatial information and promotes the benefits of geospatial data to solve national policies and key global challenges.
Days of SDI 2014 held on 11 and 12 September in the common organization of the SGA and the Faculty of Geodesy at the premises of the Faculty. This year's conference was attended by 150 participants.
The organizers of this year's conference made it possible that all the lectures from plenary sessions so as the lectures from paralles sessions were be available to all the interested partys, which represents an excellent opportunity for all those who were not be able to attend to feel the atmosphere and to gather the new knowledge from spatial data infrastructure areas or for those who attend to once again look interesting presentations.
SGA as the National Contact Point for NSDI / INSPIRE launched the development of the NSDI Strategy. In the competition organized by the World Bank Swedish company Swedsurvey was selected.
Central INSPIRE community event, the annual conference was held from 16 – 20th of June 2014 in Aalborg, Denmark. INSPIRE Conference is a unique event that brings together the coordinators, users, developers, data providers and policy makers in the field of spatial data for the entire European Union and beyond.
On the NSDI website updated NSDI registers are published, Registry of spatial data sources and Registry of NSDI subjects.
In the Registry of NSDI subjects were introduced three new subjects, while in the Register of spatial data sources were introduced their data sources.
Registers can be found under Documents on the official website of the NSDI.
The meeting between Meteorological and Hydrological Service and State Geodetic Administration was held on 4th of March 2014 in the central office of the SGA. Directors of both institutions, Mr. Danko Markovinović on behalf of SGA and Mr. Ivan Čačić on behalf of MHS, expressed their mutual interest in a more active cooperation between these two seemingly different areas that have a lot in common in the domain of spatial data and sharing them.
29.01.2014 in Ispra, Italy, organized by the JRC was held a workshop titled "Support to the implementation of INSPIRE in the enlargement and ENP countries".
The European Commission has launched a public consultation as part of its on-going efforts to review and modernise EU copyright rules.
Educational brochure on spatial data "Cooperation for Space space for cooperation" within INSPIRATION project is published
With the cooperation of the SGA and the INSPIRATION project team final phase of the project INSPIRATION was marked by the issue of educational brochures on spatial data that is accompanied by an educational film.
The public consultation is to seek the views of the general public and all stakeholders in order to help assess whether the actions already underway to establish an Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community according to the INSPIRE directive 2007/2/EC are still on course to meet the objectives pursued.
Proposal conclusion on cooperation in the field of spatial data infrastructure at 135. Government session
At 135 Government session of the 3 January 2014 in the tenth item on the agenda was discussion on the draft conclusions with regard to the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of infrastructure for spatial information between the Agency for Real Estate Cadastre of the Republic of Macedonia... more...
The official INSPIRE website published the news of the publication of the report on the status of INSPIRE in the Balkan countries. The report provides an overview of the status of National Spatial Data Infrastructure in the Western Balkans and the review of their efforts towards the implementation of the INSPIRE Directive.
Registry of NSDI subjects and Registry of NSDI spatial data sources are published at the site of the NSDI ( www.nipp.hr ). Pursuant to the NSDI Law ( Official Gazette 56 /2013) National Contact Point shall establish and maintain the Registry of subjects and the Registry of NSDI spatial data sources.
The final conference of the regional project INSPIRATION - Spatial Data Infrastructure in the Western Balkan
The last regional event within INSPIRATION project - European INSPIRATION Conference, held in Sarajevo on 5 and 6 studenoga 2013th at Hotel Europe in the organization of the Federal Administration for Geodetic and Property Affairs of the Republic Administration for Geodetic and Real Property Affairs of Republic of Serbian.
On 25.11.2013 in the Ministry of Public Administration in Zagreb 5 NSDI workshop was held on, which was attended by 40 representatives of various institutions , NSDI subjects .
This workshop has practical character, as well as the previous one, where representatives of NSDI- acquainted with the way of completing the metadata in the Metadata Editor.
On 7 and 8 November 2013th in Frankfurt and Bonn Workshop on the exchange of experiences on the establishment of NSDI in Germany and Croatia was organized. The workshop was organized in the National Contact Point for INSPIRE Germany, Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie in Frankfurt / M, and the contact point for the North-Rhine West Falia in Bonn.
Updated INSPIRE Metadata Technical Guidelines have been published. This new version (1.3) clarifies some aspects of the implementation of the discovery metadata elements based on the experience built during the period of implementation 2010-13. It also includes an overview of the Metadata elements for Evaluation and Use defined in the INSPIRE Implementing Rules for the Interoperability of Spatial Datasets and Services.
The Pool of Experts is being set up by Commission in order to maintain the unique expertise that has been created during the development of the INSPIRE legal acts and Technical Guidelines.
The SDI Days 2013 Conference were held from 26th to 27th September 2013 in the city of Šibenik. It is based on the annual Croatian National Spatial Data Infrastructures (NSDI) and INfrastructure for SPatial Information (INSPIRE) Days. Until now four Croatian NSDI and INSPIRE Days were organized.
Annex II+III amendment to Regulation on the interoperability of spatial data sets and services adopted
Today the Commission adopted the amendment to the Regulation on the interoperability of spatial data sets and services regarding the Annex II+III spatial data themes. The Regulation will be published in the coming weeks.
Presentation in PDF format which attend this year in Šibenik are published on SDI DAYS 2013 official pages.
You can download presentation in Program sheet.
From 29 September to October 2 in Warsaw , Poland , EuroGeographics General Assembly organized by Polish Agency for Geodesy and Cartography was held.
The event was attended by over 140 participants.
The 4th NSDI workshop organized by the State Geodetic Administration held on at the Ministry of Public Administration at Sept. 16th,2013. The workshop was attended by about 40 participants, representatives of NSDI subjects.
The workshop presented Register of the NSDI subjects and Register of the NSDI resource of spatial data. Practical documentations of the NSDI metadata was exesised.
The 10th constituent meeting of National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Council was held on 11th September 2013. Croatian Government at its session on 1 August 2013th adopted a resolution on the appointment of the president and members of the NSDI Council.
Preliminary program for SDI day is published on our site! Two very interesting days are expecing us in Sibenik with our and foreign lecturers. Details on SDI program can be found here.
Due to the limited quota, registration for SDI DAYS 2013 is closed! For additional registration please contact us at info mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks to everyone who signed up. See you in Šibenik!
4th NSDI workshop will be held on 16/09/2013. on the premises of the Ministry of Administration, organized by the SGA.
Croatian Government at its session on 1 August 2013th adopted a resolution on the appointment of members of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure Council.
In a period of 23 to 27 June, a seventh INSPIRE Conference was held. This year's conference was held in Florence, Italy, under the official title "Green renesence".
On 3 and 4 June 2013. in Belgrade 6th Regional Conference on Cadastre and SDI is organized by the Republic Geodetic Authority of Serbia and with the support of project INSPIRATION.
Less than 14 days to go until the annual INSPIRE Conference which, this year, takes place in Florence in the period from June 23 to 27.more...
New version proposals for NSDI metadata specification, NSDI spatial data registry proposal and NSDI subjects registry was made. The public is invited to give their comments on the proposed specifications till 10.06.2013. over email@example.com.
First call on SDI Days 2013 conference was published. Call, as well as all relevant information dedicated to this year's conference, can be downloaded on the website dedicated to the conference at http://www.event.nipp.hr
The Law on the National Spatial Data Infrastructure was published in the Official Gazette, 10 may 2013, No. 56/13, Item 3.
On the 8th session of the Croatian Parliament on 26.april 2013. the Law on the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (103 votes "for") is unanimously adopted.
Today, 15.april 2013 at 11 am at the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning Information System for Physical Planning (ISPU) was presented to the press.
Workshop on spatial attractiveness within ATRACT SEE Project, organized by Institute for spatial planning of the Koprivnica-Križevci County was held in Koprivnica on 21st of March, 2013.
The Day of the European Surveyor and Geoinformation is celebrated on March, 22nd 2013 according to decision of Council of European Geodetic Surveyors.
Regional Conference on Capacity Building and Education organised by INSPIRATION - Spatial Data Infrastructure in the Western Balkans Project held on 5th March in Durres, Albania.
2nd NSDI and INSPIRE Workshop organized by INSPIRATION - Spatial Data Infrastructure in the Western Balkans Project and State Geodetic Administration was held on 19th and 20th of February 2013 in Zagreb, at Faculty of Geodesy. More...
State Geodetic Administration has opened public debate on the Draft Law on National Spatial Data Infrastructure.
Call for papers and poster proposals for INSPIRE Conference 2013 is now available.
The European Commission made a proposal for an Environment Action Programme (EAP) to guide EU environment policy up to 2020.
Workshop on INSPIRE Monitoring and Reporting, European Commission and 9th Meeting of the Committee Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE)
Workshop on INSPIRE Monitoring and Reporting, European Commission and 9th Meeting of the Committee Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE) was held on 13th and 14th November in Brussels (Belgium).
First National Workshop within INSPIRATION - Spatial Data Infrastructure in the Western Balkans Project will take place on 21st and 22nd of November 2012 in Zagreb.
SDI days held in Zagreb, from 25th to 29th September, 2012. The event included 4the NSDI and INSPIRE day, 2nd regional INSPIRE Training, 1st regional INSPIRE Forum and 8th Cartography and Geoinformation Conference.
The "INSPIRATION" ideas competition is asking for concepts of mash-up applications based on INSPIRE or national Spatial Data Infrastructures.
Multisoft d.o.o. company which is regional partner for GE Energy in Croatia held a one-day meeting of Smallworld's users.
Proposal for normative activities in 2013. prepared by the Ministry of Construction and Urban Planning and State Geodetic Administration is published
Deputy Mayor of Zagreb, Ms. Jelena Pavičić Vukičević has opened the exhibition “Zagreb Spatial Data Infrastructure” on September 6th, 2012 at 7pm. The exhibition is set up at ZgForum, exhibition space of City Office for the Strategic Planning and Development of the City.
The most important Eurogeographics event of the year General Assembly was hosted by the jubilee National Land Survey of Finland. Three days of interesting presentations, active discussions and networking with colleagues took place in Helsinki from September 3rd to September 5th.
10th United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names was held at United Nations Headquarters, New York from 31 July to 9 August 2012.
The Minister of Construction and Physical Planning, Mr. Ivan Vrdoljak, and the director of the State Geodetic Administration, Mr. Danko Markovinović, held the press conference where they presented the Geoportal of the State Geodetic Administration.
First regional training of the INSPIRATION project and 5th regional conference on cadastre and spatial data infrastructure, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
On 5th and 6th of June 2012 the first regional training of the INSPIRATION project „Spatial data infrastructure in the Western Balkans countries“ was organized under the 5th regional conference on cadastre and spatial data infrastructure in Laktasi, Banja Luka, Serbian Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
ZG Geoportal was presented on 10th of May 2012 in areas of the City Administration at a press conference. Geoportal was presented by the holders of the project: City of Zagreb, City Office for Strategic Planning and City Development and APIS IT.
The new GMES Emergency Management Service (GIO EMS) was launched in April. The GIO EMS mapping service provides digital map information derived from satellite imaging sensor data combined with national in-situ reference data and other data to support geospatial analysis and decision making processes of emergency managers.
The Croatian Government on the open part of the 21st session adopted the Implementing Rules for network services on a national spatial data infrastructure.
Introductory meeting of the project: "INSPIRATION - Spatial Data Infrastructure in the Western Balkans"
On 21st and 22nd March, a preliminary meeting of the project: "INSPIRATION - Spatial Data Infrastructure in the Western Balkans" was held in Zagreb.
Croatian Government, on the closed part of 17th session, discussed personnel matters. Former members of the NSDI Council are relieved of duty and new members are appointed.
The Knowledge Exchange Network Policy meeting with simultaneous webinar, Brussels, 15th and 16th February, 2012
On 15th and 16th February 2012 EuroGeographics Policy Exchange Network (PoIKEN) meeting with simultaneous webinar was held. The idea of PoiKEN is to exchange knowledge and information about the development of european and world politics.
European Location Framework (ELF) is EuroGeographics program initiative. ELF's mission is to build infrastructure for reference set of geospatial data that will contain an interoperable set of reference data and services, and will be constructed on the basis of information of national state geodetic administrations and will allow users to build further products and services on it.
EduServ10, EuroSDR e-learning course, will begin with a pre-course seminar, hosted by DIT in Dublin, Ireland, from 12th to 13th March 2012.
State Geodetic Administration (SGA) became an associate member of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) (http://www.opengeospatial.org) since 1st January 2012.
Director of the State Geodetic Administration, prof. dr. sc. Željko Bačić has made a decision to put the Metadata Specification of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) into the official use.
Mayor of the City Novska, Mr. Antun Vidaković and representatives of the company Geofoto from Maribor, which created the Web application, on 15th December 2011 introduced new spatial information system of the City Novska. City Novska a number of years works on the development of GIS and spatial information system and belongs to a group of few cities that have been published spatial information system via the web.
The European Commission on 12th December 2011 presented a strategy for open access of the public sector data. As a result of this strategy at EU level it is expected a 40 billion € profit each year.
On 29th November 2011 NSDI Council held its sixth session. Together with a full report on the current work of the working group in 2011 and the third Croatian NSDI and INSPIRE Day, the Council adopted the information on the activities on the transmission of the INSPIRE Directive into Croatian legislation. More important agenda items were related to the adoption of the proposal of the national metadata profile and the draft Implementing Rules for network services. The Council was informed about the results of the public discussion of the Agreement on the exchange, access and share of spatial data.
Information on the SDI at the national level are incorporated through the web site accessible at the following address http://ggim.un.org/sdi.html as part of the United Nations initiative dedicated to the global management of spatial data.
First high Level United Nations forum on the management of global geospatial information was held in Seoul in the period 24-26 October 2011. The event was attended by 350 participants from 90 countries, 22 representatives of the United Nations and 37 representatives of international organizations and companies.
University of Udine (Italy) from 26th to 28th October 2011 hosted the 119th regular EuroSDR meeting.
Component dedicated to developing a strategy for the NSDI is taking place within the project "Service provision for the support to the NSDI development" as well.
We hereby draw your attention to all working materials related to NIPP, which until recently were published on the website of the State Geodetic Administration but now are located on our web site.
Workgroup for Construction of the NSDI Business Model prepared within the framework of its activities, a survey that will assist in developing a business model.
International NSDI Conference, Impact of the NSDI in society, challenges for establishment, 19-20 September, Skopje, Macedonia
The rocket carrying the first two satellites of Europe’s Galileo navigation system is preparing for launch on October 20.
Public debate about the Agreement on exchange, access and use of spatial data has been completed.
Croatian national metadata profile – public insight.
DGU project Service Provision for the Support to the National Spatial Data Infrastructure Development
Project Service Provision for the Support to the National Spatial Data Infrastructure Development.