The members of the Board were presented with the work plans of the NSDI Workgroups for 2019 and 2020 and their activities in the coming period were outlined. The heads of the Workgroups referred to the realization of the planned activities and emphasized the members’ interest in participating in the tasks assigned to them.
In continuation, activities for the organization of 11th Spatial Data Infrastructure Days Conference, which will be held in Split, 13 – 14 November, 2019, were presented. The organization of the conference is co-financed by the European Social Fund under the project “Strengthening Capacities for the Establishment of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure“.
Amendments to the NSDI Act (56/13, 52/18) were also announced due to adoption of the Regulation (EU) 2019/1010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 on the alignment of reporting obligations in the field of legislation related to the environment, and amending Regulation (EC) No 166/2006 and (EU) No 995/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directives 2002/49/EC, 2004/35/EC, 2007/2/EC, 2009/147/EC and 2010/63/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, Council Regulations (EC) No 338/97 and (EC) No 2173/2005 and Council Directive 86/278/EEC, which amended the INSPIRE Directive with regard to reporting.