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SDI Days 2019

On November 13 and 14, the eleventh SDI Days 2019 were held, jointly organized by the State Geodetic Administration and the Croatian Hydrographic Institute. This year’s Conference SDI Days 2019 was held in Split and consisted of two parts. A workshop intended for NSDI subjects and local promoters was held on 13 November at the Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Split, and in the evening a posters exhibition of NSDI subjects entitled “Spatial Data – once and now” was opened at the Radisson Blu Hotel.
 
The picture shows the participants of the workshop held in the premises of the Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Split during the welcome speech by Ljerka Marić.

The second day of the Conference eleventh NSDI and INSPIRE day was held at the Radisson Blue Hotel and brought together around 200 participants from the public, private and academic sectors. The attendees were greeted by Ljerka Marić, MSc, Head of the Sector for Spatial Data Infrastructure, State Geodetic Administration, Assoc. prof. Nikša Jajac, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy and Ms. Vinka Kolić, Director of the Croatian Hydrographic Institute.

At the opening of the Conference a new portal of the State Geodetic Administration – GeoHrvatska was presented. The new portal is intended for citizens for access the spatial data of Republic of Croatia at any time.
 
The picture shows the initial view of the GeoCroatia browser with the possibility to choose between 6 thematic categories.

Following, Damir Šantek, PhD, the Director General of the State Geodetic Administration, welcomed the attendees, opened the Conference and released into trial work the GeoHrvatska portal.
 
The picture shows the Director General of the State Geodetic Administration, Damir Šantek, PhD, during the opening of the SDI Days 2019 conference and the launch of the GeoHrvatska portal into trial work.

The opening program of the Conference was accompanied by musical performances by the female choir “Klapa Neverin”, which contributed to the festive atmosphere.

In continuation of the Conference a forum was held entitled “Everyone can easily find, understand and use spatial data”, moderated by Tomislav Ciceli, MSc. The forum participants were: Damir Šantek, PhD, Director General of the State Geodetic Administration, Ms. Vinka Kolić, Director of the Croatian Hydrographic Institute, Ms. Jarmila Pezo, President of the Board of IGEA d.o.o., Mr. Dino Ravnić, Co-founder and President of the Board of GIS Cloud d.o.o. and Vlasta Tutiš, PhD, Head of Division for Weather and Maritime Analysis and Forecasts, Croatian Meteorological and Hydrological Service.
 
The picture shows the participants of the forum entitled "Everyone can easily find, understand and use spatial data" D. Šantek, V. Kolić, J. Pezo, D. Ravnić and V. Tutiš and moderator T. Ciceli.

Also, ten lectures divided into two sessions covering different topics related to spatial data infrastructures; from data openness, data collection technology to education and capacity building, were held.

In two days we had the opportunity to see and hear news, problems and solutions in the field of spatial data infrastructure. We would like to thank all the lecturers and participants who helped with their engagement to make this year’s SDI Days interesting, educational and useful.
 
The picture shows a joint photo of the participants of the SDI Days 2019 conference.

You can find out more about the conference at the following link.
The picture shows the ribbon of the European Social Fund with the logo of the European Union, the European Structural and Investment Funds and the European Social Fund.

The SDI 2019 Conference is co-founded by the European Social Fund.