The INSPIRE Directive - a CPD Event

11 November 2009


An evening event to inform you about the EU INSPIRE Directive

Date:                      Thursday 19th November

Time:                     16:00 - 19:00

Location:             Room 236, DIT Bolton Street

Admission:          Free (registration is required)

The Department of Spatial Information Sciences at DIT is hosting an information evening on the INSPIRE Directive.  This CPD event, part of the Department’s Series of Programmes for Industry, has been designed to inform participants about the current National and EU status of INSPIRE and ongoing implementation requirements.

The INSPIRE Directive sets out the principles and rules for creating an Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community. Implementation of INSPIRE is via legally binding Implementing Rules, the first of which became an EC Regulation on 24th December 2008, covering metadata.

This event is free of charge and all are invited to attend but registration is required. To reserve a place at this event, please contact the Department of Spatial Information Sciences in DIT Bolton Street  e.    t. +353 (0)1 4023742  w.

The event is supported by EuroSDR, Compass Informatics, Society of Chartered Surveyors and Irish Institution of Surveyors:



Irish INSPIRE (SI) status and ISDI working group –implementation and milestones

Brian Kenny, Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government



European experience 'INSPIRE Atlas of Implementation Methods'

Ingrid Vanden Berghe, Director-General, IGN Belgium and EuroSDR Project leader






INSPIRE Master class

Gearoid O'Riain & Roger Longhorn, Compass Informatics





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