EULF WORKSHOP: Towards implementation of the European Union Location Framework

A workshop of the EULF project convened by the European Commission, Directorate General Joint Research Centre, to understand the initial results of the European Union Location Framework (EULF) project and supporting its journey towards implementation.

The workshop takes place within the 2nd EUROGI imaGIne Conference 2014 - Geographic Information Expertise: Made in Europe

Expected Participants:

Stakeholders from the Geographic Information community, both from public and private sector.

 

 

References

Contact email
eulf-info@jrc.ec.europa.eu

Details

Agenda

11:00 Welcome and opening of the workshop

Objectives of the day: understanding the initial results of the European Union Location Framework (EULF) project and supporting its journey towards implementation
Francesco Pignatelli, European Commision (JRC)
   

11:05 Keynote Presentation

Location enabling e-Government - Fact or Fantasy?
Bruce McCormack, EUROGI
   
11:15 European Union Location Framework Everything you should know about the EULF in a nutshell:
  • The Interoperability Solutions for Public Administrations (ISA) Programme context
  • What is the vision for the EULF?
  • What has been learned in assessing the current state of play in Member States?
  • How will the EULF Blueprint give practical help in creating location-enabled e government services?
Francesco Pignatelli, European Commision (JRC)
Danny Vandenbroucke, KU Leuven
   
11:40 Some Best Practice Stories Early visibility of the pilot implementation of EULF in the transportation and energy sectors
Francesco Pignatelli, European Commision (JRC)
   

11:55 Panel Discussion

How can the EULF make a real impact?
  • What is the most important thing the EULF can do in each focus area to achieve an impact?
  • How can the EULF project ensure that citizens and businesses benefit from the Framework?
  • What use cases should the EULF investigate to bring about the biggest improvements?
Chair: Ray Boguslawski, European Commission (JRC Consultant)
Speakers from the European Commission and public/private sector organisations
   
12:10 Audience Q&A
  • Does the EULF vision make sense in the context of your experience? Should anything be changed?
  • Does the proposed approach provide a practical way of translating policies into location-enabled services? How can the project ensure there is good adoption of the Framework?
  • Do the Blueprint recommendations in each focus area make sense? How can they be improved?
Chair: Ray Boguslawski, European Commission (JRC Consultant)
   
12:25 Summary and Wrap-up Key points from discussion
Chair: Ray Boguslawski, European Commission (JRC Consultant)

 

Physical location
Berlin, Germany
Messe Berlin
Messedamm 22
14055 Berlin
Germany
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