Dublinked IRLOGI Spatial Data Event Presentations & Discussion Feedback
Many thanks to all the speakers and facilitators at today's Dublinked/ IRLOGI Spatial Opendata event in Dun Laoghaire. Links to all the today's speaker presentations below:
Martin Charlton, National Centre for Geocomputation, NUIM: Spatial Data, 16th Century Dutchmen, GPS and GIS
Martin Charlton has been Senior Research Associate at the National Centre for Geocomputation at the National University of Ireland Maynooth since 2004. He came to Maynooth from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne where he had been a lecturer in geographical information systems in the Department of Geography. Martin's research interests lie broadly in the field of geocomputation. He is one of the developers of geographically weighted regression, a modelling technique suitable for a wide range of spatial data. He is currently Principal Investigator in the SFI funded Strategic Research Cluster in applied geotechnologies at NUIM.
Richard Cantwell, GAMMA: Open Geodata - What's out there?
Richard is the Technical Manager / Senior GIS consultant with GAMMA, a long established GIS, Demographic and GeoCoding consutancy based in Dublin. Richard has a long history of working with spatial data, with over 20 years experience in the Business, Environmental and Planning sectors. An advocate for Open Geodata, Richard has been involved with the OpenStreetMap project for over 4 years; contributing data, organising and participating in events and developing projects based on Open Geodata.
Colin Broderick, UrbanRural: My Experience of working with the Data
Colin, a DIT Spatial Planning Graduate, who recently created a web application called Urban Rural for the Apps4Fingal competition using Fingal Heritage Data. Urban Rural was shortlisted within the tourism category of the Apps4Fingal Competition. Colin also mapped the NTA opendata available on the Dublinked datastore, as highlighted on the Dublinked Inspirations Page. He will outline his experience of working with spatial data to create his web applications.
Bruce Mc Cormack IRLOGI – Myplan.ie: A National Planning Information Infrastructure
Bruce is a Planning Inspector with the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government. He is a past President of IRLOGI and is currently the President of EUROGI, the European Umbrella Organisation for Geographic Information. He played a central role in developing Myplan.ie
Feedback from Breakout Discussion Themes:
- Technical Formats
- Aligning INSPIRE & Opendata
- GIS Actions in new eGovernment Action Plan
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