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Event Symposium GIS Ostrava 2009: Seamless Geoinformation Technologies

Seamless Geoinformation Technologies are one of the current key goals of Geoinformation society. Existing differences in organization charts, as well as differences in technological development, created a lot of barriers between particular platforms, solutions, data structures and organization rules.

Instead of digging special tunnels connecting just two individual systems we can employ brand new technological-organisational approaches to deflate these barriers.

New technological tools allow us to combine various data sources and SW tools throughout the net regardless of platform, place and time. The leading methods and its implementations can be shared in such heterogeneous systems.

Web services, GeoWeb, Web 2.0, Semantic Web, Open Source, Mobile Geoinformation Technologies and Telematics represent fundamental technical solutions for this goal whereas a standardization and an implementation of INSPIRE directive are main organisational instruments.

The symposium offers a platform to present and discuss the current state-of-the-art in such (but not only) technological and organisational geoinformation topics.

Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU in the 1st half of 2009 selects a central priority motto "Europe without Barriers", where the four freedoms (the free movement of goods, services, persons and capital) play central roles.

Seamless Geoinformation Technologies (Geoinformation Technologies without Borders) mirrors these priorities in the geoinformation pool and hopes to contribute for the elimination of constraining barriers.

Contact information Dipl. Eng. Katerina Peskova, GIS Ostrava 2009: TANGER, Ltd. Keltickova 62, 710 00 Slezska, Ostrava, Czech Republic (email:
Phone: +420 595 227 121 ; fax: +420 595 227 110
Event type Conference
File link
Geographical coverage Czech Republic
Address VSB – TU of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Organizer VSB-TU Ostrava
Target audience International
Period [25/01/2009 - 29/01/2009]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) CZECH , ENGLISH , SLOVAK