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Workshop linked to the Action Plan on Intelligent Transport Systems

"Traffic and travel information: access to public data for digital road maps - requirements and possible procedures"


21 June 2011 – 10.00–15.45

Hotel Bedford

Rue du Midi 135-137


Currently, the European Commission is conducting a study regarding the availability of accurate public data for digital maps and their timely updating through cooperation between relevant public bodies and digital map providers. Objective of this workshop is to review the interim results (requirements and possible procedures) with stakeholders and discuss the possible role for European action to ensure fair, simple and transparent access for digital map providers to accurate public road data.

The study team will present the envisioned role for existing spatial data frameworks, the results of the cost-benefit analysis and their preliminary conclusions on minimum requirements, preferred organisational and legal framework, and required next steps for making road data available to digital map providers. The findings will be discussed with experts and the audience through 3 panel sessions.

To register please send your name, organisation and contact details together with the keywords "Digital Maps Workshop" to before 14 June 2011.

Related documents

Workshop material

Programme pdf - 38 KB [38 KB]

Welcome pdf - 12 MB [12 MB] - Gzim Ocakoglu, European Commission, DG MOVE

The European Agenda pdf - 2 MB [2 MB] - Gilles Carabin, European Commission, DG MOVE

Methodology, requirements and procedures pdf - 5 MB [5 MB] - Tom van de Ven, Rapp Trans

Existing Spatial Data Frameworks and Standards pdf - 2 MB [2 MB] - Tom van de Ven, Rapp Trans 

Cost / benefits and Preliminary conclusions pdf - 3 MB [3 MB] - Tom van de Ven, Rapp Trans



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