Thanks for spending two highly engaging days full of learning with us in Darmstadt! Looking forward to seeing you again in 2019...
Visit Discover the latest trends in INSPIRE Implementation, data interoperability and service compliance.
Connect Exchange experiences with different INSPIRE implementers and solution providers.
Join Attend business sessions to find out how solutions can be procured and how development can be managed effectively.
Learn Gain insight on how to best leverage tools for data harmonization, data publishing and validation.


  • Keynotes By the GDI-DE and Prof. Dr. Seuss on the current state of INSPIRE implementation and the next steps
  • A series of 4 workshops spanning data modelling for INSPIRE, data transformation and publishing
  • A fun, interactive meeting with more than 40 experts and implementers


Day 1 - 23.05.2018
09:00 – 10:00 Welcome Coffee and Registration
10:00 – 10:30 Keynote session I: INSPIRE – aktueller Stand und was können wir erwarten [PDF]
Prof. Dr. Robert Seuss, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
10:30 – 11:00 Keynote session II: INSPIRE auf der Zielgeraden? [PDF]
Nicolas Hagemann, Koordinierungsstelle GDI-DE
11:00 – 12:30 Innovation Session
WFS 3.0 [PDF]
Michel Krämer, Fraunhofer IGD)

Workshop Data Modelling [PDF]
Thorsten Reitz, wetransform GmbH
In this hands-on presentation, we'll look at current tools and processes for creating data models and profiles in the context of INSPIRE.
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:30 Applications Session
Mit Geodaten zu neuen Partizipationsmodellen der digitalen Stadt (Veneta Ivanova, Fraunhofer IGD) [PDF]

Spatial data as the basis of integrated management in Smart City (Szymon Ciupa) [PDF]
Workshop Data Transformation [PDF]
Simon Templer, wetransform GmbH
In this workshop, we will focus on advanced topics in data transformation in hale studio, such as the new capabilities for merging alignments.
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30 Business Session
Getting what you need: Optimizing Procurement for INSPIRE solutions (Anida Jusufovic, wetransform GmbH) [Prezi]

INSPIRE and GDPR: Are they interoperable? (Kate Lyndegaard, wetransform GmbH) [PDF]

Workshop Data Publishing [PDF]
Andreas von Dömming, wetransform GmbH
The final tech workshop focuses on creating INSPIRE compliant View and Download services, including metadata, and provides clarification on some common questions related to compliance.
19:00 – 22:00 Dinner (at wetransform/Fraunhofer IGD, Fraunhoferstr. 5)
Day 2 - 24.05.2018
09:00 – 10:30 Workshop Groovy Scripting [PDF]
Simon Templer and Johanna Ott, wetransform GmbH
hale studio provides the option to define custom functions using Groovy Scripting. In this workshop we share how to develop these, and will also provide a lot of recipes for common issues in transformation.
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Partners Session
Can You Stand Your Success? Testing Service Availability, Performance and Capacity (Spatineo) [Prezi]

INSPIRE as an effective tool for e-reporting: the ‘EU Registry on Industrial Sites’ EEA data flow (Epsilon Italia) [PDF]
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Closing session: Open Panel and Wetransform Vision [PDF]
In this session, we will set up expert panels on different topics. You can suggest topics and questions to which you'd like to have an answer. Furthermore, Thorsten Reitz from wetransform will conclude the event with a short presentation on the future of INSPIRE, Open Standards, Artificial Intelligence in data harmonisation and a few more things!


Hosted by wetransform at the Fraunhofer Institute:

Fraunhoferstrasse 5
64283 Darmstadt


This event is over. Thanks a lot to the participants for making it a great conference! Stay tuned for the 2019 edition...