The University of Ljubljana (UL) and the Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia (SMA) participated in the “3rd Slovenian INSPIRE day and Conference on eSpace programme”, which took place on December 1, 2017, in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
The main purpose of the event, organised by the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning and the Surveying and Mapping Authority, was to present the Slovenian activities in the field of National Spatial Data Infrastructure and to inform the professional and general public about the programme eProstor (eSpace), funded under the cohesion policy 2020. The programme aims to contribute to the suitable spatial development and real-estate management through a single infrastructure for spatial information and renovated real property administration system.
A welcome address was given by Irena Majcen, Minister of the Environment and Spatial Planning, and Alenka Smerkolj, Minister without portfolio responsible for Development, Strategic Projects and Cohesion, and Anton Kupic, SMA Director General.
During his presentation about the SMA activities in the field of National Spatial Data Infrastructure, Tomaž Petek presented the SLICE3D project and its objectives. In his talk he stressed the importance of innovative solutions and knowledge transfer from academia to the government and industry, where the future Centre of Excellence could take over an important role.