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2nd International Workshop on Spatial Data Quality


6th February 2018 - 7th February 2018

Following the successful workshop on spatial data quality in Malta in January 2015 a second workshop will be held in Valletta, Malta on 6th and 7th February 2018.

The full announcement for the workshop is available here.

The list of papers accepted for the workshop is available here.

Information about the venue and hotels is available here. Please note the speakers and delegates are responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements.

Deadline for registration: 21 January 2018.
Deadline for abstract submission: 15 October 2017.

Registration to this event is now closed.

Tuesday 6th February

Session 1: Geospatial Standards, Chair: Jonathan Holmes

Management and quality system for geographic information, based on ISO TC/211 regulations

Robledo Ceballos Joselyn Alejandra (presented by Antony Cooper)

ISO 9001 for spatial data: ICGC experience

Dolors Barrot and Maria Pla

Implementing geospatial data quality standards – motivators and barriers

Serena Coetzee, Franz-Josef Behr and Antony K Cooper

Session 2: Data Quality, Chair: Ray Patrucco

Assessing the quality of OpenStreetMap road data in part of Tshwane, South Africa

Ernest Yzel and Antony Cooper

Quality of spatial data in court proceedings

Jordi Sandalinas

A quality control method for non-normal positional error data using a multinomial approach

Francisco Javier Ariza-López, José Rodríguez-Avi, José L. García-Balboa and Virtudes Alba-Fernández

Session 3: Quality Requirements, Chair: Antti Jakobsson

Quality requirements for core data

Dominique Laurent and François Chirié

Eliciting User and Producer Views on Geospatial Data Quality

Hasti Ziaimatin, Alireza Nili, Alistair Barros, Ivana Ivánová and Tom Spencer

Session 4: Frameworks & Quality Models, Chair: Christina Wasström

Towards an Ontology for Geospatial User-centric Metadata

Hasti Ziaimatin, Alistair Barros, Ivana Ivánová and Tom Spencer

From quality on spatial data to data quality vocabulary (DQV) for the Semantic Web – the Norwegian experience of aligning ISO 19157 Data Quality to DQV


Morten Borrebaek and Magni Busterud


Forming Quality Model for cadastral data using International Standards – The Hellenic cadastre experience

Ioannis Kavvadas


Wednesday 7th February

Session 5: Automation, Chair: Carol Agius

Experiences on using Data Quality Measures for automatic validation of geographical datasets

Erling Onstein and Knut Jetlund

Towards Automating Spatial Data Quality Evaluation in the Finnish National Topographic Database

Riikka Kivekäs and Nils Mesterton

How Data Quality Automation Delivers Improved Productivity

Daniel Warner and Seb Lessware

Session 6: Confusion Matrices and their use in Spatial Data Quality, Chair: Jonathan Holmes

Confusion Matrices and their use in Spatial Data Quality

José L. García-Balboa, María V. Alba-Fernández, Francisco J. Ariza-López and José Rodrígue-Avi

Session 8: Data Visualisation, Chair: Serena Coetzee

Visualization of quality in the Cadaster Index Map at Lantmäteriet

Torsten Svärd

Visualisation of spatial register data quality in public dashboards

Anouk Huisman – van Zijp


6th February 2018
7th February 2018


Old University Campus
Valetta, Malta


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