Cadastre and Land Registry – CLRKEN

Aim, objectives and mission of the KEN

The aim and mission of the Cadastre and Land Registry Knowledge Exchange Network (CLRKEN) is to help EuroGeographics members meet user needs for cadastral information at both national and European levels.

The mission and objectives of the CLRKEN are to:

  • maintain a network of cadastral and land registry experts;
  • provide the European platform for networking and sharing best practice;
  • follow the developments of relevant technologies and practices;
  • support EuroGeographics’ policy towards European data interoperability;
  • promote our members’ experiences and expertise;
  • raise awareness of the importance of cadastre and land registry for economic activity and social development;
  • organize workshops in the field of cadastre and land administration;
  • publish reports on issues in the field of land administration.

The CLRKEN focuses on the role of cadastre (documenting land property objects) and land registry (documenting legal rights in properties) and investigates developments that affect these fields.

Topics of interest

Topics that are of interest to the CLRKEN are: core data, address data, public-law restrictions, 3D cadastre, cadastre of underground facilities, organisational issues.

Work plan

The CLRKEN plans the following activities:

  • to organize two workshops for all CLRKEN members per year, based on the preferences of its members;
  • to make accessible the results of these workshops;
  • to maintain the CLRKEN webpages on the EuroGeographics website.

These activities are to be coordinated with other institutions, organisations, and parties active in our field.

The CLRKEN maintains an annually updated work plan: Work Plan 2018 (26 January 2018)

Upcoming events

CLRKEN will keep the contacts with its partner organisations and explore possible joint workshops and events. Partners include PCC, ELRA, WPLA, FIG-Commission 7, EULIS, CLGE, UN-GGIM, FIG-YSN

  • 2018
    • 14 – 15 March 2018 PCC Conference, Bulgaria
    • November 2018 Joint PCC/EuroGeographics Conference, Austria
    • 3 December 2018 Members are invited to a workshop on smart land administration Finland
  • 2019
    • Date tbd PCC Conference, Romania
    • Date tbd PCC Conference, Finland


30 January 2018: The CLRKEN core team held its annual face-to-face meeting last week in Brussels. We updated our work plan for 2018 and we are intending to cooperate with the PCC chairs at both their conferences:

  • Bulgaria: Conference on 13-15 March 2018 in Sofia; information at
  • Austria: Conference planned for November 2018 in Vienna.

The CLRKEN is chaired by Daniel Steudler from the Swiss Federal Office of Topography swisstopo.

Coordinating Committee
Name Organisation and Country
Daniel Steudler (chair) Federal Office of Topography swisstopo, Switzerland
Amalia Velasco General Directorate of Cadastre, Spain
Maja Pupacic State Geodetic Administration,  Croatia
Jani Hokkanen Maanmittauslaitos, Finland
Julius Ernst BEV, Austria
Martin Salzmann Kadaster, The Netherlands
Pia Åbo Østergaard Geodatastyrelsen, Denmark
Patricia Sokacova EuroGeographics Head Office