The purpose of INSPIRE KEN is to help our members to implement INSPIRE directive.

Aim, objectives and mission of the KEN

Our mission and objectives are to:

  • establish a network of INSPIRE experts;
  • follow the development of the INSPIRE regulations;
  • support EuroGeographics policy towards European data interoperability;
  • share knowledge amongst members; and
  • promote experiences on implementation of the INSPIRE directive among members.

Topics of interest

The main topics and subject area(s) of interest and discussion by the KEN are the following:

  1. Evolution of products due to INSPIRE
  2. Progress in INSPIRE related activities
    • European Location Services
    • MIG
    • UN-GGIM

Work plan

The INSPIRE KEN maintains a work plan which is updated annually.

Upcoming events

The INSPIRE KEN is planning the following activities:

  • 2019
    • 25th January 2019 – webinar following-up the outcomes of the “Use of INSPIRE” workshop, 27-28 Nov 2018.
    • Spring 2019 (tbc) workshop or webinar about INSPIRE and e-government
    • October 2019 (tbc) – workshop about download services


See the INSPIRE KEN past events.

INSPIRE KEN is chaired by Dominique Laurent, IGN France.

Coordinating Committee


Organisation and Country

Dominique Laurent (chair)

IGN France

Morten Borrebæk

Kartverket, Norway

Nathalie Delattre

IGN Belgium

Paloma Abad Power

IGN Spain

Marcin Grudzien

GUGIK, Poland

Saulius Urbanas

EuroGeographics Head Office