17 May 2018

2018 Extraordinary General Assembly and member workshops

Representatives from 34 member organisations participated in EuroGeographics 2018 Extraordinary General Assembly, held in Leuven, Belgium. 

As well as launching a new logo and branding, the two-day event also gave a preview of the Association’s new website. Keynote speaker, Michael Standar, Chief Strategy and External Affairs, SESAR presented on joint undertakings and international collaboration.

Members also heard updates on products and the European Location Framework whilst Eurostat and Copernicus explained how geospatial data from official sources is used within the European Commission.

The agenda also included discussions on legislation, partnerships, UN-GGIM: Europe and a lively session on Knowledge Exchange.

The Extraordinary General Assembly was followed by workshops on development and funding and disruptive technologies.