The Republic Geodetic Authority, has organized the NSDI Conference “COLLECT, CONNECT, CREATE – our words for the future” in Belgrade on December 4, at Klub poslanika.
The goal of the Conference was to highlight the significance of the NSDI in Serbia, present its current status, and discuss the importance of geospatial data in order to continue to create a common vision for the future.
Director of the Republic Geodetic Authority, Borko Drašković and Director of the Office for Information Technologies and eGovernment Mihailo Jovanović, opened the Conference, at which the jubilee of 180th of geodetic activity in Serbia was celebrated. They emphasized the importance of cooperation between the two institutions, as well as the importance of having good quality and affordable geospatial data.
About opportunities which are enabled by the combination of different geospatial data, as well as on current projects and examples of good practice, were spoken by distinguished guests from institutions from the country and abroad that support and continuously contribute to the development of the NSDI. A new digital NSDI platform was presented which, after two months of the testing phase, proved to be stable and with excellent user response and as such it replaced the present appearance of the cartographic display. The participants had the opportunity to share their experiences and best practices of using the new digital platform.
After the open discussion and active participation of the participants, it was concluded that the Conference included topics that are of great importance for their work, that it is necessary to work on the continuous improvement of cooperation in the field of NSDI, but also in all areas that are important for increasing productivity in different sectors of the economy.