Are you interested for Open Data, Voluntary Geographic Information? Do you believe, that it is possible to do business with Open Data? Do you agree, that VGI data need some professional management? Are you ready to contribute with your data, effort, infrastructures, tools and skills, business skills, marketing and management, proposal writing to support grow of our community?
Then join Plan4All association
Who we are?
Plan4all is a non-profit association sustaining project results and open data related to spatial and environmental planning. The association was set up during the FP7 project Plan4business (2012-2014) that developed an open data platform for aggregation, management and analysis of spatial planning information. This platform is now managed by the Plan4all association, which makes sure that data are easily accessible for reuse, data are maintained and further enhanced.
Which Open Data we currently maintain?
Plan4all maintains in collaboration with several EU projects including SDI4Apps, OpenTransportNet and FOODIE a huge database of open data. These data are continuously being published through various interfaces.
What are rules of participation?
See our Constitution. http://www.plan4all.eu/constitution/
Whom we are looking for?
We are not looking for passengers. We are looking for members, who will be able actively support our activities, contribute to existing data sets, bring new data sets, assist with maintenance of data, offer some tools, for better management of existing data, who are able to offer free infrastructure for managing some data sets or in some other way support activities of our community. Our idea is not to be focus on collection of fees, but on active contribution.
How you can apply for membership?
Membership will be selective. We will organize yearly three times calls for membership. To be possible select organization, who will really contribute to our activities, we will require to fulfill short questioner. You can find it here http://www.plan4all.eu/call-for-members/.
Where and when we will meet first time in situ?
First general assembly of Plan4all will be organized during Join conference ISAF &, Geomatics in Projects & Plan4all & Open Data Hackathon for Environment and Entrepreneurship
The 20th International Conference on Information Systems for Agriculture and Forestry (ISAF) & Geomatics in Projects 2016 & 1st annual conference of Plan4All will be held on 5th – 6th October 2016 – ISAF & Geomatics in Projects & Plan4All conference, Kozel Chateau, Šťáhlavy u Plzně. Open Data Hackathon for Environment and Entrepreneurship will be held on 3rd – 4th October 2016 – Open Data Hackathon for Environment and Entrepreneurship, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. See more on http://kgm.zcu.cz/geomatics-in-projects/.