Crowd sourcing for updating national databases - a first workshop

20 - 21 August 2009 (Wabern, Switzerland)

Dates: 20th and 21st August 2009
Venue: Federal Office of Topography, swisstopo. Wabern, Switzerland
Status: Completed
Objectives: This workshop, organized by EuroSDR and the Swiss Federal Office of Topography swisstopo, deals with the use of Web 2.0 technologies and communities for the mutual use of user generated content in the framework of national databases. Current applications and data management processes will be shown. Experiences and expectations as well as current limitations and challenges will be discussed.
Workshop topics:
- Web 2.0 technologies and communities
- User acceptance
- Data management
- Quality issues
- Legal tasks
- Advantages and Challenges for NMCAs
At the first workshop afternoon participants from private sector, universities and government will give some presentations, further presentations are welcome. At a second workshop day the common topics and future research aspects will be worked out.
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