Peter Prešeren

Second delegate Slovenia

Short biography

Peter Prešeren is a senior adviser at Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia (SMA). He is an experienced remote sensing and aerial survey engineer and the lead architect and developer of the digital orthophoto production at SMA. Peter also has rich experiences on the field of national basic geodetic coordinate system and geodetic works pertaining to the state border. He has experience in data management and data distribution systems specializing in issues with regards to the aerial survey and remote sensing. Peter can be contacted at

About Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia

The Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia (SMA) is a body within the Ministry of Infrastructure and Spatial Planning. The competence of the authority comprises the assignments of the national land survey service, which include the creation, administration and updating of databases pertaining to the basic geodetic system, real estate, state border, spatial units and house numbers, and to the topographic and cartographic system.

SMA is responsible for the basic data on space and real estate in the finalized databases and provides services pertaining to the registration of changes in space and on real estate properties, performs a coordination role in the field of the real estate system and spatial data infrastructure, and, in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance, is implementing mass real estate valuation with the goal of creating foundations for successful and efficient real estate administration and provision of data for objective and comprehensive real estate taxation as well as increased efficiency of the real estate market. It provides conditions for implementing land surveys and ensures the compliance of the national coordinate system with the European coordinate system.