Bengt Kjellson, the former Chair of the EULIS Board, was given a special award on Wednesday November 18th. The award was handed out by Rik Wouters, Managing Director, during the ELF Directors’ Forum in Brussels. The award is named after Bengt himself and in the future we hope to award it to more people who contributed to the further development of EULIS.
EULIS together with EuroGeographics Cadastre & Land Registry Knowledge Exchange Network (C&LR KEN) held a very successful joint workshop attended by more than 50 delegates from 25 countries.
On Tuesday the 20th of October the Netherlands Kadaster hosted a joint workshop on Marine Cadastre in Amsterdam. Ten experts from various organisations were present. This workshop In Amsterdam was a follow up meeting of a first workshop in Paris in June.
The Marine Cadastre project is an initiative of the Common Vision Group: EULIS, CLGE, ELRA, EuroGeographics and PCC. The initiative for the project was taken in Athens during the PCC conference in May 2014, where representatives of all organisations were participating. The scope was agreed in Rome in December 2014.
The Council of the Notariats of the European Union (CNUE) invited EULIS to a lunch-debate on the topic “Facilitating and securing cross-border real estate transactions in Europe”.
Rik Wouters and Gerard Leenders participated in this lunch-debate as representatives of EULIS-EEIG.
Joint EULIS and EuroGeographics Conference, 11-12 November 2015 Brussels. The European Land Information Service, EULIS, will host a half-day conference on Thursday afternoon, November 12th 2015 at the: Abbey of La Cambre in Brussels Belgium.
The State Land Service of Latvia organised in the framework of its EU Presidency the Plenary Meeting of the PCC. EULIS managing director was invited to speak on the progress of the interconnection of land registers in Europe.