31st meeting of the MIG permanent technical sub-group (MIG-T)

Thursday, 7th of July 2016, 10:00-11:30 CEST

Virtual meetings - Connection details

Recording: MP4, AdobeConnect viewer


[10:00-10:10] Welcome and approval of the agenda (Michael Lutz)

[10:10-10:20] Minutes of the previous meetings (for discussion and agreement) (Michael Lutz)

[10:20-10:30] MIWP actions status reports (Michael Lutz)

[10:30-11:00] De-briefing MIG-P meeting in Brussels on 28-29 June

[11:00-11:30] AOB

  • National implementation webinars - future volunteers & format (Vlado Cetl)



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Where “+1” is used in the minutes, this is to indicate support for the position of the previous speaker.

Actions are indicated in the minutes using the keyword [Action] and are tracked in the issue tracker. The currently open issues (including open issues from previous meetings) are summarised in the table at the end of the minutes.


Christine Najar (CH), Lenka Rejentova (CZ), Daniela Hogrebe (DE), Lars Storgaard (DK), Christian Ansorge (EEA), Carlo Cipolloni (IT), Angelo Quaglia, Robert Tomas, Michael Lutz, Vanda Nunes de Lima, Vlado Cetl (JRC), Arvids Ozols (LV), Kurt Bonnici (MT), Michel Grothe (NL), Ewa Surma, Marcin Grudzień (PL), Alex Ramage, Tim Duffy (UK)

Welcome and approval of the agenda

Michael Lutz welcomed the participants.

The agenda was approved as proposed.

Minutes of the previous meetings

  • There were no comments on the minutes from the previous meeting and they were approved as they currently stand on the wiki.
  • Open action items review. Reduced after last meeting. #2475 to be closed since it is part of Geonovum project on INSPIRE schema extensions.

MIWP actions status reports

  • Presentation on status available from last MIG-P meeting Status_MIWP_work_packages.pptx
  • MIWP-14 Facilitator for Biodiversity is still missing. Intention is to have someone from Environmental community (e.g. from EIONET). Proposals are welcome [Action all]
  • 2nd INSPIRE Extensions Expert Workshop was held on 29-30 June in JRC. Work is in progress. Interrim results can be seen on project wiki: http://inspire-extensions.wetransform.to/ Short description to be added on MIG-T wiki by Michel Grothe [Action] Presentation and Workshop with final results are planned on INSPIRE conference
  • Workshop on Metadata TG comment resolution will be held on 07-08 July in JRC

De-briefing MIG-P meeting in Brussels on 28-29 June

Information about the MIG-P meeting.

  • Agenda and background documents publicly available at https://ies-svn.jrc.ec.europa.eu/projects/mig-p/wiki/4th_MIG-P_meeting
  • Main topics of discussion on MIG-P meeting were MIWP and Rules of Procedure (RoP).
  • The proposed MIWP has been only provisionally endorsed.
    • The action on List of priority data sets was not agreed by all MS and has been taken out of the MIWP for the time being. But work on the list will be continued by JRC, DG ENV and EEA; contributions and feedback from willing MS is welcome.
      • NL would like to participate in the work on priority dataset list.
    • Further discussion with some changes and final endosrement is expected in December at the next MIG-P meeting.
    • All proposed and existing actions to continue/start as planned. 
  • Draft minutes of MIG-P and the associated documents (MIWP + annexes) will be ready for distribution by 15 July
  • Deadline for comments on MIWP and for possible new actions is beginning of October
  • MIG-T and MIG-P representatives should closely collaborate


  • The format of future webinars to be slightly changed. Idea is to focus on one or two intersting issues in implementation/usage. Volunteers for next webinars are welcome [Action]. IT proposed to prepare webinar for October.
  • Next meeting 28 July or 25 August depending on the presence of MIG-T representatives. To be checked and announced in advance.


2700 Work in progress Normal Propose an ad-hoc MIG-T activity around guidelines for extensions Michel Grothe
2652 Work in progress Normal Feedback on initial proposals of issues for the MIG (Sep 2013) Michael Lutz
2381 Work in progress Normal Propose ToR for a subgroup around GML Michael Lutz
2707 Work in progress Normal Analysis of access control to INSPIRE services Robin S. Smith
2696 New Normal Inform MIG-T about updated Geonetwork version supporting additional INSPIRE metadata elements Markus Jobst
2428 Work in progress High Document xml schema updates Michael Lutz
2698 New Normal Elaborate INSPIRE architecture / domain model Joeri Robbrecht
2697 New Normal Develop an XSLT script to automatically convert metadata from 1.3 to 2.0 Michael Östling
2385 Work in progress Normal INSPIRE data sets and services for a pan-European gazetteer (for the European ODP) Michael Lutz
2373 New Normal Collect best practices and guidelines on PIDs Christian Ansorge
2371 Work in progress Normal Feedback on proposed ARE3NA activities on AAA (access control) Robin S. Smith
2382 New Normal Provide translations of TG code list values Lorena Hernandez Quiros
2368 New Normal Draft a mapping from Network services IRs (download, view, transformation) to TJS Michel Grothe
2365 New Normal Draft release plan for update of download services TGs Alexander Kotsev

Status_MIWP_work_packages.pptx (877 KB) Vlado Cetl, 07 Jul 2016 01:45 pm