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Speaker: Clemens Portele (interactive instruments)

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Clemens started to develop software for spatial data in 1989. In recent years he has focused on spatial information modeling, SDI architectures, their implementation and the Web. He is a contributor to INSPIRE (e.g., he chaired the INSPIRE Drafting Team "Data Specifications") as well as to the international standardisation in ISO/TC 211 and the Open Geospatial Consortium (e.g., as editor of GML).

He has supported several open source projects originating from work at interactive instruments and contributed to them:
ShapeChange (, since 2002),
ldproxy (, since 2015),
* ETF (in migration to, since 2009).