What: meeting with the its4land Advisory Board members Where: University of Twente/ITC - Skype call When: 18 September 2018 Who: its4land team and Advisory Board What: The aim of the meeting is to provide the Advisory Board members with information and seek their advice on the main points, key findings and current problems within the project.
What: its4land roadmap meeting Where: University of Twente/ITC When: Tuesday 18 September 2018 (12:30 – 14:00 CET) Who: all project partners Why: The purpose of the roadmap meeting is to have a non-technical discussion with input from all project partners on the its4land ‘direction’ and joint trajectory. Ideally, the meeting facilitates deeper links and better networking between the work packages.
What: software architecture to disseminate its4land tools ready When: 31 July 2018 Who: Hansa Luftbild, Germany The “Publish and Share” work package (work package 6), led by Hansa Luftbild, has developed together with the other technical work packages in its4land and based on the results from the requirements analysis conducted earlier in the project, a software [...]
What: Guest lecture for master students Where: University of Twente/ITC When: 11 July 2018 Who: Claudia Stöcker Why: its4land's Claudia Stöcker was invited to present the project's work on the application of UAVs for land administration in Module 13 of the GFM Master Course at the University of Twente/ITC. The lecture included all aspects of UAV data acquisition Students [...]
What: A procedure for semi-automated cadastral boundary feature extraction from high-resolution satellite imagery has been awarded the Best Research and Review Paper Award for 2018 by the Editorial Board of the Journal of Spatial Science. When: 11 July 2018 Who: Y. A. Wassie, M. N. Koeva, R. M. Bennett & C. H. J. Lemmen Why: The paper written by [...]
What: FOSS4GNL Where: Almere, Netherlands When: 11 July 2018 Who: Sophie Crommelinck, University of Twente/ITC, Netherlands Why: To network with developers and users of open source geographical software and tools. To get insight into how to update the its4land tool to QGIS version 3.
What: Project meetings between University of Twente/ITC (ITC) and the Technical University of Kenya (TUK) Where: at TUK and RCMRD, Nairobi When: 4-8 June 2018 Who: Chiel Stroeven (ITC, Netherlands) and project members of TUK (Kenya). Why: For the its4land project, Chiel visited TUK to discuss project matters, spoke with members of the its4land Valorization Panel and had [...]
Social challenges of developing fit-for-purpose technologies for land tenure security in East Africa
What: New itsland article in RICS land journal When: April-May edition 2018 Who: Serene Ho, Ine Buntinx and Joep Crompvoets of KU Leuven (Belgium) Why: the its4land project is examining social challenges of developing fit-for-purpose technologies for land tenure security in East Africa as Serene Ho, Ine Buntinx and Joep Crompvoets of KU Leuven explain [...]
What: Chair a session and presentation at LANDac Annual Conference: LAND GOVERNANCE AND (IM)MOBILITY: Exploring the nexus between land acquisition, displacement and migration When: 28 June 2018 Where: Utrecht, The Netherlands Who: Claudia Stöcker (University of Twente, ITC) Why: ITC chaired a session on: Shifting and Demarcating Boundaries: the Role of Digital Data Technologies Presentation about: UAV [...]
What: Urban Studies Symposium: People, Land and Urban Systems Where: University of Twente/ITC, Enschede, Netherlands When: 13-14 June 2018 Who: Mila Koeva, Claudia Stöcker, Sophie Crommelinck Why: interactive poster sessions on its4land topics interactive workshop - Its4land - Cadastral boundaries in several clicks from drone data - let’s do it together!