The INSPIRE Working groups are now elaborating their Position papers. Draft Position papers are now available here. These draft Position
papers will be discussed at the next INSPIRE expert group meeting in Dublin on 2 July, 8th EC GI & GIS Workshop, 3 - 5 July, 2002 and at
the GMES User Forum 15-17 July. The final Position papers of the INSPIRE expert group are expected for the second half of September 2002
(with an exception for the Impact Assessment working group).
No formal consultation process will be organised on the draft INSPIRE position papers, but co-ordinated input can be provided through the
national members of the INSPIRE Expert group from the end of June 2002 until mid-August 2002. Members of the society that don't have a
corresponding national INSPIRE Expert group member can provide feedback to the INSPIRE Technical co-ordinator during that period.
The Commission will determine the next stages of the preparation of the INSPIRE initiative after the assessment the final INSPIRE Position
papers. It is anticipated that there will be further consultation possibilities in more advanced stages of the preparation of the INSPIRE