A Beginner's Guide to Metadata Webinar


13:00 - 13:45

Event Type

Open source geospatial services and training provider, Astun Technology, is hosting ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Metadata’ webinar this Thursday (2nd March).

In a high-speed look at all things metadata, this webinar will cover:
• Benefits and challenges
• Common formats, e.g XML
• What a standard metadata file actually looks like and why
• Schemas, standards and profiles
• ISO standards and UK Gemini
• What to do about INSPIRE (it’s still a legal requirement!)
• Linked data
• How to tackle metadata for non-geospatial datasets
• How to bend metadata to your use cases
• What Q-FAIR is and how it applies to metadata
• How to tackle a metadata improvement project

Your host:

This ‘learn while you lunch’ webinar will be hosted by Jo Cook, metadata expert and Astun’s Data Discoverability Lead. When she’s not publicly flying the flag for metadata, you can find Jo helping organisations like the Scottish Government, EA and DEFRA identify, improve and share tens of thousands of datasets.

Registration information:

Date: Thursday 2nd March 2023
Time: 1 pm (GMT)
Duration: c. 45 minutes (depending on the Q&A)

Find more information and register directly with Astun Technology