DCAT and DCAT-AP training: General introduction

A few hours

Course details

This webinar is the first of a series of webinars dedicated to DCAT and DCAT-AP:
  • DCAT and DCAT-AP training: General introduction
  • DCAT and DCAT-AP training: Basic user
  • DCAT and DCAT-AP training: Advanced user

Target audience

Data stewards in EU institutions and in particular people who describe data assets in internal catalogues and/or on EU ODP.

Learning objectives

Understand what metadata is and how it relates to DCAT; Learn about the history and objectives of DCAT and DCAT-AP; Understand the basic model of DCAT; See some examples of DCAT entities; Understand the differences between DCAT, DCAT-AP and DCAT-AP-OP; Know some of the issues addressed during the development of DCAT and DCAT-AP.

Offered by

This content is offered by the European Commission. The European Commission is the European Union's politically independent executive arm. It is alone responsible for drawing up proposals for new European legislation, and it implements the decisions of the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.

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  1. Welcome
  2. General Introduction webinar
  3. Assessment
  4. Feedback
  5. Results