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Open Geospatial Consortium

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

OGC Invites You to Participate in a Simulated Exercise at the Disaster Risk Reduction (DDR) Across the Americas Summit

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announce a Call for Participation in a simulated disaster response exercise that will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina on September 7th, 2017, during the Disaster Risk Reduction (DDR) Across the Americas...

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Open Geospatial Consortium Announces Geoscience Australia as its Newest Principal Member

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that Geoscience Australia has raised its membership level from Technical to Principal Level. Geoscience Australia has been an active member of OGC since 1999. “Geoscience Australia has been...

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

OGC is Calling for Sponsors for an Innovative Interoperability Initiative, Testbed 14

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a call for sponsors for an innovative interoperability initiative,  Testbed 14. The  OGC Innovation Program provides a venue to advance solutions to geospatial data and service challenges through using open...

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

OGC Seeks Comment on Proposed GeoScience Domain Working Group

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks comments on the draft charter of a proposed GeoScience Domain Working Group (DWG). GeoScience encompasses a number of scientific domains focused on providing a better understanding, representation, and - more generally...

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

OGC Publishes Moving Features Access Specification as a Standard for Rapid and Advanced Utilization of Location Data for Moving Features

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is excited to announce that it has published Moving Features Access as an official standard. Moving Features Access defines location data access operations so that big data from moving features, such as...

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

OGC Seeks Public Comment on New Abstract Specification Topic for Discrete Global Grid Systems (DGGS)

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is requesting public comment on its Discrete Global Grid System (DGGS) Abstract Specification Topic. DGGS enable rapid integration of spatial data without the difficulties of working with legacy coordinate systems, particularly projected...

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

OGC Invites Expertise on Underground Maps and Models

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is requesting information from interested parties to inform a Concept Development Study (CDS) that will assess the current state and future direction of information standards for modelling, mapping, and managing underground infrastructure....

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

OGC to initiate Phase 1 Development of Interoperability Standards for Underground Infrastructure Data

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that the Fund for the City of New York and its sister organization, the National Center for Civic Innovation, has made a $25,000 grant to the OGC. These...

Monday, January 30th, 2017

OGC Calls for Participation in Major Innovation Testbed (Testbed 13)

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) invites interested organizations to respond to the just released Call for Participation (CFP) in the OGC Testbed 13 Interoperability Testbed. Organizations selected to participate in Testbed 13 will develop prototype solutions based...

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

OGC Calls for Participation in its Indian Interoperability Plugfest

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is calling to vendors doing business in India for participation in its latest Interoperability Plugfest. The Department of Science and Technology (DST), under Government of India, is interested in planning and convening...

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