Geoweb Summit

Thursday, 2011-11-10
Friday, 2011-11-11

Geoweb Summit Fall 2011, New York City

3.00 pm - Doors open
4.00 - 4.45 pm - Panel 1        Local mapping
4.45 - 5.30 pm - Panel 2        Location intelligence
5.30 - 6.30 pm - Reception   Networking break + wine reception
6.30 - 7.15 pm - Panel 3        Augmented Reality
7.15 - 9.00 pm - Reception    Networking + wine reception continues

George Percivall, OGC Chief Architect, will participate in the Augmented Reality panel.  OGC's new standards working group for creating Augmented Reality Markup Language (ARML) will be a highlight of this panel.

There is also a $50 discount code 'OGC', valid until the end of the month:


GEOSS Sensor Web Workshop - Ibaraki, Japan

Thursday, 2009-05-21
Friday, 2009-05-22
GEOSS has the objective to continuously monitor the state of the earth in order to increase knowledge and understanding of our planet and its processes. Being a system of system, GEOSS has to master the challenge of integrating heterogeneous systems across institutional and political boundaries. Timely delivery of earth observation data is a key aspect in identifying potential natural and human threats, such as tornados, tsunamis, wild fires, or algae blooms. The third workshop of the Sensor Web series invites you to come to Japan to present your current activities and opinions in the context of Sensor Web or Sensor Network applications. Building on the achievements of the first two workshops (see reports on:, this workshop continues the very successful discussions and knowledge exchange about interoperable sensor networks.

Geospatial World Forum

Monday, 2012-04-23
Friday, 2012-04-27

GIS Development is pleased to announce the fourth Geospatial World Forum on 23 – 27 April 2012 at RAI Convention Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Geospatial World Forum is a forum for the various stakeholders of the global geospatial community, offering seminars, workshops and panel discussions covering a broad range of topics from technology to policy to user oriented themes at global level. It is an opportunity for geospatial industry, users, academia, entrepreneurs and government leaders to meet, invest, influence and shape the business, technological and policy landscapes of today and tomorrow. Geospatial World aims to bring together about 2500 participants representing different stakeholder communities under one roof to exchange ideas and experiences involving innovative uses of geospatial information and technology in addressing global to local issues.

The theme of the fourth Geospatial World Forum is "Geospatial Industry and World Economy." The event is aimed at promoting and projecting the utility and relevance of the geospatial industry and connecting the industry with major economy-driving industries including energy, mining, infrastructure and agriculture, but in the context of issues such as environmental management, climate change, health, education, and social development.


OGC Nordic Forum Interoperability Day

Monday, 2012-09-03
Monday, 2012-09-03

The OGC Nordic Forum ( is organising an "OGC Nordic Interoperability Day" to spread information about OGC open standards and practical implementations. The event is hosted by ULI Geoforum and participation is free of charge!"
Time: September 3, 9.00-16.15
Place: Saturnus Konferens, Stockholm
Organizer: OGC Nordic Forum & ULI Geoforum

The day will be focused on OGC members' use cases and how OGC standards have been used.
After the seminar the OGC Nordic Forum will have a meeting – for OGC members only. Time: 16.30-17.00Registration deadline: August 27.


Civil & Land Development Summit 2013

Monday, 2013-03-18
Monday, 2013-03-18

Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel
P.O. Box: 6382, Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Tel: + 971 2 4415 900
Fax: + 971 2 4415 666




The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Land Development Working Group in partnership with buildingSMART International will host the inaugural Civil Summit as part of the OGC Technical and Planning Committee meeting in Abu Dhabi. This event will focus on the current need and future opportunities for open standards in Civil and Land Development. Representatives from buildingSMART International and buildingSMART Middle East chapter will be providing an update from their USA meeting being held 12 March in Waltham and activities in Middle East.

Recent years have seen a significant increase in demand for interoperability between Spatial, Civil and BIM in daily workflows. The aim of this industry gathering is to facilitate open discussion and actions for future development. Participants from industry-leading organizations around the world will engage in interactive discussions, lightning talks, and inspiring presentations. This event is free and open to all who would like to participate.

Join the conversation! This one-day Civil Summit is the best opportunity in 2013 to engage in Civil and Land Development standards.

Call for Presentations

We are seeking presentations on: existing workflows (what is working – what can be improved) from the viewpoint of civil engineers, from a BIM perspective, Planning and Operations, Policy and Law (Government), software vendors and more are welcome. What are the emerging best practices for data and services interoperability? Who is leading the way with technical innovation and market adoption? What is happening with LandXML?

If you would like to present please make your submission no later than 12th March to Bart De Lathouwer at bdelathouwer [at]


Final Agenda can be found here


Please register via this link

This registration is for the Civil Summit only. If you are attending the OGC Technical and Planning Committee meetings you will need to register separately via the OGC portal.

Key Dates

12 March 2013: Submissions for Presentations    

18 March 2013: Civil Summit 2013


The summit will be held on Monday, March 18, 2013 in Abu Dhabi, UAE in conjunction with the OGC Technical Committee Meeting. For details on venue and accommodation information please check the Abu Dhabi Technical Committee information page on the OGC website:


Program organizers: Scott Simmons, CACI and OGC 3DIM  and Bart De Lathouwer, OGC