OGC Interoperability Day Darmstadt - EU projects and the OGC: Standards, Benefits and Implementations

Wednesday, 30 September, 2009 - 04:00
Wednesday, 30 September, 2009 - 04:00
Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research (IGD)
Fraunhoferstrasse 5
64283 Darmstadt

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Fraunhofer (Institutes IGD and IITB)

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Schedule of Meetings: 

What role will standards play in future ICT, environmental and research programs of the European Commission? And how is the OGC participating in this process? What are the experiences and results of some of the projects funded by the European Commission. And what might be the benefits in using standards while participating in such a project? On Wednesday 30 September 2009 you will have a chance to get first hand answers to such questions at the “EU funded Projects and the OGC: Standards, Benefits and Implementations“ OGC Interoperability Day in Darmstadt, Germany.  09:30 - 10:00 Coffee & Registration 10:00 - 10:15 Welcome 10:15 - 10:45 Vojko Bratina (European Commission) on future funding projects of the EC (tbc) 10:45 - 11:15 The role of OGC-E in European Projects: how, why, targets (Athina Trakas) 11:15 - 11:45 ESDIN (Lassi Letho, FGI) 11:45 - 12:15 EuroGEOSS (Francis Bertrand, BRGM) 12:15 - 13:30 Lunch and informal discussion 13:30 - 14:25 Humboldt (i) Overview & the Open Source Project (Astrid Fichtinger) (ii) Catalogue Service, Web Processing Service (Jan Jesek) (iii) formal description of OGC Services (Daniel Fitzner) 14:25 - 15:15 SANY - Sensors Anywhere (i) Integration of Sensors and Models based upon OGC Sensor Web Enablement standards (Désirée Hilbring) (ii) Challenges of using Open Standards in Geo Hazard monitoring Projects (Nicolas Kolodkine) (iii) Data Fusion in SANY : Adding value to geospatial data (Stuart Middleton) 15:15 - 15:45 Coffee break 15:45 - 16:45 GIGAS (Eva Klien) 16:45 - 17:00 WrapUp