2013 OGC Asia Forum Summit

Tuesday, 3 December, 2013 - 18:00
Tuesday, 3 December, 2013 - 23:00
Eastern (EST)

IIT Bombay, India


2013 OGC Asia Forum Summit Registration

Feng Chia University, Taiwan

International OGC Technical Committee participants and participants in the 2013 OGC Asia Forum Summit will be staying at these hotels.

2013 OGC Asia Forum Summit will be held on Dec 3rd, 2013 at IIT Bombay, India. This coincides with the the 86th OGC TC/PC meeting, which starts on Dec 2nd and runs for 4 days. The meeting will be preceded by the annual meeting of NSDI 2013, organized by the India government, on Nov 29th and 30th and one-day tutorials on OGC standards which will be held on Dec 1st. You are all welcome to join this feast of GIS events!

The two major focuses of the OGC Asia Summit this year will be “Values of standards for research, education, and implementation” and “Uses of OGC standards in practical community settings”. Many distinguished speakers from Asian regions will share their efforts, experiences and practices in geo-informatics interoperability. Special guest speakers from India Forum and ANZ forum are also invited. Following is the tentative agenda with speakers and their topics.



Session, Speakers, and Topics

09.00 - 10.45am

Session I

Mark Reichardt, President and CEO, OGC

OGC opportunities in Asia

Prof. Ryosuke Shibasaki, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Handling Big Mobility Data with OGC Standard

Prof. Ki-Joune Li, Pusan National University, Korea

VWorld – virtual 3D city open platform in Korea

Prof. Tien-Yin (Jimmy) Chou, Feng Chia University, Taiwan

Efforts on OGC standards and Lessons Learnt by GIS.FCU

Open Discussion I

10.45 - 11.00am

Morning coffee break

11.00 - 01.00pm

Session II

Dr. Hae-Kyong Kang, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), Korea

Indoor Spatial Information Projects in Seoul Metropolitan city and Korea

Prof. Kiyoshi Honda, Chubu University, Japan

Fieldtouch - Agricultural Information Platform based on OGC Web Services

Dr. P.S. Acharya, IIT Bombay

Ensuring Interoperability amongst SDI nodes using OGC specifications - The Indian experience

Chris Body, ANZ Forum

Updates on ANZ Forum

Open Discussion II

01.00 - 02.00pm

Lunch (provided)


You are very welcome to join us for these eminent talks and open discussions. Through the sharing of experiences and discussion from different perspectives, we expect to stimulate potentials and opportunities for further cooperation among Asian. Therefore, your participation and feedback will be our great honor and essential to success of the Summit. Please register for the summit at 2013 OGC Asia Forum Summit Registration. For more information, please visit the OGC Asia Forum Portal.