30 September 2013. At the September meeting of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC(R)) in Frascati, Italy, Jeff de La Beaujardière, PhD, received the OGC's prestigious Kenneth D. Gardels Award (http://www.opengeospatial.org/ogc/awards). The Gardels Award is awarded each year to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to advance OGC's vision of geospatial information fully integrated into the world's information systems.
OGC Press Releases
26 September 2013 – Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Working Group invite the public to attend a demonstration of new developments in technology and capability to rapidly discover, transform, and stream geospatial data from Internet sources into Modeling and Simulation applications using open standards. The demonstration activities, part of the October 13-16 GEOINT 2013 Symposium, will be held in Room 24 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida on 16 October.
23 September 2013 – The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to engage the aviation community in identifying standards efforts relevant to the provision of aircraft connectivity to the FAA’s System Wide Information Management (SWIM) infrastructure.
18 September 2013 – The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the Ordnance Survey, with the support of the Association for Geographic Information (AGI), are leading the first of a series of events called the United Kingdom Interoperability Assessment Plugfest (UKIAP) 2013. (See http://www.opengeospatial.org/OSplugfest ). The purpose of UKIAP 2013 is to advance the interoperability of geospatial products and services based on OGC standards
12 Sep 2013 – The OGC Energy & Utilities Domain Working Group (E&U DWG) invites you to attend presentations on Location Communication in Energy and Utility Worlds in sessions at the upcoming OGC Technical Committee Meetings. This is a unique venue for networking, learning about the OGC's standards development and relationship building processes, and shaping standards infrastructure to support institutional cooperation.
27 August 2013. The sponsors of the OGC Geo4NIEM Initiative:
22 August, 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is seeking comments on the candidate OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS) Interface Standard Interpolation Extension.
20 August 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is seeking comments on the candidate OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS) Interface Standard Scaling Extension.
8 August 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is seeking comments on the candidate OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS) Interface Standard Range Subsetting Extension.
6 August 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comments on the current draft of the candidate OGC GeoPackage (GPKG) Standard. The GPKG Standards Working Group (SWG) will consider all submitted comments when they prepare a final draft of the GeoPackage Standard.