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Josh Lieberman Receives OGC's Gardels Award

Release Date: 
2011-10-19
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Wayland, MA, USA, 19 October 2011. At the September meeting of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC(R)) in Boulder, Colorado, Josh Lieberman received the OGC's prestigious 12th annual Kenneth D. Gardels Award (http://www.opengeospatial.org/ogc/awards). The Gardels Award, a gold medallion, is awarded 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 Calls for Sponsors for Major Interoperability Testbed

Release Date: 
2011-10-17
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17 October 2011. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a call for sponsors of the OGC Web Services, Phase 9 (OWS-9) Testbed. The OWS-9 Testbed is run under OGC’s Interoperability Program (IP), designed to rapidly develop, test and deliver proven candidate specifications into OGC’s Specification Program. 

The OGC and CEN/TC 287 announce Smart Grid location interoperability workshop

Release Date: 
2011-09-09
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9 September 2011 - The OGC and CEN/TC 287 invite participation in a workshop, "Smart Grid and Spatial Data Infrastructure - Interoperability Challenges Now and in the Future," to be held 6-7 October 2011 in Ispra, Italy. This workshop, sponsored by Sparx Systems, will be part of the EnviroInfo Ispra 2011 conference at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre.

The OGC and OpenMI Association to advance computer modelling standards

Release Date: 
2011-08-25
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August 25, 2011 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) and the OpenMI Association announced that they recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate in standards development and promotion of open standards related to computer modelling. A first priority will be the facilitation of OpenMI 2.0 as an open international consensus standard under the OGC process framework.

The OGC Seeks Participants for Hydrologic Forecasting Interoperability Experiment

Release Date: 
2011-08-24
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24 August 2011. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) invites participation in a Hydrologic Forecasting Interoperability Experiment (IE). This activity, which will begin on September 22, 2011, is designed to advance the development of WaterML 2.0 and test its use in a forecasting context with various OGC service interface standards.

OGC completes Water Information Concept Development Study

Release Date: 
2011-08-01
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1 August 2011 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has completed a Water Information Concept Development Study of the application of OGC Web Services standards in the domain of water information, specifically to investigate architectures and practices for cataloguing, discovering, and accessing selected water resources data from very large numbers of distributed datasets.

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