OGC Press Releases

Carl Katz Joins OGC as Director of Documentation and Knowledge Management

Release Date: 
2002-04-17
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Wayland, MA, USA, April 19, 2002 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) announces that Carl Katz has joined the organization as Director of Documentation and Knowledge Management. Mr. Katz brings over 10 years of experience developing and managing corporate knowledge. Prior to joining OGC, Mr. Katz was the Director of Knowledge Management for USPowerSolutions, where he developed programs to improve enterprise collaboration, document management, corporate education, product development, and process adoption. Before USPowerSolutions, Mr.

Carl Reed to retire as OGC's CTO and Executive Director Standards Program

Release Date: 
2015-02-09
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9 February 2015. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announces that on January 31 Carl Reed retired from his position as CTO and Executive Director Standards Program at the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). Scott Simmons will assume the role of Executive Director, Standards Program and George Percivall, OGC Chief Engineer, will assume the role of CTO.

CCIP Call for Participation and FOSS4G Early Registration deadlines approach

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2009-07-31
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Wayland, MA, July 31, 2009. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®), the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) and the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) are conducting a Climate Challenge Integration Plugfest (CCIP) to be launched at the FOSS4G (Free, Open Source Software for Geomatics) Conference in Sydney, Australia, 20-23 October, 2009 (http://2009.foss4g.org).

CCIP Participants are invited to deploy services that implement OGC standards, or clients for such services.

Clemens Portele Receives OGC's Gardels Award

Release Date: 
2007-08-07
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Wayland, MA, USA, August 6, 2007. At the July meeting of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) in Paris, France, Clemens Portele received the OGC's ninth annual Kenneth D. Gardels Award. 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.

Clifford Kottman Joins OGC as Vice President, Technology Development

Release Date: 
1997-04-01
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Wayland, Massachusetts, USA April 1, 1997 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) announced today that Dr. Clifford A. Kottman, formerly of The MITRE Corporation, has become OGC's Vice President, Technology Development. In this position he will manage key activities in the OGC Technical Committee, the industry team developing the OpenGIS Specification for software interfaces and services that enable efficient use of geographic information in network computing environments.

Climate Change Integration Plugfest to be launched at FOSS4G

Release Date: 
2009-01-20
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Sydney, Australia. 20 January 2009. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) and the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) have announced a Climate Change Integration Plugfest (CCIP) to be launched at the FOSS4G conference, 20-23 October 2009, http://2009.foss4g.org.

The CCIP will demonstrate standards based interoperability between geospatial applications based on a Climate Change scenario.

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