1 November 2011. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced the formation of two new OGC Technical Committee Standards Working Groups: the RESTful Service Policy Standard Working Group (REST SWG) and the Web Feature Service – Filter Encoding Standards Working Group (WFS-FE SWG). The OGC invites public review of the SWG charters and will consider comments received before 16 November 2011.
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13 August 2012
14 February 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership has adopted the OGC CF-netCDF Data Model extension to the existing OGC Network Common Data Form (NetCDF) Core Encoding Standard version 1.0.
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.
24 April 2014 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Members approved "OGC OpenSearch Geo and Time Extensions" as an OGC standard. This document defines an extension to the popular OpenSearch specification so that users can easily take advantage of rich geospatial and temporal search capabilities enabled by OGC standards. OGC OpenSearch Geo and Time Extensions can be downloaded from http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/opensearchgeo.
24 July 2014 – The OGC seeks public comment on a candidate OGC® Moving Feature Encoding Standard. Part I of this candidate standard provides a standard way of encoding moving feature data in an XML encoding in the form of an OGC Geography Markup Language (GML) application schema. Part II provides a standard way of encoding moving feature data in a simple CSV (comma-separated value) format.
30 January 2015. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announces that it has adopted the OGC Unified Geo Data Reference Model For Law Enforcement and Public Safety as an OGC Best Practice.
13 July 2015. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) invites organizations with specific spatial data integration requirements to explore a low cost, highly effective, high return on investment testbed approach to meeting those requirements. OGC testbeds are rapid prototyping activities that solve spatial interoperability issues.
28 January 2016. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) requests public comment on the OGC OGC Observations and Measurements – JSON Implementation Discussion Paper.