11 November 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announces the formation of an OGC Web Services (OWS) Publish/Subscribe (PubSub) Standards Working Group (SWG). (http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=41513&version=1).
OGC Press Releases
7 June 2011 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced that it will hold the next OGC Technical Committee and Planning Committee meetings (http://www.opengeospatial.org/event/1106tc) from 12-17 June 2011 in Taichung, Taiwan. This is the first time that OGC meetings have been held in Taiwan.
The week’s events will run concurrently with the Third International AR (Augmented Reality) Standards Meeting, which the OGC is hosting with the support of the OGC Technical Committee and Planning Committee meeting sponsors.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®), in cooperation with Directions Media, invites the international geospatial community to participate in a one-hour webinar on 12th January 2012 at 5:00 pm UTC (12:00 noon EST). This is the second webinar in the OGC GovFuture webinar series.
The title of the webinar is, "How the OGC’s CityGML Standard Supports 3D Innovation for Business and Government: Developments achieved in the Netherlands including use cases from the City of Rotterdam."
29 August 2012 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®), in cooperation with Directions Media, invites the international health mapping community to participate in a free one-hour webinar on 26 September 2012, at 4:00 pm UTC (11:00 a.m. EST).
This is the fourth GovFuture (http://www.ogcnetwork.net/node/1568) webinar presented by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and Directions Media. In this webinar, we look at how improved sharing of geospatial information plays an important role in improving public health.
28 February 2013.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that The SI Organization, Inc. (the SI) has raised its membership level from Technical Committee level to Principal level.
The SI delivers integrated geospatial data, innovative products and mission solutions to global markets.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that DigitalGlobe has raised its membership level from Technical Committee level to Principal level. As a Principal member, DigitalGlobe will participate in OGC's Planning Committee to explore market and technology trends relevant to OGC's mission, to assure that OGC's policies and procedures remain effective and agile in a changing technology environment, and to act as final approval authority for all OGC standards.
12 May 2014 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership as adopted the OGC standard, "OGC I15 (ISO19115 Metadata) Extension Package of CS-W ebRIM Profile 1.0."
The OGC Catalogue Services Standard establishes a general framework for implementing catalogue services used for publishing and discovering geospatial data and geoprocessing services. The developers of the I15 standard anticipate that this standard will be useful to stakeholders in a wide variety of domains whose spatial metadata conform to the ISO19115 Metadata standard.
22 August 2014 – The Technical and Planning Committees have approved release of RESTful encoding of OGC® Sensor Planning Service for Earth Observation Satellite Tasking as an official OGC Best Practice.
11 February 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.
28 July 2015. Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) request comments on the draft charter for a proposed OGC Standards Working Group (SWG). The OGC Temporal Well Known Text (WKT) for Calendars Standards Working Group is being formed to adapt existing standards to provide the capability to represent and encode temporal metadata within data sets and protocols that use customised calendars.