October 4, 2010. On September 22, in Toulouse, France at the OGC's 12th annual Kenneth D. Gardels Award Ceremony, OGC director Philippe Delclaux of EADS/Astrium presented the Gardels Award to Ingo Simonis. The Gardels Award, a gold medallion, is awarded to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to advance OGC's vision of geographic information fully integrated into the world's information systems.
OGC Press Releases
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.
16 January 2012. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC(R)) Board of Directors has unanimously elected The Honorable Jeffrey K. Harris as Chairman of the Board of the Open Geospatial Consortium.
Wayland, MA, 3 December, 2009. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Korea Forum and the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KHRIS) co-hosted an OGC Interoperability Day event on 18 November at the KHRIS facility in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
Wayland, MA, USA, 6 May 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced that Lance McKee has been appointed as a Senior Staff Writer for the Consortium.
As part of the OGC's Marketing and Communications team, Lance is responsible for communicating the OGC message through a variety of public relations and outreach activities in markets important to the OGC membership and the wider industry.
Principal Members evaluate and provide guidance on market direction and Consortium focus, and have authority over the development, release and adoption of OGC standards through their voting rights in the OGC Planning Committee (PC).