OGC Press Releases

The OGC Seeks Participants for 3D Portrayal Interoperability Experiment

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2011-04-22
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Wayland, Massachusetts, 22 April 2011. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is launching a 3D Portrayal Interoperability Experiment (IE) on 26 May 2011 to advance best practice for implementing standards for publishing and streaming 3D geospatial assets related to urban planning and landscape visualization.

Josh Lieberman Receives OGC's Gardels Award

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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 Australia & New Zealand Forum Announced

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2012-07-09
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9 July 2012 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced that OGC members in the Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) region, with the assistance of the Australian and New Zealand Land Information Council (ANZLIC), recently chartered an Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) Forum to support regional coordination and communication regarding geospatial standardisation activities.

OGC invites research papers for OGC Academic Summit 2014 and ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information (IJGI)

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2014-03-04
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OGC PRESS RELEASE

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4 March 2014 - The  Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Academic Summit 2014 will be held 15-16 September 2014 at the  University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada as part of the September OGC Technical Committee Meeting.

OGC’s final call for sponsors of major location information interoperability testbed

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2014-07-10
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10 July 2014. For more than a decade the OGC Interoperability Program has used an agile testbed-based development process to deliver open standards for communicating spatial information of all kinds.  The OGC is now planning OGC Testbed 11. You are invited to bring your organization’s spatial information communication requirements to this innovative process for making “where” data move easily through workflows.

OGC requests scenarios for Crisis Management ICT Workshop

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2015-01-21
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21 January 2015 - The OGC and Fraunhofer IOSB have organized the Geospatial ICT Support for Crisis Management and Response workshop at ISCRAM 2015. The workshop organizers invite participation and they invite participants to submit crisis scenario descriptions. These will be used to demonstrate the effectiveness of existing international geospatial data encoding and service standards.

OGC requests comment on draft charter for Hydrologic Features Standards Working Group

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2015-06-23
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23 June 2015. Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) request comments on the draft charter for an OGC Hydrologic Features (HY_Features) Standards Working Group (SWG). The purpose of the proposed SWG is to progress the HY_Features hydrologic feature model to the state of an adopted OGC standard for a common and stable identification and referencing of hydrologic features.

W3C and OGC Spatial Data on the Web Working Group publishes First Public Working Draft of its Best Practices

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2016-01-19
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19 January 2016 – The W3C and OGC Spatial Data on the Web Working Group has published the First Public Working Draft of its Best Practices document for Spatial Data on the Web. This is a concerted attempt to bring together techniques used by the geospatial industry and Web technologists, especially those making use of Linked Data techniques. Typical use cases include environmental and cartographic data, transport and administrative data. Although clearly a lot remains to be done, the editors seek to illustrate the full scope of the best practices.

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