12 March 2014. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announces the formation of a new OGC Technical Committee Standards Working Group (SWG). The purpose of this SWG will be to explore and propose terms for a standard to enable interoperability through the use of Discrete Global Grid Systems (DGGS). The OGC members convening this group invite the public to comment on the DGGS SWG charter ( https://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/57326 ) and will consider comments received via email to: charter-requests AT
OGC Press Releases
17 July 2014. Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) have formed an OGC Geospatial User Feedback Standards Working Group (SWG). The purpose of this SWG will be to reach consensus on a standard way to encode users’ comments on the results those users obtain when querying spatial databases.
22 January 2015. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announces that Scott Simmons will assume the role of Executive Director, Standards Program as Carl Reed leaves that position at the end of January.
29 June 2015. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) membership has approved the OGC Web Processing Service (WPS) Version 2 Interface Standard.
20 January 2016 - The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on the OGC Emergency and Disaster Management Information Framework Discussion Paper.