Wayland, MA, USA, July 10, 2009. At the June meeting of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, David Danko received the OGC's 11th annual Kenneth D. Gardels Award (http://www.opengeospatial.org/ogc/awards). The Gardels Award is awarded to individuals who have made significant contributions in advancing the OGC vision of complete integration of geospatial information and services into the world's information systems.
OGC Press Releases
Wayland, Mass., 1 February 2010 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announces a Call for Participation (CFP) in Phase 3 of the GEOSS (Global Earth Observation System of Systems) Architecture Implementation Pilot (AIP) issued by the Group on Earth Observations (GEO). The CFP documents are available at: http://earthobservations.org/geoss_call_aip.shtml.
September 7, 2010 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) members are seeking comments on OGC candidate standards Network Common Data Form (NetCDF) Core Encoding Standard, and NetCDF Binary Encoding Extension Standard - NetCDF Classic and 64-bit Offset Format.
2 June 2011. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) requests reference implementations of the OGC Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) Interface Standard for use in compliance testing.
November 10, 2011 – The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced that it will hold its next OGC Technical Committee and Planning Committee meetings (http://www.opengeospatial.org/event/1111tc) from 28 November - 2 December 2011 at Eurocontrol headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. The meeting is being hosted by Eurocontrol and sponsored by Comsoft, Luciad, and Snowflake Software.
August 22, 2012 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership seeks comments on an OGC candidate standard, the CF-netCDF Data Model extension to the existing OGC Network Common Data Form (netCDF) Core Encoding Standard version 1.0.
25 February 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has adopted "Semantic annotations in OGC standards" as an OGC Best Practice.
2 October 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is seeking comments on the candidate OGC standard, "Geographic Information – Well Known Text (WKT) for coordinate reference systems."
OGC Well Known Text offers a compact machine-readable and human-readable representation of geometric objects. WKT can also be used for succinctly describing the critical elements of coordinate reference system (CRS) definitions.
5 May 2014 – The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) invites software developers, location service providers, spatial analytics experts, system architects and information system managers to attend two free webinars to learn about the results of the recent OGC Testbed 10. See registration details below.
20 August 2014. An OGC Urban Planning Domain Working Group (SWG) has been chartered to define the role for OGC standards and related activities within the Urban Planning discipline and to provide an open forum for the discussion and presentation of interoperability requirements, use cases, pilots, and implementations of OGC standards in this domain.