The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced the formation of a new OGC Technical Committee Standards Working Group (SWG) to advance the candidate OGC IndoorGML Standard. The OGC members invite the public to comment on the SWG charter and will consider comments received before 10 February 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.
Intergraph has unveiled a best-of-breed spatial data infrastructure (SDI) utilising ERDAS’ data management technologies. This includes uniting its proven GeoMedia® SDI suite with the superior data management capabilities of ERDAS APOLLO. Addressing the demand for geospatial information and services among GIS and non-GIS users, the combined package delivers a geospatial management platform that enables direct collaboration among government, business, and the public.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced that it will hold its next OGC Technical Committee and Planning Committee meetings 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.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) announce the WhereCon 2012 conference, to be held April 10-12 2012 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Online registration [http://wherecon.com/register] for WhereCon 2012 is open and seating is limited.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) cordially invites all geospatial or location technology users, providers and consultants to participate in a survey about the value of standards for interoperability and data sharing.
The OGC announced that a consortium that includes the OGC and OGC members has been accepted as an Associate Partner of the Single European Sky ATM Research programme (SESAR Joint Undertaking).
At the September meeting of the Open Geospatial Consortium, (OGC(R)) in Boulder, Colorado, Josh Lieberman received the OGC's prestigious 12th annual Kenneth D. Gardels Award (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.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the Korean Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (MLTM) will co-host a "2011 OGC Korea Interoperability Day" event on 27 October 2011 in Seoul. (http://smartkorea2011.or.kr/OGC_Korea_Interoperability_Day.htm) The event is being held in conjunction with SMART KOREA 2011 (formerly known as NSDI KOREA), and as a complement to the High-level forum on UN-Global Geospatial Information Management being held from 24-26 October in Seoul.