Tag: Open Geospatial Consortium

"Business Value of OGC Standards" Survey

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.

Josh Lieberman Receives OGC's Gardels Award

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 OGC to co-host 2011 OGC Korea Interoperability Day

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.

OGC Calls for Sponsors for Major Interoperability Testbed

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has issued a call for sponsors of the OGC Web Services, Phase 9 (OWS-9) Testbed. The OWS-9 Testbed is run under OGC’s Interoperability Program (IP), designed to rapidly develop, test and deliver proven candidate specifications into OGC’s Specification Program.

OGC and EuroGeographics cooperate to advance European Spatial Data Infrastructure

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and EuroGeographics recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote interoperability through open standards to benefit the European geospatial community. The two organisations both seek to promote compatible, standards-based Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI) from the local to global level, and the OGC is positioned to help EuroGeographics support a broad range of European stakeholders responding to Europe's INSPIRE Directive.

The OGC and OpenMI Association to advance computer modelling standards

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the OpenMI Association announced that they recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate in standards development and promotion of open standards related to computer modelling. A first priority will be the facilitation of OpenMI 2.0 as an open international consensus standard under the OGC process framework.

The OGC Seeks Participants for Hydrologic Forecasting Interoperability Experiment

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) invites participation in a Hydrologic Forecasting Interoperability Experiment (IE). This activity, which will begin on September 22, 2011, is designed to advance the development of WaterML 2.0 and test its use in a forecasting context with various OGC service interface standards.

The OGC seeks comment on City Geography Markup Language (CityGML) V1.1

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks public comment on Version 1.1 of the OGC City Geography Markup Language (CityGML) Encoding Standard

OGC completes Water Information Concept Development Study

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has completed a Water Information Concept Development Study of the application of OGC Web Services standards in the domain of water information, specifically to investigate architectures and practices for cataloguing, discovering, and accessing selected water resources data from very large numbers of distributed datasets.

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