The Home of Location Technology Innovation and Collaboration

Your Global Resource for Geospatial Information and Standards

Welcome to the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), a worldwide community committed to advancing geospatial location information and services as a vital force for progress. Members work together and use their location expertise to connect people, communities, technology and decision-making – providing solutions for critical challenges and everyday needs around the world.

OGC fosters and supports a global conversation to create free and publicly available geospatial standards that keep pace with emerging technical trends. OGC also manages agile and collaborative research & development that anticipates and solves geospatial challenges, produces prototypes and tests solutions through the OGC Innovation Program.


Join a Dynamic and Diverse Group of Global Experts

A network of more than 500 businesses, government agencies, research organizations, and universities, OGC is driven to make location information and services FAIR – Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable. OGC’s programs are designed to ensure alignment with emerging technical trends in support of interoperability challenges. Every member plays an important role in guiding the process of innovation.