OGC is a consortium of experts committed to improving access to geospatial, or location information. We connect people, communities, and technology to solve global challenges and address everyday needs.

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We represent over 450 businesses, government agencies, research organizations, and universities united with a desire to make location information FAIR – Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable.

OGC is the home of geospatial innovation, collaboration, and standards. We are an international membership organization that supports a diverse community of businesses, government agencies, research organizations, and universities, all working together to make location information FAIR – Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable.

OGC by the Numbers: Building an Engaged Membership

Our membership is driven, open, diverse, inclusive, accessible, and made up of fortune 500 organizations, governments, academic hubs for innovation, startups that are changing the location of landscape, and more.

478+

Total Members

62

New Members Since 2023

16

Principal Members

9

Strategic Members

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Upcoming events

MEMBER MEETING – HYBRID

June 17 – June 21, 2024

129th OGC Member Meeting – Montreal

OGC’s 129th Member Meeting is scheduled. Join us in Montreal, where we will continue to connect location, show why standards matter, and share how interoperable technologies are crucial to sharing geospatial information. This one-week event, filled with technology showcases, dozens of Working Group meetings to improve standards and domains, special sessions, workshops, and keynotes, will show the value of the consortium\’s community of experts. The OGC Collaborative Innovations and Solutions program will also be in attendance sharing the latest concepts in climate, space, aviation, and more: all powered by our community. See the full agenda and register at ogcmeet.org Strategic Member Support: General Sponsors: Dinner Sponsor:

OGC event

IN-PERSON MEETING

June 26 – June 28, 2024

India Space Congress 2024

OGC is pleased to partner with ISC 2024. ISRO, NSIL, and IN-SPACe are the lead supporting organizations for the event.

Partner event

IN-PERSON MEETING

July 1 – July 7, 2024

FOSS4G Europe 2024

The FOSS4GE conference, a European extension of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) annual event, connects professionals in the geoinformation software realm. OSGeo, as an international association, emphasizes geoinformatics, cartography, and open standards, fostering data sharing, collaboration, and innovative problem-solving across various domains. This conference series, initially known as FOSS/GRASS User Conference and later as FOSS4G, arrives in Estonia, offering local professionals and students access to world-class education and insights from global experts, all while facilitating networking and knowledge exchange.

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