OGC UK & Ireland Forum, June 2024

Event details

Date & time:

June 7, 2024 2:00 pm — June 7, 2024 4:00 pm

The OGC UK & Ireland Forum is an informal group of people and organizations in UK and Ireland that are interested in OGC Standards and geospatial innovation. It is open to any organisation located wholly or in part in the UK & Ireland.

There will be talks on Digital Twin technologies, OGC APIs, Compliance Testing, and more.

The meeting will be held at the Geovation Hub in London on Friday June 7th, at 14:00 – 16:00 BST. Virtual participation will be offered via GoTo Meeting.

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14:00 – 14:10 Introductions from the Forum Chairs. Samantha Lavender (Pixalytics), Chris Newlands (Space Aye)

14:10 – 14:15 Welcome remarks from the OGC Board of Directors. Ed Parsons (Google)

14:15 – 14:35 OGC Urban Digital Twin DWG drafted a position paper on Urban Digital Twins. Carsten Rönsdorf (Ordnance Survey)

14:35 – 14:55 Recent advances in OGC API – Environmental Data Retrieval. Chris Little and Guy Collins (Met Office)

14:55 – 15:05 OGC API Standards – Recent Case Studies. Gobe Hobona (OGC)

15:05 – 15:15 Break

15:15 – 15:55 Panel on the increasing role of AI in the processing of geospatial data – Anneley Hadland (Helyx SIS), Tim Just (UKRI), Sheikh Fakhar Khalid (Sensat), Stephen Thorp (Geospatial Commission)

15:55 – 16:00 Closing remarks from the Forum Chairs. Samantha Lavender (Pixalytics), Chris Newlands (Space Aye)


Compliance Testing, Digital Twins, OGC APIs, OGC Standards, UK & Ireland Forum

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