The OGC Working Group Series: Collaboration Starts Here (webinar)

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 11:00 EDT
Friday, 5 June 2020 11:45 EDT
Event Description: 

The OGC Working Group Webinar Series

Join our community of experts for an upcoming series of webinars highlighting recent achievements and findings across OGC's working groups.  From standards to domain-oriented innovations, the OGC community is actively working to make location information Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR).

This webinar series will focus on a few of OGC's Domain and Standards working groups as a precursor to our upcoming June Members meeting. Not an OGC member? Join now. 

Previous Webinar Recordings:

Steve Liang, SensorUp

May 27, 11am EDT
Dr. Steve Liang, chair of the OGC SensorThings API Standard Working Group, will discuss the development roadmap, innovative use cases, and examples how the SensorThings API is being used during the time of COVID-19. The roadmap discussion will present the alignment of the OGC API and SensorThings, best practices of using MQTT, and stateless SensorThings. We will also discuss some real-world use cases around the world including environmental monitoring, logistics, public safety, and energy. Finally, we will present examples of using SensorThings to combat COVID-19 in order to protect our workforces and workplaces. Webinar attendees will get up to speed on state-of-the-art geospatial and IoT, and the future of the OGC SensorThings API.
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Ki-Joune Li, Pusan National University
May 28, 9am EDT
Demand for indoor maps continues to increase. While many indoor map services have been created using proprietary formats and data models, OGC IndoorGML provides an open standard. This webinar will include: basic concepts of IndoorGML; building and handling indoor maps; extending IndoorGML for your apps, and; several use-cases.
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Security Domain:
Andreas Matheus, Secure Dimensions GmbH

The Security DWG aims to establish an interoperable security framework for OGC Web Services to enable protected geospatial information processing. This webinar will report on the history of the group and their achievements, as well as cover the newest topics addressed in most recent OGC Testbeds.
May 29, 11am EDT
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Health Domain:
Ajay Gupta,

The OGC Health Domain Working Group enables OGC to identify and work with a representative group of market participants in the identification and prioritization of use cases, business and technical requirements that will provide the most significant value, or mitigate the most significant risks in this arena. This presentation will discuss the Health DWG White Paper, including how a Health SDI will advance GeoHealth capabilities; OGC's upcoming efforts to design a Health SDI; and cover the upcoming Health DWG meeting at the June OGC Member Meeting.
June 2, 11am EDT
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Jeff Yutzler, Image Matters

June 3. 10am EDT
GeoPackage is an open, standards-based, platform-independent, portable, self-describing, compact, and extensible format for transferring geospatial information. The format has nearly zero limitations and is broadly implemented. During this webinar, OGC’s GeoPackage SWG chair, Jeff Yutzler, will give an update on the status of OGC GeoPackage.
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Discrete Global Grid Systems:
Matthew Purss, Pangaea Innovations

Discrete Global Grid Systems (DGGS) bring a fundamental re-thinking of how we reference spatial information to its position on the Earth (or any other portion of space) - one that has been designed for the digital age and for efficient, accurate spatial analysis and processing. It's natively 3D and does away with the need for projections entirely.
June 4, 11am EDT
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Web Mapping Service (WMS)
Joan Masó Pau, Cos4Cloud

One of OGC's most popular standards, OGC Web Mapping Service allows users to dynamically request maps from a server. Every OGC WMS is individually configured and can serve a multitude of different maps, combination of layers, and can optionally even be styled with different cartography. WMS SWG Chair Joan Masó Pau will discuss the latest developments in this popular OGC Standard.
June 5, 11am EDT
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