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Communications and Outreach Program Overview

Hundreds of commercial products now implement OGC® standards to provide users with "plug and play" interoperability. But the initial support of vendors and integrators in the geoprocessing industry does not guarantee ongoing interoperability. The permanent success of any standards effort ultimately depends on users consistently choosing products based on standards. Recognizing that OGC's interoperability framework needs to be well understood and broadly supported by the whole user community, OGC launched the Communications and Outreach Program to:

OGC History (detailed)

Preface

By Lance McKee, Senior Staff Writer, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) 

David Schell, founder of the OGC, was at the top of the list of recipients of geospatial leadership awards at the Geospatial World Forum 2012, held 23-27 April in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Forum organizers focused on his role in transforming the geospatial industry through a consensus standards process.

Innovation Program Policies & Procedures

The OGC Innovation Program Policies & Procedures (IP PnP) describe the various initiative types run by the Innovation Program and explains the organization of IP initiative types with respect to a Technology Readiness Level (TRL) scale. The IP PnP provide an umbrella for all initiative types and define common elements, processes, and roles; as well as the specific characteristics of each initiative type.

You can view the full OGC Innovation Program Policies & Procedures document online here.

June 2006 OGC Planning Committee Meeting - Edinburg, Scotland

Start: 
Thursday, 29 June 2006 00:00 EDT
End: 
Friday, 30 June 2006 00:00 EDT

PLEASE NOTE: There are meeting fees associated with this meeting, however, due to increased Member Benefits, OGC Members now receive complimentary registrations for each meeting.

Lunches are not included in the meeting fees and must be paid for at registration. Lunches will be in the cantina on site are £7.00 (~12.50 USD) per day. Lunch Tickets will be issued based upon your registration selection. Lunch fees are non-refundable.

Membership LevelNumber of Complimentary Registrations
Associate 1
Technical 2
Principal 4
Strategic 6
OGC Members MUST login to the OGC Web Portal prior to going to the registration page in order to take advantage of these Complimentary Registrations.

The Registration will be open shortly.

If you are an OGC Member and do not have a OGC Portal Account, you may contact your official representatives to create your account.

June 2006 OGC Technical Committee Meeting - Edinburg, Scotland

Start: 
Monday, 26 June 2006 00:00 EDT
End: 
Thursday, 29 June 2006 00:00 EDT

PLEASE NOTE: There are meeting fees associated with this meeting, however, due to increased Member Benefits, OGC Members now receive complimentary registrations for each meeting.

Lunches are not included in the meeting fees and must be paid for at registration. Lunches will be in the cantina on site are £7.00 (~12.50 USD) per day. Lunch Tickets will be issued based upon your registration selection. Lunch fees are non-refundable.

Membership LevelNumber of Complimentary Registrations
Associate 1
Technical 2
Principal 4
Strategic 6
OGC Members MUST login to the OGC Web Portal prior to going to the registration page in order to take advantage of these Complimentary Registrations.

The Registration will be open shortly.

If you are an OGC Member and do not have a OGC Portal Account, you may contact your official representatives to create your account.

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