Member Meeting

A recap of the 124th OGC Member Meeting, Singapore


Text overlaying image of Lifelong Learning Institute, SingaporeFrom October 3-7 ‘22 (and a little bit beforehand), more than 100 experts from across industry, government, and academia converged on the Lifelong Learning Institute in Singapore (with 150 more joining virtually) to strengthen global collaboration and attend OGC’s 124th Member Meeting. A big “thank you” goes out to our dedicated members that either attended in-person, or juggled lives across multiple timezones to attend virtually.

The meeting carried the theme “Digital Twins: Land and Sea,” and was held in conjunction with the Singapore Geospatial Festival operated by GeoWorks. The meeting was sponsored by OGC Principal Member, Singapore Land Authority (SLA), and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

Bringing the Heat in Madrid: a recap of our 123rd Member Meeting

A busy street in the historic district of Madrid, SpainOGC’s 123rd Member Meeting – our long awaited return to in-person(!) – was held in Madrid, Spain, from June 13-16, 2022. The meeting was sponsored by the EU Satellite Center (SatCen) and recognized the 30th anniversary of SatCen as an organization. More than 150 key standards leaders and regional experts from industry, academia, and government braved the heatwave to attend in person, with another 200+ virtual.

With a focus on The Metaverse/Digital Twins, Climate, and the Marine domain, the Member Meeting also featured the usual assortment of Working Group meetings, as well as special sessions, social events, and all the impromptu conversations, break-aways, sight-seeing, and general interaction that comes with (finally) being in-person again.

The Latest on Cloud-Native Geospatial Standards in OGC

Picture of cloud with text 'The Latest On Cloud-Native Geospatial Standards at OGC'As we approach the Developer Workshop at our upcoming Member Meeting, and in light of our very successful Cloud-Native Outreach Event, OGC's Chief Standards Officer, Scott Simmons, has put together an overview of the current state of 'Cloud-Native Geospatial' at OGC, including the relevant Standards and Engineering Reports stemming from our R&D and Innovation work - and what's coming in the future.