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OGC Update - June 2018


OGC Update

June 1 · Issue #2 · View online
The quarterly update from OGC concerning the latest happenings from the organization and its members.

Hello and welcome to the 2nd issue of OGC Update for 2018. 
We’re just days away from our 107th Technical Committee meeting, to be held in Fort Collins, Colorado. Have you registered to attend, yet? If not head to for all the details.

Orléans TC Meeting: The Wrap Up
OGC’s Orléans TC Meeting: "Things coming together" OGC’s Orléans TC Meeting: "Things coming together"
More from the OGC Blog
Testbed 14: The Most Complex OGC Testbed Ever? Testbed 14: The Most Complex OGC Testbed Ever?
London’s #WomenInGeospatial Breakfast London’s #WomenInGeospatial Breakfast
Enabling Federal Digital Mapping Through GeoPackage Extensions Enabling Federal Digital Mapping Through GeoPackage Extensions
Map Markup Language (MapML) and the GeoWeb in the OGC Innovation Program
OGC advances the Web Feature Service standard through a public hackathon
Interesting finds from around the web
Technology Implementation Guides for Smarter Cities
Most Maps of the New Ebola Outbreak Are Wrong
Enabling the rest of us to find actionable information in huge volumes of satellite data
Crypto-spatial Coordinate standard at the OGC Technical Committee
The 105th OGC TC/PC in New Zealand
Moving Borders: A cartographic and political inquiry
The Inconvenient Truth about Smart Cities
Current OGC initiatives
Additionally, the following initiatives are calling for sponsors: 
If your organization is facing a technological challenge within the above fields, please get in touch to see how sponsoring an OGC Initiative can provide a solution.
Latest Press Releases
OGC announces creation of regional Canada Forum on Geospatial Standards
OGC announced as official partner of Earth Challenge 2020, a Citizen Science Initiative
Calling for Sponsors of Testbed 15
Calling for Sponsors for Maritime Limits and Boundaries Pilot
OGC announces the European Space Agency’s upgrade to Strategic Membership
Upcoming Events
See our full calendar of upcoming events at
June '18 - OGC TC/PC Meetings - Fort Collins, CO, USA
SPAR 3D Expo & Conference (co-located with the AEC Next Technology Expo + Conference)
September '18 OGC TC/PC Meetings - Stuttgart, Germany
Newly Certified Products
The following companies have certified, or renewed certifications of, their offerings since the previous OGC Update:
  • AllforLand Co.Ltd.
  • Belsis Ltd.
  • Carmenta AB
  • Compusult Limited
  • EGIS CO., LTD.
  • Esri
  • Florence Research Association
  • G-Inno Systems Inc.
  • GE Smallworld
  • Genesys International Corporation Ltd
  • Geodan Holding BV
  • GEOMEX SOFT Co., Ltd.
  • Geotwo Co., Ltd.
  • GIS Consult GmbH
  • Global Energy Consulting Engineers
  • Hexagon
  • IIC Technologies Limited
  • KING ICT d.o.o
  • lat/lon GmbH
  • Luciad
  • Open Source Geospatial Foundation
  • Oracle USA
  • PiriReis Bilisim Teknolojileri
  • Politerm OOO
Attendees of the March TC/PC in Orléans, France
Attendees of the March TC/PC in Orléans, France
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