OGC appoints Dr. Luis Bermudez to head OGC Innovation Program

Continuing Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®)’s leadership in advancing geospatial information, OGC is pleased to announce Dr. Luis Bermudez as the new Executive Director of OGC’s Innovation Program (previously the Interoperability Program).

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GSDI Members Speaking at Digital Earth 10-Locate17 Conference in Sydney

Dr. Gabor Remetey-Fülöpp, of the Hungarian Association for Geo-information (GSDI Association Members) and special representative of the GSDI Association to CEOS and GEO, is keynote speaker and chair of Stream 8 - Virtual Globes - at the Digital Earth Symposium 10 and Locate17 Confernece being held this week in Sydney, Australia.

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OGC requests public comment on proposed GeoRSS Community Standard by 27 April

First available in 2006, GeoRSS is a simple, yet powerful, approach for geo-enabling RSS/Atom feeds - that is, tagging them with location information. GeoRSS standardizes the way in which ‘where’ is encoded in feeds, so that applications can request, aggregate, share, and map geographic information from across the web. GeoRSS is extensible and upwardly-compatible with more sophisticated formats like the OGC Geography Markup Language (GML).

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An Invitation from Jack Dangermond to Share Your Work 

I would like to extend my personal invitation to you to attend this summer's Esri User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego (July 10–14). We are already busy planning this event, and my sense is it will not only be our biggest but also our most interesting UC ever.

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OGC seeks public comment on ‘GML Application Schema – Coverages, GRIB2 Coverage Encoding Profile’ Candidate Standard

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is seeking public comment on the candidate standard GRIB2 Coverage, an Encoding Profile of the OGC Coverage Implementation Schema by 29 April 2017.

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Esri Public Sector GIS Conference

EsriPublicSectorGISConference2017 WestPalmBeachThe Esri Public Sector GIS Conference (formerly the Southeast User Conference and Southwest User Conference) is where state and local government professionals come together to learn how to map better, smarter, and faster.

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