OGC invites you to its Environmental Linked Feature Interoperability Experiment: ELFIE

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) invites interested members & non-members alike to participate in the OGC Environmental Linked Feature Interoperability Experiment (ELFIE). If interested, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 25th May 2017. The kickoff will be held via telecon on Thursday May 25th at 16:00 EDT/20:00 UTC. To learn more about the ELFIE, including details on the kickoff telecon, visit: www.opengeospatial.org/projects/initiatives/elfie .

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USA: FGDC hosting free 2017 ISO Metadata Summit

FGDCgov logoThe FGDC is hosting a 2017 International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Metadata Summit on May 24, 2017 to improve geospatial data and services discovery and use for federal and non-federal National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) stakeholders and users.

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EuroGeographics Messenger 1/2017

EuroGeographics’ vision is of a European society that makes decisions informed by our members’ accurate, authoritative and quality-assured data, services and expertise. In this issue of the Messenger, we report on some of the ways in which we are working with others to contribute to policy developments and aid operational requirements.

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OGC seeks public comment on candidate OGC Web Coverage Service 2.0 Interface Standard - Earth Observation Application Profile 1.1

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is seeking public comment on its Web Coverage Service 2.0 Interface Standard - Earth Observation Application Profile 1.1 by 22 May 2017.

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OGC seeks comment on candidate InfraGML Part 7 Land Division Standard

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is seeking public comment on the candidate InfraGML 1.0: Part 7 – LandInfra Land Division - Encoding Standard by 22 May 2017.

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OGC seeks comment on proposed GeoScience Domain Working Group

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks comments on the draft charter of a proposed GeoScience Domain Working Group (DWG).

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Esri User Conference agenda is live

EsriUserConference2017See What's in Store for You at the Esri UC. When you join over 16,000 of you peers from the global user community at the world's largest GIS event, you can count on learning valuable new skills, workflows, and best practices—all of which you can take back to the office and implement right away.

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