RSOs: Károly Róbert College became member of OGC

The Hungarian RSO, Károly Róbert College, Gyöngyös became the first institution from Hungary having membership in OGC (Open Geospatial Consortium). HUNAGI (the Hungarian Association for Geo- Information) will provide assistance in dissemination and related joint actions. The membership became effective in May 2012.

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Thu, 28/06/2012 - 14:37

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U.A.E. Ministry of the Interior as Principle Member of OGC

The U.A.E. Ministry of the Interior, represented by Abu Dhabi Police GIS Center for Security, has become a Principal Member of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to chair a new, planned international OGC Law Enforcement and Public Safety Working Group.

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Tue, 27/03/2012 - 12:41

June 2011

UN-SPIDER Newsletter May 2011

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Tue, 24/05/2011

In this issue:



  • SpaceAid resource page contributes to information- and data flow after earthquake and tsunami in Japan



OGC Reduces Membership Fees for Developing Nations

 To support the current trend toward more global participation in the OGC’s open standards process, the OGC has responded to requests for a fee structure that gives certain categories of organizations discounts based on their country of registration. These categories include government, academic, research, not-for-profit, individuals, and some for-profit organizations. Discounts are based on world economic indicator data compiled and published by the World Bank.

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Mon, 23/05/2011 - 15:37

Interoperability - A key requirement for emergency and disaster management

Athina Trakas, Director, European Services, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)


(Note: Portions of this paper are excerpted from a longer paper by Mark Reichardt, President & CEO, OGC, titled “Open standards-based geoprocessing Web services support the study and management of hazard and risk,” submitted for publication in the Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk Journal.)


Geospatial World Forum 2011, Hyderabad, 18-21 January 2011


Geospatial science has carved a niche for itself within not only the technology circle and decision makers, but with a number of new user segments as well. In fact, it would be apt to call it as Geospatial Industry, as it has evolved its own ecosystem and has been spreading its reach to contribute to other technologies and application sectors. The multitude case studies of innovative usage of this technology from nooks and corner of the world indicates a healthy growth and eager acceptance of geospatial by various nations.





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18/01/2011 to 21/01/2011

OGC TC.PC Meetings

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis

OGC TC.PC Meetings will be held from February 28th to March 4th in Bonn, Germany.






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28/02/2011 to 04/03/2011


Langer Eugen UN Campus

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