Invitation to OGC workshop in Windhoek, Namibia

After the workshop at University of Pretoria in September, the ICA Commission on SDI & Standards, will organize again a two-day workshop on OGC specifications, 07-08 Nov 2018, presented by Prof Franz-Josef Behr from the Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences (Germany), Co-Chair of the Commission. Delegates will be introduced to the technological foundations behind of OGC specifications, there will be hands-on sessions with specific implementations of OGC specifications, and an outlook into the future of OGC standardisation developments.

The workshops is co-organized by the Namibia Statistics Agency, coordinator of the NSDI for Namibia, and is part of the AGSE 2018 conference.

The programme for the workshop, to be held at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) on 08 and 09 November 2018 provides more details. If you would like to participate, please contact Franz-Josef Behr.

Collaborative custodianship through collaborative cloud mapping

Presentations and photos from the workshop…

Introduction to collaborative cloud mapping by Peter Schmitz, Chair: ICA Commission on Map Production and Geoinformation Management

Introduction to collaborative custodianship by Serena Coetzee, Chair: ICA Commission on SDI & Standards

Introduction to the South African SDI (SASDI) by Maroale Chauke, Secretariat: Committee for Spatial Information, Directorate: NSIF

Introduction to collaborative data custodianship in SASDI by Nicolene Fourie, Chair: Data Subcommittee of the Committee for Spatial Information

Case study: Collaborative custodianship of the Basisregistraties Adressen en Gebouwen (BAG) in the Netherlands by Martijn Odijk, Project Manager: Policy Geo Information (National SDI), Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Netherlands

Case study: Collaborative custodianship of the Centraal Referentieadressenbestand (CRAB) in Flanders by Ziggy Vanlishout, Programme Manager: Authoritative Data Sources, Informatie Vlaanderen, Flanders, Belgium

Case study: Collaborative cloud mapping for federal address and street network datasets in Austria by Markus Jobst, Co-Chair: ICA Commission on Map Production and Geoinformation Management

Collaborative mapping with the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) by Frikan Erwee, UP Alumni, Former President of the YouthMappers Chapter at UP