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OGC France Forum

OGC France Forum
OGC France Forum
Mission and Objectives: 
The Objectives of the Forum are: 1 - focus on outreach to raise awareness of the benefits of OGC standards and encourage implementation of standards, 2 - help to identify and represent French interoperability issues and requirements in the larger European context, 3 - provide a mechanism for coordinated representation in the OGC European Forum, 4 - and provide a platform for OGC growing membership and project participation by French organizations, including universities and research organizations.
Formal Mandate: 
For the time being, the OGC France Forum is a working group of OGC; It is the association of OGC members acting in France.
These objectives will be achieved through some key missions : - Develop a set of documentation presenting the OGC standards in French, and adapted to French issues, use cases and organizational features - Identify requirements related to French needs for introduction into OGC processes - Manage an OGC France Forum site to support dissemination, discussion and demonstration - Coordinate the organization of Interoperability Day events in France on a regular basis, in relation with the Geo French events - Develop supportive and synergistic working relationships with the Afigeo, CNIG and similar French “geo”organizations so as to complement their programs and achieve authentic mutual benefit - Improve OGC membership in France, particularly with local government, academic and research organizations - Support the OGC Europe Forum, and OGC global outreach in furthering the OGC global mission.
Agenium Informatique et Systèmes Autodesk Inc BRGM Cadcorp Ltd Camptocamp SA CLS CNES CNIG CS Systèmes d'Information EADS ASTRIUM ERDAS Inc ESRI France Générale d'Infographie GeoConcept SA GEOMATYS GEOSYSTEMS France IGN OIEAU Spot Image Thales Alenia Space France Thales Communications France

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • contribute to cost/benefit analysis of the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    Societal Sector
    Private and public sector
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Contribution of members to FP6-FP7 INSPIRE related projects and participation to Drafting Teams
    Primary Business
    Development and implemenation of geospatial interoperability standarrds
    INSPIRE Data Themes