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Join global experts and leaders in the geospatial community at the

129th OGC Member Meeting

Montreal, Canada

June 17th - June 21st, 2024

The 129th OGC Member Meeting will take place in Montreal, Canada. Strategic Member Support comes from hosts Natural Resources Canada, with additional support from general sponsors Esri Canada, CAE, Safe Software, and dinner sponsor Bentley Systems.

Under the theme "Standards enabling collaboration for global challenges" the 129th Member Meeting will contribute to technologies and domains such as Climate, Disasters, Marine, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, and more. Join members of the OGC Community to learn about the latest happenings at OGC, advance geospatial standards, network with the leaders of geospatial, and see what’s coming next.

VENUE DETAILS

Mont Royal Center
2200 Mansfield St
Montreal, Quebec H3A 3R8, Canada

129th Member Meeting Know Before You Go

OGC Member Meeting Attendee Guide

Local Information and Travel:


GETTING THERE:

OPTIONS FROM THE AIRPORT:

  • Taxi service: approximately CAD 46.80, flat fee, one-way
  • Limousine service: approximately CAD 120.00 + taxes, one-way
  • SUV service: approximately CAD 265.00 + taxes, one-way
  • Public transportation: Express bus 747 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport/Downtown

HOTEL INFORMATION:

OGC Member Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities

Networking Sponsor
(3 Available)

$10,000


Present your very own networking session during the week of an OGC Member Meeting. This unique opportunity is limited to only 3 organizations, which will be offered with the option to host a reception on Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday evening (first come, first serve). Your organization will receive the following:

  • Opportunity to be one of the hosts during the Ice Breaker Reception
  • Recognition signage
  • Tabletop display during the reception
VIP & Member Dinner Sponsor
(Exclusive)

$4,000


Be a key component to the success of an OGC Member Meeting by sponsoring OGC’s Member Dinner. Once a meeting OGC’s Members and VIP get together for a networking dinner and reception. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity:

  • Recognition on all signage, in advertising, and during the dinner
  • Speaker opportunity during dinner
  • Recognition at all check-in points
Supporter Sponsor
(Unlimited)

$2,000


Show your support for the location community, and have your organization recognized by becoming a Supporter Sponsor for the OGC Member Meeting. Proceeds will go toward improving meeting quality. Your organization will receive:

  • Sponsor recognition on print and digital media

Event Sessions

All session times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
All session times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
TimeTypeSession
8:30am - 9:00am  Break Registration
9:00am - 10:30am  Open Opening Session
10:30am - 11:00am  Break Break
11:00am - 12:30pm  Public Canada Forum
11:00am - 12:30pm  Open Methane Summit
11:00am - 12:30pm  Open New Attendee Orientation
11:00am - 12:30pm  SWG Geospatial User Feedback SWG
12:30pm - 1:30pm  Break Lunch
1:30pm - 3:00pm  DWG GeoAI DWG
1:30pm - 3:00pm  Open Methane Summit
1:30pm - 3:00pm  SWG Styles & Symbology SWG
1:30pm - 2:15pm  SWG Data Requirements ad-hoc
2:15pm - 3:00pm  DWG Architecture DWG
3:00pm - 3:30pm  Break Break
3:30pm - 4:20pm  DWG Earth Observation Exploitation Platform DWG
3:30pm - 4:20pm  Open Sensor Summit
3:30pm - 4:20pm  DWG Point Cloud DWG
3:30pm - 4:20pm  DWG Architecture DWG
4:20pm - 4:35pm  Break Break
4:35pm - 5:25pm  DWG UxS DWG
4:35pm - 5:25pm  Open Sensor Summit
4:35pm - 5:25pm  SWG Coverages SWG
4:35pm - 5:25pm  Closed OGC Architecture Board (OAB)
5:25pm - 5:40pm  Break Break
5:40pm - 6:30pm  DWG DGGS DWG
5:40pm - 6:30pm  Open Sensor Summit
5:40pm - 6:30pm  SWG GeoAPI SWG
5:40pm - 6:30pm  Closed OGC Architecture Board (OAB)
6:30pm - 8:30pm  Break Reception and Networking Session
All session times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
TimeTypeSession
8:30am - 9:00am  Break Registration
9:00am - 10:30am  Open Future Directions
10:30am - 11:00am  Break Break
11:00am - 12:30pm  Public Canada Forum
11:00am - 12:30pm  DWG Met Ocean DWG
11:00am - 12:30pm  SWG GeoPose SWG
11:00am - 12:30pm  SWG Moving Features SWG
12:30pm - 1:30pm  Closed Chair Chat & Chew
12:30pm - 1:30pm  Break Lunch
1:30pm - 3:00pm  Public Canada Forum
1:30pm - 3:00pm  DWG Citizen Science DWG
1:30pm - 3:00pm  SWG ARD SWG
1:30pm - 3:00pm  SWG POI SWG
3:00pm - 3:30pm  Break Break
3:30pm - 5:00pm  DWG Planetary DWG
3:30pm - 5:00pm  DWG Blockchain DWG
3:30pm - 5:00pm  DWG Defense & Intelligence
3:30pm - 5:00pm  DWG Hydrology DWG
5:00pm - 5:30pm  Break Break
5:30pm - 6:30pm  DWG Temporal DWG
5:30pm - 6:30pm  DWG Security
5:30pm - 6:00pm  SWG Simple Features SWG
5:30pm - 6:30pm  SWG DGGS SWG
6:00pm - 6:30pm  SWG JSON-FG SWG
All session times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
TimeTypeSession
8:30am - 9:00am  Break Registration
9:00am - 10:30am  Open Standards Demo Showcase
10:30am - 11:00am  Break Break
11:00am - 12:30pm  Open Quantum ad hoc
11:00am - 12:30pm  DWG Climate Resilience DWG
11:00am - 12:30pm  SWG OGC API SWGs
11:00am - 12:30pm  SWG CityGML SWG
12:30pm - 1:30pm  Break Lunch
1:30pm - 3:00pm  DWG Portrayal DWG
1:30pm - 3:00pm  DWG Climate Resilience DWG
1:30pm - 3:00pm  SWG OGC API SWGs
1:30pm - 3:00pm  SWG GeoTIFF SWG
3:00pm - 3:30pm  Break Break
3:30pm - 5:00pm  DWG EDM DWG
3:30pm - 5:00pm  DWG 3DIM and Urban Digital Twin DWGs joint session
3:30pm - 5:00pm  SWG OGC API SWGs
3:30pm - 5:00pm  DWG Marine DWG
5:00pm - 5:30pm  Break Break
5:30pm - 6:30pm  DWG BigData DWG
5:30pm - 6:30pm  SWG MUDDI SWG
5:30pm - 6:30pm  SWG OGC API SWGs
5:30pm - 6:30pm  SWG IndoorGML SWG
6:30pm - 10:30pm  Break Gardels Awards Dinner - Le Richmond (https://lerichmond.com/)
All session times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
TimeTypeSession
8:30am - 9:00am  Break Registration
9:00am - 10:30am  DWG Data Quality DWG
9:00am - 10:30am  DWG CRS Joint DWG/SWG
9:00am - 10:30am  SWG GeoDataCube SWG Meeting
9:00am - 10:30am  SWG SensorThings SWG
10:30am - 11:00am  Break Break
11:00am - 12:30pm  Open Important Things
12:30pm - 1:30pm  Break Lunch
1:30pm - 5:30pm  Open Closing Plenary
3:00pm - 3:30pm  Break Break
All session times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
TimeTypeSession
8:00am - 9:15am  Closed Testbed-20 Kickoff - TBC
9:30am - 5:00pm  Open Metadata Workshop
9:30am - 5:00pm  Closed Testbed-20 Kickoff - Task 1
9:30am - 5:00pm  Closed Testbed-20 Kickoff - Task 2
9:30am - 5:00pm  Closed Testbed-20 Kickoff - Task 3
10:00am - 4:30pm  Closed Executive Planning Committee Meeting (CAE Plant)