OGC Academic Summit 2014

Celebrate 20 Years of Research Excellence on OGC Standards and Geospatial Interoperability

September 15~16 2014, University of Calgary, Canada

Call For Papers

Call For Papers

2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). After two decades, OGC standards have become a key enabler of geospatial interoperability, delivering significant societal, economic and scientific benefits by integrating digital location resources into commercial and institutional processes worldwide. Emerging technologies such as cloud computing, smartphones, UAVs, sensor networks and the Internet of Things offer new ways of collecting, accessing, and analyzing geospatial information, generating ever increasing interest in the diffusion, usage, and processing of geo-referenced data. This rapidly expanding technology domain brings exciting new challenges and opportunities to many scientific disciplines and to the geospatial interoperability research community.

We invite you to submit papers describing your cutting-edge, exciting new research to the OGC Academic Summit 2014. The OGC Academic Summit 2014 will provide a unique international forum in which to present and discuss progress and future directions of geospatial interoperability as it applies to computer science and to sciences in which geoprocessing has become an essential tool. Each paper must be written in English and submitted in PDF file following the IJGI format (WORD, LaTeX). Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere. All manuscripts will be refereed through a peer-review process. At least one of the authors of an accepted paper must attend the conference and present the paper. The ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information (IJGI) will publish a special issue for the OGC Academic Summit 2014. Accepted papers will be invited to incorporate reviewers' comments, extend the paper (if needed) and submit to the IJGI Open Geospatial special issue. A good news is that publication fees are fully waived for papers submitted in 2014.

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The OGC Academic Summit 2014 will be part of the September 15-19 2014 OGC Technical Committee Meeting to be held at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Academic Summit attendees will thus have an opportunity to network with OGC member representatives from around the world and participate directly in many working group and plenary sessions.

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: May 15 2014

Notification Acceptance: June 15 2014

Conference Date: September 15~16 2014

Submission Instruction

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Committee Members

General Chairs

Steve Liang, University of Calgary, Canada
Ryosuke Shibasaki, University of Tokyo, Japan


Publicity Chair

Dr. Wenwen Li, Arizona State University, USA


Programme Committee

Mohamed Bakillah, University of Calgary, Canada
Payam Barnaghi, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Peter Baumann, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
Umesh Bellur, IIT Bombay, India
Arne Broering, ESRI Switzerland, Switzerland
Tien-Yin Chou, GIS Research Center, FCU, Taiwan
David Coleman, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Jianya Gong, Wuhan University, China
Chris Higgins, University of Edinburgh, UK
Chih-Yuan Huang, University of Calgary, Canada
Thomas H. Kolbe, TUM, Germany
Ki-Joune Li, Pusan National University, South Korea Songnian Li, Ryerson University, Canada
Abbas Rajabifard, University of Melbourne, Australia
Emmanuel Stefanakis, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Fraser Taylor, Carleton University, Canada
Peter Taylor, CSIRO, Australia
Danny Vandenbroucke, KU Leuven, Belgium
Phil Yang, George Mason University, USA
Xinyue Ye, Kent State University, USA
and more....


Web Master

Tania Khalafbeigi, University of Calgary, Canada


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