The Secretariat of WGIC Partner WFEO (World Federation of Engineering Organisations) announced that the call for nominations regarding WFEO 2021 Awards is now open for the WFEO Gree Women in Engineering Award, the WFEO Medal for Engineering Excellence and the WFEO Medal for Excellence in Engineering Education.
The non-profit organization Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has announced Dr. Este Geraghty, the Chief Medical Officer for location intelligence vendor and WGIC member Esri as a recipient of the Most Influential Women in Health IT Award.
On 30 June, 2021, from 15:00 to 17:00 CEST, the European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) together with the European Commission Directorate-General for the Defence Industry and Space (DG DEFIS) and the European Innovation Council (EIC) are organising an informative online workshop on EIC opportunities for space SMEs.
WGIC Member GHGSat has been awarded EO Product of the Year by the European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC) for their first-of-a-kind, precision Industrial Methane Monitoring.
buildingSMART International has a brand new website for the hosting of its publications.
A new ISO/TC211 report on GIS-BIM interoperability opened the doors for further investigations in collaboration with buildingSMART and the OGC almost immediately upon release.
Some interesting deveopments on personnel occured within the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). A number of new appointments bring experience in defense & intelligence, homeland security, cloud-native GIS, data science, environmental data analysis, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Earth Observation, and more.