Denise McKenzie 

Executive Director, Communications and Outreach, OGC
Tuesday 23 May, 2017
14.35 – 15.00

OGC and buildingSMART International: An open standards partnership In 2014 the Open Geospatial Consortium and buildingSMART International signed an MoU to collaborate on joint and interoperable standards for the building and infrastructure communities. This presentation will provide an update on the work to date and plans for the future including CityGML, InfraGML and IFC Alignment.


Denise is the Executive Director, Communications and Outreach for the international open standards organisation the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). In this role she is responsible for the planning and execution of marketing, communications and education programs to raise awareness and increase application of open geospatial and location standards by technology providers and users worldwide. Denise also represents the OGC at the United Nations Global Geographic Information Management (UNGGIM) committee. Prior to her role with OGC, she worked for over 12 years with the Victorian Government (Australia) in areas of strategic policy, collaboration and innovation. She currently lives in the United Kingdom with her family, though at times her children have thought she lives on the space station.

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