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Charles Heazel receives OGC’s 2020 Gardels Award

By GeoConnexion - 2nd March 2021 - 10:09

At the December Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Member Meeting, held virtually, Charles “Chuck” Heazel was presented the OGC’s prestigious Kenneth D. Gardels Award. The Gardels Award is presented each year to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to advancing OGC’s vision of fully integrating geospatial information into the world’s information systems. Chuck Heazel was selected because of his broad work in building consensus on standardization approaches by working on multiple efforts with deep technical expertise and excellent coordination amongst stakeholders. A member of the nominating committee noted that Chuck was “clearly at the top of the list on the basis of his contributions and particularly recent hard work and clear thinking on APIs.”

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