The Open Geospatial Consortium, an international voluntary consensus standards organization, originated in 1994. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is an international consortium of more than 500 businesses, government agencies, research organizations, and universities driven to make geospatial (location) information and services FAIR - Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable. Your Global Resource for Geospatial Information and Standards. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), an international voluntary consensus standards organization, originated in 1994. OGC may refer to: OGC, Open Geospatial Consortium, a standards organization for geospatial information systems; OGC Nice French association football club. Definition and Description of the OGC.