Innovation Project Manager, Open Geospatial Consortium, Belgium
Dr. Francesca Noardo (she/her) is a Project Manager in the Innovation Program of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). Prior to join OGC she has developed her research in geomatics at the Politecnico di Torino (Italy), where she obtained her PhD, and in the 3D geoinformation group at the Delft University of Technology (NL), where she worked as a postdoc for more than 3 years. She has been working towards the interoperability and integration of multi-source spatial data, in particular, detailed 3D information systems, in interoperable 3D maps (GeoBIM), leveraging Open standards and adopting a user-centric approach for the concrete uptake of such technologies for urban applications. She is coordinating an international multidisciplinary collaboration as founder and leader of the European Network for Digital Building Permits (EUnet4DBP). She is co-chair of the ISPRS WG IV-1 'Spatial Data Representation and Interoperability'.