Marie-Francoise Voidrot is a Director with the OGC Innovation Program, with a focus on initiatives related to Earth Observations. She is involved in several initiatives of importance to GEO, the Group on Earth Observations, including the H2020 NextGEOSS, E-SHAPE Projects and the InCASE project supported by EEA. She is OGC representative to the GEO Program Board. an a co-chair for the GEO Data Sharing and Management Subgroup. She is also part of the GEOSS Infrastructure Development foundational Task. She contributed in the last years to the GEO Expert Advisory Group, GEOSS EVOLVE, and the OGC’s Disasters Concept Development Study.
Prior to joining OGC, Mrs. Voidrot was Senior Project Manager at Meteo-France for numerous meteorological operational information systems for use by Meteo-France and by major customers in spatial, defense or aeronautical activities. She possesses a global end to end view of information systems from production to a large variety of community application activities. From 2009-2016 she served as the Meteo-France representative to the OGC and as a co-chair of the OGC Met Ocean Domain Working Group working to align representatives from across the Met Ocean community with OGC standards experts regarding a range of interoperability requirements.
She was awarded the 2017 OGC’s Gardels Award
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