FIG represents the interests of surveyors worldwide
FIG was founded in 1878 and is a United Nations and World Bank recognized non-governmental organization of national member associations, cadastral and mapping agencies and ministries, universities and corporates from over 120 countries. FIG covers the whole range of professional fields within the global surveying community, hereunder surveying, cadastre, valuation, mapping, geodesy, geospatial, and quantity surveyors and provides an international forum for discussion and development aiming to promote professional practice and standards.
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Major FIG Conferences

FIG Working Week 2021

Monday 21-Friday 25 June 2021
Utrecht, the Netherlands

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FIG Working Week 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID-19 and postponed to 2021

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Proceedings 

FIG Congress 2022


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Library

FIG Publication No. 73

New Trends in Geospatial Information: The Land Surveyors Role in the Era of Crowdsourcing and VGI - FIG Report

The publication prepared by FIG Commission 3 elaborates on the current state and practices within the land surveying, mapping and geo-science communities.
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FIG Publication No. 74

FIG Publication no. 74 - FIG Report: Cost Effective Precise Positioning with GNSS - Commission 5

This Technical Report deals with “Cost Effective Precise Positioning with GNSS” thusfocusing on GNSS as well as cost-effectiveness. There is a strong focus on precise positioning and how to reach “geodetic performance” at the least possible cost. Read more...

FIG Publication No. 75

FIG Publication no. 75 - FIG Report: FIG and Me - My Twenty Five Years in the International Surveying Arena

This book provides an insight into FIG Honorary President Earl James' international surveying accomplishments, and a unique perspective of the FIG workings, achievements, and challenges experienced by our establishment, during the period 1988 – 1996 Read more...

FIG 2020 Proceedings

"Smart Surveyors for Land and Water Management” FIG Working Week 2020.   Proceedings

FIG Peer Review Journal

Since 2008 it has been possible to offer a conference paper for a peer-review, an opportunity that about 10% of presenters take advantage of. The accepted papers that have been presented at a major FIG conference are included in the FIG Peer Review Journal.
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FIG Surveyors Reference Library

The library is a short cut to all papers from FIG Congresses, Working Weeks and other FIG events, as well as so-called recommended papers that are specially selected by the ten FIG commissions. Read more...

FIG Article of the Month, September:  Blended Learning in Support of Life-long Learning for Surveyors Written by: David Mittchell et. al.
Most Recent News
Dr Arthur L Allan: My FIG Journey

Dr Arthur L Allan Is FIG Honorary member and shares his FIG experiences and involvements with you in this story that he has written at an age of 90.  ...

Cooperation with Intergeo Digital 2020

Intergeo goes digital! FIG is pleased to offer free expo tickets to our community. Intergeo is the world's largest event for mapping and surve...

Call for nominations for Chairs Elects for the 10 FIG Commissions

All member associations are encouraged to consider if you have a qualified candidate. Read more about the nomination and the commissions.

Opening of the 11th Training Summer School in Naples Italy

Despite COVID-19 challenges our Italian colleagues decided to hold this workshop including young colleagues and students from Romania, Turkey,...

FIG and GLTN-International Professional Bodies Cluster activities

FIG, as cluster co-lead, is heavily involved in the GLTN cluster activities. This report gives you a short overview of the activities, aims an...

Meeting the President General Assembly 2020

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Staiger was elected President at the General Assembly in May 2018

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Read interview with Rudolf Staiger in GIM Magazine January 2019  Read more.

The General Assembly 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID-19 and postponed to 2021.

Council Work Plan for the term 2019-2022.


FIG Members Article of the Month

FIG has five different levels of membership and two levels of honorary membership. Through different membership categories 121 countries are represented in FIG. The membership categories are:

- Member Associations
- Affiliates
- Corporate Members
- Academic Members
- Correspondents
- Honorary Presidents
- Honorary Members

Members

FIG publishes each month the FIG Article of the Month. This is a high-level paper focusing on interesting topic to all surveyors.

The Article of the Month September 2020 is written by David Mitchell et, al Blended Learning in Support of Life-long Learning for Surveyors  While blended learning is challenging to implement it offers many benefits and, when carefully developed, provides a range of learning options that suit many student learning styles and approaches. The benefits in blended learning for life-long learning is enhanced if education institutions, government, industry and professional institutions work together to develop online learning opportunities. Read more...