Events in 2021

Seminars and Symposia organised or co-sponsored by FIG and its Commissions are highlighted with special colour.

20-21 July 2021, Prato, Italy

 Joint Workshop of FIG Commissions 3 and 8 on the theme: “Spatial information management to optimize Spatial planning and Sustainable development” The workshop will take place as part of the XXII edition of the "International Summer School", organized by Comitato Internazionale di Fotogrammetria Architettonica.
More information: Programme book
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9 September 2021, Webinar

IFAD’s Land Tenure Desk and FAO’s Land Tenure Team cordially invite you to the fifth short and informative webinar on technological solutions for land recordation with Danilo Antonio on Thursday, 9 September 2021, 11:30-12:00 CET on Zoom.  
Register here.

14 September 2021, Ramallah, Palestine - or online

Expert Group Meeting on Housing, Land and Property Rights in Palestine within the ambit of the project “Achieving Planning and Land Rights in Area C, West Bank, Palestine” implemented by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), in partnership with the Land and Water Settlement Commission (LWSC) and the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), and funded by the European Union.
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Expression of interest: Deadline for application 30 July 2021


20-23 September 2021,Melbourne Australia - and online

"Mapping the Future of Land Administration" - FIG Commission 2 and 7 annual meetings combined with the 20th Anniversary of the Centre for SDIs and Land Administration, University of Melbourne
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21-23 September 2021, Hannover, Germany

Intergeo 2021 - Live + Digital, #INTERGEO21
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13-17 September 2021, Indiana USA

The Construction Engineering & Management at College of Engineering Purdue University & the ASCE’S Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute (UESI) have teamed to hold the 10th ASCE UESI / Purdue UIS School in 2021. This short course will give practitioners the knowledge and tools to provide competent utility investigations in accordance with accepted national standards (ASCE 38).
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17 September 2021, Geneva, Switzerland and Online

The UNECE Working Party on Transport Trends and Economics (WP.5) invites you to participate in the Workshop on Green Urban Transport. The workshop will draw upon policy recommendations put forward in the UNECE Nexus publication entitled “People-Smart Sustainable Cities – Sustainable and Smart Cities for All Ages” (April 2021)
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21-23 September 2021, Online

The theme of the GEO Climate Policy and Finance Workshop is “Earth observations for climate ambition” and reflects the GEO focus on the role of Earth observations in supporting national climate action and the overall Global Stocktake process under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Paris Agreement.
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4-6 October 2021, Toronto, Canada and Online
The Urban Economy Forum (UEF), in collaboration with UN-Habitat, is hosting the 3rd “Urban Economy Forum 2021" (UEF 2021) virtually this October, held on occasion of World Habitat Day and the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development. 
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25-29 October 2021, Ruston, Louisiana  

4th TTC Auger Boring Schoos (ABS) - 5-day school with the use of the BERT (Barbera Education, Research and Training) Facilities, organised by the Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana Tech University together with the Construction Engineering and Management Department at Purdue University.
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26 - 30 October 2021, Brasov, Romania

"Smart surveying solutions for sustainable development symposium" organized by Romanian Surveyors Union in collaboration with Transilvania University of Brașov. The event will be organized with both on-site and on-line participation.
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2-4 November 2021, Kigali, Rwanda and Online

The Conference on Land Policy in Africa (CLPA) is organised biennially by the African Land Policy Centre (ALPC), a joint initiative of the African Union Commission, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and the African Development Bank. The goal is to deepen capacity for land policy in Africa through improved access to knowledge and information on land policymaking and implementation.
Registration and more information

 16-19 November, 2021,Tehran, Iran

Exhibition of IRAN GEO held by Amigroup expo in Tehran, Iran.

23-26, November, 2021, Virtually

GEO Week will be held from 23 to 26 November 2021 in a virtual format and will include a choice of Side Events proposed by the Community.