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FIG Commission 3 Annual Meeting and Workshop 2019

At the opening session

The event, held in Romania, addressed the roles of the geospatial community in shaping the future of urban and regional development. Cemal Özgür Kivilcim reports from the event.

   

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Created on 2019-10-29 | Last modified on 2019-11-12

FIG at Intergeo 2019

FIG was represented with a well visited stand at the 25th Intergeo in Stuttgart. Prior to Intergeo FIG Council held a council meeting.

   

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Created on 2019-10-02 | Last modified on 2019-10-02

Stories of Change - New GLTN Publication

FIG has been part of the GLTN Network since its start in 2006 and has been involved in the development of the tools that are now being used. Get an insight in the outcomes of selected projects from the GLTN Phase 2 programme.

   

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Created on 2019-10-02 | Last modified on 2019-10-02

Call for Nominations for Vice President

FIG Council encourages Member Associations to consider nominations for the two positions as FIG Vice President for the term 2021-2024. Election will take place at the Geenral Assembly 2020 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

   

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Created on 2019-09-30 | Last modified on 2019-10-02

Intergeo: Free registration with FIG

Secure your free entrance ticket to Intergeo through FIG. Register now. Come and visit the FIG stand Hall 4, Stand E4.032.

   

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Created on 2019-09-06 | Last modified on 2019-09-08

2019 FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting in Seoul, Korea

LX presenting the Digital Twin Hologram Control System

More than 100 commission 7 people from 23 countries met in Seoul in August 2019. Chair of FIG Commission 7, Daniel Paez reports from the succesful meeting.

   

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Created on 2019-09-04 | Last modified on 2019-09-05

FIG Foundation announces new grants

FIG Foundation invites to submit application for five different types of grants.

   

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Created on 2019-09-03 | Last modified on 2019-09-03

SURCON Train the Trainers Workshop: Challenges and Opportunities in Fit-for-Purpose Cadastre

Opening dignitaries

The SURCON annual workshop for training of tertiary institutions survey and geo-informatics educators was held in Kano state with the aim to increase the awareness oon the desirability of fit-for-purpose aprroach in surveying and cadastre.

   

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Created on 2019-09-03 | Last modified on 2019-09-03

Call for Bids for FIG Working Week 2024

FIG Council announces the bidding material for the FIG Working Week 2024. All member associations are encouraged to consider to submit a bid. Election of the destination will take place at the Working Week 2020 and General Assembly in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

   

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Created on 2019-08-29 | Last modified on 2019-08-29

The FIG Governance 2021 Debate is soon to start!

The FIG Task Force on Govenance 2021 is to set to go live  in the upcoming weeks- we have devised an interactive approach and will be trailing a digitally communication platform, providing you with a means to debate on strategic questions , information resources, and signposts to thought leadership.

   

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Created on 2019-08-02 | Last modified on 2019-08-02

Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems Workshop

FIG AP CDN convened two sessions at the workshop held in Suva, Fiji 24-28 June 2019

   

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Created on 2019-08-02 | Last modified on 2019-08-02

Shanghai International Symposium of Space & Future Conference

FIG Vice President Orhan Ercan speaks on FIG and the SDG's

New era, new system and new planning – building a sound and better territorial and spatial planning system was the theme of the conference

   

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Created on 2019-08-01 | Last modified on 2019-08-01

Report on the 4th Joint International Symposium on Deformation Monitoring (JISDM)

The symposium aimed to connect research in deformation measurement / techniques, analysis and interpretation with advanced practice.

   

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Created on 2019-08-01 | Last modified on 2019-08-01

FIG General Assembly 2019 Minutes

The first General Assembly with the new Council with President Rudolf Staiger in the chair was held in Hanoi, Vietnam as part of FIG Working Week 2019.

   

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Created on 2019-07-20 | Last modified on 2019-07-29

Invitation: FIG Commission 3 Annual Meeting and Workshop

Commission 3 annual meeting will be held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania 23-28 September 2019 together with Romanian Surveying Week. Register now.

   

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Created on 2019-07-16 | Last modified on 2019-07-16

Take Care: Fraud emails

Fraud emails in the name of FIG President

Please note that fraud emails have been sent in the name of FIG President Rudolf Staiger. They are sent from a gmail address

   

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Created on 2019-06-23 | Last modified on 2019-06-23

2019 Aubrey Barker Fund/FIG Foundation Course Development Grant

The Aubrey Barker Fund and the FIG Foundation are seeking applications for grants with the objective of building the capacity of academic institutions teaching surveying in developing countries, and of providing support in teaching and developing their curriculum more effectively.

   

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Created on 2019-06-11 | Last modified on 2019-06-11

Invitation to FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting

Invitation to FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting

The meeting will take place 5-9 August 2019 in Seoul, Korea - read more and register now to attend.

   

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Created on 2019-06-11 | Last modified on 2019-06-20

International scientific societies meet in Hannover for the Day of Geodesy

International scientific societies meet in Hannover for the Day of Geodesy

FIG President Rudolf Staiger met with the presidents from IAG and ISPRS and Vice President from ICA.

   

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Created on 2019-06-11 | Last modified on 2019-06-20

FIG Working Week 2019 - Report

Welcome to FIG Working Week 2019

The FIG Working Week 2019 took place 22-26 April 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam. 98.9 per cent of the participants indicate that they will recommend the Working Week...

   

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Created on 2019-06-11 | Last modified on 2019-07-29

World Bank Collaboration with FIG - 2018-2019

Rudolf Staiger at the closing of World Bank Conference

The World Bank remains a key FIG strategic partner underpinned by regular collaborative activities on World Bank (WB) platforms. This report highlights FIG Council’s collaborative efforts over the past nine months

   

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Created on 2019-06-10 | Last modified on 2019-06-20

Submit your entry now for the Career Pathways Competition

Contribute with your story on: How I came to be here. How did you end up in the spatial/surveying industry? Record a 3-minute video sharing your story...

   

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Created on 2019-06-10 | Last modified on 2019-08-03

Shifting the Paradigm in Africa Africa Regional Network Meeting 2018

ARN meeting participants

The Botswana Institute of Surveyors hosted the Africa Regional Network conference on Geo-Spatial Technology Impacts in Africa, and The first Africa Young Surveyors meeting

   

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Created on 2019-06-10 | Last modified on 2019-06-19

FIG Working Week 2019 and General Assembly

FIG Working Week 2019 and General Assembly

Around 1000 participants from 90 countries found their way to beautiful Vietnam. This was the first General Assembly and Working Week for the new President Rudolf Staiger and his Council.

   

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Created on 2019-05-16 | Last modified on 2019-07-29

FIG General Assembly 2019 - Invitation and Agenda

FIG Council invites all members to the 42nd FIG General Assembly 22 and 26 April 2019. The agenda is now available.

   

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Created on 2019-04-06 | Last modified on 2019-04-07

Global Surveyors' Day 21 March

21 March has been announced Global Surveyors' Day and this is celebrated around the world.

   

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Created on 2019-03-20 | Last modified on 2019-03-21

New FIG Publication: Best Practices 3D Cadastres

New Publication no 72

FIG Commission 3 and 7 Work Group on 3D cadastres has been active since 2010. It is a pleasure to present the result of this work collected in this FIG Publication with Best Practices. It is available both in a short FIG pulication version and a long, extended version.

   

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Created on 2019-03-04 | Last modified on 2019-03-04

FIG Partnership Working within the Global Land Tool Network: Annual Steering Committee Meeting

Vice President Diane Dumashie represented FIG at the GLTN Steering Committee meeting as co-lead of the Professional Cluster during the term 2019-20.

   

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Created on 2019-03-03 | Last modified on 2019-03-07

The Association of Polish Surveyors SGP celebrated its 100th anniversary

FIG President Rudolf Staiger participated in the celebration which also marked his first official appearance as FIG President

   

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Created on 2019-03-03 | Last modified on 2019-03-06

Vice President Dr.Orhan Ercan awarded as the "Istanbul Congress Ambassador"

FIG Vice President Dr Orhan Ercan was Co-Congress Director of FIG Congress 2018 that brought the General Assembly and dleegates from all over the world to Istanbul, Turkey.

   

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Created on 2019-03-03 | Last modified on 2019-03-06

Interview with FIG President Rudolf Staiger in GIM International Magazine

FIG President Rudolf Staiger

Get to know FIG President Rudolf Staiger better through this personal interview in GIM Magazine

   

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Created on 2019-03-01 | Last modified on 2019-04-19

Thank You Greeting from President Chryssy Potsiou for the term 2015-2018

As we have approached the end of 2018, which coincides with the end of my presidency in the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG), I wish to thank each one of you for being part of this experience...

   

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Created on 2019-01-03 | Last modified on 2019-03-06

ESRI/FIG Free Webinar: Modernizing Land Administration Systems

Sign up for the free ESRI/FIG Webinar now. The webinar takes place 10 January.

   

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Created on 2018-12-28 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG Office wishes you

FIG is all about networking

Seasons Greeting and a Happy New Year!
Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année
Fröhliche Weihnachten und Ein Gutes Neues Jahr
Feliz Navidad y Prospero año nuevo!
Kul sanna wa'intum b'kheir
새해 복많이 받으세요!
Glædelig jul og godt nytår

   

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Created on 2018-12-21 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG at United nations World Geospatial Information Congress

At UNWGIC FIG was involved in several activites during the congress and had also the possibility to pay a visit to Wuhan University,

   

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Created on 2018-12-18 | Last modified on 2019-03-03

Report from FIG Asia/Pacific Capacity Development Network

Chair of FIG Asia/Pacific Capacity Building Network, Rob Sarib attended UNWGIC in Deqing, China. The highlight session for FIG APCDN was “Operationalizing the UN Integrated Geospatial Information Framework”.

   

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Created on 2018-12-13 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Celebration of FIG 140 Anniversary and hand over ceremony

Five FIG Presidents...

FIG President Chryssy Potsiou had organised a very special event that included both a celebration of the 140th anniversary of FIG, many interesting presentations and a hand over ceremony.

   

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Created on 2018-11-30 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

The thirteenth meeting of the Internatoinal Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG-13)

ICG-13

FIG is an Associate Member of the ICG and has been involved since the start. Mikael Lilje, Suelynn Choy and Matt Higgins were there as the FIG representatives to UNOOSA and to ICG. Mikael is FIG liaison to UNOOSA and Suelynn acted as FIG’s co-chair for Working Group D on Reference Frames, Timing and Applications. Matt has been involved in ICG since its start and acted a co-chair for Working Group D.

   

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Created on 2018-11-30 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Working Week 2021 in Accra Ghana - preparation visit

The organising Committee for FIG Working Week 2021

FIG Vice President Diane Dumashie and Director Louise Friis-Hansen visited the lively and nice city of Accra, Ghana for the preparations for the Working Week 2021.

   

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Created on 2018-11-30 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Cooperation agreement among Surveyors, Civil Engineers and Architects

FIG President Chryssy Potsiou signs the cooperation agreement together with the presidents from UIA and ECCE.

On 9 November 2018 FIG President signed a cooperation agreement with the International Union of Architects (UIA) and the European Council of Civil Engineers (ECCE).

   

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Created on 2018-11-16 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG at Chintergeo 2018

Orhan Ercan at Chintergeo

FIG Vice President Orhan Ercan represented FIG at this year's Chintergeo. FIG was also attending with a stand, manned by the host of the FIG Working Week 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam.

   

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Created on 2018-11-16 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Intergeo 2018

Welcome to the FIG Stand

FIG had a well-visited stand at Intergeo 2018 and met with many both members and potential members of FIG.

   

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Created on 2018-11-16 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG Vice President Orhan Ercan attends Euroasian GIS Congress 2018

FIG Vice President Orhan Ercan atthe Opening Ceremony

The Congress held on 4-7 September 2018 in Baku Axerbaijan showed that it is necessary to implement works on identification and prevention of different problems through taking big advantages enabled by Geographic Information Systems, usable in analyzing sustainable socio-economic development of regions and countries.

   

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Created on 2018-11-15 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Celebration of FIG 140th anniversary and handover

Celebration

On Friday, 9 November 2018 the 140 anniversary of FIG will be marked together with a handover event marking the end of the term of the current FIG President Chryssy Potsiou, Greece (2015-2018) to President elect Rodulf Staiger, Germany, will will take over the FIG presidency on 1 January 2019.

   

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Created on 2018-10-30 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Meet FIG at stand 12.1A.046 at Intergeo

FIG stand at Intergeo 2017 i Berlin

FIG has booked a stand at Intergeo in Frankfurt 16 - 18 October 2018. Come and visit incoming President Rudolf Staiger, as well as Claudia and Louise from FIG Office.

   

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Created on 2018-10-14 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Call for Bids for FIG Working Week 2023

FIG Council announces the bidding material for the Working Week 2023. All member associations are encouraged to consider to submit a bid. Election of the destination will take place at the Working Week and General Assembly 2023 in Hanoi, Vietnam.

   

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Created on 2018-10-12 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Framework for Costing and Financing Land Aministration Services - CoFLAS

FIG and UN-Habitat/GLTN (Global Land Tool Network) have launched a new decision-support tool for land administration to assist the modernizing the budgetary approach.

   

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Created on 2018-10-02 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Report from the Reference Frame in Practice Seminar

Vice Chair of PGSC making her opening address

The FIG Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network (AP CDN) convened another successful seminar. The event was a result of discussions held at the FIG Congress in Istanbul at the AP CDN open meeting.

   

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Created on 2018-10-01 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

Join the Celebration of FIG 140th Anniversary and Hand Over

FIG President Prof. Potsiou invites you to a special event

FIG outgoing President Prof. Chryssy Potsiou has the pleasure to invite you to a festive celebration of FIG 9 November in Athens and tafe2018 7-9 November. Come and join.

   

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Created on 2018-09-30 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

FIG Office welcomes delegation from China

Heads of delegation Wu Yupeng (left) from Ministry of Natural Resources and Zhao Song, China Land Surveying and Planning Institute, CLSPI (right) with FIG Director Louise Friis-Hansen

On a cool and windy day, 21 representatives from China paid a visit to the FIG office in Copenhagen to learn about the work of FIG.

   

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Created on 2018-09-27 | Last modified on 2019-01-17

CASLE Jubilee Year 2019 - lauch event

FIG Vice President Diane Dumashie attends the launch of the Commonwealth Association of  Surveying and Land Economy, Golden Jubilee Year in 2019

   

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Created on 2018-09-27 | Last modified on 2019-01-17


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