Thank you for making this year's FIG Working Week a great
conference! If you joined us, we hope you left feeling as
inspired as we did, and if you could not make it to Sofia, we
hope the proceedings can be inspiring.
Including closing by FIG President Chryssy Potsiou
The Working Week was a mixture of presentations within all the
fields of surveying, networking and a glimpse into the inspiring
Report and picture gallery will be available soon.
FIG Working Week 2015
At the FIG General Assembly, 17 and 21 May in Sofia,
Bulgaria the General Assembly voted on the venue for the FIG
Working Week 2019. After two rounds of very close voting the
Vietnam Association of Geodesy, Cartography and
Remote Sensing (VGCR) wan the election closely
followed by geosuisse, Switzerland.
President Chryssy Potsiou presented the FIG
Work Plan 2015-18, and all commission chairs and the chair
of Young Surveyors also presented their Work Plans. Four new
Task Forces were established.
Minutes and report from the General Assembly will
be available soon
General Assembly agenda
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
- Member Associations
- Corporate Members
- Academic Members
- Honorary Presidents
- Honorary Members
In the FIG Article of the Month series high-level papers focusing on interesting topics to all surveyors are published.
The article in July 2015 is written by Daniel Steudler,
Dimension Cadastre – Stepping Beyond Limits. The paper was presented at the FIG Working Week in Sofia,
Bulgaria, 17-21 May 2015 and questions what may happen to the
traditional surveyor. Many factors have an impact on the way how
geographic information systems, including cadastres, are