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FIG WORKING WEEK 2015
17-21 May 2015

From the Wisdom of the Ages
to the Challenges of the Modern World

FIG WORKING WEEK 2016
2-6 May 2016

FIG CONGRESS 2014 - 16-21 JUNE 2014

Engaging the Challenges, Enhancing the Relevance


FIG President Chryssy Potsiou with Council members Rudolf Staiger, Diane Dumashie and Pengfei Cheng

Around 60 International participants and more than 100 Greek surveyors attended the FIG Kick-Off Event that took place on 24 January 2015 to celebrate and mark the change in FIG Leadership. Representatives from Greece and the International FIG Community spoke over the theme  "Ensuring the Rapid Response to Change, Ensuring the Surveyor of Tomorrow" that is also the new theme of FIG for the term 2015-18. FIG Council will use all input from the day to adjust and finalise the FIG Work Plan 2015-18 with the good and relevant information and knowledge provided during the day.
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  • International symposium and training FIG - FGF, Yaunde, Cameroon October 2013

On 21-25 of October 2013 in connection with the FIG Commission 7 Annual meeting an International symposium and training was organised by FIG and FGF.

The publication is a summary of a three days seminar reflecting the diversity of stakeholders, the richness of presentations and debates of a seminar organised by the Federation of French-Speaking surveyors (FGF) with FIG Commission 7 in October 2013 in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

  •  Chryssy Potsiou, Greece, taking over FIG Presidency

     


    FIG President CheeHai Teo (2011-14) greets Chryssy Potsiou with the election for President 2015-18

    Chryssy Potsiou, Technical Chamber Greece, is per 1 January 2015 now formally the President of FIG for the term 2015-18, although she has already gradually taken over from President CheeHai Teo during the last six months after the election. New Vice President and member of FIG Council is Diane Dumashie, RICS UK, elected for 2015-18. Rudolf Staiger, DVW Germany was reelected for the the term 2015-18 and Pengfei Cheng, Chinese Society for Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation and Bruno Razza, CNGeGL Italy are continuing their term as Vice Presidents until the end of 2016. FIG also welcomes the ten new FIG Commission Chairs, also elected for the term 2015-18, as well as the new Chair of FIG Young Surveyors, Eva Maria Unger. The change of leadership of FIG will be marked at a Kick-Off Event in Athens, Greece, on 24 January 2015.
  • Greeting from FIG President CheeHai Teo and FIG Council 2011-14

     


    FIG Council 2011-14. VP Rudolf Staiger, ACCO rep Yerach Doytsher, President Chryssy Potsiou (2015-18), VP Pengfei Cheng and President CheeHai Teo (2011-14). Vice President Bruno Razza was not present.

    The current FIG Council has concluded its very last meeting. This essentially brought to a close the current four-year term of this Council. In December President Teo had an administrative hand-over meeting with President Chryssy Potsiou. CheeHai Teo wants to take this opportunity to thank all within our global community to our membership, partners and stakeholders for the support, contributions and leadership during this period. Over the past four years, many volunteers have worked and contributed towards advancing the usefulness, interest and standing of our august Federation and Profession. CheeHai Teo concludes: “as my four year term as FIG President ends, it has been a tremendous professional and personal experience and remains a privilege”Presidents letter
  • International Union of Notaries Conference on Land Tenure Security in Asia, 12-13 December 2014, Ho-Chi-Minh City, Vietnam


     

    The International Union of Notaries (UiNL) is an international non-governmental organization promoting, coordinating and developing the role and functions of notaries throughout the world. UiNL aims to be a global network with a common ambition to work at the service of a more just, humane and harmonious society. The conference focised on land tenure security at the service of sustainable development. As his last duty in office, President CheeHai Teo represented FIG at the conference.  Read more...
  • Technical Chamber of Greece visits FIG, 9 December 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark

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    Incoming President Chryssy Potsiou with TCG Secretary General Chronis Akpitidis, Greece visiting FIG Office

    In his penultimate duty as President of FIG, CheeHai Teo welcomed Secretary General Chronis Akpitidis from the Technical Chamber of Greece to FIG. The Technical Chamber of Greece is a long-standing member association within FIG and the home association of President Chryssy Potsiou (2015-18). TCG and FIG had fruitful interactions and discussions included the challenges faced by the Profession both in Greece and in Europe, and the joy and pride of TCG and the surveying profession in Greece in having Chryssy Potsiou as the President of FIG. Read more...
  • 8th Joint IHO/IMO/WMO/IOC/IALA/IAEA/FIG Capacity Building Meeting, 27-28 November 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark

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    FIG Commission 4 cooperates with other organisations that focus on various aspects on hydrography and hydrographic surveying. A series of meetings has been formed to undertake simple and informal meetings to help coordination and exchange of information and experience on the Capacity Building within the area and to attract young people to working in the nautic area. Read more...
  • Report on the Pacific Surveyors Meeting and Pacific GIS / RS Users Conference
    24 - 28 November 2014, Suva, Fiji

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    Mr Rob Sarib (left), Mr Jens Kruger (middle) and Dr John Dawson (right)

    Geospatial Specialists and Surveyors from the Pacific Island Countries (PICs) met in Suva, Fiji to further the objective of improving coordination of Geospatial and Surveying activities in the Pacific. It was recognised that Geospatial and Surveying Information when applied to real world problems can help reduce persistent poverty and create opportunities to support social and economic development. It was subsequently resolved that an interim group known as the Pacific Geospatial and Surveying Council (PGSC) be formed so as to finalise a Charter, and Strategy, that will adhere to the FIG Suva Statement on Spatially Responsible Governance. Read more...
  • Valuation of Unregistered Land and Properties Expert Group Meeting,
    Bangkok, Thailand, 13 - 14 October 2014

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    Valuation of unregistered lands & Properties is a collaborative activity between Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) facilitated by UN-Habitat, FIG and other key partners including RICS. GLTN has embarked on a process to develop a tool for the valuation of unregistered lands and properties. The experts group meeting held on 13 and 14 October 2014 brought together 20 experts from 13 countries to facilitate the development of a framework on current thinking and methodologies for the valuation of unregistered land and properties, based on valuation practices and practices research. Read more...
  • FIG Surveying Education Database (SEDB) 

The Surveying Education Database (SEDB) on Professional Education is in full operation. Universities and institutions are able with their user-ID and password to make changes directly to the database. Any academic department offering graduate and post-graduate courses in any surveying discipline can place a standard entry on the SEDB.

The Surveying Education Database is a major benefit for being an
Academic Member of FIG. Academic Members of FIG can add a picture and additional information to their standard entries.


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