News in 2018

News in 2018

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 2018-11-16

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 2018-11-16

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 2018-11-16

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 2018-11-06

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 2018-10-19

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 2018-11-05

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 2018-10-11

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 2018-10-02

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 2018-09-30

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 2018-09-27

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 2018-09-27

Council meeting in Copenhagen

The last face-to-face meeting of the current council

FIG Council held its last face-to-face meeting in Copenhagen to finalise pending issues. In connection the incoming council held a teambuilding workshop.

   

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Created on 2018-09-27 | Last modified on 2018-09-27

Two new FIG Publications

FIG Publication 70 and 71

Publication 70: Africa Regional Network 2015-2018 and Publication 71: FIG Guidance on Professional Competencies.

   

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Created on 2018-09-04 | Last modified on 2018-09-04

Celebration of 250 year anniversary of the Surveying Profession in Denmark

An inspiring day was organised in Aalborg to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Surveying Profession in Denmark.

   

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Created on 2018-09-03 | Last modified on 2018-09-03

Africa Regional Network Workshop 2018 in Botswana

Africa Regional Network Workshop 2018 in Botswana

The theme of this years ARN workshop is: Geospatial Technology Impacts: Shifting the Paradigm in Africa" and will take place in Gaborone, Botswana 17-19 October. Young Surveyors organise a meeting on 16 October 2018.

   

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Created on 2018-08-28 | Last modified on 2018-08-28

FIG Foundation Grants for 2019

FIG Foundation Grants for 2019

Details of the FIG Foundation Academic Grant and PhD Scholarship 2019 competitions are now on the FIG Foundation site.

   

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Created on 2018-08-07 | Last modified on 2018-08-07

Call for Papers for FIG Working Week 2019

FIG Working Week 2019 will take place 22-26 April 2019. Do not miss the opportunity to attend. The call for papers is now out - please note the deadlines for your submission of abstract for regular paper and submission of full paper for peer review papers.

   

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Created on 2018-07-31 | Last modified on 2018-07-31

RISM 20th International Surveyors Congress

FIG Vice President Rudolf Staiger was invited to give a keynote speech at the 20th International Surveyors’ Congress in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia.

   

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Created on 2018-07-24 | Last modified on 2018-07-25

Minutes from FIG General Assembly 2018

Presidents and Heads of Delegations at the Presidents Meeting

The minutes from the General Assembly 6 and 11 May 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey, are now available.

   

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Created on 2018-07-20 | Last modified on 2018-07-23

FIG Congress 2018 Report

In Memory of the FIG Congress 2018

More than 2300 participants found their way to Istanbul for the FIG Congress 2018 to learn, exchange, network, meetg and greet new and old colleagues from 90 countries from all over the world.

   

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Created on 2018-07-13 | Last modified on 2018-07-23

FIG at the Global Land Tool Network Partners Meeting

At the GLTN Partners Meeting

FIG Vice President Diane Dumashie stated that "brilliant ideas do not come from silos" in her presentation at the 7th GLTN partners meeting.

   

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Created on 2018-07-05 | Last modified on 2018-07-11

Meet Young Surveyors at ESRI User Conference

FIG Young Surveyors have got the possibility to organise four sessions at the ESRI User Conference 9-13 July 2018. Come and join the Young Surveyors.

   

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Created on 2018-07-05 | Last modified on 2018-07-05

Report on the Technical Seminar on Reference Frames in Practice

Report on the Technical Seminar on Reference Frames in Practice

The Seminar was held in Istanbul on 4-5 May 2018. The main focus was on reference frames in general, kinematics and dynamic datums which reflects geodetic priorities for all regions suffering from natural disasters such as earthquakes.

   

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Created on 2018-05-31 | Last modified on 2018-06-01

'Valuation of Unregistered Lands : A Policy Guide' - publication

'Valuation of Unregistered Lands : A Policy Guide' - publication

‘Valuation of Unregistered Lands : A Policy Guide’ is based on internationally recognized GLTN’s continuum of land rights framework and aims to significantly contribute to our collaborative journey of securing land and property rights for all. The guide was launched during FIG Congress 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey

   

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Created on 2018-05-29 | Last modified on 2018-06-01

FIG General Assembly 2018

The current and incoming FIG Council

The FIG General Assembly was held 6 and 11 May 2018 with a record number of delegates and members represented. At the General Assembly there were elections of President, Vice Presidents, Commisison Chairs and destination for FIG Congress 2022.

   

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Created on 2018-05-14 | Last modified on 2018-07-23

FIG Congress 2018 -Istanbul, Turkey

FIG Congress 2018 - Istanbul, Turkey

The large 4-year FIG Event - the FIG Congress 2018 was held 6-11 May 2018 with a total of 2300 national and international participants.

   

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Created on 2018-05-14 | Last modified on 2018-05-14

FIG Annual Review

FIG Annual Review 2017

2017 was again an exciting and busy year for FIG. The Annual Review highlights some of the activities and achievements throughout the year.

   

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Created on 2018-05-01 | Last modified on 2018-05-01

Interview FIG President in Coordinates Magazine

Interview FIG President in Coordinates Magazine

FIG Presidents Chryssy Potsiou is interview by Coordinates-Magazine.

   

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Created on 2018-05-01 | Last modified on 2018-05-01

FIG Publication - Best Practices 3D Cadastres

FIG Publication - Best Practices 3D Cadastres

At the end of the two most recent 4-year terms, it was decided to collect the best-known practices in a single FIG publication.

   

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Created on 2018-04-19 | Last modified on 2018-04-21

FIG Young Surveyors Asian Pacific Meeting 2018 in Japan

FIG Young Surveyors Asian Pacific Meeting 2018 in Japan

The Japan Young Surveyors Network, in collaboration with the FIG Young Surveyors Network, are happy to invite you to the Young Surveyors Network Asian Pacific Meeting in Japan held on the 15 – 16 June 2018.

   

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Created on 2018-04-17 | Last modified on 2018-04-21

Copernicus Masters 2018

Copernicus Masters 2018

The Copernicus Masters 2018 launched on 1 April with exciting new opportunities for Earth observation developers and entrepreneurs.

   

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Created on 2018-04-11 | Last modified on 2018-04-11

FIG General Assembly 2018 - Agenda and Invitation

The agenda for the XLI FIG General Assembly is now available. Participate in Istanbul 6 and 11 May 2018. Election of new President, Vice Presidents, Commission Chairs and Congress 2022 venue.

   

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Created on 2018-03-29 | Last modified on 2018-03-29

Delegation from Henan, China visits FIG office - the Danish Geodata Agency receives their member certificate

Delegation from Henan, China visits FIG office - the Danish Geodata Agency receives their member certificate

On 23 March the FIG office got a visit from a delegation out Henan, China, during this meeting the Danish Geodata Agency receives their member certificate

   

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Created on 2018-03-28 | Last modified on 2018-03-28

Worlds' first Global Suveyors Day 2018

Worlds' first Global Suveyors Day 2018

The Gloval Suveyors' Day was great succes! We have received some pictures that we want to share with you.

   

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Created on 2018-03-27 | Last modified on 2018-04-11

First Global Surveyors Day - 21 march 2018

First Global Surveyors Day - 21 march 2018

21 March 2018 has been declared the Global Surveyors' Day. This will be marked at the World Bank Conference in Washington DC and in other places around the world.

   

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Created on 2018-03-20 | Last modified on 2018-04-11

Surveyors Council of Nigeria Train the Trainer Workshop 2018

Surveyors Council of Nigeria Train the Trainer Workshop 2018

Leading institutional Change: A Fit for Purpose Approach in Land Administration, Kaduna State Nigeria – 21st – 23rd January 2018

   

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Created on 2018-03-19 | Last modified on 2018-03-29

First female surveyor in Tonga

First female surveyor in Tonga

On the Internaional Women's Day - 8 March - FIG congratulates the first female surveyor in Tonga. Read the article from Tonga.

   

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Created on 2018-03-08 | Last modified on 2018-03-08

Annual Meeting – FIG Commission 7

Annual Meeting – FIG Commission 7

Report of the Annual Meeting - FIG Commission 7 co-organised with FIG Commission 9, held in Cartagena, Colombia.

   

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Created on 2018-01-30 | Last modified on 2018-02-01

Visit to Vietnam for the preparations of FIG Working Week 2019

The Temple of Literature

The logo element for FIG Working Week 2019 shows the Temple of Literature, Hanoi. The Working Week is now taking shape. FIG Vice President Mikael Lilje visited the local organisers of the conference, and met with the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Environment.

   

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Created on 2018-01-29 | Last modified on 2018-02-01

Africa Regional Network: Challenges and Opportunities in Facing the SDG’s  

Africa Regional Network - 21-23 November 2017 - Musanze, Rwanda

Report of the Annual Africa Regional Network Capacity Development workshop held on 21 - 23rd November 2017 partnering with ESRI Rwanda and hosted by the Institute of Applied Science- Ruhengeri.

   

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Created on 2018-01-18 | Last modified on 2018-03-19

Commission 3 workshop and Annual Meeting 2017

Commission 3 workshop and Annual Meeting 2017 held on 27 - 30 November 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal was a great succes. More than seventy members from five different continents participated

   

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Created on 2018-01-18 | Last modified on 2018-01-22

FIG Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network Report

FIG Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network Report

A special forum was convened, and an invitation to participate in the United Nations Geodesy Sub-Committee on “Education Training and Capacity Building in Geodesy” forum

   

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Created on 2018-01-17 | Last modified on 2018-06-18