FIG Commission 6
Commission 5 Technical Seminar - Reference Frame
in Practice, 21-22 June 2013, Manila, Philippines
This event is co-sponsored by IAG (International
Association of Geodesy), FIG (F??ation Internationale des G?m?res),
UN Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific
(UN-GGIM-AP), ICG (International Committee on GNSS) and PhilGEGS ?
Philippines Geodetic Engineering and Geomatic Society.
We are proud to announce that our FIG corporate sponsors
- Esri, Trimble and Leica Geosystems are generously providing support
for this event.
Commission 6 at the FIG Working Week 2013 in Abuja,
Nigeria 6-10 May 2013
First International FIG Workshop on Monitoring High Rise
and Tall Engineering Structures Development and Practices
22-23 November 2012, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong
The construction of iconic towers, such as the 828 meters high Burj
Khalifa (formerly Burj Dubai) officially inaugurated on 4th January
2010, imposes many challenges to surveyors.
The First International FIG Workshop on High Rise and
Tall Engineering Structures, organised jointly by the Hong Kong
Polytechnic University Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics
(LSGI), the FIG Commission 6 ?Engineering Surveys?, WG 6.2 ?Engineering
Surveys for Construction work and Structural Engineering?, and the
University of Nottingham Ningbo China reviewed the current state of the
art with the contribution of international experts in structural
monitoring high rise and tall engineering structures during the
construction and also after when structural health monitoring solutions
have to be considered due to maintenance and contractor?s
responsibilities and especially under wind and seismic loads.
Commission 5 and 6 Workshop, 18-19 September 2012 Almaty, Kazakhstan
We are pleased to invite you to participate in the fifth FIG
Commissions 5 and 6 Workshop
on ?Innovative Technologies for an Efficient Geospatial Management of
Resources? organized by the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG),
Technical University after K.I. Satpaev (KazNTU) and Siberian State
Academy of Geodesy
(SSGA). The workshop will be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on September
Commission 6 at the FIG Working Week 2012 in Rome,
Italy, 6-10 May 2012
The national series of standards on surveys for civil
engineering works and their elements is now available in English
FIG Commission 5 and 6 Technical Seminar "Reference
Frame In Practice" - 4-5 May 2012, Rome, Italy
Organised by IAG (International Association of Geodesy), FIG
(F??ation Internationale des G?m?res) and ICG (International
Committee on GNSS). In association with the FIG Working Week, 6th - 10th
May 2012, Rome, Italy
Joint International Symposium on Deformation Monitoring, 2-4 November 2011, Hong Kong, China
14th FIG Symposium on Deformation Measurement and Analysis
5th IAG Symposium on Geodesy for Geotechnical and Structural
2nd International Workshop on Spatial Information Technologies for
Monitoring the Deformation of Large-Scale Man-made Linear Features
The third FIG Commissions 5 and 6 Workshop on “Innovative
Technologies for an Efficient Geospatial Management of Earth Resources”
will be held for the first time in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 4-8 September
2011.The Workshop is organized by the International Federation of
Surveyors (FIG), Mongolian Association of Geodesy Photogrammetry &
Cartography (MAGP&C) and Siberian State Academy of Geodesy (SSGA).
Commission 6 at the FIG Working Week, May 2011 Marrakech
Joint International Symposium on Deformation Monitoring
(JIS-DM) 2 - 4 November 2011, Hong Kong, China
Co-organised between IAG and FIG Commission 6 including FIG Symposium
on Deformation Measurements and Analysis, IAG Symposium on Geodesy for
Geotechnical and Structural Engineering, and International Workshop on
Spatial Information Technologies for Monitoring the Deformation of
Large-Scale Man-Made Linear Features
INGEO 2011 - 22-24 September 2011, Brijuni, Croatia
INGEO 2011 is organised by the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Slovak
University of Technology in Bratislava, Faculty of Geodesy, University
of Zagreb together with FIG Commission 6.
Parallel with the conference programme the sessions of the FIG
Commission 6 WGs for Engineering Surveying will be organised.
information (pdf 251 kb)
FIG Commissions 5 and 6 Workshop on “Innovative
Technologies for an Efficient Geospatial Management of Earth Resources”
- Blue Bay Recreation Centre, Zyryanovsky Region, Kazakhstan, 3-7
Participants at the Workshop in Kazakhstan
|FIG Commissions 5 (Positioning and Measurement) and 6
(Engineering Surveys) together with Agency of the Republic of
Kazakhstan for Land Resources Management, D. Serikbaev East
Kazakhstan State Technical University (EKSTU), Siberian State
Academy of Geodesy (SSGA) and Regional Scientific and
Technological Park “Altai” organised a Workshop on “Innovative
Technologies for an Efficient Geospatial Management of Earth
Resources”. The Conference was attended by about 100
participants and contained almost 60 presentations.
Proceedings of the Workshop will be available soon
Commission 6 at the FIG Congress 2010 in Sydney,
Australia, 11-16 April 2010
|FIG Commissions 5 (Positioning and Measurement)
and 6 (Engineering Surveys) together with the Siberian State
Academy of Geodesy (SSGA) organised a Workshop on “Innovative
Technologies for an Efficient Geospatial Management of Earth
Resources” on Lake Baikal in the settlement of Listvyanka,
Russian Federation 23-30 July 2009.
Proceedings available on Commission 6 web site.
The 2nd International Conference on Machine Control &
Guidance to be held in Bonn, Germany, 9-11 March 2010 is co-sponsored by
FIG Commission 5 and 6.
Web site: www.mcg.uni-bonn.de
invitation and call for papers as a .pdf file.
The International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems
(ICG), met in Pasadena, California, USA, from 8 to 12 December 2008.
Vice President Matt Higgins attended representing the
International Federation of Surveyors (FIG).
INGEO 2008 - 23-24 October, Bratislava, Slovakia
INGEO 2008 - 4th International Conference on Engineering Surveying
was devoted to the 70th Anniversary of the Faculty of Civil Engineering
of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. The conference was
co-organised by FIG Commission 6.
Peter Kyrinovič, email:
FIG Working Week 2008 in Stockholm, Sweden, 14-19 June
Commission 6 Annual Meeting was held in Stockholm, Sweden during the
FIG Working Week 2008, 14-19 June 2008, web site of the conference:
Proceedings, technical sessions and papers
Commission 6 Annual Report for the General Assembly as a .pdf-file.
FIG Congress in Munich, Germany, 8-13 October 2006
FIG Working Week in Cairo, Egypt, 16-21 April 2005
||The 3rd International Conference on Engineering
Surveying INGEO 2004 was held November 11-13 in Bratislava,
Slovakia. INGEO 2004 was organised by FIG Commission 6 and
Department of Surveying, SUT, Bratislava, Slovakia. 39 papers were
presented and representatives from more than 15 countries
participated in this well organized event.
||The 1st International
Symposium on Engineering Surveys for Construction Works and
Structural Engineering organised by FIG Commission 6 was held in
Nottingham, United Kingdom, 28 June – 1 July 2004. The Symposium was
hosted by the Institute of Engineering Surveying and Space Geodesy,
University of Nottingham. It included a workshop of the Special Task
Force 6.1.1 established under Working Group 6.1, “Measurements and
Analysis of Cyclic Deformations and Structural Vibrations”.
Proceedings available at:
FIG Working Week in Athens, 22-27 May 2004
Alojz Kopáčik, Ass.
Prof., PhD. from Slovakia was appointed by the General Assembly in
Athens as the Chair Elect of Commission 6 for 2004-2006. He will be the
chair of the commission 2006-2010. He is the Vice Dean of the Faculty of
Civil Engineering at the SUT Bratislava.
Ingenieurvermessung 2004 - 14th International Conference
on Engineering Surveying - 15-19 March, Zürich, Switzerland
Organised by ETH Zürich, Switzerland.
Tutorials co-sponsored by
||The 11th FIG Symposium on Deformation Measurement was held in
Santorini, Greece May 25-28, 2003. This symposium organised by FIG
Commission 6 (surveying Engineering) working group on Deformation
Measurement has the longest tradition in FIG as a Commission
organised event on a certain topic. This time this symposium
attracted more than 130 participants from 29 countries – major
national groups represented were Polish, Italian and, of course,
Greek. Participation of more than 15 delegates, among them students
and scientists from less developed countries became possible through
grants from the sponsors of the symposium.
Report from the meeting.
Adam Chrzanowski, Xiaoli Ding, Gethin Roberts
and Cecilia Whitaker have prepared a document on the activities
of FIG Working Group 6.1 on Deformation Measurements which dates back
to 1975 when the first FIG international symposium on deformation
measurements was held in Krakow, Poland. The main goals of WG 6.1 are:
dissemination of knowledge on new developments in deformation
monitoring and analysis and stimulation of international co-operation
in solving specific (ad hoc) problems related to deformation
measurements. The dissemination of knowledge is achieved by organising
international symposia and technical sessions at FIG Congresses
related to deformation measurements. Since 1975, WG6.1 has organised
eleven international symposia in Poland, Germany, Hungary, Canada,
Hong Kong, USA, and Greece.
FIG Working Week and 125th Anniversary - Paris 13-17
The 2nd International Conference on Engineering
Surveying – INGEO 2002
The 2nd International Conference of Engineering Surveying INGEO 2002
was held in November 11–13, 2002 in the Congress Centrum of Slovak
Savings Bank in Bratislava. The conference was organised by the
Department of Surveying (DS) of the Faculty of Civil Engineering (FCE)
of the Slovak University of Technology (SUT) in Bratislava under the
auspices of the Dean of the FCE SUT Bratislava, Prof. Dušan Petráš,
The co-operation bodies of the conference were:
- FIG Commission 6 WG 6.2 – Engineering Surveys for Industry and
- Chamber of Surveyors and Cartographers
- Slovak Union of Surveyors.
Specialists from the 9 various countries in the world, who work at
universities, research centres, in geodetic and building organizations
as well as in industry, have participated in proceedings. Total number
of participants was 76, out of which 36 participants were from foreign
countries and 40 participants from Slovak Republic.
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Engineering
Surveying was aimed at a discussion about actual problems of engineering
surveying, about conclusion of knowledge and results, which were
acquired by the using of new modern technologies.
The individual sessions of proceedings were following:
- Session 1: Model Building and Data Processing
- Session 2: Deformation Measurement
- Session 3: Photogrammetry Applications
- Session 4: Sensors and Laser Equipments
Twenty-nine papers were presented during the conference. Papers were
top up with the various contributions during discussion by many
participants. The conference languages were English, Slovak and Czech.
Discussion was ensured with the simultaneous translation. A proceeding
from this conference was issued in English language in Edition of SUT
Bratislava. There was also published a CD ROM where you can find the
complete proceeding and also some more information about the Department
of Surveying, which organised this conference. Content of the CD ROM and
so the complete Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of
Engineering Surveying you can find on
Program of the conference was completed by an exhibition of measuring
and computer techniques and software products developed for engineering
surveying activities, monitoring of building structures and automated
measuring systems. Main motive of the exhibition was emphasized by the
participation of the laser terrestrial scanners (LTS) from Geotech
Company Bratislava with the cooperation of Gefos Company Prague and
Riegl Horn Company Austria. LTS was possible to see for the first time
in Slovakia. LTS Cyrax (Leica) and LMS-Z360 (Riegl) belong to the best
one in the world.
Organizing Committee prepared two daylong excursions:
- Excursion to the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Slovak
University of Technology in Bratislava,
- Excursion to the Gabčíkovo Hydro Electric Power Station (HEPS).
Participants of the excursion to the FCE SUT Bratislava were welcomed
by prof. Dušan Petráš, PhD. – Dean of the Faculty, who described a
historical development of FCE SUT Bratislava, its nowadays structure and
actual problems. During the visiting of the departments, which ensure
education of students in Geodesy and Cartography, the participants were
familiar with a structure of the student programs, research and
expertise activity of the each department.
The aim of the excursion to the Gabčíkovo HEPS was to present,
especially to the foreign participants, a complex of the hydro-technique
structures with the emphasis to the engineering-geodetic works realized
in the past and also during present days. The participants’ interest was
aimed at the automated measured systems realizing monitoring of the
selected structures of the Gabčíkovo HEPS. One part of the excursion was
also the presentation of activities of the Department of Surveying of
FCE SUT Bratislava on the Gabčíkovo HEPS. The participants of this
excursion were allowed to look over some students’ works, which present
the results from every year practical exercises (Engineering Surveying
Campus) of the 5th class students in Gabčíkovo HEPS.
Chairmen of the individual sessions defined conclusions and
recommendations of the international conference INGEO 2002:
- in the area of the Model Building and Data Processing there will
be often more used a Theory of the Robust Estimations,
- new processes of the refraction coefficient determination
presented on the conference can evoke a development of the instruments
with the automated correction of the refraction in a measurement
- CCD sensors and the technologies working on a CCD base became a
main technologies also in engineering surveying, in the future it is
expecting the strong influence of these technologies on the
measurement systems development,
- the most productive technology for data acquisition in surveying
will be LTS together with aerial scanners, their exploitation enable
to create a spatial (3D) information systems (including 3D Cadastre),
- exploitation of the roboting measurement stations (RMS) in an area
of cinematic applications (e.g. dynamic loading of the construction)
needs to determine the new characteristics for RMS, this is possible
to determine e.g. with help of the dynamic tests presented on the
This report in .pdf-format.
Prof. Alojz Kopáčik, PhD.
Chairman of the Scientific Committee