Invitation Programme Registration Venue Accommodation Contact

 

Dear friends and colleagues,

… the FIG Young Surveyors European Network continue with surprises, this time we are revisiting Portugal, but in its 2nd capital, Porto.

The 6th Young Surveyors European Meeting (6YSEM) is a two-days event that provides an environment for Young Surveyors from different cultures, countries, academic qualifications, and professional experience to discuss the issues facing their region, and plan for a resilient future. 6YSEM will be held alongside Geodecision for Sustainable Communities Meeting.

“Over the years Geospatial Information has increased its importance and organizations are adding location services to support citizens, business and policy makers. Location is a fundamental attribute and decisions based on geospatial information – Geodecisions – are becoming the core of new opportunities and improved strategies.” oin us to connect and learn the importance of geospatial information and how it can be used to create harmony among the spatial, social, economic and environmental aspects of a city and inhabitants.

FIG Foundation Grant

The FIG Foundation Grant is available, thanks to the full support from the Fédération Internationale des Géomètres and the FIG Foundation. A total of 4 grants will be available for deserving Young Surveyors, students and professionals, not just in Europe, but also from around the world:

We are looking forward to welcome you in Porto with the European Young Surveyors together for tomorrow’s challenges!

The meeting is organised in cooperation with Ordem dos Engenheiros - Portugal

A preliminary program and registration form will soon be available here.

Organising Team 6YSEM

 


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PROGRAMME

The 6th Young Surveyors European Meeting (6YSEM) is a two-days event that provides an environment for Young Surveyors from different cultures, countries, academic qualifications, and professional experience to discuss the issues facing their region, and plan for a resilient future. 6YSEM is held alongside the Geodecision for Sustainable Communities Meeting.

Join us to connect and learn the importance of geospatial information and how it can be used to create harmony among the spatial, social, economical and environmental aspects of a city and inhabitants.

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME
6th FIG YSEM
11 ­ 12 October 2019

Day 1 Friday 11 October 2019
   
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:30 Welcoming Addreses
 

The welcoming addresses of the 6th European Young Surveyors Meeting will provide the opportunity for young surveyors to hear from distinguished guests from Geodecision, FIG, FIG Foundation, and the FIG Young Surveyors Network. These welcoming and associated presentations will set the agenda for the one day meeting and focus on the theme: Mapping the Path to Sustainability.

9:30-10:10 Session 1: Part 1 Geodecision at #6YSEM
   
10:10-10:40 Group Photo + Coffee Break + Speed Dating
   
10:40-12:30 Session 1: Part 2 (Geodecision at £6YSEM
   
13:15-14:15 Lunch
14:15-15:15 Session 2: Developing Surveyors within Society
 
  • -British Murphy Surveys branch / Get Kids into Survey / Promoting the presence of females in land surveying.
  • One of the most prolific geo-sciences researchers in Portugal / dynamic activity
  • Mentoring
  •  Probably Sponsor
  • ArcGIS Online Account: show possibilities, present work done so far, quiz with prize (account)
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • FIG Foundation Sponsored
15:15-15:30 Afternoon Tea
15:30-17:00 Session 3: HERE XYZ AND DEVELOPER PORTAL HERE Technologies Workshop
   
17:00 Social Function/Cultural Evening & Dinner
   
DAY 2 Saturday 12 October 2019
9:00-10:30 Session 4: Evolutions in geospatial Technology
   
10:30-11:00 Coffee break and Social Activity
11.00-12:30 Session 5: Surveying our Changing Environment
 
  • Flood management models / environmental issues

  • Remote sensing of bodies of water / environmental / GIS

  • Mapping the Plastic on River's Deltas

  • Researcher Cartography on burned areas and Severity analysis of rural wildfires using Sentinel-2 data

12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:30 Session 6: Mapping for Sustainable Communities
 

STDM / UN-Habitat - Volunteer Experiences (probably a presentation; USAID MOOC)

  • 3D Cadastre
  • LADM - interactive activity
  • Openstreetmap / Missing Maps
  • FGM in Tanzania
14:30-15:00 Closing Addresses
15:00-17:00 Field Trip
   

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REGISTRATION

The registration will open soon!!


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VENUE

 

ADDRESS: Rua Ofélia Diogo Costa, 115 - 6º, Bloco B
4149-022 Porto Portugal
PHONE: +351 22 001 14 00

 
 


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ACCOMMODATION

More info will be provided


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CONTACT

If you have any questions please contact us at fig.youngsurveyors@gmail.com