XXIII FIG Congress in Munich, Germany
8-13 October 2006

Shaping the Change

Picture Gallery 3 - General Assembly II

Links to documents and reports of the FIG Congress in Munich

Main addresses

  • Shaping the Change 2002-2006 – The German Period of FIG. FIG President’s Address by Prof. Holger Magel, FIG President at the Opening Ceremony of the XXIII FIG Congress in Munich on 10 October 2006.
  • Eröffnungsansprache des Bayerischen Ministerpräsidenten Dr. Edmund Stoiber anlässlich des 23. Internationalen FIG Kongresses am 10. Oktober 2006 in München
  • For a More Just World – the Surveyors’ Role for Achieving Sustainable Development. Keynote Address at the Opening Ceremony by Dr. Klaus Töpfer
    • to follow
  • Shaping the Change - Congress Summary. Closing Address by Prof. Holger Magel, FIG President at the Closing Ceremony of the XXIII FIG Congress in Munich on 13 October 2006.
  • Conference proceedings
General Assembly II - Friday 13 October
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Honorary Presidents Talvitie, James, Foster and Dr. Tom Kennie, Honorary member and Andrew Morley, new chair of Commission 10.
 
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The first and most likely most awaited election was the election of the new FIG President. The vote was controlled by the two tellers: Dr. Dalal Alnaggar and Ms. Christiane Salbach from Germany.
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The results was clear already after the first vote: Prof. Stig Enemark was elected as the new President. Here he receives congratulations from President Magel and the two competitors Ken Allred and TN Wong.
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... and from Vice President Andreas Drees.



 
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Newly appointed President giving his thanks to the General Assembly.
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Dr. Dalal Alnaggar from Egypt was elected as new Vice President of FIG (2007-2010). She is the second female Vice President in FIG history. The second new Vice President is Matt Higgins from Australia.
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The election between Ralf Schroth and Paul van der Molen ended to the victory of ...
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... Paul van der Molen, who will serve as a Vice President for 2007-2008.
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The new Commission chairs made their reports on their work plans that will be finally endorsed in Hong Kong. Here Chryssy Potsiou from Commission 3 making her report.
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Prof. Alojz Kopacik, Commission 6.


 
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András Osskó, Commission 7.

 
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The new chairs also received their FIG badges at the end of the congress in Munich. Here Yaacoub Saade from Commission 1.
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Yaacoub Saade, Commission 1.
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Dr. Chryssy Potsiou, Commission 3.
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Andrew Leyzack receives his badge from President Magel at the farewell dinner.
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Prof. Rudolf Staiger, Commission 5.
 
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Prof. Rúdolf Staiger, Commission 5 with President Magel and Prof. Enemark.
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Prof. Alojz Kopacik, Commission 6.
 
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András Osskó, Commission 7.
 
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Simon Adcock, Commission 8 receives his badge from Stig Enemark and President Magel.
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... as well as Prof Kauko Viitanen, Commission 9.
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Prof. Kauko Viitanen, Commission 9.
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Andrew Morley, Commission 10.
 
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Andrew Morley, John Bacon, President of ICES, President Magel and Vice President Enemark.
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New commission chairs together with the new FIG President.
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The next FIG Events will be the Working Week 2007 in May in Hong Kong and the 6th FIG Regional Conference 11-15 November 2007 in San Jose, Costa Rica. The agreement on the regional conference was made during the congress in Munich.
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Progress reports on next events were also receives from Sweden (WW 20008), Israel (WW 2009) and Australia (Congress 2010). Here the Swedish presentation is made by Cecilia Lindén and Svante Astermo, President of SLF.
 
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The Australian presentation for Congress 2010 was supported by a group of 20 young ambassadors.
 

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