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

Shaping the Change

Picture Gallery 6 - Plenary Sessions, Technical Programme and Exhibition

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
Plenary sessions
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The first plenary session focussed on Urban and Rural Inter-relationship in Land Administration. This session was chaired by President Magel with András Osskó as rapporteur and Maximilian Geierhos and Rob Mahoney as speakers together with Lars Reutersward from UN-Habitat.
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President Magel and Rob Mahoney.




 
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Lars Reutersward.
 
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The plenary sessions were well attended even though there were concurring events.
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The second plenary session on disaster and risk management was chaired by Peter Creutzer, WPLA while Andreas Drees was the rapporteur.
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Speakers included David B. Zilkoski from NOAA and Prof. Jochen Zschau, GFZ...
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... and Dr. Lutz Cleemann, Allianz Zentrum für Technik GmbH
 
Technical Sessions
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Technical sessions were very well attended even though there were most of the time ten concurrent sessions running parallel - commission 5 session.



 
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Technical sessions followed different concepts - Commission 5 panel at the RTK / CORs Providers and Users Forum with Matt Higgins, Chair of Commission 5, Ruth Neilan, International GNSS Service, Joël van Cranenbroeck, Leica and Prof. Chris Rizos,  President of IAG Commission 4 Positioning and Applications.
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Commission 5 technical session ...
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... with case studies all over the world.
Exhibition

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The exhbition was combined with INTERGEO 2006 which had more than 500 exhibitors covering more than 30,000 sqm and attracting more than 19,000 during the three days.

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© INTERGEO and FIG 2006.
DVW booth at the INTERGEO 2006.

 

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© INTERGEO and FIG 2006.
FIG booth at the INTERGEO 2006.
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Impressions from the exhibition.
 
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Leica Geosystems was both one of the main sponsors of the congress and one of the biggest exhibtiors:
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Joint Australian stand to promote FIG 2010 and tell about surveying in Australia.
 
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One of main attractions: take a picture with a koala
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... also for Scandinavians.

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