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

Shaping the Change

Picture Gallery 8 - Social Events - Welcome Reception, City Reception, State Reception and other receptions

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
Welcome reception
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German delegates and DVW Board members at the welcome reception.
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... together with Andreas Hennemann who was in charge for events and receptions.
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President Holger Magel together with Mannars Chan from Hong Kong and Mohamed Essadiki from Morocco. Mrs. Ansi Magel in the background in discussion with other delegates.
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Congress Prize winner Nsame Nsemiwe and Mweembe Muleya Mudenda (left) from Zambia.

 
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The Hong Kong delegates in discussion after the General Assembly.
 
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Prof Peter Dale and Robin McLaren from Scotland in discussion with delegate from Saudi-Arabia.
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Finland had a large delegation here with Jarmo Ratia, DG of National Land Survey of Finland.
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The young ambassadors from Australia make a great impact at every event.
City reception
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Hep Monatzede, 3rd Mayor of Munich welcomed the participants to the new City Hall in Munich.
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The mayor and President Magel.
 
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President Magel expressing the thanks of surveyors to the City of Munich - green city of cyclists.
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On behalf of the invited guests thanks to the mayor were given by Geom. Piero Panunzi, President of CNG.
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Prof. Peter Dale, Honorary President of FIG and Dr. Lars Reutersward, Director of Un-Habitat.
 
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Dr. Heinz Draheim, FIG Honorary President and President of FIG during the FIG Congress in Wiesbaden in 1973.
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Discussions over the lunch reception at the City Hall.
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President Wong of HKIS and Lars Reutersward.
 
State reception
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President Magel making his welcome speech at the State Reception in the Kaisersaal at the Residenz.
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Thanks from the guests by Prof. Gerhard Beutler, President of IAG.
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Representatives of the Bavarian State and the organisers.
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President Magel and Dr. Klaus Töpfer with Franz Meyer, Bavarian Vice Minister of Finances.

 
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Among participants former President of DVW Hans-Josef Platen with his wife and FIG Honorary President Earl James and Juha Talvitie with their spouses.
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Vice President Andreas and Ms. Drees at the welcome reception.
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Prof. Krystyna Czarnecka and Dr. Adriana Pulecka.
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President Magel together with his wife Ansi and daughter Esther.
 
Special events
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CLGE Reception hosted by President Henning Elmstroem at the ICM.
 
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Traditional Nordic evening gathered more than 100 people for informal dinner and discussions. This tradition has continued for at least 25 years.
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young delegates at the Nordic evening.
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... together with old friends.
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President's reception at the headquarters of the Bauindustrie Bayern hosted by Gerhard Hess.
 
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Yaacoub Saade (Lebanon), Dalal Alnaggar (Egypt) and Chryssy Potsiou (Greece) together with Ansi Magel.
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President and Mrs. Magel with the Ghanaian guests.
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President and Mrs. Magel with Jamaican friends.

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