7th FIG Regional Conference
Spatial Data Serving People: Land Governance and the Environment - Building the Capacity
Hanoi, Vietnam, 19-22 October 2009

Meeting Programme

Draft 16 October 2009

Technical programme
Programme of the FAO Consultation Meeting

Please note: There will be some changes in the programme so please check the final programme closer to the event.

Saturday, 17 October 2009
Saturday, 17 October 11:00-17:00
Topaz Room, Daewoo Hotel
ACCO Meeting
  • By invitation only
Sunday, 18 October 2009

Sunday, 18 October, 9:00-12:30
Press Club, Hanoi

ESRI Pre-conference Seminar Land Administration and GIS
  • Free pre-registration preferred.
  • Venue: Press Club, 59 A Ly Thai To St., Hanoi, Vietnam
    Tel. +84 4 3934 0888
    Fax + 84 4 3934 0899
Sunday, 18 October, 09:00-17:00
Topaz and Ruby Rooms, Daewoo Hotel
ACCO Meeting
  • By invitation only
Sunday, 18 October, 13:00-17:00
Pearl Room, Daewoo Hotel
Council Meeting
  • By invitation only
Monday, 19 October 2009
Monday 19 October, 9:00-10:30
Room 313, NCC
Opening Ceremony
Chair: Prof. Vo Chi My, Vice President of VGCR

Cultural programme

Welcome Address
Dr. Dang Hung Vo, President of VGCR
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]

Welcome Address
Mr. Vu Ngoc Tien, Assistant FAO Representative for Vietnam
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]

Welcome Address
Dr. Mohamed El Sioufi, Head, Shelter Branch, UN-HABITAT
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]

Opening Welcome Address
Prof. Stig Enemark, FIG President
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]

Cultural programme

Opening Keynote Address
Mr. Pham Khoi Nguyen, Minister of Environment, Vietnam Government
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]

Cultural programme

 

Dang Hung Vo

Vu Ngoc Tien

Mohamed El-Shioufi

Stig Enemark

Pham Khoi Nguyen

Monday 19 October, 10:30-11:00 Coffee/Tea break
Monday
19 October 2009
11:00-12:30
Room 313 NCC
PS 1 - Land Governance and Land Administration
Chair: Prof. Stig Enemark, FIG President

Mr. Keith Clifford Bell, World Bank, East Asia Pacific Region, USA:
New Trends in Land Administration and Management and the World Bank Support for Projects in the East Asia Region (3750)
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]

Dr. Paul Munro-Faure, Chief of the Land Tenure and Management Unit, FAO:
Responsible Governance of Tenure and the FAO Voluntary Guidelines (3787)
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]

Mr. Ton Gia Huyen, Former Director General, General Department of Land Administration and Mrs. Tran Thi Minh Ha, Director, International Relation Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Vietnam:
Vietnam Land Administration - the Past, Recent and for the Future (3762)
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]
 

Keith C.
Bell

Paul Munro-Faure

Ton Gia Huyen

Tran Thi Minh Ha

Monday 19 October, 12:30-14:00 Lunch
Monday, 19 October 14:00-15:30
Room 313, NCC

TS 1A -Land and Natural Resources Governance – Joint FIG / FAO Session
Commission: FAO and FIG
Chair: Dr. Paul Munro-Faure, Chief of the Land Tenure and Management Unit, FAO
Rapporteur:
Monday, 19 October 2009, 14:00-15:30
Room 216, NCC
TS 1B - Land Governance and Land Management
Commission: 7
Chair: Mr. Godfried Barnasconi, the Netherlands
Rapporteur: Dr. Nguyen Quang Minh, Vietnam
Monday, 19 October 14:00-15:30
Room 217, NCC
TS 1C - Advances in GNSS Positioning and Applications I
Commission: 5 and 6
Chair: Mr. Rob Sarib, Australia
Rapporteur: Dr. Gethin Wyn Roberts, Commission 6 Chair Elect, United Kingdom
Monday, 19 October 14:00-15:30
Room 218, NCC
TS 1D – Geo information Applied to Urban Development
Commission: 8 and 3
Chair: Mr. Wafula Nabutola, Chair Elect of FIG Commission 8, Kenya
Rapporteur:
Monday, 19 October 14:00-15:30
Room 219, NCC
TS 1E – SDI and Land Administration
Commission: 3 and 7
Chair: Mr. Daniel Roberge, Chair Elect FIG Commission 7, Canada
Rapporteur:
Monday, 19 October  14:00-15:30
Room 212, NCC



TS1F – Professional Co-operation at Regional Level and Experiences on Promoting Professional Ethics
Commission: 1 in co-operation with CLGE and ASEAN Flag
Chair: Mr. Yaacoub Saade, Chair of FIG Commission 1
Rapporteur: Ms. Leonie Newnham, Chair Elect of FIG Commission 1
Monday, 19 October  14:00-15:30
Room 219C, NCC
TS 1G - Remote Sensing for Sustainable Development
Commission: 6 and 3
Chair: Prof. Pham Van Cu, Vietnam
Rapporteur: Mr. Tong Si Son, Vietnam
Monday, 19 October  15:30-16:00 Coffee/Tea Break
Monday, 19 October 16:00-17:30
Room 313, NCC
TS2A - Legal Aspects in Land Administration
Commission: 7
Chair: Prof. Paul van der Molen, the Netherlands
Rapporteur: Ms. Gertrude Pieper Espada, Netherlands
Monday, 19 October 16:00-17:30
Room 216, NCC
TS 2B – SIM Tools for Environmental Monitoring and Protection
Commission: 3, 6 and 8
Chair: Mr. Vu Anh Tuan, Vietnam
Rapporteur: Ms. Pham Thi Lan, Vietnam
Monday, 19 October 16:00-17:30
Room 217, NCC
TS 2C - Reference Frames and Datums
Commission: 5 and 6
Chair: Prof. Lan Pham Hoang, Vietnam
Rapporteur: Mr. Mikael Lilje, Chair Elect of FIG Commission 5, Sweden
Monday, 19 October 16:00-17:30
Room 218, NCC
TS 2D - Societal Balance: Resources and Rights
Commission: 8 and 7
Chair: Dr. Diane Dumashie, Chair of FIG Commission 8, United Kingdom
Rapporteur:
Monday, 19 October  16:00-17:30
Room 219, NCC
TS 2E - Development Monitoring Tools and Standards
Commission: 3
Chair: Prof. Yerach Doytsher, Chair Elect of FIG Commission 3, Israel
Rapporteur: Prof. Hartmut Muller, Germany
Monday, 19 October 16:00-17:30
Room 212, NCC
TS 2F - Investments, Valuation and Analysis
Commission: 9, 7, 8 and 10
Chair: Prof. Kauko Viitanen, Chair of FIG Commission 9, Finland
Rapporteur:
Monday, 19 October 16:00-17:30
Room 219C, NCC

FAO – FAO Regional Consultation Meeting – Preparatory Meeting
Commission: FAO
Chair:
  • Preparatory meeting for the FAO Regional Consultation Meeting
  • By invitation only
Monday, 19 October 18:00-20:00
NCC
Welcome Reception

Meet the conference participants at relaxed atmosphre in the evening of the first conference day at the conference venue, the National Conference Centre in Hanoi. The welcome dinner includes a buffet dinner with drinks (beer and soft drinks).

  • Included in registration fee.
  • Dress code: Smart casual.
  • Transfers: After the reception transfers to conference hotels.
Tuesday, 20 October 2009
Tuesday
20 October 2009
09:00-10:30
NCC
PS2 - Infrastructures for Sustainable Environment
Chair: Mr. Matt Higgins, FIG Vice President, Australia

Ms. Jude Wallace, Land Policy Lawyer and Researcher, University of Melbourne, Australia:
Land Acquisition in Developing Economies (3791)
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]

Dr. Tran Thuc, Director, Vietnam Institute of Meteorology, Hydrology and Environment, Vietnam:
Climate Change in Vietnam and Response (3763)
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]

Prof. Chris Rizos, President Elect, IAG, Australia:
The Importance of Geodetic Infrastructure (3767)
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]
 

Jude Wallace

Tran Thuc
 

Chris Rizos
 

Tuesday, 20 October 09:00-10:30
Room 216, NCC

FAO 1 – Scene Setting Workshop: Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land and Other Natural Resources
Commission: FAO
Moderator:
Tuesday, 20 October 10:30-11:00 Coffee/Tea Break
Tuesday 20 October 11:00-12:30
Room 216, NCC
TS 3A - SDI in Support of Urban Management
Commission: 3
Chair: Dr. Cam Van Nguyen, Vietnam
Rapporteur:
Tuesday 20 October  11:00-12:30
Room 313, NCC





TS 3B - Global and Regional Observing Systems and Services
Commission: 5 in co-operation with IAG, PCGIAP and IGS
Chair: Prof. Rudolf Staiger, Chair of FIG Commission 5, Germany
Rapporteur: Mr. Steven Fisher, IGS Central Bureau, USA
Tuesday 20 October  11:00-12:30
Room 217, NCC
TS 3C - Compulsory Purchase and Land Acquisition
Commission: 9, 7 and 8
Chair: Dr. Frances Plimmer, Chair Elect of FIG Commission 9, United Kingdom
Rapporteur: Mr. Wafula Nabutola, Chair Elect of FIG Commission 8, Kenya
Tuesday 20 October  11:00-12:30
Room 218, NCC
TS 3D - Cadastre and Land Registration
Commission: 7
Chair: Mr. Rik Wouters, the Netherlands
Rapporteur:
Tuesday 20 October  11:00-12:30
Room 219, NCC
TS 3E - Disaster Risk Management: Approaches and Consequences
Commission: 8, 5 and 6
Chair: Prof. Nguyen Dinh Duong, Vietnam
Rapporteur: Ms. Trinh Thị Hoai Thu, Vietnam
Tuesday, 20 October  11:00-12:30
Rooms 212A, 212B, 212 C, 217 C, 219C, NCC

FAO 2A – 2E – Working Group Session: Issues of Governance of Tenure of South East Asia to Be Listed in the Regional Assessment – Breakout Session
Commission: FAO

Free division to groups reflecting roughly peoples’ backgrounds.

Group 1; Land tenure and administration (Moderated by NN)
Group 2; Natural resources (Moderated by NN)
Group 3; Civil society, gender, vulnerable groups (Moderated by NN)
Group 4; Land use planning, urban issues, development (Moderated by NN)
Group 5; Land economics, markets, valuation (Moderated by NN)

Tuesday, 20 October  12:30-14:00 Lunch
Tuesday 20 October  14:00-15:30
Room 217, NCC
TS 4A - Spatial Data Infrastructures
Commission: 3
Chair: Dr. Chryssy Potsiou, Chair of FIG Commission 3, Greece
Rapporteur:
Tuesday 20 October  14:00-15:30
Room 313, NCC





TS 4B - GNSS CORS Infrastructure and Standards
Commission: 5 in co-operation with IAG, PCGIAP and IGS
Chair: Dr. Ruth E. Neilan, USA
Rapporteur: Mr. Matt Higgins, FIG Vice President, Australia
Tuesday 20 October  14:00-15:30
Room 218, NCC
TS 4C – Compulsory Purchase and Land Acquisition II
Commission: 9, 8, 7
Chair: Dr. Isaac Boateng, United Kingdom
Rapporteur: Mr. Wafula Nabutola, Chair Elect of FIG Commission 8, Kenya
Tuesday 20 October  14:00-15:30
Room 219, NCC
TS 4D – Planning for Environmental Adaptations
Commission: 8
Chair: Dr. Diane Dumashie, Chair of FIG Commission 8, United Kingdom
Rapporteur: Ms. Pham Thi Lan, Vietnam
Tuesday 20 October 14:00-15:30
Room 219C, NCC
TS 4E – Coastal Zone Issues
Commission: 4, 3 and 6
Chair: Mr. Andrew Leyzack, Chair of FIG Commission 4, Canada
Rapporteur: Mr. Gordon Johnston, United Kingdom
Tuesday 20 October  14:00-15:30
Room 217C, NCC
TS 4F – Commission 10 I
Commission: 10
Chair: Mr. Andrew Morley, Chair of FIG Commission 10, United Kingdom
Rapporteur: Mr. Robert Sinkner, Chair Elect of FIG Commission 10, Czech Republic
Tuesday, 20 October  14:00-15:30
Room 216, NCC

FAO 3 – Working Group Session: Issues of Governance of Tenure of South East Asia to Be Listed in the Regional Assessment - continued
Commission: FAO
Moderator:
Tuesday, 20 October  15:30-16:00 Coffee/Tea Break
Tuesday 20 October  16:00-17:30
Room 217, NCC
TS 5A - Risk Management Tools
Commission: 3 and 8
Chair: Dr. Charalabos Ioannidis, Greece
Rapporteur:
Tuesday 20 October  16:00-17:30
Room 313, NCC





TS 5B – GNSS CORS Networks – Case Studies
Commission: FIG Commission 5 in co-operation with IAG, PCGIAP and IGS
Chair: Mr. Mikael Lilje, Chair Elect of FIG Commission 5, Sweden
Rapporteur: Mr. Rob Sarib, Australia
Tuesday 20 October  16:00-17:30
Room 218, NCC
TS 5C – Advanced Technology for Cadastre and Land Management
Commission: 7
Chair:
Rapporteur: Dr. Doan Thi Xuan Huong, Vietnam
Time: Tuesday 20 October 2009, 16:00-17:30
Room 217C, NCC
TS 5D – Monitoring Using Vision Technologies
Commission: 6
Chair: Prof. Alojz Kopacik, Chair of FIG Commission 6, Slovakia
Rapporteur: Mr. Tran Trung Anh, Vietnam
Tuesday 20 October  16:00-17:30
Room 219, NCC
TS 5E – Commission 10 II
Commission: 10
Chair: Mr. Robert Sinkner, Chair Elect of FIG Commission 10, Czech Republic
Rapporteur: Mr. Andrew Morley, Chair of FIG Commission 10, United Kingdom
Tuesday, 20 October  16:00-17:30
Room 216, NCC

FAO 4 – Out of Conference Plenary
Commission: FAO
Moderator:
Tuesday 20 October  16:00-17:30
Room 219C, NCC
Commission 9 Roundtable on Good Practice in Compulsory Purchase and Compensation
Commission: 9
Chair: Prof. Kauko Viitanen, Chair of FIG Commission 9, Finland
  • Open Forum for participants interested in Good Practice in Compulsory Purchase and Compensation (FIG Commission 9 WG 1)
Tuesday, 20 October  18:15-22:00
Baoson Paradise Theme Park
Vietnamese Evening / FIG Foundation Dinner

The Vietnamese Evening that is at the same time the FIG Foundation Dinner will be held at the Baoson Paradise Theme Park. During the evening you will be able to visit traditional Vietnamese houses, see and buy local handicraft, enjoy local music and dance and enjoy a Vietnamese buffet dinner.

  • Fee: Included in registration fee.
  • Dress code: Casual (outdoors).
  • Transfers: Transfers from NCC and from conference hotels. After the dinner transfers to conference hotels.
Wednesday, 21 October 2009
Wednesday
21 October 2009
09:00-10:30
NCC
PS3 - Capacity Building
Chair: Mr. Iain Greenway, FIG Vice President, United Kingdom

Prof. Holger Magel, FIG Honorary President, Technical University of Munich, Germany:
Capacity Building in Land Management: The Need for Global Academic Partnership
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]

Prof. Dang Nam Chinh, Dean of Faculty of Surveying and Mapping, Hanoi University of Mining and Geology and Prof. Vo Chi My, Vice-President, Vietnam Association of Geodesy, Cartography and Remote Sensing, Vietnam:
Innovation in Surveying and Mapping Training for an Integrated World (3764)
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]

Mr. Teo CheeHai, FIG Vice President, Malaysia:
Building the Capacity – Professionalism and Ethics (3785)
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]
 

Holger Magel

Dang Nam Chinh

Vo Chi My

Teo CheeHai

Wednesday, 21 October  09:00-10:30
Rooms 212A, 212B, 212 C, 217 C, 219C, NCC

FAO 5 – Working Group Feedback Workshop: Issues and Actions to be Recommended in the Regional Assessment
Commission: FAO
Wednesday, 21 October  09:00-10:30 Coffee/Tea Break
Wednesday 21 October 11:00-12:30
Room 313, NCC
TS 6A – New Challenges in Land Administration
Commission: 7
Chair: Mr. Andrαs Osskσ, Chair of FIG Commission 7, Hungary
Rapporteur:
Wednesday 21 October 11:00-12:30
Room 217, NCC





TS 6B - Panel Session - Asia Pacific Reference Frame
Commission: FIG Commission 5 in co-operation with IAG, PCGIAP and IGS
Chair: Prof. Chris Rizos, IAG, Australia
Rapporteur: Mr. Mikael Lilje, Chair Elect of FIG Commission 5, Sweden
Wednesday 21 October  11:00-12:30
Room 217C, NCC
TS 6C – Capacity Building
Commission: 2
Chair: Dr. Steven Frank, Chair Elect of FIG Commission 2, USA
Rapporteur : Dr. Bela Markus, Chair of FIG Commission 2, Hungary
Wednesday 21 October  11:00-12:30
Room 218, NCC
TS 6D – Engineering Application of GNSS
Commission: 6 and 5
Chair: Prof. Dang Nam Chinh, Vietnam
Rapporteur: Prof. Alojz Kopacik, Chair of FIG Commission 6, Slovakia
Wednesday 21 October  11:00-12:30
Room 219, NCC
TS 6E – Economic Benefits of Hydrography
Commission: 4
Chair: Dr. Michael Sutherland, Chair Elect of FIG Commission 4, Canada
Rapporteur: Mr. David Neale, Trinidad and Tobago
Wednesday 21 October 11:00-12:30
Room 219C, NCC
TS 6F - Mapping, Aerial Survey and Remote Sensing I
Commission: 3, 5, 6
Chair: Dr. Van Anh Tran, Vietnam
Rapporteur: Mr. Giang Huong Nguyen, Vietnam
Wednesday, 21 October  11:00-12:30
Room 216, NCC

FAO 6 – Working Group Feedback Workshop: Issues and Actions to Be Recommended in the Regional Assessment - continued
Commission: FAO
Moderator:
Wednesday, 21 October  12:30-14:00 Lunch
Wednesday 21 October 14:00-15:30
Room 313, NCC
TS 7A – Economy and Land Administration
Commission: 7 and 8
Chair: Ms. Ann-Katrin Myles, Sweden
Rapporteur:
Wednesday 21 October  14:00-15:30
Room 217, NCC
TS 7B - Advances in GNSS Positioning and Applications II
Commission: 5
Chair: Dr. Volker Schwieger, Germany
Rapporteur: Mr. David Martin, France
Wednesday 21 October  14:00-15:30
Room 217C, NCC
TS 7C – Roundtable on Professional Education
Commission: 2
Chair: Mr. Christian Paresi, the Netherlands
Rapporteur: Dr. Gyφrgy Busics, Hungary
Wednesday 21 October  14:00-15:30
Room 218, NCC
TS 7D - Mapping, Aerial Survey and Remote Sensing II
Commission: 6 and 5
Chair: Prof. Le Van Trung, Vietnam
Rapporteur: Mr. Ho Tong Dinh Minh, Vietnam
Wednesday 21 October  14:00-15:30
Room 219, NCC
TS 7E – Sensors and Data Processing for Surveying
Commission: 6
Chair: Dr. Ha Minh Hoa, Vietnam
Rapporteur: Dr. Gethin Wyn Roberts, Chair Elect of Commission 6, United Kingdom
Wednesday 21 October  14:00-15:30
Room 219C, NCC
TS 7F – Hydrographic Capacity Building
Commission: 4
Chair: Mr. Gordon Johnston, United Kingdom
Rapporteur: Mr. Andrew Leyzack, Chair of FIG Commission 4, Canada
Wednesday, 21 October  14:00-15:30
Room 216, 212A, 212B, 212C, NCC

FAO 7 – Working Group Review: Draft Regional Assessment on FAO Voluntary Guidelines
Commission: FAO
Moderator:
Wednesday, 21 October  15:30-16:00 Coffee/Tea Break
Wednesday
21 October 2009
16:00-17:30
NCC
Closing Ceremony
Chair: Prof. Vo Chi My, Vice President of VGCR

Closing Address
Dr. Dang Hung Vo, President of VGCR
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]

Closing Address
Dr. Paul Munro-Faure, Chief of the Land Tenure and Management Unit, FAO
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]

Closing Address and Conference Resolutions
Prof. Stig Enemark, FIG President
[ abstract ] [ paper ] [ handouts ]

 

Dang Hung Vo

Paul Munro-Faure

Stig Enemark
 

Wednesday, 21 October 17:30-18:00
NCC

FAO – Distribution and Emailing of a Draft Regional Assessment
Commission: FAO

Distribution and emailing of a draft Regional Assessment on the region-specific issues, proposed principles of governance of tenure and associated strategic actions of the FAO Voluntary Guidelines for responsible governance of tenure of land and other natural resources.

Wednesday. 21 October 19:00-21:30
Daewoo Hanoi Hotel
Farewell Dinner

Conference dinner will be held at the pool area of Daewoo Hotel. This seated dinner with set menu will be closing social event of the conference.

  • Fee: Included in registration fee
  • Dress code: Smart casual (at the hotel pool area).
  • Transfers: From other conference hotels to Daewoo Hotel and after the dinner back to conference hotels.
Thursday, 22 October 2009
Thursday 22 October 07:00-20:00 Full-day Excursion to Ha Long Bay with deluxe seafood lunch

One day technical tour to Ha Long Bay, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site is included in the registration fee for international participants. Preregistration is however required. Accompanying persons and local participants are welcome to attend, but need to register separately.

Note: You can extend you stay in Ha Long Bay with one night. This option includes an overnight on a deluxe junk. See details on this web site.