FIG represents the interests of surveyors worldwide
FIG was founded in 1878 and is a United Nations and World Bank recognized non-governmental organization of national member associations, cadastral and mapping agencies and ministries, universities and corporates from over 120 countries. FIG covers the whole range of professional fields within the global surveying community, hereunder surveying, cadastre, valuation, mapping, geodesy, geospatial, and quantity surveyors and provides an international forum for discussion and development aiming to promote professional practice and standards.
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FIG Working Week 2021 Accra Ghana 

24 - 28 May 2021,
Accra, Ghana

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FIG Working Week 2019


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Library

FIG Publication No. 72

FIG Publication no. 72 - FIG Report: Best Practices 3D Cadastres - 3D Cadastre Joint Working Group Commission 3 and Commission 7

At the end of the two most recent 4-year terms (2010-2014 and 2014-2018) of the joint commission 3 ‘Spatial Information Management’ and commission 7 ‘Cadastre and Land Management’ FIG Working Group on 3D Cadastres, it was decided to collect the best known practices in a single FIG publication. Key authors were invited to lead a chapter on various topics within 3D cadastre.
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FIG Publication No. 73

New Trends in Geospatial Information: The Land Surveyors Role in the Era of Crowdsourcing and VGI - FIG Report

The publication prepared by FIG Commission 3 elaborates on the current state and practices within the land surveying, mapping and geo-science communities.
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FIG Publication No. 74

FIG Publication no. 74 - FIG Report: Cost Effective Precise Positioning with GNSS - Commission 5

This Technical Report deals with “Cost Effective Precise Positioning with GNSS” thusfocusing on GNSS as well as cost-effectiveness. There is a strong focus on precise positioning and how to reach “geodetic performance” at the least possible cost. Read more...

FIG 2019 Proceedings

"Geospatial information for a smarter life and environmental resilience” FIG Working Week 2019.   Proceedings

FIG Peer Review Journal

Since 2008 it has been possible to offer a conference paper for a peer-review, an opportunity that about 10% of presenters take advantage of. The accepted papers that have been presented at a major FIG conference are included in the FIG Peer Review Journal.
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FIG Surveyors Reference Library

The library is a short cut to all papers from FIG Congresses, Working Weeks and other FIG events, as well as so-called recommended papers that are specially selected by the ten FIG commissions. Read more...

Most Recent News
The FIG Governance 2021 Debate is soon to start!

The FIG Task Force on Govenance 2021 is to set to go live  in the upcoming weeks- we have devised an interactive approach and will be trailing...

Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems Workshop

FIG AP CDN convened two sessions at the workshop held in Suva, Fiji 24-28 June 2019    ...

Shanghai International Symposium of Space & Future Conference

New era, new system and new planning – building a sound and better territorial and spatial planning system was the theme of the conference...

Report on the 4th Joint International Symposium on Deformation Monitoring (JISDM)

The symposium aimed to connect research in deformation measurement / techniques, analysis and interpretation with advanced practice.

FIG General Assembly 2019 Minutes

The first General Assembly with the new Council with President Rudolf Staiger in the chair was held in Hanoi, Vietnam as part of FIG Working Week 2019.  ...

Meeting the President General Assembly 2019

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Staiger was elected President at the General Assembly in May 2018

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Read interview with Rudolf Staiger in GIM Magazine January 2019  Read more.

The General Assembly 2019 took place during FIG Working Week 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam on 22 and 26 April.

At the General Assembly FIG President Staiger  presented the Council Work Plan for the term 2019-2022.


FIG Members Article of the Month

FIG has five different levels of membership and two levels of honorary membership. Through different membership categories 121 countries are represented in FIG. The membership categories are:

- Member Associations
- Affiliates
- Corporate Members
- Academic Members
- Correspondents
- Honorary Presidents
- Honorary Members

Members

FIG publishes each month the FIG Article of the Month. This is a high-level paper focusing on interesting topic to all surveyors.

The Article of the Month July/August 2019 is written by Kealy et al.: A Benchmarking Measurement Campaign in GNSS-denied/Challenged Indoor/Outdoor and Transitional Environments. This article is a peer reviewed paper, presented at the FIG Working Week 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The paper received the navXperience award given to the best peer review paper within the area of positioning and measurement (FIG Commission 5).  Read more...