FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten12/12/2018http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspCelebration of FIG 140 Anniversary and hand over ceremonyhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_handover_140.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_handover_140.asp11/30/2018 11:11:48 AMFIG President Chryssy Potsiou had organised a very special event that included both a celebration of the 140th anniversary of FIG, many interesting presentations and a hand over ceremony.

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The thirteenth meeting of the Internatoinal Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG-13)https://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_icg-13.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_icg-13.asp11/30/2018 11:11:43 AMFIG is an Associate Member of the ICG and has been involved since the start. Mikael Lilje, Suelynn Choy and Matt Higgins were there as the FIG representatives to UNOOSA and to ICG. Mikael is FIG liaison to UNOOSA and Suelynn acted as FIG’s co-chair for Working Group D on Reference Frames, Timing and Applications. Matt has been involved in ICG since its start and acted a co-chair for Working Group D.

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Cooperation agreement among Surveyors, Civil Engineers and Architectshttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_cooperation_FIG_UIA_ECCE.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_cooperation_FIG_UIA_ECCE.asp11/16/2018 7:55:42 AMOn 9 November 2018 FIG President signed a cooperation agreement with the International Union of Architects (UIA) and the European Council of Civil Engineers (ECCE).

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FIG at Chintergeo 2018https://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_chintergeo.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_chintergeo.asp11/16/2018 7:41:19 AMFIG Vice President Orhan Ercan represented FIG at this year's Chintergeo. FIG was also attending with a stand, manned by the host of the FIG Working Week 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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Intergeo 2018https://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_intergeo_report.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_intergeo_report.asp11/16/2018 7:40:01 AMFIG had a well-visited stand at Intergeo 2018 and met with many both members and potential members of FIG.

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FIG Vice President Orhan Ercan attends Euroasian GIS Congress 2018https://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_azerbaijan.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_azerbaijan.asp11/15/2018 3:54:29 PMThe Congress held on 4-7 September 2018 in Baku Axerbaijan showed that it is necessary to implement works on identification and prevention of different problems through taking big advantages enabled by Geographic Information Systems, usable in analyzing sustainable socio-economic development of regions and countries.

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Celebration of FIG 140th anniversary and handoverhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_celebration_of_fig.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/11_celebration_of_fig.asp10/30/2018 2:27:24 PMOn Friday, 9 November 2018 the 140 anniversary of FIG will be marked together with a handover event marking the end of the term of the current FIG President Chryssy Potsiou, Greece (2015-2018) to President elect Rodulf Staiger, Germany, will will take over the FIG presidency on 1 January 2019.

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Meet FIG at stand 12.1A.046 at Intergeohttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_intergeo_stand.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_intergeo_stand.asp10/14/2018 12:43:16 PMFIG has booked a stand at Intergeo in Frankfurt 16 - 18 October 2018. Come and visit incoming President Rudolf Staiger, as well as Claudia and Louise from FIG Office.

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Call for Bids for FIG Working Week 2023https://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_bids_ww2023.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_bids_ww2023.asp10/12/2018 11:25:59 AMFIG Council announces the bidding material for the Working Week 2023. All member associations are encouraged to consider to submit a bid. Election of the destination will take place at the Working Week and General Assembly 2023 in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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Framework for Costing and Financing Land Aministration Services - CoFLAShttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_coflas.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/10_coflas.asp10/2/2018 7:02:43 AMFIG and UN-Habitat/GLTN (Global Land Tool Network) have launched a new decision-support tool for land administration to assist the modernizing the budgetary approach.

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Report from the Reference Frame in Practice Seminarhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_rfip_fiji.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_rfip_fiji.asp10/1/2018 10:07:11 AMThe FIG Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network (AP CDN) convened another successful seminar. The event was a result of discussions held at the FIG Congress in Istanbul at the AP CDN open meeting.

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Join the Celebration of FIG 140th Anniversary and Hand Overhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_invitation_140th_anniversary.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_invitation_140th_anniversary.asp9/30/2018 7:02:58 AMFIG outgoing President Prof. Chryssy Potsiou has the pleasure to invite you to a festive celebration of FIG 9 November in Athens and tafe2018 7-9 November. Come and join.

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FIG Office welcomes delegation from Chinahttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_chinese_visit.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_chinese_visit.asp9/27/2018 4:57:32 PMOn a cool and windy day, 21 representatives from China paid a visit to the FIG office in Copenhagen to learn about the work of FIG.

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CASLE Jubilee Year 2019 - lauch eventhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_casle.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_casle.asp9/27/2018 4:44:03 PMFIG Vice President Diane Dumashie attends the launch of the Commonwealth Association of  Surveying and Land Economy, Golden Jubilee Year in 2019

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Council meeting in Copenhagenhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_council.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/09_council.asp9/27/2018 1:10:53 PMFIG Council held its last face-to-face meeting in Copenhagen to finalise pending issues. In connection the incoming council held a teambuilding workshop.

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Two new FIG Publicationshttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/08_pub70-71.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/08_pub70-71.asp9/4/2018 7:38:27 AMPublication 70: Africa Regional Network 2015-2018 and Publication 71: FIG Guidance on Professional Competencies.

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Celebration of 250 year anniversary of the Surveying Profession in Denmarkhttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/08_250_anniversay_dk.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/08_250_anniversay_dk.asp9/3/2018 12:27:01 PMAn inspiring day was organised in Aalborg to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Surveying Profession in Denmark.

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Africa Regional Network Workshop 2018 in Botswanahttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/08_arn_botswana_invite.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/08_arn_botswana_invite.asp8/28/2018 2:02:06 PMThe theme of this years ARN workshop is: Geospatial Technology Impacts: Shifting the Paradigm in Africa" and will take place in Gaborone, Botswana 17-19 October. Young Surveyors organise a meeting on 16 October 2018.

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FIG Foundation Grants for 2019https://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/foundationgrants_2019.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/foundationgrants_2019.asp8/7/2018 5:58:31 AMDetails of the FIG Foundation Academic Grant and PhD Scholarship 2019 competitions are now on the FIG Foundation site.

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Call for Papers for FIG Working Week 2019https://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/07_call-for-papers_WW2019.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/07_call-for-papers_WW2019.asp7/31/2018 12:09:09 PMFIG Working Week 2019 will take place 22-26 April 2019. Do not miss the opportunity to attend. The call for papers is now out - please note the deadlines for your submission of abstract for regular paper and submission of full paper for peer review papers.

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RISM 20th International Surveyors Congresshttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/06_rism.asphttps://www.fig.net/news/news_2018/06_rism.asp7/24/2018 12:58:26 PMFIG Vice President Rudolf Staiger was invited to give a keynote speech at the 20th International Surveyors’ Congress in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia.

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