News in 2018

News in 2018

FIG Foundation Grants for 2019

FIG Foundation Grants for 2019

Details of the FIG Foundation Academic Grant and PhD Scholarship 2019 competitions are now on the FIG Foundation site.

   

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Created on 2018-08-07 | Last modified on 2018-08-07

Call for Papers for FIG Working Week 2019

FIG 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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Created on 2018-07-31 | Last modified on 2018-07-31

RISM 20th International Surveyors Congress

FIG 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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Created on 2018-07-24 | Last modified on 2018-07-25

Minutes from FIG General Assembly 2018

Presidents and Heads of Delegations at the Presidents Meeting

The minutes from the General Assembly 6 and 11 May 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey, are now available.

   

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Created on 2018-07-20 | Last modified on 2018-07-23

FIG Congress 2018 Report

In Memory of the FIG Congress 2018

More than 2300 participants found their way to Istanbul for the FIG Congress 2018 to learn, exchange, network, meetg and greet new and old colleagues from 90 countries from all over the world.

   

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Created on 2018-07-13 | Last modified on 2018-07-23

FIG at the Global Land Tool Network Partners Meeting

At the GLTN Partners Meeting

FIG Vice President Diane Dumashie stated that "brilliant ideas do not come from silos" in her presentation at the 7th GLTN partners meeting.

   

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Created on 2018-07-05 | Last modified on 2018-07-11

Meet Young Surveyors at ESRI User Conference

FIG Young Surveyors have got the possibility to organise four sessions at the ESRI User Conference 9-13 July 2018. Come and join the Young Surveyors.

   

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Created on 2018-07-05 | Last modified on 2018-07-05

Report on the Technical Seminar on Reference Frames in Practice

Report on the Technical Seminar on Reference Frames in Practice

The Seminar was held in Istanbul on 4-5 May 2018. The main focus was on reference frames in general, kinematics and dynamic datums which reflects geodetic priorities for all regions suffering from natural disasters such as earthquakes.

   

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Created on 2018-05-31 | Last modified on 2018-06-01

'Valuation of Unregistered Lands : A Policy Guide' - publication

'Valuation of Unregistered Lands : A Policy Guide' - publication

‘Valuation of Unregistered Lands : A Policy Guide’ is based on internationally recognized GLTN’s continuum of land rights framework and aims to significantly contribute to our collaborative journey of securing land and property rights for all. The guide was launched during FIG Congress 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey

   

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Created on 2018-05-29 | Last modified on 2018-06-01

FIG General Assembly 2018

The current and incoming FIG Council

The FIG General Assembly was held 6 and 11 May 2018 with a record number of delegates and members represented. At the General Assembly there were elections of President, Vice Presidents, Commisison Chairs and destination for FIG Congress 2022.

   

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Created on 2018-05-14 | Last modified on 2018-07-23

FIG Congress 2018 -Istanbul, Turkey

FIG Congress 2018 - Istanbul, Turkey

The large 4-year FIG Event - the FIG Congress 2018 was held 6-11 May 2018 with a total of 2300 national and international participants.

   

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Created on 2018-05-14 | Last modified on 2018-05-14

FIG Annual Review

FIG Annual Review 2017

2017 was again an exciting and busy year for FIG. The Annual Review highlights some of the activities and achievements throughout the year.

   

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Created on 2018-05-01 | Last modified on 2018-05-01

Interview FIG President in Coordinates Magazine

Interview FIG President in Coordinates Magazine

FIG Presidents Chryssy Potsiou is interview by Coordinates-Magazine.

   

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Created on 2018-05-01 | Last modified on 2018-05-01

FIG Publication - Best Practices 3D Cadastres

FIG Publication - Best Practices 3D Cadastres

At the end of the two most recent 4-year terms, it was decided to collect the best-known practices in a single FIG publication.

   

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Created on 2018-04-19 | Last modified on 2018-04-21

FIG Young Surveyors Asian Pacific Meeting 2018 in Japan

FIG Young Surveyors Asian Pacific Meeting 2018 in Japan

The Japan Young Surveyors Network, in collaboration with the FIG Young Surveyors Network, are happy to invite you to the Young Surveyors Network Asian Pacific Meeting in Japan held on the 15 – 16 June 2018.

   

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Created on 2018-04-17 | Last modified on 2018-04-21

Copernicus Masters 2018

Copernicus Masters 2018

The Copernicus Masters 2018 launched on 1 April with exciting new opportunities for Earth observation developers and entrepreneurs.

   

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Created on 2018-04-11 | Last modified on 2018-04-11

FIG General Assembly 2018 - Agenda and Invitation

The agenda for the XLI FIG General Assembly is now available. Participate in Istanbul 6 and 11 May 2018. Election of new President, Vice Presidents, Commission Chairs and Congress 2022 venue.

   

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Created on 2018-03-29 | Last modified on 2018-03-29

Delegation from Henan, China visits FIG office - the Danish Geodata Agency receives their member certificate

Delegation from Henan, China visits FIG office - the Danish Geodata Agency receives their member certificate

On 23 March the FIG office got a visit from a delegation out Henan, China, during this meeting the Danish Geodata Agency receives their member certificate

   

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Created on 2018-03-28 | Last modified on 2018-03-28

Worlds' first Global Suveyors Day 2018

Worlds' first Global Suveyors Day 2018

The Gloval Suveyors' Day was great succes! We have received some pictures that we want to share with you.

   

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Created on 2018-03-27 | Last modified on 2018-04-11

First Global Surveyors Day - 21 march 2018

First Global Surveyors Day - 21 march 2018

21 March 2018 has been declared the Global Surveyors' Day. This will be marked at the World Bank Conference in Washington DC and in other places around the world.

   

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Created on 2018-03-20 | Last modified on 2018-04-11

Surveyors Council of Nigeria Train the Trainer Workshop 2018

Surveyors Council of Nigeria Train the Trainer Workshop 2018

Leading institutional Change: A Fit for Purpose Approach in Land Administration, Kaduna State Nigeria – 21st – 23rd January 2018

   

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Created on 2018-03-19 | Last modified on 2018-03-30

First female surveyor in Tonga

First female surveyor in Tonga

On the Internaional Women's Day - 8 March - FIG congratulates the first female surveyor in Tonga. Read the article from Tonga.

   

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Created on 2018-03-08 | Last modified on 2018-03-08

Annual Meeting – FIG Commission 7

Annual Meeting – FIG Commission 7

Report of the Annual Meeting - FIG Commission 7 co-organised with FIG Commission 9, held in Cartagena, Colombia.

   

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Created on 2018-01-30 | Last modified on 2018-02-01

Visit to Vietnam for the preparations of FIG Working Week 2019

The Temple of Literature

The logo element for FIG Working Week 2019 shows the Temple of Literature, Hanoi. The Working Week is now taking shape. FIG Vice President Mikael Lilje visited the local organisers of the conference, and met with the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Environment.

   

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Created on 2018-01-29 | Last modified on 2018-02-01

Africa Regional Network: Challenges and Opportunities in Facing the SDG’s  

Africa Regional Network - 21-23 November 2017 - Musanze, Rwanda

Report of the Annual Africa Regional Network Capacity Development workshop held on 21 - 23rd November 2017 partnering with ESRI Rwanda and hosted by the Institute of Applied Science- Ruhengeri.

   

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Created on 2018-01-18 | Last modified on 2018-03-19

Commission 3 workshop and Annual Meeting 2017

Commission 3 workshop and Annual Meeting 2017 held on 27 - 30 November 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal was a great succes. More than seventy members from five different continents participated

   

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Created on 2018-01-18 | Last modified on 2018-01-22

FIG Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network Report

FIG Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network Report

A special forum was convened, and an invitation to participate in the United Nations Geodesy Sub-Committee on “Education Training and Capacity Building in Geodesy” forum

   

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Created on 2018-01-17 | Last modified on 2018-06-18