News in 2023

Promoting FIG Working Week 2024 in China

26 November - 2 December, Deqing, China

By Stephen Djaba, vice president of LiSAG and Conference Director of FIG Working Week 2024, and
Hans Ni
, FIG Corporate Member and CEO of Beijing iSpatial Co., Ltd

Attending Chintergeo

CHINTERGEO, China Surveying and Mapping Geospatial Information Technology Equipment Exhibition, is a very influential platform for surveying and mapping geospatial information technology equipment exchange in China and the Asia-Pacific region. CHINTERGEO is also a UFI-certified international exhibition by the Global Exhibition Industry Association. After more than 20 years of development, the specialization, the exhibition has been recognized as the role of the industry weather indicator in the field of surveying mapping geospatial information, which plays an important role in promoting technological progress and industry development.

CHINTERGEO 2023 was successfully held in Guangzhou, China from 27th to 29th November 2023. The exhibition area reached 20,000 square meters, attracting more than 200 well-known brands in the field of surveying, mapping and geospatial information technology equipment, and buyers from more than 30 countries and regions came to visit. At the same time, there are five sessions on geospatial information technologies and applications held during the exhibition.

The organizing committee of FIG Working Week 2024 was invited to participate in the exhibition. Winnie Shiu,FIG vice president, Stephen Djaba,vice president of LiSAG and Conference Director of FIG Working Week 2024, and Hans Ni, FIG Corporate Member and CEO of Beijing iSpatial Co., Ltd attended the exhibition and other related activities.

Through the exhibition, FIG Working Week 2024 has attracted many Chinese surveying, mapping and geospatial information equipment related enterprises to participate. The organizing committee of FIG Working Week 2024 will provide better service for Chinese exhibitors including organizing training course or setting-up connections to local societies just after the event in Ghana.

Visit to Deqing Geospatial Information Town

Just after CHINTERGEO 2023, Stephen Djaba and Hans Ni traveled to Deqing Geospatial Information Town, China and had an in-depth exchange and fruitful meeting with the director of UN-GGKIC, United Nations Global Geospatial Knowledge and Innovation Centre, a newly established UN office there. During Stephen’s  stay in Deqing, he also visited relevant organizations, had full exchanges and reached cooperative MoUs.

FIG Vice President Winnie Shiu at opening ceremony of CHINTERGEO 2023

Winnie’s visiting SouthSurvey booth with Mr. Weiseng Li, the president of CAGIS (China Association for Geospatial Industry and Sciences) and Mr. Xiaobo Liu, the Chief supervisor of CAGIS

Hans’ moderating the CHINTERGEO Forum

Winnie’s delivering opening address at CHINTERGEO Forum

Winnie and Stephen with visitors at FIG booth

Stephen and Hans at FIG booth

FIG team with CHINTERGEO VIP guests

Visiting Guangzhou Alpha Co., Ltd

Visiting Huzhou Vocational and Technical College

Meeting with CASM (Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping)

Signing MoU with Working Committee on International Exchange and Cooperation of CAGIS

Signing MoU with Deqing Association for Geospatial Information Professionals

Meeting with Mr. Pengde Li, the director of UN-GGKIC

Visiting UN-GGKIC

Visiting Deqing Youth Academy of Geospatial Information Science

Visiting Deqing Geographic Information Science and Technology Museum



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Louise Friis-Hansen
4 December 2023