FIG Commission 3

FIG Commission 3 - Spatial Information Management

The mission of commission 3 is to: Commission Chair
  • Increase awareness about successful SIM approaches and achievements within the e-Society by showing good practice like availability, reliability, efficiency and accessibility of spatial information for better decision making and processes.
  • Support the use of spatial information and SIM-tools by surveyors and by all participants in decision-making to serve the goals of good governance.
  • Share good practice on managerial processes and infrastructure required for data handling, using information and distributing knowledge.
  • Share good practice and develop high-level methods and techniques for merging and
    managing updated spatial information at various levels according to market requirements.
  • Establish and maintain data - and data-quality-standards relevant to SIM, while cooperating with international spatial data standard committees.
  • Encourage the use of spatial information within e-government and e-commerce.
  • Cooperate and coordinate with the related United Nations Committees and other geospatial information societies and organizations active in the field based on request from the Council, they key focus will be in co-operation with ISPRS (Commission IV on Geodatabases and Digital Mapping), ICA (commission on Geospatial Data Standards), GSDI, EUROGI.

Mr. Enrico Rispoli, CNGeGL, Italy

Upcoming Events

FIG Commission 3 Annual Meeting and Workshop on "Volunteered Geographic Information: Emerging Applications in Public Science and Citizen Participation"
27-30 November, Lisboa, Portugal
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22-26 April in Hanoi, Vietnam


Recent News

FIG Commission 3 at FIG Congress 2018

Istanbul, Turkey 6-11 May

The commission chairs of the term 2019-2022 was elected at the General Assembly held in conjunction with the FIG Congress in Istanbul. Mr. Hartmut Müller from Germany was elected at chair of FIG Commission 3. His term starts 1.1.2019.

Picture: From left: Mr. Hartmut Müller, incoming Chair, and Mr. Enrico Rispoli, Chair of Commission 3


FIG Commission 3 was actively involved during the FIG Congress 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey.


FIG Commission 3
Dr. Enrico Rispoli
Legal Expert and Surveyor
Board Member Consiglio Nazionale Geometri e Geometri Laureati
Piazza Colonna, 361
00187 - Roma
Tel. +39 06 4203161
Fax. +39 06 48903894
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FIG Commission 2 Webmaster
FIG Office
Kalvebod Brygge 31-33
DK-1780 Copenhagen V
Tel + 45 3886 1081