Conference and Seminar Proceedings

FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting and GeoConference 2014

7-11 October 2014 in Québec, Canada

PROGRAM

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014
6 p.m. Informal Welcome Reception
Venue: Hotel Palace Royal, Old Québec
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2014
8 a.m. Departure to the Forêt Montmorency
From: Hotel Palace Royal, Old Québec
9 a.m. Arrival at the Forêt Montmorency
10 a.m.

SESSION 1: WELCOME AND OPENING

Opening remarks

  • Annick Jaton, Pierre Tessier, Daniel Roberge, Co-chairs of GeoConference 2014
  • Chryssy Potsiou, President-Elect, Fédération internationale des géomètres (FIG)

Commission 7 Report

  • Daniel Roberge, Chair, FIG Commission 7
  • Claire Galpin, Vice-chair – Administration and Communications, FIG Commission 7
10:45 a.m.

SESSION 2: REPORTS FROM FIG COMMISSION 7 WORKING GROUPS

Working Group 7.1 Pro Poor Land Tools
Christiaan Lemmen, Chair

Working Group 7.2 Land Administration, Natural Disasters and Climate Change
David Mitchell and Jaap Zevenbergen, Co-chairs

Working Group 7.3 Cadastral perspectives
Gerda Schennach, Chair

Working Group 7.4 Land Management Reforms
Richard Grover, Chair

12 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m.

SESSION 3: CADASTRE AND LAND MANAGEMENT IN CANADA

250th anniversary of the Office of the Surveyor General of Quebec

  • Éric Bélanger & Jean-François Boucher, ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles, Province of Québec, Canada

Management of First Nations Territories

  • Eric Groulx, Surveyor General Branch, Natural Resources Canadas
2:30 p.m.

SESSION 4: HIGHLIGHTS IN LAND MANAGEMENT WORLDWIDE (including a break at 3:45)

Commission 7 delegates (list and order might change):

  • Australia
  • The Netherlands
  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • Sweden
  • Finland
  • Norway
  • Senegal
  • Benin
  • Algeria
  • Belgium
5:45 p.m. Shuttle to Québec City (if no room booked at the Forêt)
6:30 p.m. Dinner at the Forêt Montmorency
8 p.m. Evening activities
Table games
Continuation of discussion around the fireplace
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2014
9 a.m.

SESSION 5: NEXT COMMISSION 7 WORK PLAN

Gerda Schennach, Chair-elect, FIG Commission 7

10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.

SESSION 6: HIGHLIGHTS IN LAND MANAGEMENT WORLDWIDE (continued)

Commission 7 delegates (list and order might change):

  • Morocco
  • Togo
  • Bengladesh
  • Nepal
12 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m.  Shuttle to Québec City (if attending FGF meeting in Québec City)
1:30 p.m.

SESSION 7: HIGHLIGHTS IN LAND MANAGEMENT WORLDWIDE (continued)

Commission 7 delegates (list and order might change):

  • Colombia
  • Scotland
  • Nigeria
  • Hong Kong
  • United Kingdom
2:45 p.m.

FINAL SESSION: FUTURE EVENTS AND CLOSING

  • Daniel Roberge, Chair, FIG Commission 7
3:30 p.m. Departure to Québec city
4:30 p.m. Arrival in Québec City
5:30 p.m. GeoConference 2014 Ice Breaker activity – Soirée Retrouvailles

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