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24-27 October 1999
Melbourne, Australia

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Monday 25 October 1999
SESSION 1 Opening and The Bathurst Declaration
Chair: Don Grant
Don Grant
JoAnne Disano
Peter Dale
Elizabeth O'Keeffe
Opening Addresses
Ian Williamson Bathurst Declaration (263Kb)
Conference Presentation (60Kb)
SESSION 2 Sustainable Development as a Global Trend
Chair: Bill Robertson
JoAnne Disano Sustainable Development as a Global Trend (28Kb)
Sylvie Lacroux Contributions of UNCHS (HABITAT) to the UN-FIG International Conference on Land Tenure and Cadastral Infrastructure for Sustainable Development. (19Kb)
Stig Enemark
Hans Sevatdal
Cadastres, Land Information Systems and Planning: Is decentralization a key to sustainable development? (389Kb)
Conference Presentation (362Kb)
Murray Raff Integration of Environmental Considerations into Legal Decision-Making at the Domestic Level. (57Kb)
Conference Presentation (392Kb)
  Session Report (9Kb)
Rapporteur: George Benwell
SESSION 3 Land – The Big Picture for Change
Chair: Sylvie Lacroux
Lisa Ting
Ian Williamson
Land Administration and Cadastral Trends: Impact of the changing humankind-land relationship and major global drivers. (147Kb)
Conference Presentation (692Kb)
Peter Dale Is technology a blessing or a curse in land administration and sustainable development? (37Kb)
Conference Presentation (24Kb)
Agneta Ericsson Women’s access to land. (54Kb)
Conference Presentation (21Kb)
Gershon Feder Land Administration Reform: Economic rationale and social considerations. (36Kb)
Conference Presentation (179Kb)
  Session Report (13Kb)
Rapporteur: Chukwudozie Ezigbalike
SESSION 4 Cadastre and Land Administration: Foundations for the Future
Chair: Elizabeth O’Keeffe
Ian Williamson
Lisa Ting
Land Administration and Cadastral Trends – A Framework for Re-engineering. (233Kb)
Conference Presentation (382Kb)
Paul Munro-Faure Sustainable Development and Land Administration Infrastructure Reforms: The role of land markets and land valuation systems – Agenda for Change? (38Kb)
Jude Wallace A Methodology to Review Torrens Systems and their Relevance to Changing Societies from a Legal Perspective. (103Kb)
Conference Presentation (24Kb)
Jürg Kaufmann Future Cadastral and Land Administration Systems: Bringing the world together? (64Kb)
Conference Presentation (257Kb)
  Session Report (8Kb)
Rapporteur: Bill Robertson
Tuesday 26 October 1999
SESSION 5 Land, Information and Power
Chair: Gershon Feder
John McLaughlin Land Administration and Globalization. (80Kb)
Conference Presentation (108Kb)
Graeme Neate Mapping landscapes of the mind: A cadastral conundrum in the native title era. (263Kb)
Don Grant Spatial Data Infrastructures: The vision for the future and the role of government in underpinning future land administration systems. (74Kb)
Conference Presentation (31Kb)
  Session Report (10Kb)
Rapporteur: Clarissa Fourie
SESSION 6 Water and Environmental Issues – the imperative to co-ordinate with land administration
Chair: Paul Munro-Faure
James Riddell The Importance of Co-ordinated Land Administration in the Next Millennium. (82Kb)
Conference Presentation (32Kb)
Michael Taylor Water: The impending global crisis and the necessity for co-ordination with strategies for land administration and management. (275Kb)
Conference Presentation (536Kb)
Bill Robertson
George Benwell
Chris Hoogsteden
Marine Cadastre: Administration infrastructure requirements. (43Kb)
Conference Presentation (24Kb)
  Session Report (5Kb)
Rapporteur: Hans Sevatdal
SESSION 7 The Western Experience
Chair: George Benwell
Helge Onsrud The UNECE (MOLA) initiatives for Europe and their Potential Impact on International Land Administration Trends. (41Kb)
Conference Presentation (10Kb)
Paul van der Molen
Tommy Österberg
Land tenure and land administration for social and economic development in Europe. (84Kb)
Conference Presentation (25Kb)
András Ossko
Andrzej Hopfer
Eastern Europe’s Lessons from the Past and Aspirations for the Future: Running to catch-up or blazing a new path? (44Kb)
  Session Report (20Kb)
Rapporteur: Murray Raff
SESSION 8 The Developing World Experience
Chair: Dato’ Abdul Majid Mohamed
Clarissa Fourie
Orlando Nino Fluck
Cadastre and land information systems for decision-makers in the developing world. (70Kb)
Conference Presentation (1599Kb)
Dozie Ezigbalike
Qhobela Cyprian Selebalo
African Experience of Tenure Reform and Cadastres: A place in the global sun? (76Kb)
Conference Presentation (263Kb)
Chris Grant Lessons from the South-East Asian Cadastral Reform, Land Titling and Land Administration Projects in Supporting Sustainable Development in the Next Millennium. (36Kb)
Conference Presentation (862Kb)
Santiago Borrero Economic and Social Justification for Cadastral Reform – the Latin American experience. (42Kb)
Conference Presentation (Self Executable Program - 4.6Mb)
  Session Report (8Kb)
Rapporteur: Gershon Feder
SESSION 9 Panel Discussion and Closing
Chair: Ian Williamson
  Reports from the following:

Session Report (13Kb)
Rapporteur: Paul Munro-Faure

Hon. Sherryl Garbutt MP Minister for Environment and Conservation, State of Victoria, Australia

Robert Foster

Closing Address

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