FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten2/21/2020http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspParticipate in the SSSI National Bushfire Recovery Map-a-thon on 9 Februaryhttp://fig.net/news/news_2020/02_sssi-mapathon.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2020/02_sssi-mapathon.asp2/6/2020 10:33:36 AMHelp our Australian colleagues and participate in this mapathon on 9 February 2020

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Prof. Dr. Dalal Alnaggar passed away on 2 February 2020http://fig.net/news/news_2020/02_dalal_alnaggar.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2020/02_dalal_alnaggar.asp2/3/2020 10:59:35 AMIt is with sadness that we must inform that Prof. Dr. Dalal Alnaggar, Egypt, passed away on 2 February 2020. Prof. Dalal Alnaggar was well known and highly respected within FIG and it is a big loss for the international surveying community.

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Two new FIG Membershttp://fig.net/news/news_2020/01_carlson-CM-AF-montenegro.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2020/01_carlson-CM-AF-montenegro.asp1/17/2020 6:41:49 PMAt its meeting on 17 January 2020, FIG Council approved Carlson Software as FIG Corporate Member and Real Estate Administration of Montenegro as affiliate

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14th Meeting of the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG-14)http://fig.net/news/news_2019/12_icg14.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/12_icg14.asp1/17/2020 6:16:00 PMSuelynn Choy who represented FIG reports from the meeting that took place 9-13 December 2019 in Bangalore, India.

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FIG Young Surveyors Regional Eventshttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/11_ys_regional_events.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/11_ys_regional_events.asp1/17/2020 5:35:51 PMDuring the second half of 2019 two Young Surveyors regional events were held - in Europe and in Africa.

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CASLE Golden Jubilee Conference 2019: ‘The surveying profession; past, present and future’http://fig.net/news/news_2019/09_casle.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/09_casle.asp1/17/2020 4:49:44 PMFIG Vice President Dr Diane Dumashie attended the CASLE Golden Jubilee Conference held in London, on 12th and 13th September 2019.

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Seminar on geospatial information, ecological environment and sustainable developmentshttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/12_deqing.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/12_deqing.asp1/17/2020 4:20:07 PMOn 15-16 December 2019, experts met in the city of Deqing, China, for a meeting on geospatial information, ecological environment and sustainable development. Hans Ni from China reports.

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Webinar - Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration with LADMhttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/12_esri-webinar.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/12_esri-webinar.asp11/29/2019 8:29:55 AMESRI has organised a webinar on 4 December - read more and register now

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8th Plenary Meeting of UN-GGIM-AP - Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network Reporthttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/11_ap_cdn.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/11_ap_cdn.asp11/28/2019 4:02:11 PMThe FIG Asia Pacific Capcity Development Network (AP CDN) were invited by the President of the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific (UN GGIM AP), to participate in its 8th Plenary Meeting held in Canberra – Australia on 3-5 November 2019

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FIG Commission 3 Annual Meeting and Workshop 2019http://fig.net/news/news_2019/09_com3_event.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/09_com3_event.asp10/29/2019 5:08:35 PMThe event, held in Romania, addressed the roles of the geospatial community in shaping the future of urban and regional development. Cemal Özgür Kivilcim reports from the event.

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FIG at Intergeo 2019http://fig.net/news/news_2019/09_intergeo-report.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/09_intergeo-report.asp10/2/2019 1:36:58 PMFIG was represented with a well visited stand at the 25th Intergeo in Stuttgart. Prior to Intergeo FIG Council held a council meeting.

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Stories of Change - New GLTN Publicationhttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/10_gltn_stories.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/10_gltn_stories.asp10/2/2019 9:32:01 AMFIG has been part of the GLTN Network since its start in 2006 and has been involved in the development of the tools that are now being used. Get an insight in the outcomes of selected projects from the GLTN Phase 2 programme.

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Call for Nominations for Vice Presidenthttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/09_call_nominations-VP.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/09_call_nominations-VP.asp9/30/2019 6:28:57 PMFIG Council encourages Member Associations to consider nominations for the two positions as FIG Vice President for the term 2021-2024. Election will take place at the Geenral Assembly 2020 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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Intergeo: Free registration with FIGhttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/09_intergeo.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/09_intergeo.asp9/6/2019 3:38:44 PMSecure your free entrance ticket to Intergeo through FIG. Register now. Come and visit the FIG stand Hall 4, Stand E4.032.

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2019 FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting in Seoul, Koreahttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/08_com7-report.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/08_com7-report.asp9/4/2019 7:45:23 AMMore than 100 commission 7 people from 23 countries met in Seoul in August 2019. Chair of FIG Commission 7, Daniel Paez reports from the succesful meeting.

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FIG Foundation announces new grantshttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/09_foundation.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/09_foundation.asp9/3/2019 7:34:07 PMFIG Foundation invites to submit application for five different types of grants.

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SURCON Train the Trainers Workshop: Challenges and Opportunities in Fit-for-Purpose Cadastrehttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/07_surcon.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/07_surcon.asp9/3/2019 6:03:01 PMThe SURCON annual workshop for training of tertiary institutions survey and geo-informatics educators was held in Kano state with the aim to increase the awareness oon the desirability of fit-for-purpose aprroach in surveying and cadastre.

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Call for Bids for FIG Working Week 2024http://fig.net/news/news_2019/08_call_for_bids-ww2024.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/08_call_for_bids-ww2024.asp8/29/2019 5:20:11 PMFIG Council announces the bidding material for the FIG Working Week 2024. All member associations are encouraged to consider to submit a bid. Election of the destination will take place at the Working Week 2020 and General Assembly in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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The FIG Governance 2021 Debate is soon to start!http://fig.net/news/news_2019/07_governance_tf.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/07_governance_tf.asp8/2/2019 11:05:08 PMThe FIG Task Force on Govenance 2021 is to set to go live  in the upcoming weeks- we have devised an interactive approach and will be trailing a digitally communication platform, providing you with a means to debate on strategic questions , information resources, and signposts to thought leadership.

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Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems Workshophttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/06_ap_cpd-fiji.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/06_ap_cpd-fiji.asp8/2/2019 10:20:19 PMFIG AP CDN convened two sessions at the workshop held in Suva, Fiji 24-28 June 2019

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Shanghai International Symposium of Space and Future Conferencehttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/06_shanghai.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2019/06_shanghai.asp8/1/2019 4:31:04 PMNew era, new system and new planning – building a sound and better territorial and spatial planning system was the theme of the conference

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