FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten9/20/2018http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspTwo new FIG Publicationshttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/08_pub70-71.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/08_pub70-71.asp9/4/2018 8:38:27 AMPublication 70: Africa Regional Network 2015-2018 and Publication 71: FIG Guidance on Professional Competencies.

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Celebration of 250 year anniversary of the Surveying Profession in Denmarkhttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/08_250_anniversay_dk.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/08_250_anniversay_dk.asp9/3/2018 1:27:01 PMAn inspiring day was organised in Aalborg to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Surveying Profession in Denmark.

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Africa Regional Network Workshop 2018 in Botswanahttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/08_arn_botswana_invite.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/08_arn_botswana_invite.asp8/28/2018 3:02:06 PMThe theme of this years ARN workshop is: Geospatial Technology Impacts: Shifting the Paradigm in Africa" and will take place in Gaborone, Botswana 17-19 October. Young Surveyors organise a meeting on 16 October 2018.

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FIG Foundation Grants for 2019http://fig.net/news/news_2018/foundationgrants_2019.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/foundationgrants_2019.asp8/7/2018 6:58:31 AMDetails of the FIG Foundation Academic Grant and PhD Scholarship 2019 competitions are now on the FIG Foundation site.

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Call for Papers for FIG Working Week 2019http://fig.net/news/news_2018/07_call-for-papers_WW2019.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/07_call-for-papers_WW2019.asp7/31/2018 1:09:09 PMFIG Working Week 2019 will take place 22-26 April 2019. Do not miss the opportunity to attend. The call for papers is now out - please note the deadlines for your submission of abstract for regular paper and submission of full paper for peer review papers.

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RISM 20th International Surveyors Congresshttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/06_rism.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/06_rism.asp7/24/2018 1:58:26 PMFIG Vice President Rudolf Staiger was invited to give a keynote speech at the 20th International Surveyors’ Congress in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia.

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Minutes from FIG General Assembly 2018http://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_ga_minutes.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_ga_minutes.asp7/20/2018 1:31:54 PMThe minutes from the General Assembly 6 and 11 May 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey, are now available.

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FIG Congress 2018 Reporthttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_ww_report.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_ww_report.asp7/13/2018 10:49:46 AMMore than 2300 participants found their way to Istanbul for the FIG Congress 2018 to learn, exchange, network, meetg and greet new and old colleagues from 90 countries from all over the world.

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FIG at the Global Land Tool Network Partners Meetinghttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/04_gltn_partners_meeting.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/04_gltn_partners_meeting.asp7/5/2018 4:09:13 PMFIG Vice President Diane Dumashie stated that "brilliant ideas do not come from silos" in her presentation at the 7th GLTN partners meeting.

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Meet Young Surveyors at ESRI User Conferencehttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/07_ys_esri.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/07_ys_esri.asp7/5/2018 3:46:09 PMFIG Young Surveyors have got the possibility to organise four sessions at the ESRI User Conference 9-13 July 2018. Come and join the Young Surveyors.

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Report on the Technical Seminar on Reference Frames in Practicehttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_RFIP.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_RFIP.asp5/31/2018 3:06:49 PMThe Seminar was held in Istanbul on 4-5 May 2018. The main focus was on reference frames in general, kinematics and dynamic datums which reflects geodetic priorities for all regions suffering from natural disasters such as earthquakes.

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'Valuation of Unregistered Lands : A Policy Guide' - publicationhttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_Guide_Valution_unregistered_Land.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_Guide_Valution_unregistered_Land.asp5/29/2018 10:21:30 AM‘Valuation of Unregistered Lands : A Policy Guide’ is based on internationally recognized GLTN’s continuum of land rights framework and aims to significantly contribute to our collaborative journey of securing land and property rights for all. The guide was launched during FIG Congress 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey

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FIG General Assembly 2018http://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_GA-short.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_GA-short.asp5/14/2018 9:03:34 AMThe FIG General Assembly was held 6 and 11 May 2018 with a record number of delegates and members represented. At the General Assembly there were elections of President, Vice Presidents, Commisison Chairs and destination for FIG Congress 2022.

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FIG Congress 2018 -Istanbul, Turkeyhttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_congress_short.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_congress_short.asp5/14/2018 7:50:07 AMThe large 4-year FIG Event - the FIG Congress 2018 was held 6-11 May 2018 with a total of 2300 national and international participants.

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FIG Annual Reviewhttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_FIG_Annual_Review_2017.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_FIG_Annual_Review_2017.asp5/1/2018 3:03:39 PM2017 was again an exciting and busy year for FIG. The Annual Review highlights some of the activities and achievements throughout the year.

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Interview FIG President in Coordinates Magazinehttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_coordinates_interviewFIGpresident.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/05_coordinates_interviewFIGpresident.asp5/1/2018 1:51:08 PMFIG Presidents Chryssy Potsiou is interview by Coordinates-Magazine.

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FIG Publication - Best Practices 3D Cadastreshttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/04_FIGPub_3DCad.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/04_FIGPub_3DCad.asp4/19/2018 2:11:45 PMAt the end of the two most recent 4-year terms, it was decided to collect the best-known practices in a single FIG publication.

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FIG Young Surveyors Asian Pacific Meeting 2018 in Japanhttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/04_FIG-YS-AP-Meeting-2018.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/04_FIG-YS-AP-Meeting-2018.asp4/17/2018 8:24:10 AMThe Japan Young Surveyors Network, in collaboration with the FIG Young Surveyors Network, are happy to invite you to the Young Surveyors Network Asian Pacific Meeting in Japan held on the 15 – 16 June 2018.

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Copernicus Masters 2018http://fig.net/news/news_2018/04_Copernicus_Masters.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/04_Copernicus_Masters.asp4/11/2018 10:03:16 AMThe Copernicus Masters 2018 launched on 1 April with exciting new opportunities for Earth observation developers and entrepreneurs.

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FIG General Assembly 2018 - Agenda and Invitationhttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/03_general_assembly_agenda.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/03_general_assembly_agenda.asp3/29/2018 10:24:12 PMThe agenda for the XLI FIG General Assembly is now available. Participate in Istanbul 6 and 11 May 2018. Election of new President, Vice Presidents, Commission Chairs and Congress 2022 venue.

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Delegation from Henan, China visits FIG office - the Danish Geodata Agency receives their member certificatehttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/03_visit_china.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/03_visit_china.asp3/28/2018 4:14:42 PMOn 23 March the FIG office got a visit from a delegation out Henan, China, during this meeting the Danish Geodata Agency receives their member certificate

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