FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten11/12/2018http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspCelebration of FIG 140th anniversary and handoverhttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/11_celebration_of_fig.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/11_celebration_of_fig.asp10/30/2018 2:27:24 PMOn Friday, 9 November 2018 the 140 anniversary of FIG will be marked together with a handover event marking the end of the term of the current FIG President Chryssy Potsiou, Greece (2015-2018) to President elect Rodulf Staiger, Germany, will will take over the FIG presidency on 1 January 2019.

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Meet FIG at stand 12.1A.046 at Intergeohttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/10_intergeo_stand.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/10_intergeo_stand.asp10/14/2018 12:43:16 PMFIG has booked a stand at Intergeo in Frankfurt 16 - 18 October 2018. Come and visit incoming President Rudolf Staiger, as well as Claudia and Louise from FIG Office.

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Call for Bids for FIG Working Week 2023http://fig.net/news/news_2018/10_bids_ww2023.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/10_bids_ww2023.asp10/12/2018 11:25:59 AMFIG Council announces the bidding material for the Working Week 2023. All member associations are encouraged to consider to submit a bid. Election of the destination will take place at the Working Week and General Assembly 2023 in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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Framework for Costing and Financing Land Aministration Services - CoFLAShttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/10_coflas.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/10_coflas.asp10/2/2018 7:02:43 AMFIG and UN-Habitat/GLTN (Global Land Tool Network) have launched a new decision-support tool for land administration to assist the modernizing the budgetary approach.

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Report from the Reference Frame in Practice Seminarhttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/09_rfip_fiji.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/09_rfip_fiji.asp10/1/2018 10:07:11 AMThe FIG Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network (AP CDN) convened another successful seminar. The event was a result of discussions held at the FIG Congress in Istanbul at the AP CDN open meeting.

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Join the Celebration of FIG 140th Anniversary and Hand Overhttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/09_invitation_140th_anniversary.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/09_invitation_140th_anniversary.asp9/30/2018 7:02:58 AMFIG outgoing President Prof. Chryssy Potsiou has the pleasure to invite you to a festive celebration of FIG 9 November in Athens and tafe2018 7-9 November. Come and join.

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FIG Office welcomes delegation from Chinahttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/09_chinese_visit.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/09_chinese_visit.asp9/27/2018 4:57:32 PMOn a cool and windy day, 21 representatives from China paid a visit to the FIG office in Copenhagen to learn about the work of FIG.

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CASLE Jubilee Year 2019 - lauch eventhttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/09_casle.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/09_casle.asp9/27/2018 4:44:03 PMFIG Vice President Diane Dumashie attends the launch of the Commonwealth Association of  Surveying and Land Economy, Golden Jubilee Year in 2019

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Council meeting in Copenhagenhttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/09_council.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/09_council.asp9/27/2018 1:10:53 PMFIG Council held its last face-to-face meeting in Copenhagen to finalise pending issues. In connection the incoming council held a teambuilding workshop.

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Two new FIG Publicationshttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/08_pub70-71.asphttp://fig.net/news/news_2018/08_pub70-71.asp9/4/2018 7:38:27 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 12:27:01 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 2:02:06 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 5:58:31 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 12:09:09 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 12:58:26 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 12:31:54 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 9:49:46 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 3:09:13 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 2:46:09 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 2:06:49 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 9:21:30 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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