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5th Young Surveyors Agentine Meeting Report
15-17 October 2015, Santa Fe, Argentina
Last October the young surveyors from Argentina had a great experience
at the 5th young surveyors meeting where around 500 students
participated from different states in Argentina (Buenos Aires,
Catamarca, Córdoba, Corrientes, Formosa, San Juan, Santa Fe, Santiago
del Estero, Tucumán) and in this occasion some young surveyors from
The purpose of the meeting was to exchange knowledge and experiences on
new trends in scientific and technological aspects of the practice of
This meeting was held at the Rector of the National University of
Littoral (UNL) Santa Fe – Argentina where the event was endorsed by the
Faculty Academic Engineering and Water Sciences (FICH) and interest in
the Senate of the Province of Santa Fe.
The young surveyors from Argentina organize one
meeting per year and they said that this year's meeting was the
The students have received support from the Federation
of Argentina Surveyors "FADA"; the Federation is member of FIG.
Argentina has 14 universities where they can study surveying
which is very different compared to Uruguay because there they
have only one.
The students have one commission- CONAPEA,
National Standing Committee of Surveying Students, which
includes 2 surveying student representatives from each
university and they now have included 2 student representatives
This meeting included participants from many of
the regions in Argentina.
In this opportunity I explained about our network in
Uruguay where we have had great results and therefore now we are
in communication with the Argentine young surveyors. As a result
of this we hope to also participate in the 6th young surveyors
Argentine meeting which it will be held in the city of Tucuman
YS from South America are active!!
Respectively submitted by Melissa Robert, FIG YS South American Network-
05 january 2016