News in 2016
Reference Frame in Practice Technical Seminar - REPORT
1-2 May 2016, Christchurch, New Zealand
The technical seminar aimed at surveyors, spatial professionals,
students and operational geodesists who are interested in learning more
about practical aspects of reference frames from some of the world’s
leading geodesists and geodetic surveyors. As well as covering reference
frame basics, the two-day seminar focused particularly on dealing with
deformation and datum unification.
The Technical Seminar Reference Frame in Practice - Reference Frames,
Datum Unification and Kinematics was held at the Rydges Latimer in
Christchurch, New Zealand, on 1-2 May 2016 in conjunction with the 78th
FIG Working Week 2016, 2-6 May 2016. The seminar was organized by IAG
(International Association of Geodesy), FIG (Fédération Internationale
des Géomètres), UN-GGIM-AP (UN Global Geospatial Information Management
for Asia and the Pacific), ICG (International Committee on GNSS) and
NZIS (New Zealand Institute of Surveyors). The seminar was attended by
over 50 participants from 18 countries.
Five participants were funded by the International Committee on
Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) United Nations Office for
Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).
Theb funded participants together with Convenor Mr.
Nic Donnelly, New Zealand.
Report by Asakaia Tabuabisataki, Fiji
by Charisma Cayapan, Philippines
Report by Joanna Kuczynska-Siehien,
- Report by Niraj Manandhar, Nepal
Report by Nic Donnelly
The technical program comprised of eight technical sessions,
including two focused on case studies. There were fifteen presentations
given by speakers from New Zealand, Australia, Japan and USA, two
presentations on behalf of sponsors: Leica and Trimble, and five brief
presentations given by ICG-supported delegates from Philippines, Poland,
Fiji and Nepal.
08 June 2016