During the FIG Working Week 2013 in Abuja, Nigeria the Young Surveyors African Network showed their passion and engagement in organising themselves as a Network and Young Surveyors activities during the events.
Asian Pacific Network
During the XXV FIG Congress the FIG Young Surveyors Asian Pacific Network (YSNAP) was established. 18 countries were represented during this event.
The FIG Young Surveyors European Network (YSEN) is supported and working closely together with CLGE
North American Network
The FIG Young Surveyors North American Network is also called NSPS Young Surveyors Network as it is under the umbrella and working closely together with NSPS.
South American Network
The 8th FIG Regional Conference 2012 was held in Montevideo, Uruguay. It was a huge success and a lot of Young Surveyors learned about the Network but there is still a lot to do in this region. We would like to be better represented and connected to FIG member associations in South America as well as we would like to enlarge the representation of South American Young Surveyors in our Network
FIG Foundation is supporting Young Surveyors to attend the
FIG Working Week in Helsinki, Finland
The FIG Foundation Young Surveyors Fellowships will provide
funding for individuals to cover the costs to attend and
participate in the FIG Working Week 2017, including
participation in all FIG Young Surveyors activities before and
during the Working Week.
The Fellowships will be awarded exclusively to nationals of
developing countries¹ who must be living in one of the eligible
Fellowships include round‐trip travel costs to Helsinki ,
visa (if required), accommodations, registration fees for the
FIG Working Week, FIG Young Surveyors activities, per diem
allowance and FIG Foundation Dinner.
The FIG Working Week 2017 will be held in Helsinki, Finland,
29 May ‐ 2 June. In addition to the Working Week, the FIG Young
Surveyors European Meeting (Sunday 28 May) and young surveyors
sessions will be organised and contribute to the networking of
young surveyors internationally, to introduce young surveyors to
the FIG community, and to provide for the opportunity to learn
more and share the young surveyors’ vision for the future of
FIG. Additionally the FIG Foundation Fellowship winners are
invited to join the UN-Habitat GLTN Awareness Training on STDM
on 29 May.
On the 10th of February 2016 the 2nd FIG Young Surveyors
North American Meeting (FIG YSNAM) took place in Minneapolis,
Minnesota USA. Young Surveyors from the region were invited to
join this event. The meeting was hosted by and held in
conjunction with the Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors
(MSPS) Annual Conference.
The theme of the meeting was ‘The Future of Surveying…
YOU!!!’. Key industry leaders were asked to inspire the
participants about the future ahead of them. Also the
participants learned more about FIG, FIG Young Surveyors Network
and NSPS Young Surveyors.
The event attracted 60 participants from 6 countries and 23
different states of the USA. For many participants it was their
first young surveyor event. In this report the different
organizations related to the Young Surveyors are summarized and
the results of the meeting are described.
It is on!!! 2nd FIG Young Surveyors North American Meeting
(FIG YSNAM)!!! It is a great honor to announce the 2nd FIG Young
Surveyors North American meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota USA
on February 10, 2016 and we want to invite you
to join us in the second celebration of this encounter. The
meeting will be held in conjunction with the Minnesota Society
of Professional Surveyors (MSPS) Annual Conference.
Please find below
Three Young Surveyors
participated in the CLGE/FIG YSN Students’ Contest
and won in their category. The President of CLGE,
Maurice Barbieri,Switzerland made the
announcement during INTERGEO
in Stuttgart, Germany, September 2015. The
Geodesy and Topography – sponsored by
GIS, Mapping & Cadastre – sponsored by Esri
Galileo, EGNOS, Copernicus – sponsored by
European Global Navigation
Satellite Systems Agency
The winning projects are
Assessment of the Possibility to Measure
Deformations of Rock Walls by Pawel Wiacek,
Poland Land Fragmentation on Fionia and the Southern
Archipelago by Casper Samsø Fibæk, Denmark
Cycle Slips Detection in Quad-Frequency Mode:
Galileo’s Contribution to an Efficient Approach
under High Ionospheric Activity by Laura Van de
The 3rd Young Surveyors European Meeting was held in sunny
Sofia, Bulgaria on the 16 May 2015. About 50 keen young
professionals from 20 countries gathered together to share and
explore new ideas, address pressing issues and focus on the
future development for the European YS Network.
International Federation of Surveyors, FIG, is a United Nations and World Bank recognized
non-governmental organization of national member associations
and covers the whole range of professional fields within the
global surveying community. It provides an international forum
for discussion and development aiming to promote professional
practice and standards.