FIG President visits 9th Austrian Geodetic Days

Krems, Austria, 3-5 May 2006

FIG President Holger Magel was invited by the Austrian member association Österreichische Gesellschaft für Vermessung und Geoinformation to give a key note address at the opening ceremony of the 9th Austrian Geodetic Days in Krems / Lower Austria. Magel spoke to more than 550 colleagues from all parts of Austria and from 8 other European countries about the "Future of geodesy from global perspective" (see attached file) .His speech was afterwards intensively discussed by politicians, scientists and practitioners. There was a general acceptance that surveyors should take care of an excellent education and enlargement of their activities especially in the increasing field of land management. The President of the Krems Donau University confirmed the necessity of crossing borders of thinking and building networks between surveyors and neighbour disciplines.

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Keynote speech of FIG President.

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President Gert Steinkellner and President Magel.

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President Magel with politicians, the Mayor of Krems and President of the Parliament, Congress Director and many others.

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FIG President in contact with representatives from Croatia and Bosnia at the congress.
 


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