Conference and Seminar Proceedings

Geospatial and GNSS CORS Infrastructure Forum

16 – 17 October 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sunday 16 October 2016

Forum Chairs – Dr. John Dawson UN GGIM AP WG -1 and Mr Rob Sarib FIG AP CDN

0915 – 0930 Welcome and Opening Remarks – Dr Azhari Bin Mohamed, JUPEM

0930 – 1100 Session 1.0 Status of Geospatial / Geodetic Infrastructure in the Region

Session Outline: Invited countries are to provide a brief overview of their status but more importantly share insights into how their organisation overcame their biggest challenge when developing and establishing geodetic and geospatial infrastructure.

Presenters –

  • Ms. Charisma Victoria Cayapan - Head PageNet Group NAMRIA, Republic of the Philippines
    [Presentation]
  • Mr. Mr. U Aung Moe - Director Geodetic Division, Survey Dept., Republic of the Union of Myanmar
    [Presentation]
  • Mr. Ali Bakar Kasim - A / Surveyor General Ministry of Development, Brunei Darussalam
    [Presentation]
  • Col. Chaiwat Promthong - Director Geodesy and Geophysics Division Royal Thai Survey Dept., Thailand
    [Presentation]
  • Mr. Kueh Hui Urg - Assistant Director Survey Land and Survey Dept., Sarawak
    [Presentation]
  • Dr. Antonius Bambang Wijanarko - Head of Centre Geodetic Control Network and Geodynamìc Badan Informasi Geospasial, Indonesia
    [Presentation]
  • Mr Tatiya Chuentragun - Director Geo-Informatics Product - Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency, Thailand
    [Presentation]
  • Mr Meas Bunthoeun - Director Dept. of Cadastre & Geography Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning & Construction, Cambodia
    [Presentation]
  • Mrs. Do Thi Thu Thuy, Deputy Chief of Science and International Cooperation Office Dept Surveying and Mapping, Vietnam
    [Presentation]

1100 – 1130 Coffee / Tea Intermission

1130 – 1300 Session 2.0 Why Geospatial / Geodetic Infrastructure?

Session Outline - This session will focus on the fundamental purpose and why countries need geospatial and geodetic infrastructure and information; and such infrastructures confront a nation’s economic / political / social / technological challenges.

Presenters –

  • Mr Greg Scott - Inter-Regional Advisor Global Geospatial Information Management United Nations Statistics Division Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
    [Presentation]
  • Mr Andy Wilson - Ordnance Survey International, United Kingdom
    [Presentation]
  • Mr Teo CheeHai - UN GGIM Secretariat Global Geospatial Information Management United Nations Statistics Division Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
    [Presentation]

1300 – 1430 Lunch - Chatz Brasserie Restaurant

1430 – 1600 Session 3.0 Reference Frames and GNSS CORS

Session Outline - This session will provide a technical overview on the hierarchal structure of reference frames and the potential benefits for participating agencies. This includes information on GGRF, ITRF, National geodetic datum, and the importance of GNSS CORS.

Presenter –

  • Dr John Dawson – UN GGIM AP WG1 Chair
    [Presentation]
  • Mr Sohaime Rasidi - Director Geodetic Survey Division, JUPEM, Malaysia
    [Presentation]

1600 – 1630 Coffee / Tea Intermission

1630 – 1800 Session 4.0 Modernisation of Geospatial / Geodetic Infrastructure

Session Outline – Case studies on the implementation of GNSS CORS to modernise geospatial and geodetic infrastructure will be presented. This includes information on challenges faced with respect to standards, access to information, institutional arrangements, legal / policy requirements, technology, communications, data, people and partnerships.

Presenters –

  • Mr Basara Miyahara - Geospatial Information Authority of Japan, Japan
    [Presentation]
  • Prof. Dr. Yamin Dang - Director of the Institute of Geodesy and Geodynamics, Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping, China
    [Presentation]
  • Mrs Amy Peterson – Senior Surveyor NT Government of Australia, DIPL Land Information Survey, Australia
    [Presentation]

1800 – 1815 Closing Remarks

Monday 17th October 2016

Forum Chairs – Dr. John Dawson UN GGIM AP WG -1 and Mr Rob Sarib FIG AP CDN

0900 – 0930 Summary 16 October 2016.

0930 – 1100 Session 5.0 The Role of Organisations and Sectors

Session Outline – In this session presenters will provide an overview of their organisation and how they can support the geospatial and geodetic infrastructure in the region.

Presenters

1100 – 1130 Coffee / Tea Intermission

1130 – 1300 Session 6.0 Workshop – Modernising Regional Geospatial / Geodetic Infrastructure

Forum Facilitators Dr. John Dawson UN GGIM AP WG -1 and Mr Robert Sarib FIG AP CDN

Session Outline The purpose of this interactive session is for participants to identify, analyse and prioritise challenges for Region / Countries; explore solutions for the challenges; and discuss and strategize the way forward.

Presenter – Mr. Villiami Folau, Pacific Geospatial Surveying Council, Tonga
[Presentation]

1245 – 1300 Closing Remarks

1300 – 1330 Lunch - Chatz Brasserie Restaurant

 

On behalf of UN GGIM AP and FIG, we would like to thank and acknowledge JUPEM for their generous support of this event.


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