Posts tagged as FIG

Feedback from FIG Working Week 2019

The FIG Working Week and General Assembly took place in Hanoi, Vietnam from 22 to 26 April 2019, with almost 1000 attendees from 90 countries. The first general assembly had 58 member associations present and around 250 delegates, while the second had 56 member association and around 300 delegates. One new member association, the American […]

3D cadastres best practices published

The latest publication in the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) Publication series is Best Practice 3D Cadastre which is edited by Peter van Oosterom. At the end of the two most recent four-year terms (2010-2014 and 2014-2018) of the joint commission 3 “Spatial Information Management” and commission 7 “Cadastre and Land Management,” the FIG Working […]

Geomatics for disaster recovery

  Departing from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg to Christchurch, New Zealand was my first experience of leaving the continent of Africa and that to a country that is home to the mighty All Blacks rugby team. As a keen follower of the sport I could not contain my enthusiasm thinking of the ticket […]