| FIG 22nd General Assembly
31 May and 4 June 1999
Sun City, South Africa
Appendix to item 10: Reports from Chairs of Commissions et al.
Appendix 6: Commission 6
Commission 6: Engineering Surveys
Report to the 22nd General Assembly
Sun City 30 May - 4 June 1999
Due to special circumstances in changing the chairmanship of the Commission and to some temporary problems (accident and illness at chairman and secretariat level), the preparation of the work plan, website and various informative documents suffered some delay. Almost everything is now completed, however, and the Commission is running at cruise speed.
2. Work plan
The updated work plan can be found on Commission 6 website via the Figtree, together with other information and links.
3. Annual Meeting
As usual a Commission meeting will be held at each annual Working Week - with the local attendance.
Nevertheless, as far as the technical programme of FIG Working Weeks is concerned, it can be a real problem to find speakers every year in all technical fields - in addition to the planned events in each Commission. In Commission 6 each Working Group has announced or is preparing some event (see item 5), some will even manage two independent events during the mandate. It must be well understood that the circumstances, the place and the frequency of FIG Working Weeks cannot be adequate for every Working Group in every Commission.
4. Working Groups
The present structure of the Commission is the following :
WG 6.1: Deformation measurement and analysis
Chairman : Adam Chrzanowski (Canada) firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice Chairman : tba
WG 6.2 : special equipment for industrial & engineering applications
Chairman : Heribert Kahmen (Austria) email@example.com
Vice Chairman : tba
WG 6.3 : high precision metrology for large scientific equipment
Chairman : Michel Mayoud (France) firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice Chairman : Dominique Missiaen (France) email@example.com
WG 6.4 : transportation & utility lines
Chairman : Theophile Engel (Switzerland) firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice Chairman : Svend Kold Johansen (Denmark) - email@example.com
WG 6.5 : facility management systems
Chairman : Lothar Grundig (Germany) firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice Chairman : Frank Gielsdorf (Germany)
5. Forthcoming events
WG 6.1: 9th International Symposium on Deformation Measurements
Olsztyn, Poland, 25-28 September 1999
WG 6.2: Optical 3D-Measurement Methods, Vienna , Austria, October 2001
WG 6.3: Dedicated FIG/IAG Session, 6th International Workshop on Accelerator Alignment,
Grenoble, France, 18-22 October 1999
WG 6.4: Railways Session within UIC Seminar, Beijing, China, 14-17 December1999
WG 6.5 : Dedicated Session during the Turkish-German Joint Geodetic Days, 1-3 June 1999
All information relating to Commission 6 will be concentrated on the website, and no independent newsletter (in paper form) is therefore intended. This website is in operation but not yet completed with all that was planned. It will include the list (with email link) of official delegates from member-associations, and an auto-registration facility to WG lists and/or to the global list of persons interested in our activities in general.
Dr Michel Mayoud
Head of Applied Geodesy Group
CH-1211 Geneva 23
Tel: + 41 22 767 3007
Fax: + 41 22 767 3456
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