FIG News FeedNews from International Federation of Surveyors FIG web site www.fig.neten10/19/2021http://www.fig.net/news/index.aspCorporate Member of the Monthhttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_Corporate_Member_October.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_Corporate_Member_October.asp10/8/2021 1:03:24 PMThis month 'Corporate Member of the Month' is Leica - Geosystems, Congratulations! Leica - Geosystems is a long term platinum member of FIG, who is also a faithful sponsor at our conferences....

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FIG Commission 7 Annual Meetinghttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_Commission7_Annual_Meeting.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_Commission7_Annual_Meeting.asp10/8/2021 9:20:21 AMFIG Commission 7 held its 2021 Annual Meeting on 23rd September. For the second year running the meeting was a fully online activity with 70 participants logging in from around the globe.

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Fraud emails - take carehttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_fraud_emails.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_fraud_emails.asp10/7/2021 1:23:14 PMEmails that seeem to come from FIG President Rudolf Staiger are being sent out currently. The email address resembles the correct. If in doubt - please contact FIG Office.

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FIG Annual Review 2020 - in brief...https://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_annual_review-2020.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/10_annual_review-2020.asp10/6/2021 5:58:20 PM2020 was a different year; hence also a different and short Annual Review. Please share this Annual Review with friends and colleagues

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Visit to Poland for preparations for FIG Congress 2022https://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_visit-poland.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_visit-poland.asp10/3/2021 10:43:05 AMWithin one year FIG and the Local Organisers from Poland will prepare the FIG Congress 2022, and we are all looking forward to inviting to a face-to-face event again.

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Join FIG at INTERGEO EXPO 21 – 23 September 2021!https://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_INTERGEO.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_INTERGEO.asp9/7/2021 10:04:31 AMMeet FIG at or virtual booth 21-23 September, at INTERGEO 2021, and explore also the other 250 exhibitors. Secure your free ticket with the FIG voucher.

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Minutes of FIG General Assembly 2021https://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_GA-minutes.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_GA-minutes.asp9/3/2021 1:01:39 PM73 official delegates and around 300 participants attended the four sessions in this dfferent online General Assembly. The minutes are now available.

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Publications from GLTNhttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_GLTN_Pubs.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/09_GLTN_Pubs.asp9/3/2021 1:01:34 PMAt FIG e-Working Week two GLTN publications were launched on Urban-Rural Land Linkages and a manual on valuation of unregistered land

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The History of Surveying - Secure your special edition sethttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_History-of-Surveying.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_History-of-Surveying.asp8/23/2021 2:10:03 PM These seven books include a life-long research and work of Jim Smith and Jan De Graeve on the History of Surveying. 100 special Edition Sets of the seven volumes are currently being printed. Please read more in the flyer and how to reserve your copy of this special edition.

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Workshop on e-Volunteering to Address Environmental Challenges, Mapathon – Reporthttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_Mapathon.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_Mapathon.asp8/23/2021 1:21:49 PMThe ‘Workshop on e-Volunteering to Address Environmental Challenges’ had the aim to provide geospatial information to help fight Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and the outcome of the workshop culminated into this report.

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FIG Honorary Member Jim Smith passed awayhttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_jim-smith.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/08_jim-smith.asp8/16/2021 2:45:08 PMIt is with great sadness that we have to announce that Jim Smith passed away on 12 August 2021. Just appointed FIG Honorary Member and current with 7 volumes of the History of Surveying

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FIG Commission 2 and 7 meetings 2021https://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_com2-7annual_meetings.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_com2-7annual_meetings.asp7/22/2021 9:39:09 AMThe meetings and event will be held at the University of Melbourne 20-23 September 2021 with the theme "Mapping the future of land administration"

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6th Young Surveyors Event - reporthttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_6ys_event.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_6ys_event.asp7/20/2021 4:47:10 PMOver two days the 6YSCe was held in four regional programmes covering the Africa and European Region, the South American Region, the North American Region, and the Asia and the Pacific Region.

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New Book: Leadership Transitions in Universitieshttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_book-leadership_transistions_in_universities.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_book-leadership_transistions_in_universities.asp7/20/2021 12:20:09 PMPrimarily written for university leaders, but also thought-provoking and useful for others, this book combines expert knowledge, experience and reflections from senior leaders to distil collective leadership experiences

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New book: Why INEGIhttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_inegi-book.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_inegi-book.asp7/20/2021 11:59:00 AMFIG office has received this book from our Mexican member INEGI - the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, Mexico. Download the book.

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FIG e-Working Week 2021 - reporthttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_FIG-e-WW_report.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/07_FIG-e-WW_report.asp7/14/2021 10:21:44 PMWell, now we have also tried this - a fully online event, and what an event, with networking opportunities, 80 sessions and many other activities.

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FIG General Assembly 2021 report - first virtual everhttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_GA-report.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_GA-report.asp7/1/2021 8:22:25 AMGeneral Assembly 2021 was held over four sessions each with various themes. Read here about the decisions and (re)watch the recordings

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New FIG Publication on Water Governance Challenges in Africahttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_pub77_africa_water_governance.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_pub77_africa_water_governance.asp7/1/2021 7:29:25 AMThis FIG Report, which is no 77 in the series of FIG Publications is prepared by FIG Commission 8 - Spatial Planning and Development; Working Group 8.5 on African Water Governance.

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FIG General Assembly approves changes to upcoming FIG Conferenceshttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_fig_future_conferences.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_fig_future_conferences.asp6/30/2021 11:24:34 AMFIG Congress 2022 has been moved to Warsaw, Congress 2026 will be in Cape Town, Working Week 2025 in Brisbane... Confused? Read on

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Meet the three FIG Vice President Candidateshttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_vp_candidates.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_vp_candidates.asp6/13/2021 11:49:18 PMSee their intro videos and read more about Kwame Tenadu, Mohammad Mamman Kabir and Mikael Lilje

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Summer school and Commission 3 + 8 workshop in Italyhttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_italy_summer-school-com3-8.asphttps://fig.netwww.fig.net/news/news_2021/06_italy_summer-school-com3-8.asp6/3/2021 8:23:54 PMA workshop on Spatial information management to optimize spatial planning and sustainable development is held together with the Italian Summer school

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