24th FIG General Assembly, Seoul 2001

Appendix to item 30

Report for the 24th General Assembly
FIG Working Week in Seoul, 6-11 May 2001



The International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) 2002 Congress is scheduled as a eight day meeting in the Washington D.C. Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 19-26 April 2002. Both the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) and the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) will also hold meetings during the same week at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. An exhibit will be held for three days during the Congress, 22-24 April. The overall schedule of the Congress is attached.

Planning for the FIG XXII Congress is well underway. The committee structure is complete and the committee meets on a regular basis. Detailed planning is in work for all events.

Meeting room is available for eight concurrent technical sessions. Three plenary sessions are also planned. The Commissions will have office space available during the entire Congress.

The American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) and the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) are also planning an extensive technical meeting during the Congress. All FIG Congress attendees will be able to attend any of the ACSM or ASPRS technical sessions. ACSM will also present may special educational workshops that are also included in the basic registration fee. There will be additional fees for some selected workshops sponsored by ASPRS on 20-21 April. The special history session "Surveying and Mapping the Americas" will also have additional fees. Technical and social tours are not included in the registration fees.

Registration Fees - FIG International Participants & US Member Rates Cost, US$

Full Advance                   $ 425
Weekly Advance $ 350
Weekly On-Site (Late) $ 400
Daily Advance $ 175
Daily On-Site (Late) $ 200
Student $ 50
Speaker Full Advance Only $ 300
Speaker Weekly Advance Only $ 200
Speaker Daily Advance Only $ 150
Accompany Person $ 200

The full registration rate includes all technical sessions, the Welcoming Reception, the Exhibitors' Reception, two lunches and the Banquet. All Accompanying Persons registration also includes the social events. Weekly registration does not include the social events.

The Opening Ceremony will include keynote addresses by Dr. Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director, United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) and Mr. Jack Dangermond, President of ESRI, the world leader in GIS software. The Call for Papers has been published and is appearing in several journals. The Congress web site "FIG2002.com" has information about the Call for Papers, forms to submit abstracts, and has links to the hotel and Washington area hotels and attractions. Details about the Congress Prize are recently announced.

The Washington D.C. Marriott Wardman Park Hotel will be the Congress venue. Special conference rates that start at $199 per night are now available. If it is not convenient for you to stay in the Congress Hotel, Washington D.C. has a full range of hotels from five-star luxury to basic available to visitors. Excellent travel packages are often available through your travel agent. Hotels adjacent to the Red Metro line will provide easy access to the Congress.

We look forward to seeing you in Washington.

Final Schedule of Events (revised 19 February 2001)
FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2002  
8:00am - 5:00pm  FIG Bureau Meeting
8:00am - 12:00pm FIG Bureau Meeting
8:00am - 12:00pm FIG Commission Officers Meeting
8:30am - 5:30pm ACSM-ASPRS Workshops
1:00pm - 5:00pm FIG ACCO Meeting
SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2002 
8:30am - 5:30pm ACSM-ASPRS Workshops
9:00am - 4:00pm FIG General Assembly
6:00pm - 8:00pm FIG Welcome Reception
MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2002 
8:30am - 10:30am ACSM-ASPRS Technical Sessions
9:00am - 10:30am FIG Commission Meetings
11:00am - 12:30pm FIG Opening and Keynote Session
12:30pm - 7:00pm Exhibition Open
2:00pm - 5:30pm FIG Technical Sessions
2:00pm - 6:00pm FIG Technical Tours
2:00pm - 5:30pm ACSM-ASPRS Technical Sessions/Workshops
TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2002 
8:30am - 5:30pm  ACSM-ASPRS Technical Sessions/Workshops
9:00am - 10:30am FIG Plenary Session
11:00am - 5:30pm FIG Technical Sessions
11:00am - 8:00pm Exhibition Open
6:00pm - 8:00pm Exhibitors' Reception
8:30am - 5:30pm ACSM-ASPRS Technical Sessions/Workshops
9:00am - 10:30am FIG Plenary Session
10:00am - 3:00pm Exhibition Open
11:00am - 3:30pm FIG Technical Sessions
4:00pm - 6:00pm FIG Commission Meetings
8:30am - 5:30pm ACSM-ASPRS Technical Sessions/Workshops
8:30am - 5:30pm FIG Technical Tours
9:00am - 10:30am FIG Plenary Session
11:00am - 5:30pm FIG Technical Sessions
6:00pm - 10:00pm FIG Banquet
FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2002
8:30am - 2:00pm FIG Technical Tours
8:30am - 2:30pm ACSM-ASPRS Technical Sessions
9:00am - 2:30pm FIG Technical Sessions
9:00am - 1:00pm FIG General Assembly
2:30pm - 3:30pm FIG Closing Session
3:30pm - 5:00pm FIG 2006 Reception

 NOTE: FIG Sessions are 9:00am - 10:30am; 11:00am - 12:30pm; 2:00pm - 3:30pm and 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Mary Clawson
Congress Director
Email: Mgclaw@aol.com

24 February 2001

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