Article of the Month in 2021

FIG publishes each month the Article of the Month. This is a high-level paper focusing on interesting topic to all surveyors. This article can be picked up from an FIG conference or another event or it can be a paper written directly for this purpose.

  • December 2021 In a keynote session at the FIG e-Working Week 2021 Katriona Lord-Levins, Chief Success Officer, SVP at Bentley talks with Paula Dijkstra, Director a.i. of Kadaster International - co-conference director e-Working Week 2020 and Louise Friis-Hansen, FIG Director, about how to contribute to your own success, to the success of your work place and of your customers and clients, and how can you also help others to succeed Read more and watch the video...

  • November 2021 In this"Video of the Month Series"  three eminent speakers from the land administration field came together to take stock of about a decade of FFP-LA, how it progressed and what challenges lay ahead. Read more and watch the video...

  • October 2021 In October’s "Video of the Month" Steven Ramage,  Léa Bodossian and Benjamin Davis talk with Kate Fairlie about the impact the global coronavirus pandemic has had on the geospatial industry worldwide and the ways in which surveying and geospatial professionals have adapted to these unexpected circumstances. Read more and watch the video...

  • September 2021 In this recording that is offered to you in this "Video of the Month Series"  Narelle Underwood, Chitra Weddikkara, Paul Olomolaiye and Victoria Stanley talk with FIG Vice President Diane A Dumashie about what FIG Member Associations can do to boost equality and ensure the land and property sector is sustainable and resilient. Read more and watch the video...

  • August 2021 In a keynote session at the FIG e-Working Week 2021 Greg Scott, Rosamond Carter Bing and Anders Sandin provides a basis and guide for developing, integrating, strengthening and maximizing geospatial information management and related resources. The IGIF focuses on location information and are important for a nation's development priorities and the Sustainable Development Goals. Integrated geospatial information for transformational change





  • March 2021 is written by Greet Deruyter, Lars De Sloover, Jeffrey Verbeurgt, Alain De Wulf, Belgium And Sander Vos, The Netherlands Macrotidal Beach Monitoring (Belgium) using Hypertemporal Terrestrial Lidar In this paper, they start by presenting the first results achieved with the current methodology. Next, they analyze the results from a 10-day measurement campaign and highlight the tide-dominated beach morphology.

  • February 2021 is written by Georgios Kapogiannis, Tianlun Yang, Ryan Jonathan And Craig Matthew Hancock, China An Innovative Dynamic Gamificative BIM environment This paper is about how technology evolution through innovation and helped the team to develop a such Gamificative BIM environment that eventually could change the way humans interact and however improve the human information modeling experience.