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International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

International Federation of Surveyors

- Presentation of FIG and Its Activities


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

What is FIG?

  • Established in 1878 in Paris by 7 member associations (Belgium, France (OGE), Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and UK)

  • Federation of national associations

  • Only international body representing all surveying disciplines

  • UN-recognised non-governmental organisation (NGO)


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Who are surveyors?

  • Surveyors are professional people whose

  • academic qualifications and postgraduate

  • training enable them to advise

  • on the management and use of land and property

  • whether rural or urban

  • and developed or undeveloped


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Who are surveyors?

  • Surveyors understand

  • the legislation governing land and property

  • the trade markets

  • supporting services

  • economics of construction, management, maintenance, acquisition and disposal


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

Organizational Structure

General Assembly

FIG Office

FIGDirector

FIG Office ManagerAssistant

Council

President and 4 Vice-Presidents

ACCO

Advisory Committee

of Commission Officers

Com1

Practice

Com3

Spat.Inf.Man

Com5

Posit.&Map

Com7

Cad&LandMan.

Com9

Valuation

Com2

Education

Com4

Hydrography

Com6

Eng.Surveys

Com8

Spat.Plan.&Dev.

Com10

Quantity Surv..

Chairman, vice-chairs, national delegates, work plan, working groups, seminars etc


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Members

  • More than 110 countries represented in 2007

  • 250,000 individuals in member associations


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Members

  • Membership categories:

  • 101 members from 85 countries

  • 20 affiliates

  • 14 correspondents

  • 85 academic members from 52 countries

  • 35 corporate members

  • 8 honorary presidents

  • 31 honorary members


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Members

  • professional societies representing one or more of the surveying disciplines in their respective countries

  • 85 countries represented; 101 associations

  • over 250,000 individuals

  • new statutes encourage to have whole profession represented

  • allow more than one member per country

  • currently 16 countries have more than one member association


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Affiliates

  • groups of surveyors undertaking professional activities but not fulfilling criteria for membership

  • currently 20 members


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Correspondents

  • individual in a country where no association exists that is eligible to join FIG

  • currently 14 correspondents


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Academic members

  • organisation, institution or agency which promotes education or research in one or more of the disciplines of surveying

  • first academic members in 1999, now 85 academic members from 52 countries

  • membership fee is 200 € in 2007

  • Surveying Educational Database with 277 institutions (78 countries) and more than 450 courses


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Surveying Education Database


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Corporate Members

  • organisation, institution or agency which manufactures or distributes instruments, equipment or supplies or which operates or provides commercial services in support of the profession

  • 35 corporate members in 2007


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Honorary Presidents and Honorary Members

  • past presidents who have rendered outstanding service to FIG

  • individuals who have materially assisted the development and promotion of the surveying profession at international level

  • 8 Honorary Presidents

  • 31 Honorary Members


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Permanent institutions

  • International Office of Cadastre and Land Records OICRF, the Netherlands

  • International Institution on the History of Surveying and Measurement, UK


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

FIG FoundationBuilding a Sustainable Future


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

Organizational Structure

General Assembly

FIG Office

FIGDirector

FIG Office ManagerAssistant

Council

President and 4 Vice-Presidents

ACCO

Advisory Committee

of Commission Officers

Com1

Practice

Com3

Spat.Inf.Man

Com5

Posit.&Map

Com7

Cad&LandMan.

Com9

Valuation

Com2

Education

Com4

Hydrography

Com6

Eng.Surveys

Com8

Spat.Plan.&Dev.

Com10

Quantity Surv..

Chairman, vice-chairs, national delegates, work plan, working groups, seminars etc


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commissions

  • Professional Practice

  • Professional Education

  • Spatial Information Management

  • Hydrography

  • Positioning and Measurement

  • Engineering Surveys

  • Cadastre and Land Management

  • Spatial Planning and Development

  • Valuation and the Management of Real Estate

  • Construction Economics and Management


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission administration

  • Chair

  • Vice-chair(s)

  • Vice-chair of administration

  • Delegates - each member to nominate one delegate to each of the commissions

  • Annual meetings

  • Workshops and seminars

  • Working groups


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 1 - Professional PracticeChair: Yaacoub Saade, Lebanon

  • Ethical principles and codes of professional conduct

  • Guidelines relating to the provision of services

  • Standards of business practice and total quality management

  • Changes affecting the operation of surveying practices, their management and their professional structures

  • International legislation affecting the profession including the liberalisation of trade in services

  • The role of surveyors in the public sector.


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 1 – Professional Practice

Working Groups 2002-2006

  • FIG Standards Network

  • Professional practice and organisational structures

  • Information technology management as it relates to professional practice and communications

  • International project management (Joint Activity with Commission 10)

  • Under-represented Groups in Surveying (Joint working group with other FIG Technical Commissions)


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 2 - Professional EducationChair: Bela Markus, Hungary

  • Education and teaching methods

  • Continuing professional development and training

  • The interaction between education, research and practice

  • Encouragement of the exchange of students and personnel between member countries.


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 2 – Professional Education Working Groups 2002-2006

  • Virtual Academy

  • Curricula Models and CPD

  • Mutual Recognition

  • Knowledge in Spatial Information Management

  • Capacity building in Land Management


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 3 - Spatial Information Management

Chair: Chryssy Potsiou, Greece

  • Management of land, property and hydrographic information and the related processes, procedures and resources

  • Spatial data infrastructure - data models, standards, availability and legal aspects, management of spatial knowledge

  • The impacts on organisational structures, business models, professional practice and administration

  • Management of spatial information supporting sustainable development.


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 3 – Spatial Information Management Working Groups 2002-2006

  • e-Government and e-Citizen

  • SIM-Infrastructure

  • State of the art of SIM


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 4 – HydrographyChair: Andrew Leyzack, Canada

  • The marine environment

  • Hydrographic surveying

  • Data processing and management

  • Nautical charts and bathymetric maps - analogue, digital and electronic


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 4 - Hydrography Working Groups 2002-2006

  • Strategic Partnerships

  • Vertical Reference Frame

  • Coastal Zone Management (CZM)

  • Education and CPD


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 5 - Positioning and MeasurementChair: Rudolf Staiger, Germany

  • The science of measurement

  • The acquisition of accurate, precise and reliable survey data related to the position, size and shape of natural and artificial features of the earth and its environment.


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 5 – Positioning and Measurement Working Groups 2002-2006

  • Standards, Quality Assurance and Calibration

  • Reference Frame in Practice

  • Integrated Positioning, Navigation and Mapping Systems


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 6 - Engineering SurveysChair: Alojz Kopacik, Slovakia

  • Acquisition, processing and management of topographic and other related information throughout the life cycle of a project

  • Setting out methods in engineering projects

  • Validation and quality control for civil construction and manufacturing

  • Deformation monitoring, analysis and interpretation

  • Prediction of deformation in engineering projects, mines andareas of geological hazard.


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 6 – Engineering Surveys Working Groups 2002-2006

  • Deformation Measurement and Analysis

  • Engineering Surveys for Industry and Research

  • Engineering Survey Data Bases and Facility Management

  • Engineering Surveys for Construction Works and Structural Engineering


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 7 - Cadastre and Land ManagementChair: András Osskó, Hungary

  • Land management and administration

  • Cadastral reform and multi-purpose cadastres

  • Parcel-based land information systems and computerisation of cadastral records

  • Cadastral surveying and mapping

  • Land titling, land tenure, land law and land registration

  • Urban and rural land consolidation

  • National and international boundaries

  • Land and marine resource management


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 7 - Cadastre and Land Management Working Groups 2002-2006

  • Creating Land Administration in formal and informal environment

  • Instruments for land distribution

  • Advances in Modern Land Administration


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 8 - Spatial Planning and DevelopmentChair: Simon Adcock, Australia

  • Regional and local structure planning

  • Urban and rural land use planning

  • Planning policies and environmental improvement

  • Urban development and implementation

  • Public-private partnerships

  • Informal settlements and urbanisation in developing countries

  • Environmental impact assessment.


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 8 – Spatial Planning and Development Working Groups 2002-2006

  • Urban Regeneration

  • PPP – Public Private Partnership

  • Global Urban Process in Large Cities


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 9 - Valuation andthe Management of Real EstateChair: Kauko Viitanen, Finland

  • Valuation - the estimating of value of real estate by valuers and appraisers, for various purposes, including market value, property taxation, eminent domain, claims of damage or impact on value by some cause or event, and acquisitions for public use or public policy

  • Investment Market Value and Investment Planning

  • Development Finance, Land Use Feasibility Planning

  • Management of Property, as a single asset or by management companies;

  • Management of property systems to ensure efficient use of public and private resources

  • Management of public sector property


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 9 – Valuation and the Management of Real Estate Working Groups 2002-2006

  • Education of Valuation Professionals in FIG

  • Environmental and Ecological Influences Effecting Use, Value and Demand for Real Estate

  • Valuation for Taxation and Statutory Compensation

  • Organizations of Valuers and Appraisers in Emerging Eastern European Markets


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 10 - Construction Economics and ManagementChair: Andrew Morley, United Kingdom

  • Construction technology and information technology

  • Construction economics and measurement

  • Construction management and environmental management

  • Construction law and contract administration


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Commission 10 – Construction Economics and Management Working Groups 2002-2006

  • Human Settlements, Economics and Environment Sustainability

  • Database for Quantity Surveying Education and Cost Management Professionals Worldwide

  • Construction Procurement

  • Standard, research and development in Cost management, Quantity Surveying, Cost Engineering and Project Management


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Standards NetworkChair: Iain Greenway, United Kingdom

  • appoint experts to the work items of ISO Technical Committee 211 (geographic information/geomatics) and ensure that FIG is represented at plenary meetings of TC211

  • gain liaison status and appoint experts to other appropriate technical committees of ISO and of other standards bodies, to assist in the creation of workable and current standards

  • create explanatory material and guidance notes on the implications of standards for surveyors

  • propose guidelines which can be translated into standards as technologies and methodologies mature


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Administration

  • General Assembly▪ combined to FIG annual working weeks

  • Council

    ▪4 year term of office

    ▪ President and 4 Vice-Presidents


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Council 2007-2010

  • President: Prof. Stig Enemark (Denmark)

  • Vice Presidents:

    • Mr. Ken Allred (Canada – 2007-08)

    • Dr. Dalal S. Alnaggar (Egypt – 2007-10)

    • Mr. Matt Higgins (Australia – 2007-10)

    • Prof. Paul van der Molen (Netherlands – 2007-08)

  • ACCO representative:

    • Dr. Chryssy Potsiou (Greece – 2007-08)


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Administration

  • Advisory Committee of Commission Officers ACCO

  • Permanent office

    • ▪ FIG Director, FIG Office Manager and Assistant

    • ▪Located in Copenhagen in Denmark and

    • hosted by DdL


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Information delivery

  • Annual Review

  • monthly e-Newsletter

  • commission newsletters

  • publications

  • congress and working week publications

  • Surveyors Reference Library

  • web site: www.fig.net


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

Co-operation with United Nations


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

FIG Publications


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

FIG Events

  • Working Week, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China 13-17 May 2007 – www.figww2007.hk

  • 6th Regional Conference, San Jose, Costa Rica

    12-15 November 2007

  • Working Week, Stockholm, Sweden 14-19 June 2008 – www.fig.net/fig2008

  • Working Week, Eilat, Israel, 3-8 May 2009

  • XXIV FIG Congress, Sydney, Australia 9-16 April 2010

  • Working Week, Marrakech, Morocco, April/May 2011


International federation of surveyors presentation of fig and its activities

International Federation of Surveyors Fédération Internationale des Géomètres International Vereinigung der Vermessungsingenieure

FIG Office in Copenhagen


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