FIG represents the interests of surveyors worldwide
FIG was founded in 1878 and is a United Nations and World Bank recognized non-governmental organization of national member associations, cadastral and mapping agencies and ministries, universities and corporates from over 120 countries. FIG covers the whole range of professional fields within the global surveying community, hereunder surveying, cadastre, valuation, mapping, geodesy, hydrography, geospatial, and quantity surveyors and provides an international forum for discussion and development aiming to promote professional practice and standards.
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Major FIG Conferences

FIG Congress 2022

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FIG e-Working Week 2021

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FIG Working Week 2023

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Library

FIG Publication No. 74

FIG Publication no. 74 - FIG Report: Cost Effective Precise Positioning with GNSS - Commission 5

This Technical Report deals with “Cost Effective Precise Positioning with GNSS” thusfocusing on GNSS as well as cost-effectiveness. There is a strong focus on precise positioning and how to reach “geodetic performance” at the least possible cost. Read more...

FIG Publication No. 75

FIG Publication no. 75 - FIG Report: FIG and Me - My Twenty Five Years in the International Surveying Arena

This book provides an insight into FIG Honorary President Earl James' international surveying accomplishments, and a unique perspective of the FIG workings, achievements, and challenges experienced by our establishment, during the period 1988 – 1996 Read more...

FIG Publication No. 76

FIG Publication no. 76 - FIG Report: International Boundaries on Unsatable Ground

This publication is edited by Haim Srebro and shares methodological knowledge and experience regarding delimitation of international boundaries and to promote peace throughout the world Read more...

FIG Publication No. 77

Good Practice for Resilience Planning to Address Water Governance Challenges in Africa

FIG Commission 8 - Spatial Planning and Development, Working Group 8.5 on African Water Governance FIG Report 2021
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FIG 2021 Proceedings

"Smart Surveyors for Land and Water Management” FIG Working Week 2020. Proceedings

FIG Peer Review Journal

Since 2008 it has been possible to offer a conference paper for a peer-review, an opportunity that about 10% of presenters take advantage of. The accepted papers that have been presented at a major FIG conference are included in the FIG Peer Review Journal.
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FIG Surveyors Reference Library

The library is a short cut to all papers from FIG Congresses, Working Weeks and other FIG events, as well as so-called recommended papers that are specially selected by the ten FIG commissions. Read more...

Most Recent News
New President and two Vice Presidents elected

On Thursday 15 September 2022 the General Assembly elected Diane Dumashie President of FIG for the term 2023-26 with two new Vice Presidents.

Impressions of the FIG congress 2022, Warsaw

The FIG Congress 2022 in Warsaw is in full swing! See the first impressions here!    ...

FIG and the Sustainable Development Goals - Standards Network

Chair of the Standard Network David Martin gives his Statement on the sustainable development goals in relation to the Standards Network...

Join the online General Assembly session 1 on 4 September

Do you have an interest in what FIG is doing and what is happening in and around FIG. Then spend two hours on Sunday in good company with fell...

Get to know the candidates

Meet the President and Vice President candidates - see their introduction videos and read more about them here    ...

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What is VCSP?

... the Volunteer Community Surveyor Programme
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Latest Releases

> FIG Annual Review in Brief 2020
> Proceedings - FIG e-Working Week 2021
> History of Surveying - special edition
> FIG Pub 77 - Water Governance
> FIG Pub 76 - International Boundaries on Unstable Ground

 

Meeting the President General Assembly 2022

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Staiger was elected President at the General Assembly in May 2018

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interview with Rudolf Staiger in GIM Magazine January 2019  Read more.

Q&A in Spatial Source 2022

The General Assembly will take place in September 2022 with one online session on 4 September and two on-site sessions on 11 and 15 September

Council Work Plan for the term 2019-2022.

FIG Members Article of the Month

FIG has five different levels of membership and two levels of honorary membership. Through different membership categories 121 countries are represented in FIG. The membership categories are:

- Member Associations
- Affiliates
- Corporate Members
- Academic Members
- Correspondents
- Honorary Presidents
- Honorary Members

Members

FIG publishes each month the FIG Article of the Month. This is a high-level paper focusing on interesting topic to all surveyors.

The article of the month in September 2022 Is written by Ion Anastasios Karolos, Stylianos Bitharis, Vasileios Tsikoukas, Christos Pikridas, Sotirios Kontogiannis, Theodosios Gkamas, Nikolaos Zinas, Greece: Proposed 4.0 Industrial Management System for daily operations that poses point cloud assets with annotated real-time sensory measurements and utilizes unsupervised alert logic. This paper presents a holistic industry 4.0 solution towards industrial maintenance. The study focuses on the oil refinery industry and presents their proposed maintenance system architecture, system implementation, technical and basic functional characteristics. This paper was presented at the FIG Congress 2022 in Warsaw, Poland.  Read more