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 Congress 2022 has been moved to Warsaw, Poland in stead of Cape Town South Africa (moved to 2026)


 

FIG e-Working Week 2021

www.fig.net/fig2021 
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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...

FIG Article of the Month, October 2021: The impact of the global coronavirus pandemic on the geospatial industry worldwide, FIG Key Note session chaired by Kate Fairlie Read more and watch the video...
Most Recent News
Call for Nominations for President and Vice Presidents

FIG Council encourages Member Associations to consider nominations for the positions for the term 2023-2026. In doubt? Contact a member of the...

FIG Council establishes Engagement Committee

FIG General Assembly 2021 voted for the proposal to establish an Engagement Committee to create interest, motivate and encourage qualified peo...

FIG statement on ensuring Diversity and Inclusion

At the FIG e-Working Week 2021, a panel of land and property leaders came together to open the conversation on equality Diversity and Inclusio...

Corporate Member of the Month

This 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..

FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting

FIG 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.

Platinum Corporate Members

...is an international network of young surveyors. Want to join? Click here to become active.

... the hub of FIG standardisation activities

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 2021

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

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

The General Assembly 2021 took place online 20 and 25 June 2021. Four sessions were offered.

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 October 2021. In this "Video of the Month Series"  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 Read more and watch the video....