SSSI Land Surveying Commission News – September 2019

August 30, 2019
Call for Papers: FIG Working Week, Amsterdam 10-14 May 2020
The theme of the FIG Working Week 2020 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is ‘Smart Surveyors for Land and Water Management’. During the week, the ‘smart surveyor’ will take centre stage, with a focus on smart sensing technologies and new spatial data processing technologies based on the ever-evolving and converging fields of geodesy and geoinformation. The FIG Working Week 2020 will be the platform for smart surveyors from all over the world to evaluate their actual and future role in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
FIG Working Week is the main event of the year for all ten FIG Technical Commissions as well as the FIG Networks, Task Forces and Permanent Institutions. The main objective of the FIG Working Week is to bring together experts from academia, government/public administration and industry to report on recent developments, trends and research results. The conference programme will feature keynote speakers and specially invited speakers for sessions focusing on the overall theme.

Speakers at the technical sessions present their own research and are selected through the open call-for-papers procedure. This is an exceptional platform for industry practitioners, innovators, scientists, researchers, academics and students to discuss current research that is shaping a new world society.

Submission deadlines for papers:
1. An abstract and full paper for peer review: 1 October 2019
2. An abstract for non-peer-review: 1 November 2019 (full paper: 7 February 2020)
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Intergeo - Stuttgart 17-19 September 2019

Intergeo is the world's leading trade show for the mapping and surveying profession and used by vendors as the launching pad for new products and technologies, providing an extraordinary and mind-boggling – impression of the industry as of today, and also a glimpse of tomorrow’s geospatial world.

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, expecting 17,000 visitors; more than 680 exhibitors will focus on the growing importance of Geodata which now forms the foundation for our digital society and is thus becoming the currency of the future. It has filtered into every area of our lives, with hardly a single website or app able to function without it.
Special Focus on Young Professionals.

For the first time, companies, students, universities and associations are coming together at Intergeo 2019 to create an interactive area focusing specifically on careers, young talent, education and innovation, creating a platform for specialist discussions about career opportunities and job profiles in the geospatial industry. Universities and institutes will also showcase themselves and their graduate courses.

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Lindsay Perry
Chair, SSSI Land Surveying Commission
Chair, SSSI Victoria Regional Commission

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