International Organisations

By admin on February 9, 2012



The 19th Session of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-19) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia, December11-14, 2012



FIG Working Week 2012 “Knowing to manage the territory, protect the environment, evaluate the cultural heritage” will be held in Rome 6-10 May 2012 at the Rome Cavalieri Hotel. We expect more than 1,200 participants from 100 countries to attend this main FIG conference next year. The conference is organised by Consiglio Nazionale Geometri e Geometri Laureati (CNGeGL) and FIG. The main partner is FAO.
FIG will organise the first Young Surveyors Conference 4-5 May in Rome allowing young professionals easy attendance to the Working Week.  FIG and IAG will also organise a joint technical seminar on reference frame in practice 4-5 May. A traditional history workshop will be held also in Rome 4-5 May.
FIG Working Week web site:
Early bird registration closes 21 February 2012

_  Register to FIG Working Week 2012

_  Draft technical programme

_  Important dates and deadlines for papers

_  Guidelines for paper

_  Template for paper, template.doc

_  Template for paper, template.dotx

Young Surveyors: Knowing to create the future” – FIG First Young Surveyors Conference, 4-5 May 2012, Rome, Italy – Submit your abstract now

  •  The 8thFIG Regional Conference is decided to be held on 26-29 November 2012 at Radisson Montevideo in Uruguay. FIG is happy to announce a Regional conference in Central America and are looking forward to many participants from the Central American region as well as international participants. President CheeHai Teo and Markku Villikka from FIG Office visited Asociación de Agrimensores del Uruguay (A.A.U.) November 2011 to start the planning of the conference.\


The First High Level Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management

Oct 24(Mon)-26(Wed), 2011  (Ammala and Khamvanh participated in the first meeting)
Co-organized by:

– National Geographic Information Institute (NGII), Republic of Korea

– United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)
Supported by
– Permanent Committee on GIS Infrastructure for Asia and the Pacific (PCGIAP)

– Permanent Committee on Spatial Data Infrastructure for the Americas (PC-IDEA)

– Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology (CODIST) for Africa


Hangzhou Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management

Zhejiang Xizi Hotel, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, Chaina

24-25 May 2012

The Forum provide a platform for an exchange of views on the key policy and technology issues and the need for an improved regional cooperation in this field. Particular attention during the meeting will be given to (i) the necessary institutional arrangement at national level with an emphasis on how to promote a greater coordination within the goverment; (ii) issues of data accuracy and quality given the emergence of the crowd sourcing, open street map and VGI; (iii) issues related to GNSS, GPS, and geodetic systems; and (iv) the desirability of a Statenmment of Ethics for the global geospatial community.




Permanent Committee on GIS Infrastructure for Asian and Pacific
1. For your information, we would like to inform the upcoming events related to PCGIAP activities.

February 2012

“UNRCC-PCGIAP International Symposium on Spatially Enabled Government and Society” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 15th to 17th

P.S.> The informal PCGIAP EB meeting is planned to discuss on amendment of statute at 17th in the same place of symposium. Secretariat is preparing the revised version draft of statute with a president and a vice president. We are planning to bring it.

Please remind it and share your opinion on the amended version of statute at the symposium.

If there are any events relevant to our activities, please inform the Secretariat of the title, date and venue of the event at any time.

2.  From now on, PCGIAP Secretariat will use as the official email.

If you have something to inform Secretariat, please use this email. But we also use the existing address for a while.

If you haven’t informed of your group email address yet, please inform us. The form is name@the domain of your organization.

Until now, we have received 8 group email addresses from Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, New Zealand and Brunei.

Upcoming event related to PCGIAP activities March 2012 ‘OGC” TC/PC in Austin, Texas, USA from  19th to 23th



United Nations  Re

gional Cartographic Conference –Asia & Pacific
The conference is converted every three years (since 1955. The last one being held in Bangkok 26-29 October 2009.
Upcoming event : UNRCC-AP 29 october-2November 2012 Bangkok Thailand.

6.  ISCGM : International Steering Committee for Global Mapping
19th meeting of ISCGM, 12 August New York, USA

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