8th FIG REGIONAL CONFERENCE will be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, from 26th to 29th November 2012 at the Radisson Hotel. The Conference is hosted by the International Federation of Surveyors, FIG and the Uruguayan Surveyors Association (Asociación  de Agrimensores del Uruguay (AAU) as the local host.

The overall theme of the Conference is “Surveying towards Sustainable Development”. This topic and other themes will   address the challenges of today and their relation to the global environment. The Conference will bring surveyors and professionals in the field from all over the world   and we expect around 400 participants from about 40 countries. The technical programme will include a broad professional and scientific programme and the will offer more than 150 presentations in 3 to 4 simultaneous tracks.

The technical programme will also offer specially invited high profile presentations and papers to be selected through the open call for papers procedure.     The 8th FIG Conference will gather international practitioners and academics from all disciplines within the surveying, geospatial, natural and built environment professions (land surveying, land administration and management, land and real property appraisals, spatial sciences, spatial planning and development, positioning and measurement, engineering surveying, hydrography, environmental and green building and cost, construction and project management).

Deadline for abstracts submission is 15th September 2012 – We look forward to your active participation in this Conference. Check the Conference website for deadlines, Call for Papers information, registration costs, info on Uruguay, etc.

More information about the conference is available on the Conference website: www.fig.net/uruguay

Local Secretariat:   fig8@congresos-rohr.com


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