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August 20, 2009
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The 'Call for Papers' for the XXIV FIG International Congress 2010 is open on the Congress website but will close very soon, on 22 September 2009. No time? Just submit an abstract of your paper and worry about the details later - it's easy!

XXIV FIG International Congress 2010
Facing the Challenges - Building the Capacity
Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre
Sydney Australia
11 - 16 April 2010


Deadline is 22 September 2009

The 'Call for Papers' for the XXIV FIG International Congress 2010 is open on the Congress website but will close very soon, on 22 September 2009. No time? Just submit an abstract of your paper and worry about the details later - it's easy!
We really want to hear from you ! This is the perfect opportunity for you to publicise your research, voice your opinion or obtain support for your ideas before an international audience. For more details on submitting a paper for the Congress, please click here or submit the abstract directly here.
IMPORTANT: Please note that if you want to get your paper peer reviewed for academic purposes, we need your full paper by 22 September 2009. No extensions for peer reviewed papers! Help us to make you look good: read more by clicking here.
Congress Prize
What a great added incentive! Under 36? Thinking of submitting a paper? Don't forget about the substantial and generous FIG Congress Prize for Young Surveyors! Click here for details.
No matter what your age, the FIG Foundation is very generously offering the FIG Foundation Fellowship and up to six FIG Foundation Awards in connection with attendance at the FIG 2010 Congress. Click here for details.
Technical Tours
Float on a boat to Fort Denison in the middle of the magnificent Sydney Harbour. Watch Big Brother watching you at the impressive Transport Management Centre. Fight bushfires at the emergency operations centre of the Rural Fire Service. Snap into the SNAP (Satellite Navigation and Positioning) laboratory at the University of New South Wales. There are also 6 more intriguing tours to temp you:  Click here for details, but be quick as numbers are limited.
Optional Tours
Optional tours for delegates and their families are "at cost": there's no Congress mark-up! For example, you can enjoy a relaxing coffee cruise on stunning Sydney Harbour, walk up the arch to a breathtaking view at the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, explore the world famous Sydney Opera House or venture northwards to the famous Hunter Valley wine region. Click here for details of these and other great value tours.
Website Renewed
Haven't clicked on us for a while? The website was renewed last week. Now it's even easier to navigate your way around the Congress site. It also includes a short "Aussie dictionary" so you'll talk like a local when you arrive "Down Under" in April 2010. And don't forget the pre and post Congress Tours: numbers are limited on these exciting tours so book early to avoid disappointment.
Support Your Home Country

Aussies will bet on anything: even a race between two flies climbing up a wall! Therefore it's no surprise that we're betting on which overseas country will be the most represented at the FIG 2010 Congress. Hits on the website indicate strong interest from countries such as the USA, Germany, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Nigeria. Build up your country's representation at the FIG 2010 Congress: talk to your friends and make sure you all come 'Down Under' in April 2010.
Click here  to take advantage of early bird rates and register now!

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