The overall theme of the FIG Working Week 2011 is “Bridging the Gap between Cultures.”
FIG, ONIGT and the National Order of Surveying Engineers have extended an invitation to the FIG 2011 Working Week in Marrakech,
Morocco, May 18 to 22, 2011.
conference will be held at the Palais de Congrés in Marrakech, with more than 1,000 participants from 80 countries expected to attend. The Working Week is hosted by FIG and the National Order of
Surveying Engineers and Surveyors; ONIGT is the local host. The FIG Working Week
will be organized under the patronage of His Majesty King Mohamed VI of
The overall theme of the FIG
Working Week 2011 is “Bridging the Gap between Cultures.” The Working Week will gather international professionals and academia
members from the fields of land surveying, land and real-estate appraisal, GIS,
spatial planning, environmental awareness and civil engineering.
A full technical program with trade exhibition and technical and social tours will be offered. The
technical sessions will be in English and French with interpretation. Conference
sub-themes cover professional standards and ethics; education and training;
management of spatial information; hydrography, global positioning and surveying
techniques, engineering surveys, cadastre and land managements, spatial planning
and development; real estate management and evaluation; and construction
economics and project management thus covering all ten FIG
Submit abstract or papers for the peer review process now. Deadline for
abstract submission will close November 22, 2010. This is also the deadline for full papers to be peer reviewed.
Read the call for
papers as a PDF file at www.fig.net/fig2011/fig2011_call.pdf.
Please submit abstracts online at www.fig.net/abstractdb/submit.asp?id=13.
Read more about the
conference at www.fig.net/fig2011 and www.onigt.ma/fig2011 (in French and
Arabic). The social program and sightseeing opportunities in Marrakech should not be missed. Families are welcome. Registration
will be opened in December 2010.
FIG Working Week 2011 - Bridging the Gap between Cultures
November 15, 2010