FIG /IAG Technical Seminar: Reference Frame in Practice

FIG /IAG Technical Seminar: Reference Frame in Practice
Monte Mario, the highest hill in Rome

A special seminar for geodesists will take place in Rome, Italy on May 4 and 5, just before the 35th FIG general assembly and working week.

The conference venue is the Cavalieri hotel on Monte Mario near the Vatican.

It is organized by the International Association of Geodesy (IAG), the surveyors’ international association (FIG) and the UN’s International Committee on GNSS (ICG).

A special seminar for geodesists will take place in Rome, Italy on May 4 and 5, just before the 35th FIG general assembly and working week.

The conference venue is the Cavalieri hotel on Monte Mario near the Vatican.

It is organized by the International Association of Geodesy (IAG), the surveyors’ international association (FIG) and the UN’s International Committee on GNSS (ICG).

The seminar is designed for practicing geodesists and surveyors in industry and government. It is also open to academics in post-graduate study or master’s degrees in surveying or related disciplines.

Topics include the role of geodesy—Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS);  global Terrestrial Reference Systems and Frames; regional and national reference systems; IGS services and other initiatives;  four dimensional deformation models for Terrestrial Reference Frames; gravity and WHS; worked examples of Terrestrial Reference Frame realisations; multi GNSS Environment; standards and traceability of a Terrestrial Reference Frames / GNSS.

Graeme Blick (gblick@linz.govt.nz) or Rob Sarib (robert.sarib@nt.gov.au)  are the contacts for questions about the technical program. For general seminar questions, contact Mikael Lilje at the email address below.

The ICG has some travel assistance funds for participant geodesists from
developing nations. For application instructions, contact any of the organizers.

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