V CLGE Conference of the European Surveyor details


The website of this event is online now.

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Relevant documents will be posted on the above mentioned website and when necessary, below.




We are pleased that you have registered for the V Conference of the European Surveyor «We shape the living space – break the barriers».

The day will offer an interesting selection of topics and the Keynote speakers and moderators will somewhat push us out of our comfort zones with inspiring lectures and interesting workshops. In addition, there will be a lot of lively networking possibilities.

Until today, we’ve received the following numbers of registrations: 137 persons from Switzerland, 46 from CLGE and 38 from WPLA/CLRKEN.
We are pleased about every additional registration, recommendations of our event within your network are highly appreciated.


The key points of the event are the following:



  • -       Programme V CLGE Conference of the European Surveyor (draft)


    08.30    –   Arrival and check-in at the welcome desk

    09.30    –   Welcome coffee

    10.15    –   Start of the plenary conference [Curtis will be inform directly by Pol Budmiger regarding his intervention]

    12.45    –   Networking lunch

    14.00    –   Introduction to the Work Shops

    14.30    –   CLGE Work Shop Part I

    15.45    –   Coffee Break

    16.05    –   CLGE Work Shop Part II

    17.25    –   Plenary wrap up of the Work Shops

    18.05    –   Closing


    18.20    –   Ice Breaker and Unveiling

    19.30    –   Networking Dinner


    -          Plenary Programme, 20th Morning:


    We shape the living space – break the barriers

    o   Georges T. Roos: Thesen zur 10.000 Millionen Schweiz, Räumliche Implikationen

    o   Xavier Comtesse: Block-chain wird das Grundbuch ersetzen

    o   Ralf Mosler: Die Zukunft der Infrastukturplanung ist „connected“

    o   Curtis Sumner: The future of the Surveyor in the USA


    -       Speakers of the CLGE Workshop:

    Surveyors and Cartography, Yesterday, Today and … Tomorrow (14.30 – 18.20)


    o    Curtis Sumner (NSPS): Cartography and Surveying in the USA

    [with a special accent on cartography]

    o    Daniel Palmieri (CICR): The contribution of Guillaume Henri Dufour to the Swiss Cartography

    o    Fridolin Wicki (swisstopo): The benefit of the Cadaster for Cartography in Switzerland

    o    Martin Salzmann (Kadaster, Netherlands): The collaboration between the private sector and the national mapping agencies

    [including interaction with google, tomtom, here, OSM, VGI]

    o    Ingrid Vanden Berghe (EuroGeographics): The future role of national mapping agencies


    -       Programme of the CLGE Workshop (draft)


    14.30    –   Opening and presentation of the speakers by Maurice Barbieri and Muiris de Buitléir

    14.45    –   Daniel Palmieri

    15.05    –   Curtis Sumner

    15.25    –   Fridolin Wicki

    15.45 – 16.05 Coffee break

    16.05    –   Martin Salzmann

    16.25    –   Ingrid Vanden Berghe

    16.45    –   17.20 CLGE Workshop discussion and questions


You will find more detailed information on the regularly updated website  „igs100.ch“.


Best regards

Ingenieur-Geometer Schweiz



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