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FIG Working Week 2017 - register before the deadline 25 April

By [email protected] - 21st April 2017 - 14:08

From 28 May to 2 June, surveyors, land experts, geospatial professional and allies from all over the World will gather in Helsinki, Finland. It will be a time to meet again, to network, to take stock of the key challenges of our time within the surveying profession and to strategize about our future. Normal Registration fee will end at 25 April 2017.

Want to get to know about current challenges in your professional area?
10 powerful keynote addresses, from experts who have worked both within and beyond the surveying/spatial profession, will be highlighting current challenges and focus areas within the overall theme “Surveying the world of tomorrow - From digitalization to augmented reality”

Want a quick recharge of your professional knowledge?
FIG Working Week will gather highly qualified national and international speakers from all surveying disciplines.
The three conference days include 80 informative and exciting sessions with around 400 presentations, covering the entire spectrum of the surveying, geospatial, natural and built environment professions.

Want to have a look at the latest products and services?
An exhibition will be held in conjunction with the FIG Working Week from 30 May – 1 June. Exhibitors from all over the world will showcase their latest achievements and products. A good opportunity to catch a glance of what others are doing.

Yearn for an opportunity to network with peers from all over the world?

Join the social events:

Finnish Evening/FIG Foundation Dinner
With excellent food, good music, stylish ambience and cultural insights, this night will be the perfect occasion to share knowledge with colleagues, to be entertained and to celebrate your latest scientific achievements in the exclusive atmosphere of Hotel Crowne Plaza.

Gala Dinner
Provide unlimited networking opportunities with peers from around the world giving you an unrivaled opportunity to discover how others are doing things, meet people who share your passion and share your own knowledge and experiences.

10 appealing technical tours:

Check our attractive and informative Technical Tours showing the best of Finland. Trust me, that will become your precious memory.

Tuesday 30 May

  • TT1 - Jätkäsaari, New Residential Area by the Sea
  • TT2 - Finnish Consulting Group, Innovation Studio of 3D City Models
  • TT3 - Clean Energy from the Depths of the Earth

Wednesday 31 May

  • TT4 - Finnish Geospatial Research Institute
  • TT5 - Design Factory at Aalto University - Place for Passion, Project and Problem Based Learning
  • TT6 - Kone Elevators
  • TT7 - FIG Commission 4 technical tour

Thursday 1 June

  • TT8 - Icebreaker Visit
  • TT9 - Visit to the National Land Survey of Finland (NLS)
  • TT10 - West metro: 13 new stations, 21 kilometres

What’s more

Join the charity walk/run!
Everybody can do it. It’s all about the joined activity with our friends and colleagues and supporting a good cause – FIG Foundation and Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT).

What are you waiting for? Join us!
With already more than 1,200 registered participants gathering from 86 countries, this is going to be one of the biggest FIG Working Weeks to date. Register now, in order to get the reduced rate of 640 EUR. After 25 April the fee will increase to 690 EUR.

Register now at
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