Event General Program

21 October. 2013

Administrative Meetings

Commission 7 (Only English) FGF (Only French)

a.m.

FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting

Administration

 

Lunch

p.m.

FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting

Working Group

22 October. 2013

Administrative Meetings

Commission 7 (Only English) FGF (Only French)

a.m.

FGF – General Assembly

FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting

Country Report : Cameroon

 

Lunch

p.m.

FGF – GA Technical Session

§  Satellite Imagery – Trimble

§  Road and services (Marocco)

§  SIG (Switzerland)

FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting

Country Report

p.m.

Constitution of the African Federation of Surveyors

General Assembly

Land Administration Training Workshop Sessions

23 October 2013

Simultaneous Interpretation

Session 1

9:00 – 10:30

Training on Gender Sensitive and Pro-poor Tools and Capacity Development

§  Capacity development approach of GLTN – Remy Sietchiping, UN HABITAT

§  Case Study : Senegal  – Claire Galpin, France

§  African Task Force – TBC

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

Session 2

11:00 – 12:30

§  Women access to the profession.

Testimonials from African Female Surveyors (Mali, DRC, Gabon)

 

§  Panel Discussions

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

Session 3

14:00 – 15:30

Training on Land administration

-         Issues related to land administration documented, presented, explained and discussed in different contexts: disaster management, land reforms, post-conflict, etc. (Christiaan Lemmen)

-         Possible solutions, best practices and tools presented, explained and discussed with a special focus put on Fit-for-purpose solutions: adapted, appropriate and incremental (Claire Galpin)

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

Session 4

16:00 – 17:00

Education and professional development: issues and perspectives (Jaap Zevenbergen)

Panel Discussions

Session 5

17:00 – 18:00

Launching GeoCameroon Website

International Symposium Land Policies and Good Governance

24 October 2013

Simultaneous Interpretation

Session 6

9:00 – 10:30

§  Opening and Welcome speeches

§  Land Policies and Good Governance

o    Why land tools matter for policy and governance? - Remy Sietchiping, UN HABITAT

o    Land governance in Cameroon : State of situation and perspectives regarding the Land Governance Assessment Framework– Prof. Paul Tchawa, coordinator LGAF Cameroon, The World Bank

o    Africa Land Policy Initiative (AUC, AfDB, UNECA) TBC

10:30 -11:00

§  Coffee Break

Session 7

11:00 – 12:30

§  Fit-for-purpose Approaches in Land Administration

o    Participatory and inclusive approaches, Christiaan Lemmen, ITC, The Netherlands

o    Academicand Professional Development, Jaap Zevenbergen, ITC, The Netherlands

 

§  Panel and open discussions

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

Session 8

14:00 – 15:30

§  Land Administration Initiatives

o    International Perspectives

§  Cadastre 2014: Results and Perspectives, Daniel Steudler, Switzerland

§  World Bank Projects (ECA) – Daniel Roberge

o    Regional Perspectives (tbc)

o    Regional needs, concerns and expectations (tbc)

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

Session 9

16:00 – 18:00

§  Roundtable on Land Tool and Capacity Development

§  Conclusion