News in 2019

Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems Workshop

Suva - Fiji, 24-28 June 2019

FIG Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network (AP CDN) and Commission 5 – Position and Measurement members, along with representatives from sister organisations, such as the UN GGIM for Asia and the Pacific (UN-GGIM-AP) Working Group 1 Geodetic Reference Frames, UN Sub-Committee on Geodesy Education Training Capcity Building (SCoG ETCB), and the International GNSS Service (IGS) actively participated in the “Workshop on the Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems” held in Suva, Fiji, 24-28 June 2019.  This event was organized by the University of the South Pacific (USP) and co-sponsored by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UN OOSA) and the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG).   Over 100 delegates from 26 countries attended the workshop that utilized various buildings and facilities within the USP campus. 

FIG AP CDN convened two sessions, focusing on the why, how and what of organisational planning for the development of GNSS CORS infrastructure capability and geodetic datum modernisation.


Rob Sarib
July 2019