Information of FIG Working Week 2021

The background of FIG Working Week 2021

The current Foundation President of FIG Working Week 2021, John Heholt, USA, started as Director 2001–2002 when FIG Working Week Foundation was established and was in 2003 appointed President of FIG Working Week Foundation. Since then he has, alongside his directors, built up the FIG Foundation to what the inspiration stands for today. Another long-term director is Michael Barry, Canada, who was appointed Director in 2006 and has until today set the standards for the tutorial requirements of the FIG Working Week. John Hohol was several years ago appointed FIG Honorary Member thanks to his long-term engagement in FIG Working Week and particularly with the event of FIG Foundation. In 2020, the Council of FIG Working Week alongside FIG Foundation President John Hohol, proposed to the overall Assembly to appoint Michael Barry Honorary Member of FIG. Since the overall Assembly was postponed until 2021, this may get on the agenda for the overall Assembly in FIG Working Week 2021. The last session of the FIG Working Week 2021 is held in Seoul Korea, the FIG General Assembly endorsed the statutes of the FIG Foundation that was established by transferring the previous Education Foundation from Australia to the office of FIG Working Week 2021 in Denmark. the inspiration of FIG Working Week is run by the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) office in Copenhagen, Denmark with the FIG Foundation Board of Directors appointed by the FIG Council.

Appreciation form FIG Working Week 2021

The purpose of the FIG Working Week 2021 is that the funding educational and capacity-building projects and scholarships. For the over 100 years of its existence, FIG Working Week 2021 has experienced a shortage of funds to finance education projects, albeit education is significant to the surveying profession and has relevancy to all or any the organizational members of FIG Working Week 2021. The FIG Working Week Foundation raises funds to secure a sustainable future for surveyors. Donations finance educational and capacity-building projects and scholarships, especially in developing countries and countries in transition, and encourage research into all disciplines of surveying, and help disseminate the results of that research. A special many thanks to all or any the board members of the FIG Working Week Foundation who have and donated their time, expertise, and knowledge to assist the inspiration to help others. many thanks to members of the FIG Working Week 2021 and therefore the FIG General Assembly over these past 20 years who have supported the activities of the inspiration. And, finally, an enormous many thanks and recognition to all or any the work and support by the workers of the FIG Working Week 2021 who have administered the FIG Foundation activities over the years, especially FIG Directors Markku Villikka and Louis Friis-Hansen, FIG Event and Support Manager Claudia Stormoen Pedersen, and Finance and Administration Maria Bergholz. because of Claudia for renewing and updating the inspiration website last year. Take a glance and learn the entire story about the FIG Working Week 2021 and its work, complete with stories about grant recipients.

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