FIG/GIM Special Session on Future of Land Administration - 18/04/2012

During the FIG Working Week, to be held from 6 to 10 May 2012 in Rome, Italy, a FIG/GIM Special Session on Future of Land Administration will be held. It is scheduled on Wednesday 9 May, from 14.00 to 15:30. The panel session is chaired by Christiaan Lemmen.

The panel discussion open for all participants interested in the future trends in land administration. The panellists will initiate the discussion with brief statements followed by comments and discussion. The panellists include representatives different regions of the world and presenting different perspectives. Themes that will be discussed: the evolving role of land professionals, AAA vs Open/Crowdsourced Cadastre? Informal rights included and overlapping claims, 3D and 4D in land administration.

Panelists are: Clarissa Augustinus (UN HABITAT, Kenya); Peter Laarakker (Netherlands); Quang Thanh Bui (Vietnam); Diego Alfonso Erba (Argentina) and Young Surveyors representative is Jean-François Beaupré (Canada)

Themes will be AAA (Accurate, Authoritative, Assured) Cadastre vs Open / Crowdsourced Cadastre?; business models; 3D and 4D in land administration;

social cadastre with personal and informal rights included and overlapping claims (contradictions between registration and situation in the field); will cadastre still exist or will it be integrated in broader institutions and information infrastructures?; will surveyors still be needed?; transparency with open and accessible data-sets vs privacy; economic innovations based on cadastre data vs land grabbing; deed based systems to maintain history (and to reconstruct the past) or not? And base for complete participatory spatial planning.

See also: Towards Cadastre 2034, Invited Replies, GIM International, September - October 2010.


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