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WG1 Meeting during Eighth Plenary

WG 1 Meeting on Positioning and Datum Modernisation

3 November 2019, 09:30-17:00

National Convention Centre Canberra, Room: Torrens Room


As part of the three-day Plenary Meeting of UN-GGIM-AP, hosted in Canberra by the Australian Government, Working Group 1 on 'Geodetic Reference Frame' is meeting on the first day. The meeting is hosted by UN-GGIM-AP, UN Subcommittee on Geodesy Education Training and Capacity Building WG, FIG Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network and Commission 5, and Geoscience Australia.


09:00 - 09:30 Registration  
09:30 – 10:30 Session 1A  
  UN-GGIM-AP Reference Frames Basara Miyahara
  Modernisation of a Geospatial Reference System Nick Brown
10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea  
11:00 – 12:15 Session 1B  
  ITRF, Asia Pacific Reference Frame (APREF) and its Infrastructure and Data Analysis Centres John Dawson
  Modernising a Geodetic Datum Graeme Blick
  Unification of Heights and Vertical Reference Surfaces Basara Miyahara
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch  
13:15 – 13:40 Session 1C  
  Importance of Positioning Infrastructure John Dawson
13:40 – 15:00 Session 2A  
  UN SCoG ETCB and IGIF Allison Craddock
  FIG Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network Rob Sarib
  The Future – NPI 2.0? Chris Rizos
15:00 – 15:30 Afternoon Tea  
15:30 – 17:30 Session 2B  
Case Studies on geodetic infrastructure and systems development; datum modernisation progress; and capacity building from Member States  
  UN-GGIM Arab States WG on geodetic reference frame and ARABREF Othman Al-Kherayef
  Geodetic infrastructure development and datum modernization in Indonesia Arief Syafi'i
  Geodetic infrastructure / system development in Bangladesh Rouf Howlader
  Modernization of Tonga's Geodetic Infrastructures using Integrated Geospatial Information Framework (IGIF) Nick Brown
17:30 Drinks and Canapés Reception | The Crown Plaza  


Please see logistics of the Eighth Plenary Meeting.