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April 8th, 2013
The International Federation of Surveyors, FIG, Invites you to FIG Working Week 2013

The Nigerian surveyors have been very active throughout the many last years in FIG, and have apart from the local participants been the largest delegation to previous Working Weeks. It is therefore a pleasure that this years Working Week will take place in Nigeria, and the Nigerians are eager to welcoming participants from all over the world to the FIG Working Week and to Nigeria.

The Parliament House with the Senate and the House of Representatives are the symbols of the Abuja skyline
FIG Working Week – Conference 7-9 May 2013, General Assembly 6 and 10 May

The Working Week will take place both at the International Conference Center and Nicon Luxury Hotel, which are connected.
The overall theme of the Working Week is “Environment for Sustainability” with more than 50 technical and special sessions, and each day a plenary session is offered with the following themes:
Governance and Approaches
Technologies and Systems
Professional and Capacity Development
including both International and Local capacities as key note speakers.

The main partners for the conference are UN-HABITAT, UN-GLTN and the World Bank.

Read more about the Working Week and the programme at: www.fig.net/fig2013

During the conference there will also be an exhibition. If you are interested in the exhibition please contact FIG Manager Louise Friis-Hansen, lfh@fig.net or read more at: http://www.fig.net/fig2013/exhibition_opportunities.htm

On 6 and 10 May the yearly FIG General Assembly will take place.
 
Throughout the Working Week the there will be plenty of possibilities to get acquainted with the Nigerian culture and cuisine. Included in the registration fee is the Welcome Reception, Opening Ceremony and Farewell Reception. Furthermore it is possible to register for the Nigerian Cultural Dinner/FIG Foundation Dinner, Gala Dinner and both technical and social tours.
Read more at: www.fig.net/fig2013
Register for the Working Week:  www.fig.net/registrations/regform.asp?eventid=95
For further information please contact FIG Office: FIG@fig.net