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FIG Young Surveyors 4th Regional Meeting Asia

8-10 November 2023, South Korea

This momentous event brought together 25 young surveyors and professionals from 8 countries with different cultural backgrounds, diverse surveying traditions and varying professional experiences.

With the theme ‘Geo-revolution, Better Life for All,’ the success of this three-day event provided an avenue to discuss the issues facing their countries and plan for a better future, collaborate and learn the importance of geo-revolution and how it can be used to create a better life for all.

The FIG Young Surveyors Network and the Young Surveyors Network Asia & the Pacific jointly organized the meeting with the support and sponsorship from FIG, FIG Foundation, Leica Geosystems, Dabeeo, Mobiltech and Wipco.

FIG Foundation supported eight Young Surveyors from the region to attend this meeting. The organisers received more than fourty application from around the globe, majority from Asia & the Pacific Region. After a tedious review process the following eight Grant Award recipients were as follows:

  1. Syed Ahmad Fadhli Syed Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
  2. Amalina Izzati Abdul Hamid, Malaysia
  3. Joven Wadwachan, Philippines
  4. Michael Cobilla, Philippines
  5. Sanchitna Witharana, Sri Lanka
  6. Lakshani Menaka Dissanayake, Sri Lanka
  7. Nandinbayar Batsaikhan, Mongolia
  8. Prajwal Sharma, Nepal

A special thanks must go to Donmarl Camua, one of the 4YSAPM Team Members who helped with the preparations but who could not attend and to the local organisers for all their preparations for this meeting.

This report has been submitted by one of the grantees from the Philippines - Joven Wadwachan

The report is available in two versions:



Joven Wadwachan, Philippines
November 2023

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