5th Pacific Geospatial and Surveying Council Meeting Agenda

PGSC-5 DAY 1 – 11th August 2020
Venue: Virtual
Participation: Open
Rapporteur: PGSC Partnership Desk

Please note that these virtual sessions are available through ZOOM Application. Meeting ID and password will be provided by the meeting moderators. All meeting times and dates are based on Fiji Local Time.

10 AM Link Participants, Sound Test, Morning Tea         Host: Dr Andrew Jones, PGSC Partnership Desk
11.00 AM Welcome and Meeting Procedures by Dr. Andrew Jones, SPC


Opening Prayer by Reverend James Bhagwan

11.10 AM Opening AddressesPacific Geospatial & Surveying Council Chair  Ms. Rosamond Bing


Pacific Community (SPC) Director General  Dr. Stuart Minchin

United NationsGlobal Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)  Dr. Greg Scott

International Federation of Surveyors (FIGProfessor Dr. Rudolf Staiger

11.40 AM

Working Group Reports

Leadership, Resourcing & Communications


Geospatial Policy & Data Management

Capacity Development

Mr. Vaipo Mataora, Cook Islands

Mr. Faatasi Malologa, Tuvalu

Ms. Meizyanne Hicks, Fiji

Mr. Viliami Folau¸ Tonga

12.30 Discussion Mr. Zulfikar Begg, SPC
1.00 PM PGSC Partnership Desk Report


Activity report from the PGSC Partnership Desk

Mr. Andrick Lal, SPC


Ms. Merana Kitione, SPC

1.15 PM

PGSC Strategy and Capacity Report

Regional Progress and Capacity Mapping Analysis

Ms. Molly Powers-Tora, SPC
1.30 PM Impacts of COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities for Geospatial and Survey Professionals Mr. CheeHai Teo, UN-GGIM
1.45 PM Discussion Mr. Jens Kruger, SPC
2.00 PM Closing Dr. Andrew Jones, SPC

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