EB Meeting Kuala Lumpur III

Executive Board Meeting
of the Regional Committee of United Nations on Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific (UN-GGIM-AP)
21 June 2019
Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


The objectives of the Executive Board Meeting are to (1) discuss the work plan of UN-GGIM-AP for 2019-2020, including the preparation of the Eighth Plenary Meeting of UN-GGIM-AP in November 2019, and other planned events of working groups; (2) review the guidelines for events of UN-GGIM-AP; (3) update communication channels among members of UN-GGIM-AP, and (4) discuss on a long-term plan to establish geo-data integration platform in the Asia-Pacific region.


08:30-08:45 Arrival of Participants    
08:45-09:10 1. Opening Session  
A. Remarks by President, Dr. Andrew C. Barnicoat President 5min
B. Remarks by Gregory Scott, UN-GGIM UN-GGIM 10min
C. Introduction of the participants Participants 10min
09:10-09:20 2. Briefing on key activities President 10min
09:20-10:40 3. Overall Work Plan of UN-GGIM-AP for 2019-2020  
A. Remarks by Dr. Andrew C. Barnicoat President 5min
B. Briefing actions and plans of WGs    
  1. WG1: Geodetic Reference Frame
Secretariat 10min
  1. WG2: Cadastre and Land Management
    1. Discussion on new WG2 Chair
Chair WG2 10min
  1. WG3: Integrating Geospatial Information and Statistics
    1. Endorsement of WG3 Action Plan
    2. Discussion on WG3 Vice Chairs
Chair WG3 10min
C. Work Plan for 2019-2020 of the Secretariat Secretariat 10min
D. Revision of Guidelines of Events Secretariat 10min
E. Reconfirm communication channels among UN-GGIM-AP members Secretariat 10min
F. Discussion on potential opportunities of joint trainings and workshops Secretariat 10min
G. Other issues Participants 5min
10:40-11:00 4. Preparation for 9th Session of UN-GGIM
    New York, 7-9 August 2019
A. Participation and expected contributions of UN-GGIM-AP President 10min
B. Meeting of UN-GGIM-AP
7 August 2019, 13:30-15:00, Conf. Room 6
President 10min
11:00-11:30 5. 8th Plenary Meeting of UN-GGIM-AP  &  GEO Week and Ministerispanl Summit
    Canberra, 3-5 November 2019                   Canberra, 4-9 November 2019
A. Key agendas and expected outcomes President 15min
B. GEO Summit President 10min
C. 9th Plenary Meeting of UN-GGIM-AP 2020 President 5min
11:30-11:55 6. Long-term achievements of UN-GGIM-AP    
A. Asia-Pacific Geo-Data Hub Secretariat 10min
B. Publications and tools Secretariat 10min
C. Other issues Participants 5min
11:55-12:00 7. Closing    
A. Closing Remarks President 5min