SIRGAS 2022 Symposium

Santiago de Chile, November 7 to 9, 2022

Main goals of the SIRGAS 2022 Symposium


Promote the application of the SIRGAS geodetic reference frame in all the countries of the Americas.


Strengthen regional cooperation to expand geodetic capacities, in order to ensure the development, sustainability and promotion of a global geodetic reference frame, in accordance with the United Nations Resolution “A Global Geodetic Reference Frame for Sustainable Development”.


Promote the objectives of the Joint Plan of Action celebrated by the PAIGH, SIRGAS, UN-GGIM:Americas and AmeriGEO and ECLAC.

Tend towards

Tend towards the objectives proposed by the United Nations in the “2030 Agenda” through support for the “Statistical and Geospatial Framework for the Americas” project.

SIRGAS 2022 Symposium Presentation

The Executive Committee of SIRGAS is pleased to invite the entire Scientific and Technological Community related to Geodesy and Earth Sciences, to participate in the SIRGAS 2022 Symposium that will take place in the City of Santiago de Chile, between the days November 7 and 9, 2022.

This edition of the SIRGAS Symposium has been organized jointly with the Military Geographic Institute of Chile, and has had the support of the Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH) and the International Association of Geodesy (IAG).

In addition, the Vertical Reference System Workshop will take place the week before the Symposium, November 2-4 2022, which will cover topics related to the unification of the vertical reference in the SIRGAS member states, as well as the guidelines and actions planned for the materialization of the IHRS (International Height Reference System).

Although the SIRGAS Symposiums mainly include the presence of National Representatives, members of the Working Groups and projects, these events are open to the entire regional and international geodetic community, and therefore we cordially invite:

Representatives of regional organizations related to the publication of geospatial information and Earth observations;

Representatives of public and private agencies that use geodetic and geophysical information;

Representatives of national institutions responsible for defining geodetic reference frames;

Representatives of universities and research centers on topics related to geodesy and geophysics; and

Scientists, professionals, technicians and students whose activities and research are related to the objectives of SIRGAS.

If you have any questions, we invite you to contact us by email at the following address: 

Important dates

April 30, 2022

Registration opens

June 30, 2022

Deadline to apply for financial support;
Deadline to apply for pre-inscription to Vertical Reference System Workshop

July 31, 2022

Communication of approved financial support;
Communication to the attendees accepted to the Vertical Reference System Workshop

September 15, 2022

Deadline for submitting abstracts of papers to be presented

September 30, 2022

Communication of papers accepted for publication.

October 10, 2022

Distribution of the detailed program of the Symposium

Octubre 30, 2022

Deadline to register for the Symposium