FIG Commission 7

Curriculum Vitae

Mr. Daniel Roberge

Date of birth: 11th may 1959

Nationality:  Canadian

Current Position: Senior Specialist in land administration at World Bank

Languages
  • French, English and good knowledge of Spanish

Main Professional Achievements

  • Modernization of the registration system for rights in public land ? Conception, development and implementation of the Register of the Domain of the State giving an integrated overview of all the rights and constraints affecting public land in Qu?ec. Promotion of the required legislative amendments before the minister and other organizations involved in the process of registration of rights and constraints ($18 million).

  • Reform of the Qu?ec cadastre ? Establishment of the new cadastre and implementation of the GIS managing the cadastral information as part of the program to reform the Qu?ec cadastre ($ 900 million), affecting 3.8 million private properties in Qu?ec.

  • International GeoConference Qu?ec 2007 ? Co-president of the largest congress of surveying and geomatics ever organized in Quebec which gathered 1200 participants from 40 countries. In charge of international relations and governmental partnerships. Co-chair of the FIG Commission 7 Workshop on land administration and sustainable development, which attracted 50 delegates from 20 countries and 5 international organizations.

  • F??ation des g?m?res francophones (2005) ? Member and organizer of the Canadian mission which participated to the general foundation assembly of the F??ation des g?m?res francophones (FGF) in Rabat, Morocco.

  • Implementation of the new Civil Code of Qu?ec (1994) ? Operations to implement the provisions of the new Civil Code dealing with immatriculation of immovables (cadastre).

  • Foundation of the Association des jeunes arpenteurs-g?m?res du Qu?ec (Young Land Surveyors Association) 1990-1992

  • Realization of a seminar pertaining Quebec?s borders ?Les fronti?es du Qu?ec ? d?hier ?demain? which made the front page of Le Devoir national newspaper (1992)

Education

  • 2006 Specialized Graduate Diploma in international administration, ?ole nationale d'administration publique (?AP), Qu?ec
  • 1982 Bachelor?s degree in geodesy (B.Sc.A), Universit? Laval, Qu?ec
  • 1978 College diploma (DEC) in pure and applied science, Coll?e Marie-Victorin, Montr?l

Professional Activities

  • Project assessor for the competitive World Bank grant program Development Marketplace 2008 which awarded US$4 million to 22 innovative projects in development countries
  • Chair elect 2009-2010 of FIG Commission 7
  • Co-president of the International GeoConference Quebec 2007 (www.Quebec2007.ca)
  • Member of the Ordre des arpenteurs-g?m?res du Qu?ec (or OAGQ, the Qu?ec order of land surveyors) since 1983
  • Member of the board of directors of the Champlain Branch of the Canadian Institute of Geomatics since 2004
  • President of the board of directors and founding member of the Association des jeunes arpenteurs-g?m?res du Qu?ec (association of young Qu?ec land surveyors), 1991 ? 1993
  • Corresponding member of Commission 3, Geospatial information management, International Federation of Surveyors (FIG), since 2002
  • Member of FIG working group 3.1, e-government and e-citizen, 2002-2006
  • Member of FIG working group 7.1, Reforming the cadastre, 1998-2002

Awards

  • 2008 Public Administration Award for international extension, GeoConference Qu?ec 2007, Public Administration Institute of Qu?ec
  • 2007 Champlain Award for an outstanding contribution in promoting and advancing the land surveying profession, Canadian Council of Land Surveyors
  • 2006 Jim Jones Award for the most valuable contribution of the year in Geomatica magazine, Canadian Council of Geomatics
  • 2005 President?s citation awarded for involvement in international affairs, Canadian Council of Geomatics

Publications and Papers

Universit?Laval ? Guest speaker for the event Semaine du d?eloppement international, Territoire et droits fonciers au Coeur du developpement international, 2009

The Register of the Domain of the State, an essential infrastructure in public land management, FIG/FAO International Seminar on State and Public Sector Land Management, Verona, Italy, 2008

Global Partnership for Development, GIM International, Vol. 22, Issue 2, February 2008

C. Boudreau, M. Gaumont. (2007) Le Qu?ec sous l??il du l?arpenteur-g?m?re depuis Champlain. Publications du Qu?ec. Co-director of the book?s project on history of land surveying in Qu?ec.

Minist?e de la Justice ? Professionnal training session for lawyers and notaries about the Registry of the Domain of the State, 2007

Universit?Laval ? Guest speaker in the course Introduction to geomatics, Faculty of Forestry and Geomatics, since 2006

Le Registre du domaine de l??at : une r?olution dans l?enregistrement des droits, International FIG XXIII Congress, Munich, Germany, 2006

After the Tsunami, how the surveying profession can participate in the reconstruction, FIG Working Week and 8th International Conference of GSDI, Cairo, Egypt, 2005. Also published in G?m?re Expert (Belgium), Bolet? del Consejo profesional de agrimensura de la provincia de Buenos Aires (Argentina), Geomatica (Canada) and G?matique (Qu?ec).

Guest speaker in the course Introduction to geomatics, Faculty of Forestry and Geomatics, Universit?Laval, since 2006.

Le Bureau de l?arpenteur g??al du Qu?ec au c?ur des grands enjeux territoriaux, the journal of the Ordre des arpenteurs-g?m?res du Qu?ec (OAGQ), F?rier 2004

Guest speaker invited by a Qu?ec consortium at an institutional development seminar at the Agustin Codazzi institute of geography, Bogota, Columbia, 2003.

J. Kaufmann, D. Steudler, I. Williamson, D. Grant, D. Roberge, J. Manthorpe, P. van der Molen, B. Mikuta, E. Kapostins, W. Wilkowsky. 2002. Benchmarking Cadastral Systems, FIG Commission 7.

La protection des droits fonciers au Qu?ec, Forum Ordenamiento de la Propiedad y Sistemas Catastrales, FAO, Mexico City, Mexico, 2001.

From Qu?ec to Athens: Two national-level cadastral projects, one challenge: realignment for success, D. Grant, D. Roberge, international conference on spatial information and sustainable development, FIG, HABITAT, UN-ECA and ICA, Nairobi, Kenya, 2001.

La protection des droits fonciers, facteur cl?de d?eloppement ?onomique ? L?exemple du Qu?ec, Geomatica, the journal of the Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG), September 2000, Vol. 54, No 3.

Sistemas catastrales, administraci? de tierras y desarrollo sostenible, paper given at the 3rd Geomatics congress, Guadalajara, Mexico, 2000.

La protecci? de los derechos inmobiliarios, factor clave del desarrollo sostenible ? El ejemplo de Quebec, 1st international seminar on cadastral system, land administration and sustainable development, FIG, Bogot? Columbia, 2000

Managing Qu?ec?s Cadastral Database, 19th international cartographic conference of the International Cartographic Association, Ottawa, Canada, 1999.

La situation du cadastre qu??ois, article published in G?matique, the journal of the Ordre des arpenteurs-g?m?res du Qu?ec (OAGQ), December 1998.

A model for the year 2000 ? The new cadastre in Qu?ec, paper given at the XXI International Conference of the FIG in Brighton, United Kingdom, 1998.

Ordre des arpenteurs-g?m?res du Qu?ec ? Guest workshop leader to prepare new candidates for the profession, 1998 and 1999.

La repr?entation graphique des lots dans le cadastre du Qu?ec, article published in G?matique, the journal of the OAGQ, October 1998.

L?inforoute appliqu? ?la gestion du cadastre ? Joint paper given at the symposium ?Reingeneering of public services and information highway? organized by the Centre francophone pour l?informatisation des organisations (CEFRIO), 1997.

Le nouveau cadastre qu??ois ? Un cadastre informatis? une repr?entation de qualit? article published in G?matique, the journal of the OAGQ, December 1997.

Les op?ations cadastrales en territoire r?ov? guest workshop leader for professional development sessions organized by the OAGQ, 1996 and 1997.

Les op?ations cadastrales dans le nouveau cadastre qu??ois, article published in Arpenteur-g?m?re, OAGQ, 1995.

Guest speaker in the course Cadastre organized by the Faculty of Forestry and Geomatics, Universit?Laval, 1995 to 1999.

Contacts

Daniel Roberge

Bureau de l?arpenteur g??al du Qu?ec
Minist?e des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune
5 700, 4e Avenue Ouest, local F 310
Qu?ec (Qu?ec)
G1H 6R1

Tel : (418) 627-6263 poste : 2646
Fax : (418) 643-6512

www.mrnf.gouv.qc.ca/foncier 

27 May 2009


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