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EFGS 2017 Conference

November 2nd–3rd 2017 Dublin, Ireland

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Statistical Atlas


Upcoming Events

  1. Geostat 3 meeting

    14th February 2018 - 15th February 2018
  2. The 26th Annual GIS Research UK Conference

    17th April 2018 - 20th April 2018
  3. GISCO 2018 Working Group

    17th April 2018 - 18th April 2018
  4. The European Conference on Quality in Official Statistics (Q2018)

    26th June 2018 - 29th June 2018
  5. EFGS 2018 Conference Helsinki, Finland

    16th October 2018 - 18th October 2018

Latest News

10th Annual European Forum for Geography & Statistics

10th Annual EFGS Conference   The 10th Annual European Forum for Geography & Statistics was co-hosted by Central Statistics Office Ireland and Ordnance Survey Ireland. The 2017 EFGS Conference was successfully held in Dublin Castle from November 2-3 2017. The...

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7th Report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion

The European Commission published on 9 October 2017 the 7th Cohesion Report. It zooms in on EU regions and cities, draws lessons from cohesion spending during the crisis years and sets the scene for cohesion policy after 2020. Analysing the current state of the EU's...

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Open data of United States

Open data services of United States are available at EFGS webpage from now. More information you can find here: Open Data U.S.

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EFGS 2017 Conference program

    We would like to inform, that the program of the EFGS 2017 Conference is now available: EFGS 2017 Conference Program Please download the EFGS 2017 Program as a PDF  ...

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Lars H. Backer Prize 2017 – Call for candidates

Lars H. Backer Prize 2017 The Lars H. Backer Prize in memoriam of Lars H. Backer will be awarded for major contributions to the development of a geospatial foundation for official statistics or for significantly improving the relevance of geospatial statistics for...

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