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EFGS 2017 Conference

November 2nd–3rd 2017 Dublin, Ireland

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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 EFGS Conference

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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GISCO and joint UN-GGIM: EUROPE – ESS meeting 30-31 March 2017

On 30 and 31 March 2017 in Eurostat (Luxembourg)  two meetings took place: GISCO Working Group Meeting: Integration of statistical and geospatial information – Joint meeting with National Mapping Authorities and National Statistical Institutes and Joint UN-GGIM:...

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Second term of office of the EFGS President

We are pleased to inform that Mr. Janusz Dygaszewicz from Central Statistical Office of Poland, was elected for the second term of the EFGS presidency. The announcement took place during the first day of the GISCO meeting, March 30, 2017 which was held in Luxembourg,...

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Final report from the GEOSTAT 2 project available!

The final report from the GEOSTAT 2 is now available. The main objective of the project has been to propose a model for a point-based geocoding infrastructure for statistics based on geocoded address, building and dwelling registers. The outline of this model, as...

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Presentation of the EFGS on INSPIRE Conference 2016

On 26-30 September 2016 the annual INSPIRE Conference took place in Barcelona. The main theme of the conference was "INSPIRing sustainable development". During the 3rd plenary session "INSPIRE by thematic networks," President of the European Forum of Geography and...

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