The European Forum for Geography and Statistics (EFGS) is pleased to invite you to the 14th EFGS 2021 conference which is to be held on 07-08 September 2021.

The conference will be organized jointly by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) and the Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy (BKG) with support from EFGS and Eurostat. Due to the uncertain situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic the EFGS conference will take place virtually.

The motto of this year’s conference is “Unlocking value from data”.

The conference programme will consist of the invited keynote speakers’ and participants’ presentations based on abstract submissions. We are pleased to invite experts to submit abstracts for oral presentations following one of the conference themes:

The Frame
Statistical and Geospatial Information Management
Institutional collaboration
National laws and Policy

The Key
The power of new Technologies
New European strategies
GSGF as one pillar of IGIF

The Unlocked Value
Applied Analysis / Decision Making
Cooperations and Projects
Benefits of harmonized and standardized Information
Lessons learned from the COVID-19 Crisis

More information about the themes here

Participants, who wish to contribute with presentations are invited to send a short abstract according to the guidelines s soon as possible and no later than 15 June 2021 to

The conference website and registration will be available in May.

Participation in the conference is free of charge.

We look forward to your participation and contribution!