EFGS 2021 Conference (virtual)

The European Forum for Geography and Statistics (EFGS) invites 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 experts’ presentations based on abstract submissions . The chosen presentations will be following 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

The programme can also be dowloaded in pdf.

Participants, who wish to contribute should register for the event using the registration form.

Please follow also the official conference website www.efgs2021.de. It will be regularly updated with the latest information.

Participation in the conference is free of charge.

We look forward to your participation and contribution!