EFGS 2021 Conference (virtual)

The 14. European Forum for Geography and Statistics Conference (EFGS 2021) was held on the 7th and 8th September 2021. The conference brought together geospatial and statistical experts to exchange ideas to further enhance the development of spatial statistics for Europe.

The conference was 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 took place virtually.

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

The conference programme consisted of the invited keynote speakers’ and experts’ presentations based on abstract submissions . The chosen presentations concentrated on 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 with all abstracts and presentations is available here 

Please look also at the official conference website www.efgs2021.de.

Thank you all for your participation and contribution!