NFGS 2004 Conference Copenhagen, Denmark

Program

DAY 1 –THURSDAY THE 25TH OF MARCH

09.00-09.15: WELCOME

09.15–09.30: Opening and introduction:

DAY 1A – Opening speech: Kirsten Wismer, Statistics Denmark.

Adoption of the program for the first day and practical information: Erik Sommer, Statistics Denmark.

09.30–09.45:  Summary from the meeting in Helsinki, March 2003

DAY 1AA Presentation from last years meeting in Finland.  Workshop session’s in Helsinki, March 2003 (decisions from last year):

DAY 1B – Grid data: (5 min)

Chair: Marja Tammilehto- Loude, Statistics Finland.

Rapporteur: Sten-Åke Hallen, Statistics Sweden.

DAY 1C – GIS in Internet: (5 min)

Chair: Ulla-Maarit Saarinen, Statistics Finland.

Rapporteur: Marianne Vik Dysterud, Statistics Norway.

DAY 1D – Delineation: (5 min)
Chair: Sinikka Laurila, Statistics Finland.

Rapporteur: Marianne Eriksson, Statistics Sweden (will first arrive in afternoon).

Discussant: Erik Sommer, Denmark

09.45-09.50: BREAK

09.50–11.15: Grid data sets and Nordic cooperation

DAY 1E – On grid data and regional development: the public service perspective (30 min):
Lars Backer, Statistics Sweden

DAY 1F – EuroGrid and NordicGrid Project.

Including a presentation of the prototype of the Nordic Grid web portal (30 min):
Hans Ravnkjær Larsen and Kai Dahme, Geomatic, Denmark.

Discussant: Erik Sommer, Denmark

11.15-11.20: BREAK

11.20-12.30: Projects and solutions/GIS in Internet

 

DAY 1G – Map solution for Internet based on SVG-format (Scalable Vector Graphic) (15 min):

Marianne Vik Dysterud, Statistics Norway.

 

DAY 1H – Use of PX-Map from Excel (15 min):

Marianne Vik Dysterud, Statistics Norway.

 

DAY 1I – Using PX-iMap in StatBank Denmark (15 min):

Lars Knudsen, Statistics Denmark.

 

DAY 1J – Using Internet in educating GIS:

How to present statistics on maps – a module in Virtual School (15 min):

Ulla-Maarit Saarinen, Statistics Finland.

Discussant: Marianne Vik Dysterud, Norway

 

12.30-13.30: LUNCH

13.30-14.15: Spatial extensions to databases:

This session consists of one presentation followed by a discussion.

The presentation will focus on conceptual modelling of geographic data. An introduction to the conceptual modelling of the common properties of geographic data with focus on the modelling of consistency in data represented by different databases (called multiple representations). A solution to the management of multiple representations exemplified by data from topographic maps and a register will be presented.

 

DAY 1K – Conceptual Modeling of Geographic Data and Relationships among Geographic Databases (45 min.): Anders Friis Christensen, National Cadastre and Survey Denmark.

Discussant: Jesper Lauritzen, Denmark

14.20-14.30: BREAK

14.30-15.40: Accessibility and Enviromental data

DAY 1L – Calculation of commuting-distances in ArcView 3.x (20 min).

A description of how to calculate the road distance between home and workplace for 2.8 million employed persons in Denmark.
 Michael Berg Rasmussen, Statistics Denmark.


DAY 1M – The Norwegian Noise Annoyance Calculations (20 min):
Margrete Steinnes, Statistics Norway.

DAY 1N – The Norwegian Harmonisation to LUCAS
(Eurostat Land Use/Cover Area frame statistical survey)
(20 min):
Vilni Verner Holst Bloch, Statistics Norway.

Discussant: Michael Berg Rasmussen, Denmark

15.40-15.45: BREAK

15.45-17.15: Cooperation with private companies and public institutions – presentations:

 

DAY 1O – Integrating grid data for marketing purposes (20 min):

Martin Glarvig, Geomatic (Denmark)

 

DAY 1P – GIS solutions and analysis (20 min):

Samo Olsen, National Agency for Enterprise and Housing (Denmark)

DAY 1Q – X@Point for Excel (20 min):
Johnny Bauer, NeoZone, Denmark.

 

DAY 1R – SVG for Excel (20 min):
Esben Holmes, Geoinformatik, Denmark.

Discussant: Erik Sommer, Denmark

 

19.30-22.00: Evening gathering at a restaurant in Copenhagen

 

DAY 2 –FRIDAY THE 26TH OF MARCH

09.00-09.10: WELCOME

09.10–09.15: Opening and introduction:

Second day Adoption of the program for the second day and some practical information: Erik Sommer, Statistics Denmark

Te second day will continue the discussion in smaller groups.

 

09.15-10.15: Delineation

 

DAY 2A – Definitions in delineation, case studies in Finland (20 min):

Sinikka Laurila, Statistics Finland

 

DAY 2B – Delineation of Urban Settlements according to the Nordic Definition – A comparison (20 min):

Erik Engelien, Statistics Norway

DAY 2C – Fixed krieging for quick and dirty delineations (20 min): Lars Backer, Statistics Sweden

 

Discussant: Marianne Eriksson Sweden

10.15-10.30: BREAK

 

10.30–12.30: GIS-workshops

The workshops are for further and more intensive discussions.

A purpose is to change ideas and experiences about different fields, to find potential needs for cooperation and to make proposals for further work.

 

A summary and conclusions are presented after lunch.

Workshop A: Grid data sets and Nordic cooperation (continuation from Helsinki, 2003)

A Nordic grid task force

DAY 2D – Tandem-project – Results of the phase II (30 min).:

Lars Backer, Statistics Sweden

 

DAY 2E – Update on Nordic Grid Task Force (10 min):

Erik Sommer, Statistics Denmark.

Topics to be discussed:

a) Production, distribution and utilisation of grid-type of statistics in each country.

b) The common Nordic grid map.

c) Nordic Grid Project and EuroGrid.

d) Cooperation in the future – what-when-who and how – facilities, funding

Chair: Erik Sommer, Denmark

Rapporteur: Sten-Åke Hallén, Sweden

 

Workshop B: GIS in Internet (continuation from Helsinki, 2003)

DAY 2F – Tools and products of today – plans for the future – short overview from Estonia (15 min):

Inge Nael, Statistics Estonia

Topics to be discussed:

a) Tools and products of today – plans for the future in each country.

b) Web Map Services (WMS) and Web Feature Services (WFS) supporting SVG-project

c) Need for cooperation.

d) Cooperation in the future – what, when, who and how – facilities, funding.

Chair: Ulla-Maarit Saarinen, Finland

Rapporteur: Marianne Vik Dysterud, Norway

 

Workshop C: Delineation (continuation from Helsinki, 2003)

Topics to be discussed:

Defining urban areas.

Delineation of functional or other specific statistical areas in each country.

Cooperation in the future – what, when, who and how – facilities, funding.

Chair: Sinika Laurila, Finland

Rapporteur: Marianne Eriksson, Sweden

 

Workshop D: Spatial extensions to databases (continuation from Oslo, 2002)

DAY 2G – Report on the planned construction of a Geodatabase based on ArcSDE (20 min):
Bjørn Roar Joneid, Statistics Norway

DAY 2H – FME and Geodatabase; some experiences and expectations (20 min):
Peter Laulund, National Cadastre and Survey Denmark.

DAY 2I – Oracle Locator/Spatial; some experiences and expectations (10 min):

Chair/ Rapporteur: Jesper  Lauritzen, Statistics Denmark.

Topics to be discussed:

Experiences etc.

Future plans.

 

Chair: Jesper Lauritzen, Denmark

Rapporteur: Jesper Lauritzen, Denmark