Nordic meeting 19-20 September 2023 Kongsvinger, Norway

Day I – Tuesday 19th September 09:00-16:15

Hours Topic Presenter
Welcome and Introduction Session (09:00-10:00) (Chair: Vilni)
Introduction to the three Nordic GEOS projects
09:00-09:15 Welcome and opening, presentation Vilni Verner Holst Bloch (NO)
09:15-09:30 Geostatistical grants by Eurostat, presentation Hannes Reuter (Eurostat)
09:30-09:45 GEOS project NO: Geo-enabling statistics across centuries – setting up an efficient geodata infrastructure for statistics, research and policy making, presentation Vilni Verner Holst Bloch (NO)
09:45-10:00 GEOS project FI: The GSGF in Finland – Integration of geospatial and statistical information in Finland (GSFI) project, presentation Mervi Haakana (FI)
10:00- 10:15 GEOS project SE: Consolidation of a multi-temporal data management environment for geocoding and aggregation of unit-record data, presentation Jerker Moström (SE)
10:15-10:45 Coffee break
Session 1: “Geographies over time” (10:00-12:00) (Chair: Jerker)
10:45-11:05 Reconstruction of historical municipality boundaries – work in progress, presentation Jerker Moström (SE)
11:05-11:25 Status historical geographies in Statistics Norway, presentation Dana Moe (NO)
11:25-11:45 Georeferencing of historical maps by crowdsourcing, presentation Sidsel Kvarteig (NO)
11:45-12:00 Discussion All
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-13:20 TORA – Topographical register at the Swedish National Archives, presentation Olof Karsvall (SE)
13:20-13:40 Data model for a historical-geospatial-ontology, presentation Kenneth Ahlfors (FI)
13:40-14:00 Discussion All
14:40-14:30 Coffee break
14:30-15:00 Administrative and statistical geographies – a systems approach for interoperable and harmonized data, presentation Linus Rispling (SE)
15:00-15:30 Use of Cadaster for historical geographies, presentation Kåre Bævre (NO)
15:30-16:00 Historical administrative units at Norwegian Mapping Authority, presentation Carina Tolpinrud Jøntvedt (NO)
16:00-16:15 Discussion All
Social event in the evening


Day II – Wednesday 20th September 09:00-16:00

Hours Topic Presenter
Session 2: “GSGF in action” (09:00-12:00) (Chair: Rina)
09:00-09:20 The current status and challenges of the integration of statistics and spatial information in Finland – interpreted through the GSGF model, presentation Rina Tammisto (FI)
09:20-09:40 National stakeholder networks as a key tool in the GSGF implementation, presentation Panu Muhli (FI)
09:40-10:00 How Statistics Norway have related GSGF into an already established production line, presentation Marianne V. Dysterud (NO)
10:00- 10:20 “Cleaning up the mess” – How to create a repository for geospatial reference data to enable geocoding of statistical micro data in long time series, presentation Anton Flodin Sedenius & Andreas Lövgren (SE)
10:20-10:30 Discussion
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:20 Management of location information of business register using centralized geospatial repository, presentation Godfrey Lowndes (FI)
11:20-11:40 Improving location quality in the Business register, presentation Linus Rispling / Jerker Moström (SE)
11:40-12:00 Geocoding of business register in Norway, presentation Simen Sommer (NO)
12:00-12:10 Discussion
12:10-13:00 Lunch break
Session 3: Small area geographies (Chair: Vilni)
13:00-13:30 Local statistic areas in Sweden (DeSO) – some do’s and don’ts + success stories, presentation Karin Hedeklint (SE)
13:30-14:00 Development of a new local statistic area definition for Finland, presentation Ville Helminen (FI)
14:00-14:30 Next year’s meeting in Stockholm: input and proposals Karin Hedeklint (SE)
14:30-15:00 Other business and wrap up ALL