The 12. European Forum for Geography and Statistics (EFGS) took place at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel in Manchester on the 10th and 11th October 2019. The conference brought together geospatial and statistical experts to exchange ideas to further enhance the development of spatial statistics for Europe.
The motto of this year’s conference was Statistics + Location –> Insight + Impact, which aimed to highlight how our insights into the population and the world in general are greatly enhanced through the integration of statistics and place.
The conference was investigating the following themes:
- Visualisation for impact
- Better geodata, better policy
- Leaving no one behind
- The geospatial census
- GeoData science
- Future geospatial thinking
- Geospatial architecture
The final agenda with presentations is here
The official conference website
The conference was organised by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and Ordnance Survey GB (OS) with support from the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat) and the European Forum for Geography and Statistics (EFGS).