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EFGS 2018 Conference

16–18 October 2018 Helsinki, Finland

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EFGS 2018 Conference Helsinki, Finland

The European Forum for Geography and Statistics (EFGS) is pleased to invite you to the 11th conference on the integration of geography and statistics. The motto of this year’s conference is “Finding the Future together”.   The conference will take place at Marina...

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SCORUS Conference 6-8 June 2018 – Final call for Papers

GUS – SCORUS Conference 2018 “NEW SCALE – NEW NEEDS – NEW STATISTICS” is jointly organised by Statistics Poland (GUS), the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS) Standing Committee of Regional and Urban Statistics (SCORUS) and the Organization for...

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Keynote speakers confirmed for EFGS 2018

We are delighted to announce keynote speakers for EFGS 2018 as Toni Ahlqvist, Julien Grunfelder and Ed Parsons. We look forward to welcoming our guest speakers in Helsinki.     Toni Ahlqvist (Ph.D.), Professor of Regional Development and Policy at the University of...

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A walk to the park?

An updated working paper presents a methodology that takes into account the spatial distribution of both population and green areas throughout the cities' territory, and produces indicators on the proximity of the green areas to the urban population. To obtain...

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Passenger rail accessibility in Europe’s border areas

Cross-border cooperation in the EU addresses the needs of border areas and has been helping to remove obstacles between them for more than 25 years already. To support this policy, quantitative evidence needs to be developed, especially in the areas of transport...

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