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EFGS 2019 Conference

10–11 October 2019 Manchester, United Kingdom

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Upcoming Events

  1. GISCO 2019 Working Group

    March 28
  2. UN-GGIM:Europe-ESS-UNECE meeting

    March 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Geospatial World Forum

    April 2 - April 4
  4. Geo4SDGs conference

    April 3 - April 4
  5. UN-GGIM: Europe ExCom

    April 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Latest News

The programme and presenters of EFGS 2018

We are glad to announce the preliminary programme and presenters of EFGS 2018: Day 1, October 16th 2018 08.30 – 09.30 Registration 09.30 – 10.30 Conference Opening Welcome Speech by Statistics Finland — Marjo Bruun, Director General of Statistics Finland National Land...

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Time to register for EFGS 2018!

The 11th Annual European Forum for Geography and Statistics EFGS is held in Helsinki on 16 to 18 October 2018. The registration is open until 15 September 2018 or when the maximum number of conference participants have registered. The maximum number of participants is...

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Migration to Europe and its demographic background

Analyses of available data on international migration are becoming increasingly important in demographic projections year after year in the age of human mobility. As Europe experienced an unprecedented mass inflow of refugees and asylum seekers in 2015 since World War...

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4th keynote speaker confirmed for EFGS 2018

We are pleased to announce that Steven Vale will be the 4th keynote speaker for EFGS 2018 in Helsinki. Steven Vale is a Senior Statistician and the Regional Advisor in Statistics at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, in Geneva, Switzerland. This role...

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EFGS 2018 Conference Helsinki – Final call for abstracts

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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