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EFGS 2018 Conference

16–18 October 2018 Helsinki, Finland

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Upcoming Events

  1. UN-GGIM 8 – New York

    August 1 - August 3
  2. INSPIRE Conference 2018

    September 18 - September 21
  3. UN-GGIM: Europe WG Data Integration

    September 24 - September 25
  4. EFGS 2018 Conference Helsinki, Finland

    October 16 - October 18
  5. UN World Data Forum 2018

    October 22 - October 24

Latest News

10th Annual European Forum for Geography & Statistics

10th Annual EFGS Conference   The 10th Annual European Forum for Geography & Statistics was co-hosted by Central Statistics Office Ireland and Ordnance Survey Ireland. The 2017 EFGS Conference was successfully held in Dublin Castle from November 2-3 2017. The...

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7th Report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion

The European Commission published on 9 October 2017 the 7th Cohesion Report. It zooms in on EU regions and cities, draws lessons from cohesion spending during the crisis years and sets the scene for cohesion policy after 2020. Analysing the current state of the EU's...

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Open data of United States

Open data services of United States are available at EFGS webpage from now. More information you can find here: Open Data U.S.

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EFGS 2017 Conference program

    We would like to inform, that the program of the EFGS 2017 Conference is now available: EFGS 2017 Conference Program Please download the EFGS 2017 Program as a PDF  ...

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Lars H. Backer Prize 2017 – Call for candidates

Lars H. Backer Prize 2017 The Lars H. Backer Prize in memoriam of Lars H. Backer will be awarded for major contributions to the development of a geospatial foundation for official statistics or for significantly improving the relevance of geospatial statistics for...

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The President of EFGS’s official statement during UN-GGIM 7

During Seventh session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), which was held in UN Headquarters, New York, 2-4 August 2017 the President of EFGS, Janusz Dygaszewicz presented an official statement on item 10...

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EFGS 2017 Conference – Call for Papers

The EFGS 2017 Conference will be organised under three main themes which reflect the main challenges and opportunities for combining statistical and geospatial information. These are: The UN Agenda incorporating the UN-GGIM and the Sustainable Development Goals...

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