The EFGS 2021 Conference programme with abstracts and presentations

CESTDay 1, 7th September
9:00 – 9:35Webinar Opening & Welcome speeches
Dr. Georg Thiel, President of the Federal Statistical Office of Germany
Prof. Dr. Paul Becker, President of the Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy
Viveka Palm, Director for the Department of Sectoral and Regional Statistics at Eurostat
Dr. Janusz Dygaszewicz, President of the European Forum for Geography and Statistics
9:35 – 10:55Keynotes
Moderation: Marie Haldorson, Statistics Sweden
Robert Szucs, Grasshopper Geography Presentation
Stefan Jensen, European Environment Agency Presentation
Kira Schacht, Deutsche Welle Presentation
Discussion
10:55 – 11:15Virtual Coffee Break
Networking
11:15 – 12:10Session 1 - The Frame
Moderation: Oliver Müller, Eurostat
Geocoding and the Spatial Analysis of Population and Housing Census Data in Africa
Ayenika Godheart, Andre Nonguierma, William Muhwava - United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Abstract Presentation
Mapping for a Sustainable World – A UN-ICA Collaboration
Prof. Dr. Menno-Jan Kraak - International Cartographic Association
Abstract Presentation
The Progress and Future of the Global Statistical Geospatial Framework
Alex Mudabeti - National Statistics Agency Namibia, Co-Chair of the UN EG ISG
Abstract Presentation
UN-GGIM: Europe – keeping up with a changing landscape
Carol Agius, James Norris, Cátia Nunes - EuroGeographics, UN-GGIM: Europe Secretariat, Ordnance Survey, Statistics
Portugal
Abstract Presentation
Geospatial View of Generic Statistical Business Process Model
InKyung Choi - United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Abstract Presentation
UNGGIM: Europe Working Group on Data Integration – findings, challenges and obstacles
Pier-Giorgio Zaccheddu - Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy
Abstract Presentation
Discussion
12:10 – 13:00Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:15Session 2 - The Frame
Moderation: Ingrid Vanden Berghe, National Geographic Institute Belgium
13:05Australian Bureau of Statistics and Geoscience Australia - Successful Collaboration on Location and Geospatial Information
Simon Costello, Martin Brady - Geoscience Australia, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Abstract Presentation
13:15From one-to-one NMCA-NSO collaboration to cross-governmental network for promoting integration of statistical and geospatial information – First-light experiences in Finland
Panu Muhli, Rina Tammisto - National Land Survey of Finland, Statistics Finland
Abstract Presentation
13:25GIS and the SDGs
Linda Peters - Esri
Abstract Presentation
13:35gvSIG Online as a Spatial Data Infrastructure in local administration
Mario Carrera - gvSIG Association
Abstract Presentation
13:45Geospatial ethics for statistics
Alistair Calder - ONS Office for National Statistics, UK
Abstract Presentation
13:55Discussion
14:15 – 14:45Virtual Coffee Break
Networking
14:45 – 16:15Session 3 - Presentation Lounge
Non profit agriculture in rural areas in Italy: a geospatial knowledge infraCentrestructure based on data integration
Roberto Gismondi - Italian National Institute of Statistics
Abstract Presentation
IRENE: a next-generation crop yield forecasting system for Italian agriculture
Sofia Bajocco - Council for Agricultural Research and Economics - Research for Agriculture and Environment
Abstract Presentation
A Digital Twin precursor for drought impact monitoring: an Earth Observation based spatio-temporal data-cube
Eva Ivits, Grega Milcinski, Maxim Lamare, Roel Van Hoolst, Bruno Smets, Lars Eklundh - European Environment Agency, Sinergise, Sentinel Hub, VITO, VITO, Lund University"
Abstract Presentation
Digital Twin Germany – A feasibility study
Patrick Knöfel - Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy
Abstract Presentation
The address component of the Statistical Base Register of Territorial Entities
Davide Fardelli - Italian National Institute of Statistics
Abstract Presentation
Characterization of the Andalusian population using Python and QGIS
Luís Ángel Moya, Mº Encarnación Madrid, Francisco Javier Rodrigues, Miguel Sanz - Andalusian Healthcare Regional Department
Abstract Presentation
Facing uncertainty in geospatial data through statistical and geospatial data integration
Rossano Figueiredo, Rui Pedro Julião - Universidade NOVA de Lisboa
Abstract Presentation
Digital Atlases
Karsten Schmidt - Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy
Abstract Presentation
Methods and perspectives of geospatial statistical data integration – observations from the taskgroup UN-GGIM: Europe
Nathalie Delattre, Markus Jobst - National Geographic Institute, Subgroup Leader UN-GGIM: Europe WG on Data Integration, Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying
Abstract Presentation
UN-GGIM: Europe – showcasing the added-value of geospatial and statistical data integration to compute SDG indicators
Pier-Giorgio Zaccheddu, Francisco Vala, Cátia Nunes, Eva Ivits, Fabio Volpe, Jerker Moström - Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy, Statistics Portugal, Statistics Portugal, European Environment Agency, e-GEOS, Statistics Sweden
Abstract Presentation
Geoportal.de 2.0
Benjamin Richter - Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy
Abstract Presentation
Cadastral information. Geocoding of real estate in Andalusia
Joaquín Valverde-Martínez, Serafín Ojeda-Casares, Ana Ramírez-Torres - IECA, Indexa Geodata
Abstract Presentation
CESTDay 2, 8th September
9:00 – 11:55Session 4 - The Key
Moderation: Lea Bodossian, EuroGeographics
9:05GEOSTAT 4: The GSGF in Europe
Rina Tammisto, Mervi Haakana - Statistics Finland
Abstract Presentation
9:15GEOSTAT 4 - The role of quality for geospatial statistics
Thomas Burg - Statistics Austria
Abstract Presentation
9:25Grid-based analysis in regional and urban policy: a state of play
Hugo Poelman - European Commission - DG Regional and Urban Policy
Abstract Presentation
9:35Linked Open Data - enrich existing open datasets with thematic content in a very easy fashion
Dr. Falk Würriehausen - Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy
Abstract Presentation
9:45Integrating Spatial and Statistical Data in the Web Environment
Pekka Latvala - National Land Survey of Finland
Abstract Presentation
9:55Discussion
10:15 – 10:45Virtual Coffee Break
Networking
10:45New Methods for Statistical Disclosure Control with High Resolution Spatial Information
Jan Weymeirsch - Trier University
Abstract Presentation
10:55Heading towards spatial knowledge infrastructures – the role of the fundamental data theme ’Addresses’ for data integration
Ingrid Kaminger, Markus Jobst - Statistics Austria, Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying
Abstract Presentation
11:05Revealing Future Geospatial API’s – case GeoE3
Jari Reini - National Land Survey of Finland
Abstract Presentation
11:15Customer expectations and innovation in the field of geospatial reference data: A case study on market transparency
Peter Creuzer, Dr. Marcel Ziems - Landesamt für Geoinformation und Landesvermessung Niedersachsen (LGLN)
Abstract Presentation
11:25Harmonised Labour Market Area Definitions: potential for multi-national local analysis
Mike Coombes - CURDS (Centre for Urban & Regional Development Studies), Newcastle University
Abstract Presentation
11:35Discussion
11:55 – 13:00Lunch Break
13:00 – 15:25Session 5 A - The Unlocked Value (Parallel Session)
The Value of Data Integration and What’s Missing
Moderation: Timothy Trainor, International Cartographic Association

Abstract Presentation
13:10Contribution of the NIVA project in unlocking value from IACS data
Dominique Laurent - Institut national de l’information géographique et forestière
Abstract Presentation
13:20Unlocking the value of authoritative geospatial information through a unique approach to interoperable pan-European datasets
Angela Baker, Rhian French - EuroGeographics Head Office
Abstract Presentation
13:30Development of a database for geospatial accessibility data on grid cell level
Axel Ramstein - Federal Statistical Office of Germany
Abstract Presentation
13:40Calculating commuting distances: challenges of a mandate and method transfer
Elfie Swerts, Michael Bühler - Office Fédéral de la Statistique
Abstract Presentation
13:50Discussion
14:05 – 14:35Virtual Coffee Break
Networking
14:35Analysing changing mobility patterns during the pandemic using mobile network data
Younes Saidani, Hans Dietrich - Federal Statistical Office of Germany, Esri Germany
Abstract Presentation
14:45Mobility monitoring during the Covid-19 crisis in Estonia
Erki Saluveer - Positium
Abstract Presentation
14:55Calculating access to private outside space during a global pandemic
Jordan Parker, Iain Goodwin, Max Engledew - Office for National Statistics, Ordnance Survey, Office for National Statistics
Abstract Presentation
15:05 – 15:25Discussion and change of rooms
13:00 – 15:25Session 5 B - The Unlocked Value (Parallel Session)
COVID-19-Session
Martin Brady, Australian Bureau of Statistics

Presentation
13:00From the EAGLE concept to national LC and LU data
Stephan Arnold, Dr. Christian Lucas - Federal Statistical Office of Germany, LVermGeo Schleswig-Holstein
Abstract Presentation
13:10Service geoportal.gov.pl as an example of unlocking value from data
Ewa Surma, Waldemar Izdebski - Main Office of Geodesy and Cartography (PL)
Abstract Presentation
13:20Covid impacts on Census-taking and time-space population modelling
David Martin, Samantha Cockings, Andrew Harfoot - Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton
Abstract Presentation
13:30The JRC-GEOSTAT 2018: a novel small-area population estimation for Europe
Filipe Batista e Silva, Hugo Poelman, Lewis Dijkstra - JRC; European Commission, DG Regio
Abstract Presentation
13:40Digitisation and Integration of Historical Census Statistics for England and Wales
Justin Hayes, Apostolos Antonacopoulos, Christian Clausner - Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis Research Lab (PRImA), the University of Salford
Abstract Presentation
13:50Discussion
14:05 – 14:35Virtual Coffee Break
Networking
14:35New and improved tools for spatial statistics
Mirosław Migacz, Klaudia Peszat - Statistics Poland
Abstract Presentation
14:45Sustainability assessment of settlement development with multi-dimensional spatial data: Experiences of spatial data harmonization for the IÖR-Monitor
Tobias Krüger, Sujit Kumar Sikder, Gotthard Meinel - Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development
Abstract Presentation
14:55Integration of statistical and geospatial information in Egypt
Eng. Eman, Ahmed Oriby - Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), Egypt
Abstract Presentation
15:05 – 15:25Discussion and change of rooms
15:35 – 15:40Closing Session
Federal Statistical Office of Germany,
Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy
15:40 – 16:10General Assembly

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