Paris, France, 15 - 17th November 2016

Welcome to EFGS 2016

The 9th European Forum for Geography and Statistics conference will take place in Paris from 15 to 17th November, 2016 at the Mercure Paris Vaugirard Porte de Versailles Hotel.

It will be organized by Insee, the French National Statistical Institute (NSI) with support from Eurostat, the European Forum for Geography and Statistics (EFGS), IGN, the French National Mapping Agency (NMA) and from the French Ministry of the Environment, Energy and Marine Affairs.

Under the motto "Suitable, Reliable, Sustainable", the conference will be an opportunity for experts to share knowledge and best practices on the following themes:
  • UN-GGIM - Current developments at Global and European levels,
  • Sustainable Development Goals - Importance of geospatial information,
  • Cooperation between NMCAs and NSIsHarmonization of the spatial reference framework for geocoding,
  • Management of census geography,
  • Integration of geography in the statistical production process,
  • Confidentiality issues,
  • Web Tools for Dissemination,
  • Big data and Earth observation data in official statistics,
  • Geospatial analysis.

This website will give you all information you might need: agenda, venue, accommodation, social event, local information, registration, guidelines and deadlines for abstracts and paper submission.

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