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The motto of this conference “Building Bridges” stands for the important bridge between NSIs and NMCAs through the UN-GGIM process. The conference will try to achieve this with putting the focus on "The true integration of geography and statistics through the UN-GGIM process" during both the keynote and the conference sessions.

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Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Timetable    Subject                                                
8:30-10:00Registration
10:00-11:00Conference opening
 Welcome speeches by 
Konrad Pesendorfer, Director General of Statistik Austria 
Wernher Hoffmann, President of BEV 
Janusz Dygaszewicz, President of EFGS (Presentation
Ekkehard Petri, European Commission Eurostat
11:00-11:30Coffee Break
11:30-11:55KEYNOTE Martin Brady 
Towards a Global Statistical Geospatial Framework    (Abstract   Presentation)
 
11:55-13:00 
 
 
SESSION 1: GLOBAL USE CASES -
Session chair: Matina Halkia 
 
 Tracy Kugler 
TerraPop: Constructing Boundary Files for Location-Based Integration of Population and Environmental Data    (Abstract   Paper   Presentation)
 Joshua Comenetz 
Global Population Mapping at the U.S. Census Bureau    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Erin Doxsey-Whitfield et al 
Gridding global male and female populations: new data from the Gridded Population of the World (GPW)    (Abstract   Paper   Presentation)
13:00-14:00Lunch Break
 
14:00-15:00 
 
 
SESSION 2: INSPIRE -
Session chair: Mirosław Migacz 
 
 Miroslaw Migacz 
Benefits and challenges of INSPIRE implementation in the field of statistics    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Pierre Jamagne 
INSPIRE implementation at Statistics Belgium - achievements    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Dominique Laurent 
The European Location Framework (ELF): taking INSPIRE to the next level    (Abstract   Presentation)
 
15:00-16:15 
 
 
SESSION 3: UN-GGIM: EUROPE -
Session chair: Marie Haldorson 
 
 Antonio Arozarena 
UN-GGIM: Europe , one year work    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Francois Chirié 
UN-GGIM: Europe working Group A - European Core Data    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Pier-Giorgio Zaccheddu 
UN-GGIM: Europe working Group B - Data Integration    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Marie Haldorson 
Priority User Needs - report from Working Group B    (Abstract   Presentation)
16:15-16:45Coffee Break
 
16:45-17:35 
 
 
SESSION 4: GEOSTATISTICS - A JOINT EFFORT
- Session Chair: Gerda Schennach 
 
 Stefan Jensen 
A shared environmental information system (SEIS) for Environment and Statistics    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Stephan Arnold 
Pilot studies on the provision of harmonized land use/land cover statistics (Synergies between LUCAS and the national systems)    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Josef Strobl 
Services Integration: technical, organizational and policy perspectives    (Abstract   Presentation)

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Timetable    Subject                                                
 
8:30-9:10 
 
 
SESSION 4: GEOSTATISTICS - A JOINT EFFORT - CONTINUED 
 
 Hugo Poelman 
Combining geography and statistics for an improved analysis of urban phenomena: recent experiences in European Regional and Urban Policy    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Mick Cory 
The European Location Framework for Geostatistics    (Abstract   Presentation)
 
9:10-10:20 
 
 
SESSION 5: GEOSTAT - INTEGRATION OF GEOGRAPHY AND STATISTICS
- Session Chair: Jerker Moström 
 
 Amelia Wardzinska-Sharif, Jerker Moström 
Integration of geography and statistics in Europe - state of progress report based on the GEOSTAT 2 survey    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Ola Erik Nordbeck 
EFGS.info in a new framework, a way to share knowledge about spatial statistics    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Rina Tammisto 
GSBPM as a framework for the production of spatial statistics    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Vincent Loonis 
Announcement of the EFGS 2016 conference   (Presentation)
10:20-10:50Coffee Break
 
10:50-11:30 
 
 
SESSION 6: SPATIAL STATISTICS FROM VISIONS TO PRACTICES (in memoriam Lars Backer)
- Session Chair: Vilni Verner Holst Bloch 
 
 Marina Backer Skaar 
My perspective of the EFGS and Lars’ strong dedication to the “Vision”
 Ekkehard Petri 
Implementing the GEOSTAT Vision - a 10 points program towards a European statistical-spatial framework     (Abstract   Presentation)
 
11:30-12:30 
 
 
SESSION 7: GRIDS - POPULATION & MORE
- Session Chair: Ingrid Kaminger 
 
 KEYNOTE Klaus Steinnocher 
Spatio-temporal modelling of population: from global to local scales    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Stefano Mugnoli et al 
IT Geostat Population Grid 2011    (Abstract   Paper   Presentation)
 Konštantín Rosina et al 
Spatial disaggregation of 1km GEOSTAT data into finer grids in Slovakia and Czechia    (Abstract   Presentation)
12:30-13:30Lunch Break
 
13:30-14:40 
 
 
SESSION 7: GRIDS - POPULATION & MORE - CONTINUED 
 
 David Martin 
Exploiting census workplace data to build a daytime grid map of England and Wales    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Francisco J. Goerlich 
A volumetric approach to population disaggregation using LIDAR remote sensing data    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Matina Halkia et al 
Towards a 100-m, GHSL-based population grid in Europe    (Abstract   Paper   Presentation)
 Filipe Batista e Silva et al 
The ENACT project: towards spatiotemporal activity and population mapping in Europe    (Abstract   Presentation)
14:40-15:00POSTER PRESENTATION
 Pierre Jamagne 
Urban and rural areas in Belgium according to the Eurostat revised definition (Eurostat regional yearbook 2010)    (Abstract   Presentation   Poster)
 Tiam Mohammadzade Miraki et al 
Relocation of Kurmanj Kurds leading to different cultural geography in the North-East of Iran, poster    (Abstract)
15:00-15:30Coffee Break
 
15:30-17:15 
 
 
SESSION 8: BEST PRACTICE I
- Session Chair: Igor Kuzma 
 
 Cátia Nunes et al 
Bridging geographical and statistical information: a focus on inter-organizational cooperation in Portugal between INE and DGT    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Vincent Loonis 
Collaboration between NMA and NSI, the French example    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Pierre Jamagne 
Collaboration between Statistics Belgium and NMCAs    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Niek van Leeuwen 
Non disclosure rules applied on non-hierarchical small areas    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Marja Tammilehto-Luode 
Review of the project carried out in cooperation of NSI and NMA    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Timo Aarnio, Jani Kylmäaho 
Oskari in Spatial Statistics on Web and more    (Abstract   Presentation)
19:30-22:00Conference Dinner - sponsored by BEV

Thursday, 12 November 2015

Timetable    Subject                                                
 
8:30-10:00 
 
 
SESSION 9: BEST PRACTICE II -
Session Chair: Erik Sommer 
 
 Erwin Grabler (& WIGeoGIS) 
The Austrian Broadband-Atlas    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Idriz Shala, Amir Sogoveja 
The role of national address database at Kosovo agency of statistics    (Abstract   Paper   Presentation)
 Ignacio Duque 
Surrounding paths for improving spatial point addresses in Spanish statistical production    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Jirí Horák et al 
OLAP for  heterogeneous socio-economic data - the challenge of integration, analysis and crime prevention: a Czech case study    (Abstract   Paper   Presentation)
 Niek van Leeuwen 
Natural Capital Accounting : Land Cover Ecosystem Unit map of the Netherlands    (Abstract   Presentation)
10:00-10:30Coffee Break
 
10:30-11:45 
 
 
SESSION 10: OLD, NEW AND BIG DATA
- Session Chair: Marja Tammilehto-Luode 
 
 Vilni Verner Holst Bloch 
Viking age geography - Is it possible to trace back the territorial units a millennium ago?    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Igor Kuzma et al 
Mobile positioning and Statistical derivatives - The way forward?   (Abstract   Presentation)
 Marcus Justesen 
Use of AIS data to Improve Transportation Statistics    (Abstract   Presentation)
 Elena Navajas Cawood, Lorenzo Vannacci et al 
Rail passenger transport: Measuring accessibility using timetable data    (Abstract   Presentation)
12:00-13:00Lunch Break
 
13:00-14:30 
 
 
PANEL DISCUSSION 
 
 Chair: Norbert Rainer (Statistics Austria) 
 
Panel: Representatives of 
EFGS: Janusz Dygaszewicz (President of EFGS, CSO Poland) 
Eurostat: Ekkehard Petri 
GEOSTAT: Marie Haldorson (Statistics Sweden) 
NMA: Gerda Schennach (Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying – Austria) 
NSI: Marja Tammilehto-Luode (Statistics Finland) 
UN-GGIM: Martin Brady (Australian Bureau of Statistics)
14:30-15:00Coffee Break
15:00-16:00THE EFGS GENERAL ASSEMBLY
16:00-17:00THE GFGS STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING