2016 SCORUS Conference - Indicators for territorial policies: closing data gaps by using traditional and new sources and methods. Lisbon, Portugal, 29 June - 1 July 2016.

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SCORUS in partnership with Statistics Portugal and the OECD is holding its 2016 conference  in Lisbon. The conference will address the development and progress of regional and urban statistics under the scope of the cross-cutting issues that have been put forward in European and global agendas. The territorial dimension has been set out as essential for the implementation of EU regional policy, aligned with Europe 2020 strategy.

Abstracts are being sought  around the following themes

·         Interplay between regional and territorial policies and statistical indicators

·         Space transformation, land use and value

·         Measuring inclusive growth and living conditions at regional level

·         Delimitation of relevant territorial units: size, function and comparability

·         Integrating statistical and geospatial information to produce new territorial indicators

·         The potential for territorial information of open data and big data


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