7th International Conference on Population Geographies

Event Type: Conferences and Workshops

When: 25 June 2013 to 28 June 2013

Where: Groningen, the Netherlands

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The ICPG 2013 is an excellent platform to communicate your research in population geographies to the rest of the academic world. From September 1st, 2012 onwards it is possible to upload your abstracts. Completed papers as well as works in progress are welcome. Plenary sessions on Healthy Ageing and Population Decline will be organized. Special sessions on Healthy Ageing, Population Decline, Global Population Growth, Environmental Change and Migration, Arctic Population Geography, Highly Skilled Migration between the Global North and South and Internal Migration of Graduates and Regional Labour Markets will be hosted, so researchers in these fields are especially encouraged to come over and present.

Two keynote speakers for the conference include:

Professor Sarah Harper speaking on “Rethinking Global Ageing.” Professor Harper is Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Aging.

Dr. Cristina Martinez-Fernandez speaking on “The impact of demographic change on local labour markets: lessons from the Netherlands and OECD countries.” Dr. Martinez is Senior Policy Analyst at the OECD, located in Paris.