POP Events 2016

2016 Events from the World Population Program

14 December 2016
Human capital as the root cause of development and policy priority in the 21st century

Wolfgang Lutz will discuss multi-dimensional demographic analysis as part of the  IST Science and Society Lecture series at the Institute of Science and Technology. More

05 December 2016 - 07 December 2016
Variations of the themes of Wolfgang Lutz

In honor of World Population Program (POP) Director Wolfgang Lutz' 60th birthday, the Wittgenstein Centre and its three pillars, IIASA, the VID at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and the Vienna University of Economics and Business, are hosting this scientific conference. More

22 November 2016
Half a century of Thai population and world population

Wolfgang Lutz and Sergei Scherbov are invited keynote speakers at the 50th anniversary celebration of the College of Population Studies at Chulalongkorn University. More

17 November 2016
Demographic, social and ecological impacts of China's One-Belt-One-Road

World Population Program scientist Raya Muttarak will present latest IIASA research in a lecture at National Chung Cheng University. More

07 November 2016 - 18 November 2016
Demographic analysis with application to aging society

Sergei Scherbov is leading a workshop for junior scientists and early-to mid-career professionals at Chulalongkorn University. More

18 October 2016
The turn to sustainability?

Wolfgang Lutz was invited to give a keynote at the Leopoldina Symposium on the Agenda 2030 and Its Implications for Science and Policy. More

13 October 2016 - 14 October 2016
Age structure, mortality and prospective aging

Warren Sanderson was invited to present groundbreaking IIASA research on the study of aging at the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations. More

10 October 2016 - 12 October 2016
The nexus between population and environment in Asia

Wolfgang Lutz and Raya Muttarak will present latest IIASA research at the Shanghai Population Forum on Future Directions in Asian Population Research. More

06 October 2016 - 07 October 2016
The culture of aging - the culture of life

As leading expert in the study of population aging, World Popualtion Program Deputy Director Sergei Scherbov was invited to participate at the IV National Conference Society for All Ages. More

29 September 2016 - 30 September 2016
The link between climate, conflict and cross-border migration

World Population Program scientist Raya Muttarak will present latest IIASA research at this interdisciplinary conference organized at the University of Bonn. More

22 September 2016 - 23 September 2016
Underlying causes of the fertility increase in Egypt

IIASA researcher Zakarya Al Zalak is presenting latest research on demographic changes in Egypt at this international young researchers' conference. More

31 August 2016 - 03 September 2016
Demographic change and policy implications

The World Population Program is represented numerously at this year's European Population Conference in Germany. More

29 August 2016 - 31 August 2016
Our next world: Global demography in the 21st century

Wolfgang Lutz was invited to give a keynote about future population at the World Demographic & Ageing Forum. More

10 July 2016 - 14 July 2016
The futures we want

IIASA scientists from the World Population Program will present their latest research at the 3rd International Sociology Association Forum of Sociology. More

13 June 2016
Modelling human capital formation as the basis for assessing the benefits of education

Wolfgang Lutz will give a talk as part of the Keyfitz Lectures in Mathematics and the Social Sciences series at The Fields Institute. More

08 June 2016 - 10 June 2016
Determinants of unusual and differential health expectancy

IIASA scientists from the World Population Program will present their latest research on aging at the 28th REVES conference. More

06 June 2016 - 15 June 2016
The demography of health and education

The Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) is organizing a Summer School in conjunction with the 28th REVES Meeting.  More

26 May 2016 - 28 May 2016
Intergenerational transfer, human capital, and inequality

The International Sociological Association invited Wolfgang Lutz to give a presentation at its international conference on social stratification and mobility. More

29 April 2016
Potential impact of migration on human capital in Europe

At this year's Demography Symposium of the Finish Academy of Sciences Program Director Wolfgang Lutz was invited to give a presentation on the impact of migration. More

31 March 2016 - 02 April 2016
IIASA at the PAA Annual Meeting 2016

IIASA's World Population Program is presenting new demographic research at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting 2016. More

11 February 2016 - 15 February 2016
Making connections at the AAAS Conference

A IIASA delegation attended the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) conference in Washington DC this February, strengthening ties with US scientists and paving the way for continued fruitful collaborations. More

04 February 2016 - 05 February 2016
What we know and what we do not know about the future of the population

The European University Institute’s Forum on Migration, Citizenship and Demography invited Wolfgang Lutz to give a keynote at its first conference on demography. More

14 January 2016 - 15 January 2016
Informing sustainability science through advances in environmental decision making

Wolfgang Lutz will give a keynote at this workshop organized by the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. More

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