POP Events 2017

2017 Events from the World Population Program

06 December 2017 - 07 December 2017
The state of world population ageing

World Population Deputy Program Director Sergei Scherbov is invited speaker at the first BRICS Meeting on Ageing organized by UNFPA China. More

03 December 2017 - 06 December 2017
The relationship between social conflict and natural resources

IIASA researcher Alison Heslin will discuss the complicated links between food and violence at the 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security. More

20 November 2017 - 22 November 2017
Economic consequences of population aging and intergenerational equity

IIASA researcher Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz is organizing this conference to discuss the past and future of taxes and public transfers and services in the light of demographic change in the European Union. More

20 November 2017 - 01 December 2017
Demographic analysis with applications to aging societies

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

29 October 2017 - 04 November 2017
Debating pressing global and regional population issues

World Population Program scientists will present and discuss latest IIASA research at the XXVIII IUSSP International Population Conference in South Africa. More

27 October 2017
The socio-economics of aging

IIASA researcher Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz will be the keynote speaker at the 5th International Workshop on the Socio-Economics of Ageing. More

18 October 2017 - 20 October 2017
Demographic education and population studies in universities

IIASA scientists will present latest research on aging at the 50th anniversary and international conference at the Center of Population Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University. More

01 October 2017 - 03 October 2017
World population, human capital and sustainable development

World Population Program Director Wolfgang Lutz is invited keynote speaker at the 14th Annual Meeting of Science and Technology in Society forum. More

19 September 2017 - 22 September 2017
The correlation between aging, work and health

IIASA researchers will discuss latest research from the World Population Program at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Demographie Jahrestagung. More

18 September 2017 - 20 September 2017
The dynamic relationship between natural resources and social conflict

Alison Heslin will discuss the links between resources and conflicts at the International Conference on Sustainable Development. More

14 September 2017 - 15 September 2017
Climate change across borders

IIASA researcher Alison Heslin will present latest research on global effects of climate change on population at the Gallatin Climate Change Initiative Conference. More

13 September 2017 - 16 September 2017
Analysis and interpretation of demographic indicators in Russia

World Population Program Deputy Director Sergei Scherbov delivered a lecture  on demographic issues in Russia in the framework of a high level training program for politicians and administrators. More

22 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Educate - inspire - connect

IIASA researchers Daniela Weber and Thomas Schinko will be Austrian delegates to the prestigious 6th Lindau (Nobel Laureate) Meeting on Economic Sciences. More

17 August 2017 - 22 August 2017
Global weirding? Climate change and population dynamics

As expert in the field of adaptive capacity to climate change IIASA researcher Raya Muttarak is invited speaker during the European Forum Alpbach seminar week. More

10 August 2017 - 11 August 2017
Peace Symposium

The "city of peace", the Finish town of Uusikaupunki has invited selected guests and researchers to contribute to the Peace Symposium on the occasion of its 400th birthday. More

24 July 2017 - 26 July 2017
Applying demographic methods and concepts to the study of vulnerability to global environmental change

The concept of demographic metabolism and the associated methods of multi-dimensional population projections present an effective analytical tool box to forecast important aspects of societal change that directly affect future adaptive capacity. More

23 July 2017 - 27 July 2017
Global aging and health: Bridging science, policy, and practice

World Population Program scientists Sergei Scherbov and Orawan Prasitsiriphon will present latest research from the Reaging project at the 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. More

21 June 2017 - 23 June 2017
Microsimulation, agent based modelling and computational methods

IIASA researchers will discuss immigration, diversity, human capital and the future labor force of developed countries at this international conference. More

19 June 2017 - 23 June 2017
Demography, human capital, and economic growth

Between 19-23 June 2017 IIASA, the Asian Demographic Research Institute, and the Wittgenstein Center (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) are organizing this Summer School at Shanghai University. More

08 June 2017 - 11 June 2017
East meets west: Innovation and discovery

World Population Program Deputy Director Sergei Scherbov will present latest IIASA research at the Third Asian Conference on Aging & Gerontology. More

27 April 2017 - 29 April 2017
IIASA at the PAA Annual Meeting 2017

IIASA's World Population Program is presenting new demographic research at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting 2017. More

07 April 2017 - 11 April 2017
Modelling and projecting sub-national population trends

IIASA, the Asian Demographic Research Institute, and the Wittgenstein Center (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) are organizing a series of workshops on modelling and projections. More

31 March 2017
Health, demography and climate change

This press talk will present a new report about the research on the interconnection of health, demography and climate change in Austria, Europe and the global level relevant for Austria, that was coauthored by Raya Muttarak. More

21 March 2017
Demography today: Are the 40s really the new 30s?

Sergei Scherbov was invited to give a lecture about new methods of measuring population aging developed at IIASA at the Spanish National Research Council. More

23 February 2017
Demographic challenges in Africa

IIASA researchers Anne Goujon and Bilal Barakat will discuss demographic scenarios for Africa, and the link between development projects, education and fertility at this expert conference. More

12 January 2017 - 14 January 2017
Russia and IIASA: Setting priorities

An IIASA delegation led by Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat visited Moscow to participate in the Gaidar Forum - the major annual international scientific conference in the field of economy in Russia. At the forum, Kabat strengthened cooperation between Russia and IIASA through meetings with leading experts in government and academia, including Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev. While IIASA's demographers presented their latest research findings about Russia.   More

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Last edited: 24 January 2017


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