7th International Conference on Population Geographies.


7th International Conference on Population Geographies. The conference will take place 25-28 June, 2013 in the city of Groningen, the Netherlands. The website is constantly updated, so please return to stay informed. If you wish to be included in the mailling list, please send us your contact information.

We proudly announce two Keynote Speakers:

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

Dr. Cristina Martinez-Fernandez – “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.

The call for abstracts is open now! The deadline for the submission of abstracts is January 25, 2013.

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 AgeingPopulation DeclineGlobal Population Growth, Environmental Change andMigration, Arctic Population Geography, Highly Skilled Migration between the Global North and South andInternal Migration of Graduates and Regional Labour Markets will be hosted, so researchers in these fields are especially encouraged to come over and present.

More news will follow, so check the website regularly or subscribe to the e-mail notifications by sending your contact information to [email protected]

Time and Place:

Date:   Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013
Venue:   University of Groningen, Groningen
City/Twon:   Groningen
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