Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Registrations OPEN for Australian Population Association Conference, Darwin 2018 !

The Demography & Growth Planning team at Charles Darwin University is looking forward to welcoming you to Darwin in July 2018 for the 19th Australian Population Association Conference. Along with stimulating content and great networking opportunities, delegates will enjoy Darwin’s perfect dry season weather, its warm and laid-back atmosphere and some ‘only locals know’ highlights.

Together with the Australian Population Association, the Northern Institute's 'Demography and Growth Planning' research team are leading the organisation of the conference with generous support from the Northern Territory Department of Treasury and Finance and the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Attendees will experience fantastic value for money and the warmth and culture of our beautiful Top End. We encourage academics, planners, policymakers, students and anyone with an interest in population-related issues to pencil in the dates of 18-20 July 2018.

Attendees will experience fantastic value for money and the warmth and culture of our beautiful Top End. We urge academics, planners, policy makers, students and anyone with an interest in population related issues to head over to the conference's official website and register today!

Call for Papers is open!

Participation at the 2018 APA Conference is by abstract submission. We welcome abstracts on the topics listed below and proposals for additional topics. Abstracts should be provided in under 300 words in Microsoft Word format, with a clear and succinct title and with all contributors identified. Please submit your abstracts to apa2018@cdu.edu.au apa2018@cdu.edu.au along with identification of the themed session you would like your presentation to considered for. Key dates for abstract submissions and notifications are listed below. We require at least one presenter to attend and be registered for the full conference.

Session themes
  • Northern Territory populations
  • Rural and regional demographic change
  • Population issues in Northern Australia
  • The demography of change in sparsely populated areas
  • Indigenous demography and futures
  • Fertility
  • Mortality, health and wellbeing
  • Internal migration and mobility
  • Overseas migration and mobility
  • Marriage and partnering
  • Families, households and housing
  • Population modelling
  • Population and environment
  • New data and visualisation
  • Population policies
  • Population ageing and age structural transition
  • Labour market and workforce

Key Dates
  • 28-Feb-18       Deadline for submission of abstracts
  • 16-Mar-18       Authors notified of acceptance of papers/posters
  • 11-Jul-18         Last day for standard registration
  • 18-20 Jul-18    APA Conference

Merry Christmas from the team and see you up North in 2018! 


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