Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) Data User Workshop @ Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Jun 12 – Jun 16 all-day

This five-day workshop will orient participants to the content and structure of the Core PSID, its special topics modules, and the PSID Child Development Supplement and PSID Transition into Adulthood Supplement. The workshop pairs morning instructional sessions led by experienced PSID researchers and staff with afternoon guided lab sessions in which users construct their own analytic data files.

A limited number of stipends are available to graduate students and junior researchers who apply by April 14, 2017 to help with travel and lodging costs. All applications received by April 14 will be given priority for enrollment.

International Conference on Peace, Education and Development (ICPED-16)
Jun 20 – Jun 23 all-day
Bayesian Modelling Course
Jun 26 – Jun 28 all-day

With this course, you’ll  be able to do data analysis on a dataset of your own using Bayesian inference, with the following steps:

  • Clean, prepare and arrange data before any analysis.
  • Go from an equation specifying a concrete model to its representation in computer code.
  • Obtain estimates of the parameters of interest.
  • Graphically represent the results of the models and interpret the results.

This course is of use  to anyone (professional or academic) interested in doing research beyond limitations imposed by sample size.    More information about the course here

British Society for Population Studies (BSPS) 2017 Conference @ University of Liverpool
Sep 6 – Sep 8 all-day
IUSSP International Population Conference
Oct 29 – Nov 4 all-day
IUSSP International Population Conference

About the Conference

Statistics South Africa, on behalf of the Republic of South Africa, will host the 28th International Population Conference of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) in Cape Town, South Africa at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) from 29 October to 4 November 2017.

The IUSSP International Population Conference is a major international event drawing over 2,000 scientists, policy makers and practitioners in the global population community to meet and address issues of common concern.  The Conference takes place once every four years, providing a unique forum for population experts to take stock of recent research on population trends and issues and to debate possible actions and policy responses to the challenges posed by population phenomena.

The Conference will include invited plenary debates and panel discussions on population and sustainable development issues as well as over 240 scientific sessions featuring the results of recent research from around the globe. Sessions will cover a wide range of topics including international migration, sexual and reproductive health, poverty and inequality, population and environment interactions, the consequences of population ageing and issues related to children and youth, education, the labour force, and gender and human rights. There will also be a set of sessions on Population and Policy Challenges in Africa. Attention to advances in methods and data measuring population phenomena and evaluating progress towards health and development goals such as the SDGs will be a key concern cutting across all sessions.  In addition, there will be exhibits, side meetings and training sessions.

Annual Meeting 2018 @ Sheraton Denver Downtown
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day
Annual Meeting 2019 @ JW Marriott Austin
Apr 11 – Apr 13 all-day

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