2011 PPA Conference Call for Papers


The Philippine Population Association (PPA) is pleased to announce Annual Scientific Conference and General Assembly on 2-5 February 2011 in Cagayan de Oro City. The conference theme is “Towards A Critical and Responsive Engagement to Population Challenges.” We welcome submission of scientific papers from both PPA and non-PPA members on any of the following topics:

1. Ageing

2. Trends and Changes in Marital Relations

3. Gender and Sexuality

4. Impact of Natural Disaster

5. Women and Children in Conflict

6. Lifestyle and Health

7. Historical Demography

8. HIV/AIDS: Issues and Measurement

9. International Labor Migration

10. Population Displacement

11. Reproductive Health Issues among Indigenous Population

The PPA is now accepting submission of abstracts of no more than 300 words for evaluation by the Scientific Conference Committee for possible oral or poster presentation. The papers should focus on the Philippines. Inter-country comparisons will be considered as long as the Philippines is one of the countries. Papers submitted should not have been published or presented locally. We also encourage proposals from associations or groups for panel submission with a maximum of three papers per panel. Selected papers will be published in the Philippine Population Review.

A session on Historical Demography in the Philippines will be held. This session will present papers on historical demography in the Philippines with emphasis on mortality and morbidity in the 19th century.

Please email abstracts/panel proposals to ppaconference@gmail.com using the PPA 2011 Conference Abstract Submission Form. The deadline for submission of abstracts/panel proposals is 30 November 2010. Accepted papers/posters will be notified by 18 December 2010. Full papers of accepted papers should be submitted by 31 December 2010 for inclusion in the book of abstracts. Graduate students are encouraged to participate. Awards will be given to best papers.


A one-day pre-conference workshop on Technical Writing and Data Analysis will also be conducted on 2 February 2011.

For more information, please visit the PPA website: http://www.ppaphils.org/,

http://www.ppaphils.blogspot.com/ or send email to ppaconference@gmail.com.



May I know how much is the registration fee for the said conference?

Thank you. MFD

4000 for non-member and 3,000 for members