Plenary Presentation

Contemporary Fertility Decline: Myths and Realities by Dr. John B. Casterline, Ohio State University

Reactors: Dr. Alejandro N. Herrin, Research Triangle Institute International

Dr. Esperanza I. Cabral, United Nations Population Fund

Parallel Sessions

Lifestyle and Health, Understanding HIV and AIDS, Assessment and Use of Census and Vital Registration Data, Sexuality and Reproductive Health Issues, Socio-economic Impacts of Climate Change and Other Natural Disasters, Population, Economic, and Environment Issues, Fertility and Poverty, Youth Issues

2012 Annual Scientific Conference

With the theme "Philippine Population: Past, Present and Prospects", the 2012 Population Association (PPA) Annual Scientific Conference will be held at Taal Vista Hotel Tagaytay on 2 - 3 February 2012. Guest speaker Dr. John Casterline, Professor of Sociology and Director of Initiative in Population Research at the Ohio State University will speak and present on "Contemporary Fertility Decline: Myths and Realities". The latest issues of the Philippine Population Review will also be launched in the conference.

Concurrent sessions will feature oral and poster presentations on the following topics:
  • Lifestyle and Health
  • Population, Economic, and Environment Issues
  • Understanding Filipino Diaspora
  • Sexuality and Reproductive Health Issues
  • Youth and Aging Issues
  • Fertility and Poverty: Perspectives from the PCPD Fellows
  • Lifestyle and Health: Patient and Caregiver Perspective
  • Socio-economic Impacts of Climate Change and Other Natural Disasters
  • Status of Internal Migration Research in the Philippines
This year's scientific conference will also include a session for The State of the Art Research in Internal Migration in collaboration with the Philippine Migration Research Network. Registration fee for the two-day conference is PhP3,000 for members, Php4,000 for non-members, PhP1,800 for student-members, and PhP2,400 for student non-members.

A pre-conference lecture will be held on 31 January 2012 in collaboration with the University of the Philippines Population Institute and Demographic Research and Development Foundation (UPPI-DRDF). Lecture and presentation on Statistical Analysis of Event Histories: Principles and Procedures will be given by Dr. John Casterline. The venue and other details of the pre-conference lecture is indicated in the invitation below.

Click on the links below to download the registration form, programme, pre-conference lecture invitation, and a list of available accommodations in Tagaytay:
Registration Form (pdf)
Registration Form (doc)
PPA 2012 Conference Programme