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