Important deadlines

15 Jun 2013

Deadline for submission of revised abstracts for publication.

15 Jul 2013

Expiration of reduced registration fees.

15 Aug 2013

Deadline for uploading completed scientific document.

26 August 2013 Opening Ceremony begins at 17:30

General Information

At the kind invitation of the Korean Government, the XXVII IUSSP International Population Conference will be held at the BEXCO Conference Centre in Busan, Korea.

The XXVII International Population Conference will include over 2000 scientific papers presented in 270 regular sessions, 4 poster sessions, and 4 plenary sessions on topics in 21 themes including reproductive health, mortality, longevity and health, population ageing, migration, union formation and marriage, as well as themes addressing the interrelationship between population, development and the environment.

There will also be a series of special sessions focusing on Culture, Family and Fertility in the Asia-Pacific Region organized by the Korean National Organizing Committee. The City of Busan in South Korea will host this 5-day event at the Busan Exhibit and Conference Centre (BEXCO). The Korean National Organizing Committee and the IUSSP welcome all those with an interest in population and development research to attend.

Scientific Programme

The Official Conference will open on Monday 26 August 2013 at 5:30 pm and conclude on Saturday 31 August 2013 at 3 pm (see Conference schedule overview below). It will include 270 regular scientific sessions, poster sessions, and training sessions, as well as plenary and debate sessions, side meetings and exhibitions. (Side meetings can be scheduled starting 25 August at 7 am.)

Registration

All persons attending the Conference are expected to register online and pay either by credit card online or by cheque in Euro or US Dollar.
For registration fees and other information please click here.
Online registration now Open

Travel Assistance

All participants are strongly encouraged to first seek financial support from their own institutions, other national bodies, local representatives of international donors, international institutions and foundations active in the population field. 

The IUSSP and the Korean National Organizing Committee (NOC) hope to offer limited travel support to participants to attend the Conference in Busan. 
To qualify for support, the applicant must:
1) Be an IUSSP member or student member in good standing
2) Appear on the Conference programme as an author or co-author of a paper or poster or as a chair or discussant of a session.

Priority will be given to applicants who reside and work for local institutions in low-income countries.

For more information and to apply for travel assistance please click here

Side Meetings

Rooms are available for side meetings before and after the Conference as well as in the morning and some eveningsduring the Conference. Requests for side meetings should be submitted online by 31 May 2013. Requests should specify the objective of the meeting and the number of persons attending, as well as any special equipment, translation and other services required for the meeting.

Exhibits

Institutions and others interested in displaying publications, products or services for the population community may book exhibit space online. Requests for exhibition space should be submitted online by 31 May 2013.

Calendar of the week

 

25 August

26 August

27 August*

28 August*

29 August

30 August

31 August

7 :00-8 :00

 

Pre-Conference day:
Side Meetings
all day

 

Side Meetings

Side meetings

Side meetings

Side meetings

Side meetings

Side meetings

8:30-10:00

Regular sessions

Regular sessions

Regular sessions

Regular sessions

Regular sessions

10:30-12:00

Regular sessions

Regular sessions

Regular sessions

Regular sessions

Regular sessions

12:00-13:30

Posters

Posters

Posters

Posters

 

13:30-15:00

Regular sessions

Regular sessions

Regular sessions

Regular sessions

Closing Ceremony

15:30-17:00

Regular sessions

Regular sessions

Regular sessions

Regular sessions

Side Meetings

17:30-19:00

Opening Ceremony

UNFPA plenary

NOC Asia-Pacific Plenary

IUSSP plenary

IUSSP plenary

19:00-21:00

Reception

Side Meetings

NOC Dinner

IUSSP General Assembly

Side meetings