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International Conference on Population Geographies

The 7th International Conference on Population Geographies.
25-28 June, 2013
Groningen, Netherlands

The ICPG 2013 is an excellent platform to communicate your research in population geographies to the rest of the academic world. From September 1st, 2012 onwards it is possible to upload your abstracts. Completed papers as well as works in progress are welcome. Plenary sessions on Healthy Ageing and Population Decline will be organized. Special sessions on Healthy Ageing, Population Decline, Global Population Growth, Environmental Change and Migration, Arctic Population Geography, Highly Skilled Migration between the Global North and South and Internal Migration of Graduates and Regional Labour Markets will be hosted, so researchers in these fields are especially encouraged to come over and present.

For now the website contains a rough schedule, some important dates and some general information. More news will follow, so check the website regularly or subscribe to the e-mail notifications by sending your contact information to


The preliminary schedule of the ICPG 2013 looks as follows:

Tuesday 25-06
•Morning and afternoon: Workshop (topic t.b.a.)
•Evening: Welcome Reception

Wednesday 26-06
•Morning and afternoon: Parallel sessions
•Evening: Dinner

Thursday 27-06
•Morning and afternoon: Parallel Sessions
•Evening: Dinner on Location

Friday 28-06
•Morning: Parallel Sessions
•Afternoon: Excursions

Parallel Sessions
All papers relevant to the field of Population Geographies are welcome.

Special Sessions
We will dedicate special sessions for the following topics:

•Population Decline
•Healthy Ageing
•Global Population Growth, Environmental Change and Migration
•Highly Skilled Migration between the Global North and South
•Arctic Population Geography

Internal Migration of Graduates and Regional Labour Markets

Preceding the conference a workshop will be hosted. More information will follow.

After the conference there will be an opportunity to take part in an excursion which will take you to some interesting and relevant places in North-Netherlands.

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