2016.09.12 EPC 2016, Mainz
The European Population Conference (EPC) is the largest European conference for population research. The EPC is held every two years and this year was carried out in Germany, Mainz from August 31 to September 3, 2016. The conference main theme this year 'Demographic change and policy implications' focused on policy advice. From 1st September to 3rd September a total of around 500 papers has been presented in parallel sessions and approximately 250 posters in several exhibitions have been shown. Approximately 900 participants from all over Europe and overseas attended the conference.
The event was very special for our Institute this year as Zsolt Spéder, dierctor of the HDRI has been elected as president of the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS). The transfer from the old to new presidency took place at the EPC conference.
In our photo the outgoing ex-president, Francesco Billari (left) and the new president, Zsolt Spéder (right).
HDRI researchers had nine presentations and six posters at the conference.
EAPS Poster Awards honor the Best Poster in a poster session at every European Population Conference. This year our researchers, Laura Szabó, Balázs Kapitány and Adél Rohr won the prize with the following poster: U - shape link between education and childlessness in Hungary - a new Central European phenomenon. Congratulations!! The awarded poster.
Gallery of the conference
2015.10.26 Demographic trends in Visegrad countries
HDRI together with Balassi Institute, Prague and Charles University oraganized a conference with the title "Driving forces behind demographic trends. The role of migration and family formation". The conference was held in Prague, 10-11th September 2015, the programme can be downloaded from here.
PHOTOS (Attila Gál)
Péter Őri (Hungarian Demographic Research Institute): Population trends in Hungary in the 2nd half of the 20th century and in the last 15 years
Branislav Bleha (Comenius University): Population development in Slovakia. A quarter-century full of rapid changes and future outlook
Krzysztof Tymicki (Warsaw School of Economics): Demographic trends in Poland over the past 25 years
Boris Burcin (Charles University in Prague) Tomáš Kučera (Charles University in Prague): Population developments in the Czech Republic since 1990 and their prospects
Immigration and integration in Visegrad countries
Eva Janská (Charles University), Dušan Drbohlav (Charles University): Migration trends and immigration policies in Visegrad countries
Luděk Sýkora (Charles University), Marek Čaněk (Multicultural Center in Prague): Segregation and integration in Czech cities: interaction between migrants and majority at local level
Irén Gödri (Hungarian Demographic Research Institute): New trends of immigration into Hungary and the integration of immigrants
Slavomir Ondos (Comenius University, Bratislava), Lukas Belusak (Comenius University, Bratislava): Population distribution response to changing climate. Central Europe in global circumstances
Paweł Kaczmarczyk (Centre of Migration Research, Warsaw): Demographic challenges in an emigration-immigration country – the case of Poland
Family formation and fertility
Zuzanna Brzozowska (Vienna Institute of Demography): The non-marital birth ratio on the increase: what is behind? A comparison of trends in the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia, 1988-2011
Jiřina Kocourková (Charles University), Anna Šťastná (Charles University): Low fertility in the Czech Republic: Did the country miss out on the optimal time for fertility recuperation?
Adél Rohr (Hungarian Demographic Research Institute, Budapest): Attitudes towards marriage and cohabitation
Branislav Šprocha (INFOSTAT, Bratislava): Cohort fertility transition in Slovakia. The postponement and recuperation process
Family policy and childcare
Boris Vaňo (INFOSTAT, Bratislava): Support of families with small children in Slovakia
Ewelina Słotwińska-Rosłanowska (Warsaw School of Economics): Family policy in Poland – recent reforms concerning leaves fro parents and childcare
Anna Šťastná (Charles University, Prague), Věra Kuchařová (Research Institute of Labour and Social Affairs, Prague): Childcare policies in the Czech Republic
Zsuzsanna Makay (Hungarian Demographic Research Institute, Budapest): Mothers’ labour market participation and recent family policy reforms in Hungary: trends towards more flexibility?
2015.08.27 SEEMIG results at ISI Congress
SEEMIG results were presented at the 60th World Statistics Congress of the International Statistical Institute. The conference took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 26-31th July, 2015. SEEMIG researchers, Professor Fassmann, Dr. Blaskó and Mr. Dickmann had presentations in the panel "Migration statistics and historical change in migration" organized by Dr. Attila Melegh. The presentation of Attila Melegh, senior researcher of HDRI and leader of SEEMIG project can be downloaded here. ILO colleagues find the methods and results transferable and useful, further cooperation is expected. More info about the congress: www.isi2015.org