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EPC 2016 Contributions of the BiB

Date 26 Jul 2016

At the biggest European symposium for demographic research from 31 August until 3 September 2016 in Mainz, Germany, researchers from the BiB will present and discuss the latest research in 20 sessions – an overview about the contributions.

The European Population Conference is being organised by the BiB in cooperation with the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS). A special focus will be on the topic of "Demographic Change and Policy Implications". It will be held this year in Germany for the first time. The location is the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz.

Wednesday, August 31

Opening Ceremony, 17:30 – 19:30

Family Change in Europe: Convergence or Divergence? (Keynote) Norbert F. Schneider

Thursday, September 1

Session 1: Family and fertility, 9:00 – 10:30

Chair: Norbert F. Schneider

Session 10: Life course and education, 9:00 – 10:30

Session 19: Policy issues, 11:00 – 12:30

Session 21: Regional mortality differences, 11:00 – 12:30

Session 23: The demographic impact of the German National Cohort (GNC), 11:00 – 12:30

Chair: Ulrich O. Mueller

  • What is the German National Cohort (GNC) – and what kind of data does the study provide to demographers? • Ulrich O. Mueller; Andrea Werdecker; Ronny Westerman
  • Imaging and population health • Ronny Westerman
  • Molecular predictors of survival - an overview of the state of knowledge • Andrea Werdecker
  • Extrapolation of general mortality and avoidable deaths 2017-2026 in the GNCUlrich O. Mueller
  • Data access procedure • Ronny Westerman

Poster Session 1, 12:30 – 14:00

Session 26: Aging and retirement, 14:00 – 15:30

Session 35: Survival – Exploring biological and confounding factors, 14:00 – 15:30

Session 42: Well-being and family environment, 16:00 – 17:30

Session 45: Parent-child relationship, 16:00 – 17:30

Session 49: New perspectives on emigration and return migration, 16:00 – 17:30

Chair: Andreas Ette

Friday, September 2

Session 50: Disparities in mortality trends across developed countries, 9:00 – 10:30

Chair: Ronny Westerman

Session 51: European fertility, 9:00 –10:30

Session 54: Gender equity and division of labor, 9:00 –10:30

Chair: Detlev Lück

Session 64: Attitudes, culture, religion, 11:00 – 12:30

Session 65: Population, development and environment interactions, 11:00 – 12:30

Session 68: Labor market activity of older adults and care givers, 11:00 – 12:30

Chair: Andreas Mergenthaler

Poster Session 3, 17:30 –19:00

Session 82: Lifespan disparity and longevity, 14:00 – 15:30

Saturday, September 3

Session 105: Family development, 9:00 – 10:30

Session 112: Childlessness, 11:00 – 12:30

Session 113: Migration and labor market integration, 11:00 – 12:30

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