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2017 Population and Public Policy Conference

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The 2017 Population and Public Policy Conference will be held at the JW Marriott in Houston, Texas from January 6-8, 2017.

The main aim of the conference is to bring together educators and policy makers from the U.S. and around the world to network, educate and share their research with colleagues and students.

The conference is sponsored by the Hobby School of Public Affairs, University of Houston, Center for Geospatial and Population Studies, University of New Mexico and the International Applied Demography Association.

A reception will be held on the evening of Friday, January 6, with a full day of sessions on Saturday, January 7 and a half day session on Sunday, January 8.

Click here to download the conference agenda.

You are cordially invited to submit abstracts for papers, discussion topics, and posters for the conference.

Click here to submit an abstract. The deadline for abstract submission is October 17, 2016.

Registration fees:

Early Bird
 (Before Nov. 10, 2016) 
 (Nov. 11-Dec. 10, 2016) 
 (After Dec. 10, 2016) 
On Site
 (January 6-8) 
Regular participant: $230.00 $250.00 $275.00 $300.00
Student participant: $150.00 $170.00 $190.00 $200.00
Click here to register. Registration fees include a reception on January 6, continental breakfast and lunch on January 7, and continental breakfast on January 8.

Make your hotel reservation directly with the JW Marriott Downtown, who is offering our conference participants pre-reserved rooms at the rate of $124.00 per night.

Click here for hotel reservations. Deadline for hotel reservations is December 21, 2016.

Contact Nazrul Hoque at with any questions.