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Dutch Demography Day 2017

woensdag 22 november 2017
Academy Building Utrecht


The programme and book of abstracts are now online.

The Netherlands Demographic Society (NVD) invites you to join the 10th edition of the Dutch Demography Day on Wednesday 22 November 2017, in the Academy Building of Utrecht University (Domplein). At this anniversary of the Dutch Demography Day the most recent findings in the broad and interdisciplinary field of population studies will be presented. The scientific program comprises a Keynote Address and several rounds of English language parallel sessions, as well as a poster session.

Call for Abstracts
Abstracts from a wide variety of disciplines including sociology, economy, health, history and planning are invited. Abstracts (300 words) can be submitted until Friday 15 September 2017 through the form on the bottom of this page. Authors will be informed by the end of September whether their abstract has been accepted for presentation in one of the parallel sessions or in the poster session. Authors who wish to only present and pitch a poster can indicate this preference when submitting their abstract.

Session proposals
At DDD 2017 other formats than sessions, such as workshops, panel discussions and the like are invited. Write us (demografiedag@gmail.com) if you have a proposal (300 words) for a 60-minute time slot.

Your registration is due by 1 November 2017 at the latest on www.nvdemografie.nl (see bottom of this page).
Conference fees:
- NVD members: €60
- Non-members: €90
- New NVD members*: €95
- Bachelor & Master students** : € 25
The registration costs can be transferred to the account number of the NVD:
IBAN: NL31 INGB 0000 1442 83; BIC: INGBNL2A
Name: Nederlandse Vereniging voor Demografie
Stating: Demografiedag 2017

The available space is limited, so early registration is advised. For more information please contact us at demografiedag@gmail.com.

NIDI-NVD Master Thesis Award 2017 - deadline extended
The deadline to submit your Master thesis for the NIDI-NVD Master Thesis Award 2017 has been extended until 15 October!

This Award honors the best master thesis in population studies in the Netherlands, with a certificate and a €500 prize. It is jointly sponsored by the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) and the Netherlands Demographic Society. For the rules of play for this competition click here or go to the end of this page for downloads.

Master theses can be submitted until Sunday 15 October 2017 at demografiedag@gmail.com

NVD Poster Award 2017
This Award is for the best poster presented at the Dutch Demography Day 2017. Poster authors will have 2 minutes to pitch their work during the Plenary Poster Pitch session. For the rules of play for this competition click here or go to the end of this page for downloads.
The Poster Award is sponsored by the Netherlands Demographic Society (NVD) and includes a certificate and a € 100 prize.
Posters will be judged during the Dutch Demography Day.


9:00 - 10:30
Arrival and coffee
9:30 - 10:15
Annual meeting NVD with lunch (NVD members only)
10:30 - 11:30
Welcome by Leo van Wissen, President of the Netherlands Demographic Society Keynote Address “Theorising Migration: Why Push-Pull Sucks”. Professor dr. Hein de Haas (University of Amsterdam, University of Oxford and University of Maastricht) Discussion Presentation of the 2017 NIDI-NVD Master Thesis Award by Leo van Wissen, Director NIDI
11:30 - 12:00
Break and coffee
12:00 - 13:00
Parallel Sessions I Session 1: Care, Opzoomerkamer Session 2: Work & Family, Belle van Zuylenzaal Session 3: Migrants, Eijkmankamer Session 4: Union Formation & Dissolution, Kanunnikenzaal
13:00 - 13:45
13:45 - 14:45
Parallel Sessions II Session 5: Fertility, Eijkmankamer Session 6: Work & Life Course, Kanunnikenzaal Session 7: Interdependent Lives, Belle van Zuylenzaal Session 8: Methods, Opzoomerkamer
14:45 - 15:30
Plenary Poster Pitch Session and Break and coffee
15:30 - 16:30
Parallel Sessions III Session 9: Family Planning, Kanunnikenzaal Session 10: Health, Eijkmankamer Session 11: Life Course, Opzoomerkamer Session 12: Migration & Settlement, Belle van Zuylenzaal
16:30 - 18:00
Presentation of the NVD Poster Award 2017 and Drinks


Ingrid Esveldt
Netherlands Demographic Society
Leonie van Breeschoten, Maria Eismann, Ingrid Esveldt (chair), Nico van Nimwegen, Lenny Stoeldraijer, Auke Vlonk