The 20th Nordic Demographic Symposium will be held on June 14–16, 2017 in Turku (Åbo), on the southwest coast of Finland. The biennial symposium brings together researchers, students and other experts especially from the Nordic and Baltic countries.

The main theme of the NDS2017 will be Demography and Social Inequalities. The invited keynote speakers will address social inequalities from different perspectives, but contributions to the parallel sessions are welcome from all areas of demographic research (see themes). The symposium is organised by the Finnish Demographic Society in collaboration with the University of Turku Department of Social Research, TITA Research consortium, and Institute of Migration.

Abstract submission is now open.

Important dates:
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 February 2017
Notification of acceptance by 1 March 2017
Early-bird registration & payment by 20 March 2017
Registration for presenters by 20 April 2017
Submission of final abstracts by 20 April 2017

Symposium fees (includes e.g. conference dinner, lunches and coffees):
Early bird: 210€
After 20 March 2017: 260€
Undergraduate students 110€

Please like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter @NDS2017 to stay informed. Our contact email address is nds2017 [at] utu.fi.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Turku in June 2017.

Sincerely, the Organising Team:
Marika Jalovaara (Head)
Hanna Remes (Head of the Scientific Programme Team)
Vesa-Matti Paasivaara (Conference secretary)
Jani Erola
Tuomas Martikainen
Hanna Rinne
Karri Silventoinen
Ismo Söderling

Another event of interest to demographers, The Religious and Ethnic Future of Europe: An International Conference will be held in Turku 12–13 June, that is, just before the Symposium. For more, please visit the conference website.