European Population Conference 2020

Photo of Padova

The European Population Conference 2020 (EPC 2020) is organized by the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS) in collaboration with the Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Padova, Italy.

EPC 2020, Padova, Italy
Join EPC 2020 in Padova, Italy!


The European Association for Population Studies (EAPS) invites submissions to the  European Population Conference 2020.

The deadline for submissions is 1 November 2019

Abstracts for EPC 2020 can only be submitted here

Submissions should be made to one of the conference themes, which will be developed into a series of sessions by the Convener of each theme.


  • Fertility |  Anna Matysiak | Vienna Institute of Demography, Austria

  • Families and Households | Monika Mynarska | Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University, Poland

  • Life Course | Juliá Mikolai | University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

  • Ageing and Intergenerational Relations | Bruno Arpino | Pompeu Fabre University, Spain
  • Internal Migration and Urbanization | Tiit Tammaru | University of Tartu, Estonia
  • International Migration |  Cris Beauchemin | Institut National d’Etudes Demographiques, INED, France

  • Migrant Populations |  Marcel Lubbers | Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute NIDI, The Netherlands

  • Health, Wellbeing and Morbidity |  Kieron Barclay | Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research MPIDR, Germany

  • Mortality and Longevity |  Virginia Zarulli | University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

  • Historical Demography |  Maria Stanfors | Lund University, Sweden

  • Data and Methods | Jakub Bijak | University of Southampton, United Kingdom

  • Economics, Human Capital and Labor Markets | Arnstein Aassve | Bocconi University, Italy

  • Policy Issues |  Daniela Vono de Vilhena | Population Europe, Germany

  • Development, Environment and Space |  Leiwen Jiang | Sjanghai University, China

  • Posters |  Gusta Wachter | EAPS / Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute NIDI, The Netherlands

At EPC 2020 only one submission as presenting author is allowed. Participants may co-author other papers or posters, but only one presentation per author (paper or poster) will be allowed.

Each submission should include a short Abstract as well as an extended Abstract or a full Paper.

Authors will be informed about acceptance of their submission by January 2020.

Participants are advised to secure their own funding since NO travel support is available for EPC 2020.

To submit your Abstract/Paper for EPC 2020 go to:


Registration Discount for EAPS Members

Only members of EAPS can register for EPC 2020 at  a reduced rate. To enjoy this benefit your EAPS membership has to be ACTIVE on 1 February 2020!  For administrative reasons NO discounts can be granted if your membership is not active on 1 february 2020, so make sure that you pay your membership fee in time!

  • If you are (or have been a member), login to or check your membership status HERE! 
  • If you want to join EAPS as a new member, go HERE!

It pays to be a member of EAPS!

Padova Venue and EPC 2020 Registration

EPC 2020 will convene at Padova Fiere in Padova, Italy from 24-27 June 2020.

All information on the conference venue in Padova, including registration travel and stay can be found here!  

Registration for EPC 2020 will open in January 2020.

EAPS Council & International Organizing Committee

  • Jane Falkingham, President
  • Helga de Valk, Vice-President
  • Hill Kulu, Secretary-General/Treasurer
  • Sven Drefahl
  • Tomas Sobotka 
  • Nico van Nimwegen, Executive Director
  • Gusta Wachter, Executive Assistant

​National Organizing Committee​

  • Fausta Ongaro | President
  • Gianpiero Dalla Zuanna
  • Maria Castiglioni
  • Stefano Mazzuco | Conference Coordinator
  • Silvia Meggiolaro
  • Maria Letizia Tanturri
  • Irene Barbiera

​Local Organizing Secretariat

​Sistema Congressi srl
Via Trieste 26 
35121 Padova (PD) - Italy

Jane Falkingham and Fausta Ongaro signing the EPC 2020 Agreement
Jane Falkingham and Fausta Ongaro signing the EPC 2020 Agreement