Johannesburg, South Africa, 30 November-4 December 2015.

The seventh African Population Conference, jointly hosted by the Government of South Africa and the Union for African Population Studies (UAPS), will focus on the theme: Demographic Dividend in Africa: Prospects, Opportunity and Challenges.

The conference programme and other information are available on the conference website:

For all questions, please contact the UAPS Secretariat:

IUSSP activities at the 7th African Population Conference


If you are attending the African Population Conference, you are cordially invited to stop by the IUSSP booth* in the exhibit hall to learn more about new Scientific Panels, activities pertaining to the Data Revolution, and other forthcoming activities including the 2017 International Population Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. (*see schedule below)


Meetings and sessions:


28 November :


29 November:


1 December:



5 December:


IUSSP booth :


Representatives of the IUSSP and other regional population associations will be present at the booth at following dates:


  • Tuesday 1 December 10:00-11:30: Juan José Calvo, Vice President of ALAP (the Latin-American Population Association), will present ALAP and the next conference in Iguazu.


  • Wednesday 2 December 15:00-16:00: Anastasia Gage, IUSSP President, will be at the booth.


  • Thursday 3 December 10:00-11:00: Tom LeGrand, IUSSP Vice President, will be at the booth.


At other times, France Meslé, IUSSP Secretary General, and Mary Ellen Zuppan, IUSSP Executive Director take turns at the booth to present IUSSP activities and answer your questions.