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Dutch Demography Day 2021

Nov 24 2021

Dutch Demography Day 2021

The Netherlands Demographic Society (NVD) invites you to join the Dutch Demography Day 2021, taking place on Wednesday 24 November in the Academy Building of Utrecht. At the conference the most recent findings in the field of population studies will be presented, including family and fertility, migrants and migration, health, mortality and longevity, population ageing, population growth and decline, and urbanization.

They are very happy that their conference can once again take place in Utrecht, rather than online. They thank you for your patience and flexibility in waiting for this decision and hope to see you soon in person! Please note that all participants will need to be physically present; the conference is not hybrid and online participation is not an option. A COVID certificate will be required to participate in the event.

Keynote address: Prof. Dr. Helga de Valk (Director of the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute) – “Moving on: how mobility in childhood influences later life”


Call for Abstracts/Proposals

Abstracts from a wide variety of disciplines including sociology, economics, health, history and planning are invited. Abstracts (300 words) can be submitted here until Friday 1 October 2021. Authors will be informed mid October whether their abstract has been accepted for presentation in one of the parallel sessions. At the conference other formats than sessions, such as workshops, panel discussions and the like are invited. Write them ( if you have a proposal (300 words) for a 60 or 90 minute time slot (3 or 4 presentations).



NIDI-NVD Master Thesis Award 2021 This Award honors the best Master Thesis in Population Studies in the Netherlands. Jointly sponsored by the NVD and the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), the Award carries a certificate and a €500 prize. Master theses can be submitted until 15 October 2021 at The rules of play can be found here.

Population Video Award 2021 This contest is organized by the NVD to raise population awareness and engage high school students in population issues. At the conference, the three best videos will be awarded and the prize-winning videos will be presented. High school students are challenged to share their views on key demographic issues. Fore more information, click here.



Registration is now open on this website until 7 November 2021. You will receive the details of the conference some time after your registration.

Please note that participation is not possible without registering and that all participants will need to be physically present; online participation is not an option. A COVID certificate will be required to participate in the event.

The following fees are charged: €60 for NVD members, €90 for non-members, €95 for new NVD members, and €25 for Bachelor and Master students.

Netherlands Demographic Society
Academy Building of Utrecht