Call for Abstracts Dutch Demography Day 2022

[English only]

The Netherlands Demographic Society (NVD) invites you to join the 15th edition of the Dutch Demography Day on Wednesday 16 November 2022, in the Academy Building of Utrecht University (Domplein). 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. The scientific programme 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, economics, health, history and planning, are invited. Abstracts (max 300 words) can be submitted here until Friday 23 September 2022. Authors will be informed by mid-October whether their abstract has been accepted for presentation in one of the parallel sessions or for the poster session. Authors who wish to only present and pitch a poster, and not have an oral presentation in a parallel session, can indicate this preference when submitting an abstract.

Session proposals

At the conference, other formats than sessions, such as workshops, panel discussions and the like are invited. Write us ( if you have a proposal (300 words) for a 60- or 90-minute time slot (3 or 4 presentations).


NIDI-NVD Master Thesis Award 2022

This Award honours 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 14 October 2022 at The rules of play can be found here.

Population Video Award 2022

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. For more information, click here.


Participation is not possible without registering for the conference. Registration and payment will be possible on this website between 5 September and 30 October 2022.

Conference fees:

  • NVD members: €65
  • Non-members: €95
  • New NVD members*: €90
  • Bachelor & Master students** : €30

* Registration at DDD 2022 and discounted NVD membership until 01-01-2024 (the member is responsible for withdrawing the subscription) – discounted membership only if paid via direct debit.

** Upon presentation of student card

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

Plan B: online event

If any covid-related restrictions prevent us from organising the Dutch Demography Day as an on-site event in Utrecht, the event will still continue on the 16th of November 2022 but will then move online and would be free of charge.

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