Call for Abstracts

8th African Population Conference 2019
Conference Theme: “Harnessing Africa’s Population Dynamics for Sustainable Development – 25 Years after Cairo and Beyond”

UAPS is glad to announce that submissions of abstracts are opened for the 8th APC in November this year.
We invite submissions for research papers, assessments of best practices, proposals for workshops, posters and exhibitions under the sessions grouped across the 16 sub-themes and sessions listed here. Submissions should be made online at

All authors are asked to submit both:

  • a short (150 word) abstract; and
  • either an extended abstract (2-4 pages, including tables) or a completed paper to be uploaded to the website following instructions available online.

Authors may modify their submission online at any time until June 30, 2019.
Download the full Call for papers.(please link the file here)

May 25, 2019: Online submission of papers or abstracts start
June 30, 2019: Deadline for submitting papers or abstracts
July 31, 2019: Authors are notified of papers accepted to regular sessions.
August 31, 2019: Information to authors of posters and additional sessions, including member/partner-initiated meetings to be incorporated in the main programme
September 15, 2019: Revision of final abstracts to be published in the Conference Programme
October 1, 2019: Submission of final papers to conference website and to discussants and session chairs

November 18, 2019: Conference Begins

Call for Abstracts