Programme

14.8.2018, University of Turku/Turku School of Economics
LS17 - Osuuskauppa Hall, Rehtorinpellonkatu 3, 1st floor

10.00–10.15 Opening words
10.15–11.15 Keynote: Migration and demographic change: Drivers and impacts Dr. Bela Hovy (Chief, Migration Section, Population Division, UN)
11.15–11.30 coffee break
11.30–12.30 Keynote: Future migration scenarios in the context of global population trends Dr. Wolfgang Lutz (Leader, World Population Program (IIASA))
12.30–13.30 lunch (at own cost)
13.30–15.45 Panel discussions: What should we do? (about global population growth)
Chair: Jukka Käyhkö (University of Turku)
Panelists: Marjo Bruun (Statistics Finland), Simo Kohonen (IOM), Sampo Ruoppila (University of Turku & City of Turku), Kaisa Schmidt-Thomé (URMI & Demos Helsinki), Tuomas Martikainen (Migration Institute of Finland)
15.45–16.00 Closing words


Global Population Growth and Migrations Workshop (For invited guests only)

15.8.2018, University of Turku/Turku School of Economics
LS07, Rehtorinpellonkatu 3, 1st floor

9.00–9.30 Wrap up of the issues discussed on the first day
9.30–13.30 Short futures workshop on the theme Alternative futures for global population growth and migration. Group works on the preferable future alternatives, obstacles and paths to reach them.

 

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