The Royal Colloquium 2013, 2013/05/23
Wolfgang Lutz was invited as speaker by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden to the 11th Royal Colloquium under the theme A Changing World: Redrawing the Map.
A small group of experts from a broad range of fields meet to discuss and reflect on issues of major global importance with a focus on climate, human migration, food security. Wolfgang Lutz will speak during Session IV Protecting the Future – Threats and possibilities. More Information
EHLEIS country report now available
The sixth issue of the European Joint Action project EHLEIS (European Health and Life Expectancy Information System) country report “Healthy life expectancy in Austria” is now available in German language: Download
The current Joint Action EHLEIS (European Health and Life Expectancy Information System) aims to provide a central facility for the co-ordinated analysis, interpretation and dissemination of life and health expectancies to add the quality dimension to the quantity of life lived by the European populations. Austria is represented by Statistik Austria, the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the European Centre for Social Welfare. Further details about the Joint Action can be found on the websites: www.eurohex.eu and www.healthy-life-years.eu.
Vienna 2050 - What does the future hold? 2013/04/24
Wolfgang Lutz presents results on the future of education, employment and migration in Vienna at the "future.forum".
For the first time the results of the electronic tool „future.monitor" will be presented to a broad public. The future.monitor generates scientifically sound facts about demographic and economic developments in Austria. Future.monitor is a cooperation between the Austrian Federation of Industry (IV), the Austrian Red Cross, and the University of Economics, supported by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis. More information is available under www.futuremonitor.at (Language: German)
Wittgenstein Centre research at the PAA Annual Meeting
The Population Association of America Annual Meeting provides a forum for every kind of population research. This year's meeting is taking place from 11-13 April 2013 in downtown New Orleans. The Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital is prominently represented at the PAA, discussing new research in presentations and poster sessions, and will be serving as session chairs and discussants. More information
POPNET Newsletter 44, Winter 2012/13
The latest issue of IIASA's POPNET newsletter provides a brief overview of last years highlights at the World Population Program. On a regular basis collaborators and interested individuals are provided with details of developments at the Wittgenstein Centre, current research, latest publications and information on forthcoming meetings and conferences
Thematic UNFPA Meeting based on Wittgenstein Centre survey, 2013/03/25
The Wittgenstein Centre is co-organizing a Thematic Meeting on “Population Dynamics and Sustainable Development” which will take place at the Vienna Institute of Demography (VID), on March 25-26.
15 experts from governments, academia and civil society organizations, among them Wittgenstein Centre Director Wolfgang Lutz, will reflect on relevant overarching issues of concern in the region; discuss future priorities, challenges and emerging issues, taking into account persistent problematic issues; and identify key recommendations for action, including for research and measurement.