The 4th Human Mortality Database Symposium "Similarities and peculiarities on the way to longer life in human populations" will take place in Berlin 22-23 May 2017.
The Symposium is devoted to demographic, epidemiological, and public health research on mortality and length of life. The objective of the Symposium is to present and promote research on mortality and survival across time, space, and population groups - with analyses primarily based on data from the Human Mortality Database (HMD) and the Human Life Table Database (HLD). The Symposium aims at addressing major themes and challenges of substantive research as well as methodological and data issues. In addition to contributing to the scientific programme, participants are invited to provide feedback and suggestions on the HMD and the HLD contents, techniques, and setup, and directions of further development.
Submission deadline: 19 February 2017.
More information at: http://iussp.org/sites/default/files/HMD_4_Symposium_2017.pdf