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PRB @ PAA 2023 Annual Meeting

Dates: April 12-15, 2023
New Orleans, LA

Welcome to PRB’s online hub for the 2023 Population Association of America Annual Meeting!

We look forward to exchanging ideas with you in-person and online. PRB staff will be speaking at workshops and panels throughout the conference, and you can visit us in the exhibition hall (booth 304). Find the details about our activities on this page, and explore PRB resources on many of the topics that will be discussed at PAA 2023.

Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to stay up to date on #PRBatPAA updated on our activities in New Orleans.


Tuesday, April 11

Member-Initiated Meeting: The Demography of the Democratic Republic of Congo: 50 Years of Population Growth in a Stalled Economy and Unrest Armed Conflicts

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. CDT

Moderator: Jeffrey Jordan, PRB President and CEO

Location: Strand 12 B


Wednesday, April 12

Workshop: Using 2020 Census Data: How to Assess Fitness-for-Use of Differential Privacy-Adjusted Census Data

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CDT

Presenters include: Beth Jarosz, Program Director, U.S. Programs

Location: Bolden 3

Member-Initiated Meeting: Power Shifting and Advancing Equity in Research Collaborations

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CDT

Organizers include: Jeffrey Jordan, PRB President and CEO

Location: Bolden 4

Workshop: Revising the Standards for Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CDT

Moderator: Linda A. Jacobsen, Senior Fellow

Location: Empire A


Thursday, April 13

Closed Session: U.S. Policy Communication Training Program Policy Presentations

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CDT

Organizers include: Toshiko Kaneda,  Technical Director, Demographic Research

Location: Strand 14


Panel: Transforming the U.S. Census Bureau: New Approaches to Longstanding Programs and Persistent Challenges

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. ET

Chair: Linda A. Jacobsen, Senior Fellow

Location: Strand 10B


Panel: Reproductive Outcomes Following Contraceptive Discontinuation for Method-Related Reasons: An Analysis of 49 Demographic and Health Surveys

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. ET

Presenters include: Alison Gemmill, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, on behalf of Eve Brecker, former PRB Policy Advisor; and Kaitlyn Patierno, Program Director

Location: Bolden 1

Thematic Resources

The PAA conference will cover a wide range of demographic and population studies issues. The PRB resources shared here focus on selected topics discussed at the event.


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