The 12th edition of the Giornate di Studio sulla Popolazione 2017 (Popdays2017) has been really successful.

The conference was hosted by the Dipartimento di Statistica, Informatica, Applicazioni ‘Giuseppe Parenti’ – University of Florence.

The program comprised 30 parallel scientific sessions, 2 poster sessions and 2 plenary sessions. A list of presentations or posters is available in the presentations section.

The introductive plenary session was organized together with Swedish Demographic Association. The session included presentations made by Gunnar Andersson (Nordic Demographic Societies: Small populations, great data) and Gerda Neyer (Low fertility in Europe: Is gender equality the solution?).

Two parallel sessions were in memory of Valeria Solesin and hosted presentations of Ph.D. students.

Recording the great success of the last edition, five monographs have been presented, followed by discussions with the authors.

The Italian Istitute of Statistics (ISTAT) with the partecipation of Vittoria Buratta, Director for Social Statistics and Population Census, organized a joint session on “Permanent Population Census”, chaired by the AISP vice-president Gustavo De Santis.

In the closing plenary session, Salvatore Strozza and Gustavo De Santis presented the sixth report on the Italian Population – Rapporto sulla popolazione 2017. Le molte facce della presenza straniera in Italia.

During the conference, the General Assembly took place with a speech of the President of the AISP, Salvatore Strozza.