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2015 Meetings of the Canadian Population Society and the Federtation of Canadian Demographers

The annual meetings of the CPS will be held at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Ottawa in the nation's capital Final Program: Canadian Population Society 2015 Annual Meetings; Council Meeting June 2nd, Paper sessions: June 3-4.  This year, the Federation of Canadian Demographers shall also be holding their meetings in Ottawa, immediately following the CPS meetings: Final Program: Federation of Canadian Demographers June 4-5

Organized by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Congress brings together academics, researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners to share findings, refine ideas, and build partnerships that will help shape the Canada of tomorrow.


The theme for Congress 2015 is "Capital Ideas".  This theme relates to the location of the Congress host: the national capital. 

As the seat of our federal government and of several national agencies, as the home of embassies and of a large number of international organizations, Ottawa boasts a unique environment rooted in the confluence of people and the intersection of ideas from all over the world. This promotes a rich diversity of perspectives and research activities; one significant area of interest is public policy, and it is our hope that Congress 2015 will generate stimulating exchanges on the links between research, policy and society.