Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony – Wednesday, August 31 | 17:30 – 19:30 | ReWi-Building


Welcome statement
Georg Krausch, President of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)

Opening statement
Francesco C. Billari, President of the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS)

Keynote speakers
Günter Krings, State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Germany (BMI)
Zusammen halten – zusammen gestalten — Shaping a Cohesive Society

Norbert F. Schneider, Director of the Federal Institute for Population Research, Germany (BiB)
Family Change in Europe: Convergence or Divergence?

Jane Falkingham, Director of the ESRC Centre for Population Change (CPC)
Population Change and the Need for Life Course Sensitive Policy: additional reflections post Brexit


Welcome Reception – Wednesday, August 31 | 19:30 – 21:30 | Philosophicum

Participants are welcome to drinks and snacks served on the ground floor in the exhibition area.


Reference Documents

Program Booklet EPC 2016