SALISES Population Issues and Dynamics in T&T Conference

Event Date(s): 07/01/2016 - 09/01/2016

Location: Learning Resource Centre, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus

The University of the West Indies Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) St. Augustine Campus is hosting the Population Issues and Dynamics in Trinidad and Tobago – Theory, Practice and Policy for post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Registration for the conference is now open. Interested persons registering before December 15, will receive special rates. Tertiary students in addition to Secondary school students and teachers can benefit from discounted and group rates. 

To register or for further information please visit: http://sta.uwi.edu/conferences/16/population.

The conference will focus on main themes as outlined below:

  1. Demography and  History as factors shaping societal change in Trinidad and Tobago
  2. Fertility dynamics and implications for development in Trinidad and Tobago
  3. Trends and differentials in mortality in Trinidad and Tobago
  4. Trends and differentials in morbidity in Trinidad and Tobago
  5. Trends and differentials in international migration in Trinidad and Tobago
  6. International migration and its impact on sustainable development in Trinidad and Tobago
  7. The sociology of immigrant groups and their living experiences in Trinidad and Tobago
  8. Historical and contemporary trends in population redistribution and implications for Trinidad and Tobago
  9. Conceptualization, Measurement and the Re-evaluation of socio-demographic data collection for policy decision-making
  10.  Socio-demographic forces and their implications for the formation and dissolution of family units in Trinidad and Tobago
  11.  Data accessibility and the data revolution with special reference to socio-demographic phenomena in Trinidad and Tobago
  12.  Contextualizing Urban-Rural spaces in Trinidad and Tobago
  13.  Demographic Ageing and issues relating to quality of life and quality of care
  14.  Globalization, gender and sexual and reproductive health in Trinidad and Tobago
  15. Population Structure and Population Dynamics: Implications for:
  • Mental Health Policy
  • Child Health Policy
  • Adult Health Policy
  • ECCE Policy
  • Primary and Secondary Education
  • Tertiary Level Education
  • Crime and Violence
  • Occupational, Environmental Health and Safety
  • Poverty Reduction, Threats to Vulnerability and National Resilience
  • Food Security
  • Labour Market




  • Dr. Godfrey StBernard, Ms. Taresa Best

  • Faculty/Department

    Sir Arthur Lewis Inst of SES,  Faculty of  Social Sciences

  • Email: crcpsdtt@sta.uwi.edu
  • Website: visit website