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Deadline Extended! Submit Abstracts by March 8

Due to technical issues, the deadline for abstract submission has been extended to March 8, 2024, 11:59 p.m. EST/ March 9, 2024 4:59 a.m. UTC. Check your local time zone conversion for the correct time in your region.

You’re invited to submit oral, poster, and rapid fire presentation abstracts addressing the 2024 theme, Adapting to a Changing World.


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Adapting to a Changing World topic areas include: 

  • Data linkage methods (DLM) – Methodological developments, including software and algorithm development, privacy enhancing techniques, linkage quality assessments, and novel uses of AI.   

  • Data infrastructure and related methods (INF) – Addressing the challenges of cross-sectoral and cross-jurisdictional data linkage, featuring integrated and federated systems, tiered access mechanisms including data enclaves, automating data quality assessments, and interoperability. 

  • Research using real-world data (RWD) – Innovative use of linked datasets to measure outcomes in health, housing, justice, education, transportation, and environment domains; analyses of demographic characteristics, including race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity; insights related to post-Covid-19 research; and program evaluations. 

  • Ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) – Research on responsible and legal uses of population data, including public engagement and involvement; data governance; collecting and incorporating user feedback; AI considerations when using population data; and communities of practice.  

All presented abstracts will be posted on the IPDLN website and published in the International Journal of Population Data Science (IJPDS).