Appendix Workshop on the Demography of Forced Migration

Committee on Population

National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences

2101 Constitution Avenue, NW

NAS Board Room

Washington, DC

November 6-7, 1997

AGENDA

November 6

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES

8:30

Continental breakfast

9:15

Welcome

Faith Mitchell, National Research Council

9:30

What Do We Need to Know About the Descriptive Demography of Forced Migration?

Charles Keely, Georgetown University

9:45

Comments

Bela Hovy, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees

10:00

Comments

Thomas Argent, U.S. Committee for Refugees

10:15

Discussion

10:30

Break



The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement



Below are the first 10 and last 10 pages of uncorrected machine-read text (when available) of this chapter, followed by the top 30 algorithmically extracted key phrases from the chapter as a whole.
Intended to provide our own search engines and external engines with highly rich, chapter-representative searchable text on the opening pages of each chapter. Because it is UNCORRECTED material, please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages.

Do not use for reproduction, copying, pasting, or reading; exclusively for search engines.

OCR for page 25
--> Appendix Workshop on the Demography of Forced Migration Committee on Population National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW NAS Board Room Washington, DC November 6-7, 1997 AGENDA November 6   POPULATION ESTIMATES 8:30 Continental breakfast 9:15 Welcome Faith Mitchell, National Research Council 9:30 What Do We Need to Know About the Descriptive Demography of Forced Migration? Charles Keely, Georgetown University 9:45 Comments Bela Hovy, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees 10:00 Comments Thomas Argent, U.S. Committee for Refugees 10:15 Discussion 10:30 Break

OCR for page 25
--> 10:45 Data Sources: How Much Do They Differ and Why? Susanne Schmeidl, Consultant, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees 11:00 Comments Bela Hovy, UNHCR 11:15 Comments Thomas Argent, USCR 11:30 Comments Allan Hill, Harvard University 11:45 The Politics of Data Collection: Uses and Abuses Richard Black, University of Sussex 12:00 Discussion 12:15 Lunch   POPULATION COMPOSITION AND VITAL RATES 1:15 How a DART (Disaster Assistance Response Team) Works Gregory Garbinsky, OFDA, USAID 1:45 The Experience in Estimating Population Composition and Mortality Rates Brent Burkholder, CDC 2:15 Comments Kenneth Hill, Johns Hopkins University 2:30 Comments Ronald Waldman, The BASICS Project 2:45 Break 3:00 Discussion 3:15 Thoughts on the Potential Use of Sample Surveys Courtland Robinson, Johns Hopkins University 3:30 Discussion

OCR for page 25
--> 4:00 What Do We Know About Estimating Fertility Rates? Kenneth Hill, Johns Hopkins University 4:15 Discussion 5:00 Adjourn 6:00 Dinner—NAS Members' Room Guest speaker: The Honorable Thomas C. Sawyer ''U.S. Refugee Policy: What Congress Needs to Know'' November 7 8:30 Continental Breakfast 9:15 Issues Relating to the Collection of Data on Internally Displaced Populations Jon Bennett, The Global IDP Survey 9:35 Comments Steven Hansch, Refugee Policy Group 9:50 Discussion 10:15 Summary: Populations, Composition and Vital Rates Charles Keely, Georgetown University   RESEARCH AGENDA 10:30 Research Agenda for the Study of Forced Migration Myron Weiner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 10:50 Comments Allan Hill, Harvard University 11:00 Break 11:15 Discussion: Possible themes for an NRC study 12:30 Lunch, Adjournment

OCR for page 25
This page in the original is blank.