October 7-8, 2022
Madison, Wisconsin

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60th Anniversary Celebration and Conference

Conference Agenda

Since its founding in 1962, the Center for Demography in Ecology has served as hub for population research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. To celebrate sixty years of innovation and collaboration, CDE will host an anniversary celebration and conference on October 7-8, 2022 at the Pyle Center. If weather permits, there is optional seating outside for meals and cocktail hours.

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Schedule

Friday, October 7

Pre-conference events – open to all

Family, Fertility, and Households Working Group:

8411/8417 Sewell Social Sciences Building, 1180 Observatory Drive

9:30-10:30: Coffee and conversation with Wendy Manning, “Funding Research on Families”

10:30-11:30: Lawrence Wu seminar, “A Cohort Discontinuity Approach to Causal Inference for Vital Rates”

Inequality and Stratification Working Group:

259 Educational Sciences Building, 1025 W Johnson Street

12:00-1:15: Fabian Pfeffer seminar, “The Effects of Financial Aid Policy on Short- and Long-Term Individual Outcomes”

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Conference

Rooms 325 & 326, 3rd floor Pyle Center

12:30: Registration and light lunch

1:00-1:30: Welcome and opening remarks

1:30-2:55: Family, Fertility, and Households

Kelly Musick – Marcy Carlson – Keera Allendorf – Paula Fomby –

Barthelemy Kuate Defo – Wendy Manning – Alejandra Ros Pilarz

3:00-3:30: Break and group photo

3:30-4:45: Health Over the Life Course

Deborah Carr – John Mullahy – Tiffany Green – Michel Guillot –

Malia Jones – Rob Warren – Elizabeth Wrigley-Field

4:45-6:00: Wine Reception + Early Career Scholars’ Research

Alumni Lounge (1st floor, lake view)

  • Introduction by Provost Karl Scholz
  • Early Career Alumni, Postdoc, & Dissertator Research Posters
  • CDE History & Impact Visualized

Evening: Dinner on your own with friends and colleagues

Saturday, October 8

7:00: Optional guided morning exercise! Lakeshore bike ride or walk

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Conference

Rooms 325 & 326, 3rd floor Pyle Center

9:00: Continental Breakfast

9:30-10:45: Spatial and Environmental Demography

Katherine Curtis – James Elliott – Fernando Riosmena –

Elizabeth Fussell – Christina Diaz – Daniel Lichter

10:45-11:15: Break

11:15-12:15: New Directions: Perspectives of Foundations & Federal Agencies

Lawrence Berger – Michael Spittel – Amelia Karraker – Adam Gamoran

12:15-1:00: Lunch

  1. General lunch provided for all
  2. Research Careers in Government and the Private Sector: Mentoring lunch for interested students, post-docs, early career scholars with Amelia Karraker, Kathryn Edwards, and Esteban Quiñones

1:00-2:25: Inequality and Mobility

Jeff Smith – Eric Grodsky – Fabian Pfeffer – Jennie Brand –

Steven Alvarado – Yu Xie

2:30-3:00: CDE: An Oral History Movie

Introduction by Elizabeth Thomson, UW-Madison and University of Stockholm

3:00-3:30: Break

3:30-4:45: New Frontiers: Biodemography

Jenna Nobles – Jason Fletcher – Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez –

Stephanie Koning – Michal Engelman – Lauren Schmitz

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6pm: Cocktail Reception, Toasts, Dinner

Alumni Lounge (1st floor, lake view)

Jeff Petersen – Robert Hauser – Judith Seltzer – James Walker –

Marcy Carlson