As you may know, the UN projects that the 7 Billionth human will be born on October 31st of this year. The Population Center will be co-sponsoring (with the Gates Institute) a symposium on this topic that will be webcast live at http://www.jhsph.edu/7billion.
When: Friday, October 14, 2011 from 2:00 to 4:00pm
Where: Sheldon Hall, W1214, Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Babtunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund
- David Lam, Professor, Economics Department, University of Michigan
- Hania Zlotnik, Director, Population Division, United Nations
- Brian O'Neill, National Center for Atmospheric Research
A reception will follow.
Mr. Osotimehin will also be giving a brief talk on the United Nations Population Fund from 12:15 - 1:00pm. More details on that event will be forthcoming.
This will also be the 40th Anniversary of the founding of the Hopkins Population Center. Please join us.
If you cannot attend, you may wish to watch the recoreded webcast at http://www.jhsph.edu/7billion which will be available about one week after the symposium.