PRB staff are organizing engaging sessions and offering their expertise at the 2019 Population Association of America meetings in Austin from April 10-April 13. Join us for sessions on the Census and posters on family planning, noncommunicable disease, and child health. Follow us live via our Twitter feed!

PRB Presentations and Events

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1:30–5:00 p.m.
Census and ACS in the Classroom: A “Hands-On” Workshop for
College Professors

  • William H. Frey, Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN) (organizer)
  • Mark Mather, associate vice president, U.S. Programs (co-presenter)
  • John P. DeWitt, SSDAN (co-presenter)
  • Andrew Beveridge, Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY (co-presenter)

6:00–9:00 p.m.
Welcome Mixer/Exhibit Hall
Please come to the PRB Booth (23 & 24) to pick up the latest swag and take
a picture with our PAA photo frame!


7:30–9:30 a.m.
Jo’s Coffee (4160, 242 W. 2nd St)
Policy Fellow Meet-Up
Early bird coffee meet-up for PRB Policy Fellow Alumni. Come by to network
and share your experiences!

10:00–11:30 a.m.
Poster Session 2
Griffin Hall
Family Planning Equity Among Youth: Where Are We Now?

  • Elizabeth Leahy Madsen, program director, International Programs
  • Charlotte Greenbaum, policy analyst, International Programs

12:30–12:00 p.m.
Poster Session 2
Making Sense of Disparate Data on Noncommunicable Disease Risk
Behaviors Among Youth in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

  • Toshiko Kaneda, senior research associate, International Programs

12:30–2:00 p.m.
Poster Session 3
Mapping Children’s Exposure to Drug Overdose Deaths

  • Mark S. Mather, associate vice president, U.S. Programs
  • Beth Jarosz, senior research associate, U.S. Programs
  • Marissa Slowey, University of Chicago

7:00–9:00 p.m.
Evidence to Action: Topping Up Policy Communication Skills and
Sharing Successes Across Four Cohorts of PRB NIH Fellows

(Invitation Only)


8:15–9:45 a.m.
Session 123
Lone Star A (Level 3)
Visualizing the Effects on Children of Changes in the Public
Charge Rule

  • Beth Jarosz, senior research associate, U.S. Programs
  • Mark S. Mather, associate vice president, U.S. Program