The Population Fellows Programs and the Population Studies Center present:
The World at 6 Billion: Where Do We Go From Here?
Joseph Chamie (United Nations Population Division)
Allan Rosenfield (Columbia University, School of Public Health)
Ronald Freedman (PSC)
Sara Seims (Alan Guttmacher Institute)
Thursday, 11/11/1999, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.. ARCHIVED EVENT
Location: School of Public Health Auditorium Building I
For further information, please contact Aimee V. Balfe, Population Fellows Programs Publications Coordinator.
The United Nations established October 12, 1999 as the day world population will top 6 billion people. In honor of this historic landmark, the Population Fellows Program and Population Studies Center have invited a distinguished panel of experts to discuss what this means for global welfare.
Speakers will incude:
Director of the United Nations Population Division Joseph Chamie, who will provide context by discussing, "6 Billion: How we got here and where we're going;"
Dean of Columbia University's School of Public Health Allan Rosenfield, who will discuss the implications of 6 billion people for the world's health; and
University of Michigan Sociologist Ronald Freedman, who will share his views on the social implications of current population growth patterns.
The panel will be moderated by Dr. Sara Seims, incoming president of the Alan Guttmacher Institute.