Since 1970, the Southern Demographic Association has hosted an annual meeting each fall, usually in October. The SDA meeting provides a friendly venue for people to present academic and applied demographic research, to discuss and learn about population issues, and to meet others with common interests.

2019 Annual Meeting

The Southern Demographic Association's annual meeting will take place October 22-25, 2019 in New Orleans, LA.

Call for Papers

Propose a Session

if you would like to propose a session, please send details to SDA President-Elect Johnelle Sparks at

Luncheon Speakers

Thursday, October 24th: TBD

Friday, October 25th: TBD

Meeting Registration and 2020 Membership

Registration details coming soon!

The meeting fee includes your 2020 SDA membership. Can't make the meeting? Renew your SDA membership here.

Conference Hotel

The conference hotel is the New Orleans Downtown Marriott at the Convention Center. The conference rate is $169/night and there are a limited number of government rate rooms. Book at the SDA rate using this link.

You must reserve by 9/23 to receive the conference rate.

Save the date for 2020! SDA's 50th Anniversary meeting will be held in Knoxville, TN, from October 14-16, 2020.

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