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.

2022    celebrate SDA's 50th anniversary in October 2022 in Knoxville, TN

2021    In-person meeting canceled due to COVID-19.

2020    In-person meeting canceled due to COVID-19.

2019    New Orleans, LA

2018    Durham, NC

2017    Morgantown, WV

2016    Athens, GA

2015    San Antonio, TX

2014    Memphis, TN

2013     Montgomery, AL

2012     Williamsburg, VA

2011     Tallahassee, FL

2010     Knoxville, TN

2009     Galveston, TX

2008     Greenville, SC

2007     Birmingham, AL

2006     Durham, NC

2005     Oxford, MS

2004     Hilton Head Island, SC

2003     Alexandria, VA

2002     Austin, TX

2001     Miami Beach, FL

2000     New Orleans, LA

1999     San Antonio, TX

1998     Annapolis, MD

1997     Orlando, FL

1996     Memphis, TN

1995     Richmond, VA

1994     Atlanta, GA

1993     New Orleans, LA

1992     Charleston, SC

1991     Jacksonville, FL

1990     Louisville, KY

1989     Durham, NC

1988     San Antonio, TX

1987     Atlanta, GA

1986     Baltimore, MD

1985     Austin, TX

1984     Orlando, FL

1983     Chattanooga, TN

1982     Greensboro, NC

1981     Little Rock, AR

1980     Tallahassee, FL

1979     Myrtle Beach, SC

1978     San Antonio, TX

1977     Virginia Beach, VA

1976     New Orleans, LA

1975     Atlanta, GA

1974     Atlanta, GA

1973     Oak Ridge, TN

1972     Oak Ridge, TN

1971     Oak Ridge, TN

1970     Oak Ridge, TN

Upcoming Events

    • 17 Oct 2022
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • 19 Oct 2022
    • 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Crowne Plaza Hotel, 401 West Summit Hill Drive, Knoxville, TN

    The 2022 SDA annual meeting will take place from Monday, October 17 to Wednesday, October 19 at the Crowne Plaza Knoxville Downtown University hotel, 401 West Summit Hill Drive, Knoxville, TN.

    About Hotel Registration at Conference Rates

    Rates are $145-$160 per night depending on type and number of beds.

    • Up to September 17 to book at the SDA rate first click this link to open the webpage.  At the top of the hotel page, click the red "Book Now" button on the upper right corner of the window.  You will drop down to the "Check In" and "Check Out" dates.  Enter your check in dates:  Check in Monday 10/17 or later, and check out Thursday 10/20 or earlier.  If you want to come in on dates outside of these dates, you need to call the hotel directly at (865) 522-2600 and ask for "in house" reservations because the dates will not be in the block that is on line. 
    • After September 17 you must call the hotel at (865) 522-2600 and ask for “in house" reservations.  

    Luncheon Plenary Sessions

    When you register, you are able to select one (or both, for an additional $25) luncheon plenaries to attend.

    Tuesday, October 18th

    Jennifer Karas Montez, Syracuse University, topic TBA

    Wednesday, October 19th

               Rogelio Saenz, University of Texas at San Antonio, topic TBA

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