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.

2024 Annual Meeting

The 2024 Southern Demographic Association annual meeting will be held October 16-18, 2024 in Savannah, Georgia, at The DeSoto Savannah. See below for the Call for Abstracts.


Meeting Registration and Calendar Year 2024 Membership

Registration for the 2024 SDA meeting is now open. Click here to register for the meeting.


Fee schedule (Meeting + Membership)

Dates Student Regular
June 3 through Sep 24 (early) $145 $295
Sep 24 - Oct 15 (standard) $160 $320
Oct 16 and later (onsite) $175 $350
Sustaining MemberAt least $400* 

* A Sustaining Membership is available to those regular members who can afford to support SDA at a higher rate. The benefits of a Sustaining Membership include acknowledgement at the 2024 meeting and being listed in the Meeting Program.


The meeting fee includes your 2024 SDA membership. Can't make the meeting? Renew your SDA membership here.


Conference Hotel: The DeSoto, Savannah, GA

Cutoff date for booking at the discounted conference rate is September 24, 2024:

  • Students and government workers: Contact Jarron Saint Onge of the University of Kansas (jsaintonge@ku.edu), the local arrangements liaison for the conference, to arrange for hotel registration at lower rates for students and government rates for Federal Government Employees.
  • All other registrants: Conference hotel rate is $229 per night. To book at this rate, click this link and follow the directions that are there.

  • Luncheon Plenary Sessions

    Thursday, October 17th

    TBA

    Friday, October 18th

              TBA


    Call For Abstracts

    Southern Demographic Association Annual Meeting

    October 16-18, 2024

    Savannah, Georgia

    We invite submissions of 250-word abstracts for individual research papers and/or posters in applied or academic demography, economics, geography, sociology, public health, psychology, and epidemiology. Also welcome are proposals for thematic sessions or panel discussions.

    All paper/poster/session submissions must be made by 11:59pm CDT on Monday, July 15, 2024 at the following link: SDA Abstract Submissions.


    During the meeting, SDA will announce the 2024 winners of three awards:

    • E. Walter Terrie Award for “the best paper presented at the SDA Annual Meeting on an applied topic, especially one relating to state and local demography” (1 paper per 1st author)
    • Everett S. Lee Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award (1 paper per 1st author)
    • Outstanding Undergraduate Paper Award (1 paper per 1st author)

    All paper award submissions must be made by 11:59pm CDT on Friday, September 13, 2024 to their respective email addresses noted above. For award consideration, the paper submitted must be on the SDA program and must be presented at the SDA meeting by the author.

    Questions? Contact Joseph Lariscy, Program Chair (jlariscy@tamu.edu) or see more details at http://sda-demography.org/Awards.




Upcoming Events

    • 16 Oct 2024
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • 18 Oct 2024
    • 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • DeSoto Savannah Hotel, 15 Liberty St., Savannah GA
    Register

    The 2024 SDA annual meeting will take place from Wednesday, October 16 to Friday, October 18 at the DeSoto Savannah Hotel, 15 Liberty Street, Savannah, GA 31401

    All paper/poster/session submissions must be made by 11:59pm CDT on Monday, July 15, 2024 at the following link: SDA Abstract Submissions.

    About Hotel Registration at Conference Rates

    Cutoff for conference rates is September 24:

    Conference Hotel: The DeSoto, Savannah, GA

    Cutoff date for booking at the discounted conference rate is September 24, 2024:

    • Students and government workers: Contact Jarron Saint Onge of the University of Kansas (jsaintonge@ku.edu), the local arrangements liaison for the conference, to arrange for hotel registration at lower rates for students and government rates for Federal Government Employees.
    • All other registrants: Conference hotel rate is $229 per night. To book at this rate, click this link and follow the directions that are there.

    Luncheon Plenary Sessions

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

    Thursday, October 17th

    To be announced

    Friday, October 18th

              To be announced

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