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International Conference on


Population, Health, Environment and Sustainable Development: Issues and Challenges (PHESD2016)

December 17th – 18th 2016

Department of Population Science and Human Resource Development (PSHRD)

University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh


It is a great pleasure to invite you to the International Conference on Population, Health, Environment and Sustainable Development organized by the Department of Population Science and Human Resource Development, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh on the 17th and 18th December 2016.

 The main theme of the conference is “Issues and Challenges related to Population, Health, Environment and Sustainable Development”. The focus of the conference is to provide a multidisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss their most recent and innovative work. We would like to extend our invitation to you to participate at the conference and share your valuable thoughts in the Global Scientific Community.

Topics: Presentations will be organized on the basis of key sub-topics. Provisional discussion topics include but are not limited to:

1.      Demographic issues

  • Fertility
  • Mortality
  • Migration and urbanization
  • Population ageing

2.      Population health

  • Social determinants of health and disease
  • Family planning
  • HIV & AIDS
  • Maternal health
  • Caesarean delivery

3.      Population environment

  • Climate change
  • Sanitation and safe drinking water
  • Environmental degradation
  • Environment and health implications of urbanization

4.      Sustainable development

  • Women in higher education
  • Women empowerment
  • Poverty
  • Globalization, trade and development
  • Inequality
  • Economics and finance
  • Human resources and sustainable development
  • Science, technology and sustainable development

Download: PHESD2016 registration and abstract submission form

Abstracts (not more than 300 words) are currently accepted. Abstracts and registration forms (using the prescribed form) must be submitted to phesd2016@gmail.com


You are asked to complete your online registration. Please click on the following link

Online Registration: https://goo.gl/5g7I5h


Important Dates

Deadline for submitting abstract

30 June 2016

Notification of acceptance

06 July 2016

Deadline for submitting full-length papers

Deadline for Registration

30 August 2016

24 November 2016


Registration Fees
Conference: Paying method:

Registration fee must be paid through:

Bank account name: Population Science & HRD Department
Current student  (home) 2000.00 BDT
Current student  (abroad) 150.00 USD
Bank account number: 0200008612990
Agrani Bank Ltd., Rajshahi University Branch, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
National 3000.00 BDT
International (Asia) 200.00 USD
International (except Asia) 250.00 USD
Accompany  (home) 1200.00 BDT (each)
Accompany  (abroad) 150.00 USD (each)
Current student of PSHRD 2000.00 BDT
Others (ex-students and staffs) 3000.00 BDT
Accompany 1200.00 BDT (each)


To appear on the program, participants must register for the meeting. Participants from abroad can pay the registration fee after arrival but need to submit the registration form before the registration deadline. Local hospitalities (accommodation, food, local transportation) will be provided for the foreign participants upon request and availability. Please confirm your participation as early as possible to ensure bookings can be made.


Special Issues
All accepted abstracts/ full-length papers for this Conference will be published in the PHESD 2016 conference proceedings.

We would be honored if you would accept this invitation and join us for this event. Please submit your abstract at your convenience.


Guidelines for Full-length Papers:

Authors should aim for a 3,000-5,000-word limit (including the main text, abstract, and footnotes, excluding references, tables and figures), and should limit tables and figures to those that are essential.

Full-length papers should be submitted both preferably in PDF and Word.

Full-length papers should be compiled in the following order: title page; abstract; keywords; main text; acknowledgments; appendixes (as appropriate); references; table(s) with titles and notes (on individual pages); figure(s) with titles and notes (on individual pages).

Full-length papers should be typewritten in double spacing.

Each page should be numbered consecutively.

The cover page to contain the following information: the full title; a short title of not more than 45 characters (including spaces) suitable for use at the head of each page of the published version; names of authors; institutional affiliation of authors; and postal address, and email address of the corresponding author.

The APA style should be used for the list of references.


For any queries please contact:

Md. Ismail Tareque, PhD
Joint Convener
PHESD Conference 2016
E-mail: tarequemi_pops@ru.ac.bd


We look forward to meet you at Rajshahi, Bangladesh in the near future.

Thank you,

PHESD2016 Conference Committee