Join us for webinars, presentations, film screenings, and training courses held throughout the year! Virtual events are an easy and accessible way for you to learn more about population issues, connect with Population Connection staff, and meet others interested in working together for a more sustainable future for our planet.

Please contact us at engage@popconnect.org if you have any additional thoughts or feedback for future events—we love hearing from you!

Upcoming Events

Summer Photo Contest

Share your love and commitment through the lens of your camera in our third annual Summer Photo Contest!

We invite you to share your enthusiasm for preserving the harmony between humanity and the rest of the living world by sending us your captivating photos of natural landscapes, diverse cultures, and fascinating wildlife. To enter, simply take photos that reflect your passion for conservation and tell powerful stories. Submit your entries by World Population Day, Thursday, July 11th. Your photo could be featured in our magazine, allowing your work to inspire others to appreciate and protect our beautiful planet!

Contest Runs: May 29th to July 11th

More Contest Details Here!

World Rainforest Day

Panel Discussion with Global Partners

Join us in marking World Rainforest Day! We are honored to have our Global Partners, Conservation Through Public Health, Lemur Love, and Women for Conservation, join us for a Zoom panel discussion.

Representatives from each organization will share insights into their conservation programs and educational initiatives, which empower the communities they serve to protect their local forests. After learning more about each of these amazing organizations, we’ll move into a Q&A session. During the session, we’ll ask partners questions about their work to better understand their passions and how their dedication transcends into their work.

Date: Thursday, June 27th
Time: 2 pm ET/11 am PT

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Page Turners Book Club

A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future by David Attenborough

The compelling memoir chronicles the environmental changes the renowned broadcaster and natural historian has witnessed over his long career. The book serves as a personal narrative and a call to action, highlighting humans’ profound impact on the natural world. Attenborough combines his profound knowledge and passion for the natural world with a clear-eyed assessment of our mounting environmental crises, offering a powerful message of hope and a call to action for preserving our planet for future generations.

Date: Tuesday, August 6th
Time: 4 pm ET/1 pm PT

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In Case You Missed It...

2024 Events

Join us throughout the year for virtual events! We’ve hosted inspiring presentations with Global Partners, engaging discussions at our book club, and webinars with Population Connection staff, including our CEO, John Seager!

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Global Partners Series

Since 2016, we’ve made grants or donations to small-to-medium sized organizations working on the ground in their communities to remove barriers to girls’ education, increase access to public health and family planning services, and conserve wildlife. We were able to expand this program in 2022 and are excited to showcase our amazing partners!

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2023 Events

Throughout the year, we hosted a variety of virtual events including guest speakers, a photo contest, Global Partners presentations, and book club meetings. Our events have fostered a vibrant community dialogue on population trends, reproductive rights, and sustainable development.

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Event Archive

2022 Events

We’ve had a full year of virtual events, hosting experts in the fields of conservation, population issues, sustainable development, and women’s empowerment.

All 2022 Events

Featured Events:

8 Billion Mini Series

Leading up to the 8 billion milestone, we hosted a number of events where we discussed how our growing population hampers progress toward environmental preservation, climate change efforts, and poverty alleviation. We heard from community organizers in Uganda, youth activists in Nepal, and PopConnect staff based across the country.

8 Billion Mini Series

Demography Series

This spring we hosted our virtual demography series! Hannah Evans, our Senior Analyst, hosted educational sessions once a month from March to June that explored the various ways in which human population trends and dynamics affect global sustainable development and environmental change.

Demography Series

2021 Events

For the past year, we’ve successfully conducted a series of virtual events, featuring renowned professionals specializing in conservation, sustainable development, demography, and reproductive rights.

All 2021 Events

Featured Events:

Book Club Meetings

In 2021 we started our “Page Turners” Book Club, excited to have a new way to connect with our members and supporters on the latest publications that discuss population dynamics, sustainable development, and environmental issues. Every two months, we hosted one-hour discussions on books chosen by our audience. Publications include The New Climate War by Michael E. Mann and The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert.

Page Turners Book Club

Earth Day Passport Series

We celebrated this year’s Earth Day all month long, hosting speakers from organizations around the world to discuss family planning services and reproductive rights in their communities. We wrapped up presentations with an on-demand screening of the new documentary, 2040, followed by a discussion of the film on Earth Day!

2021 Earth Day

2020 Events

Over the past year, we’ve assembled a lineup of virtual events showcasing experts in reproductive rights, conservation, and population dynamics.

All 2020 Events

Featured Events:

2020 Population + Climate Change Course

An introduction to population studies, this month-long course is particularly useful for anyone interested in volunteering with Population Connection in the future. The weekly sessions take a deeper look at how population dynamics relate to global issues such as poverty, sustainable development, access to health care, climate change, and the health of our planet.

Population and Climate Change Course

2020 Earth Day Challenge

Leading up to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we held a virtual Earth Day challenge consisting of daily actions individuals could partake in to reduce their environmental impact. Two of the challenges included tuning in to presentations hosted by our President John Segar and Communications Manager Hannah Evans.

2020 Earth Day