The Seven Billionth Human: What Does This Birth Mean?
October 28, 2011
The United Nations Population Division estimates that the world’s population will reach 7 billion around October 31, 2011. To explore the impact of this milestone, the Hopkins Population Center and the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health hosted the symposium “The Seven Billionth Human: What Does This Birth Mean” on October 14.
Babatunde Ostimehin Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund
David Lam Professor, Economics Department University of Michigan
Hania Zlotnik Director, Population Division United Nations
Brian O’Neill National Center for Atmospheric Research