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Agricultural Economics Society Annual Conference 2017
The Agricultural Economics Society's 91st annual conference will be held at The Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, Ireland, from Monday 24th to Wednesday 26th of April, 2017....more

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The Agricultural Economics Society's 91st annual conference will be held at the Royal Dublin Society in Dublin, Ireland, from Monday 24th to Wednesday 26th of April, 2017.

 
For details on the venue please click here for the RDS and here for the Ballsbridge Hotel where rooms are being held for delegates.
 
For booking information and costs please click here.  Please book as soon as possible to ensure a hotel room at the Ballsbridge, they cannot be held indefinitely. 
 
The Keynote Session will discuss agricultural policy in Europe. The Society is pleased to announce that Phil Hogan (European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development), Mairead McGuinness (Vice President European Parliament, TBC), Professor Alan Matthews (Emeritus Professor of European Agricultural Policy at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland), Professor Alan Swinbank (Emeritus Professor of Agricultural Economics at the University or Reading, UK) will deliver the keynote session.
 
Presidential Address will be given by Professor Peter Midmore, Professor of Economics at Aberystwyth Business School.
 
Two Plenary Workshops will be devoted to the Brexit debate, while other workshops will address vine economics, agri-environmental schemes and rural development. A mini master class will be held on choice modelling methodologies.  If you are an organiser please read these guidelines.
 
The best PhD presenter in the PhD category will be awarded with a prize of £100.
The best poster paper presented by an early career researcher will be awarded with a prize of £200.

Parallel and Poster Sessions

Each year a diverse set of papers, centred on the discipline of Agricultural Economics, is selected for the conference programme. Sessions cover topics such as agricultural trade and policy, environmental economics and policy, supply chain analysis, food demand and policy, behavioural economics, structural adjustment of agriculture, climate change impacts and mitigation, livestock production and disease, agricultural development, technology adoption, the economics of bioenergy, modelling and analysis techniques.  The call for submissions closed on 19th December 2016.
 
Contributed Papers: Contributed Papers will present theoretical developments in the field of agricultural economics or sound applications of theory for the benefit of decision making in the public or private sector. Contributed Papers will be allocated in thematic session, each Paper with a 25 min slot (20 min talk and 5 min discussion).  Please click here for guidelines.
 
The template for final paper submission can be found here.
 
Discussion Papers: The intention of these sessions is to provide a platform for authors to present work that considers new ideas and approaches, addresses issues relating to the more formative stages of a research project or more generally provides the basis for wider discussion. Each Discussion Paper will be allocated with a 30 min slot (20 min talk and 10 min discussion).
 
Poster presentations: Posters are welcome to present research results or research of earlier stage. Please click here for guidelines.  For the poster size guide, please click here.
 
PhD Presentations: PhD presentations will be embedded in the main Conference programme and specific feedback will be provided for the presenters. Please click here for to view the flyer.

Important Dates and Information

Deadline for full paper submission and early bird registration:    27th March 2017
 
Further details on the conference programme available later in February.
 
We look forward to seeing you in Dublin.
 
For all enquiries, please contact: vera.eory@sruc.ac.uk
 
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