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Agricultural Economics Society Annual Conference 2015
The Agricultural Economics Society's 89th annual conference will be held at the University of Warwick, England, from Monday 13th to Wednesday 15th of April, 2015....more

 
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Agricultural Economics Society Annual Conference 2015

The Agricultural Economics Society's 89th annual conference will be held at the University of Warwick, England, from Monday 13th to Wednesday 15th of April, 2015.
 
For the full programme in DRAFT please click here
 
Please note that the PhD Workshop and main Conference run in parallel on Day 1  - Monday.
(There is a separate programme for the PhD Workshop). To view this, please click here
 
For the programme information and structure - please click here
 
For the Summary Programme 'Conference at a Glance' - please click here
 
For details on the venue please click here
 
For booking information and costs please click here

Confirmed Events

Presidential Address by Professor Brian Revell, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Food Economics and former Director of International Policy at Harper Adams University brief bio

Keynote Address by Professor Nick Hanley, Professor of Environmental Economics, University of St Andrews Improving the design of agri-environment schemes  brief bio

Symposium: Sustainable Intensification Metrics and Methodologies using FADN data, organised by Richard Tiffin, University of Reading; Stephen Ramsden, University of Nottingham

Symposium: Can we bounce back? Resilience in agricultural systems, organised by Sarah Gardner, GardnerLobo Associates

Symposium: Reconsidering agricultural and rural development in the developing world, organised by Steve Wiggins, Overseas Development Institute

Symposium: Increasing Competitiveness and Resilience of the UK Arable Supply Chain, organised by Carmen Hubbard, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne

PhD Workshop - Monday 13th April - submissions now closed

Aimed specifically at postgraduate researchers, the event gives early career Agricultural Economists a chance to present work from their PhD studies - whether in the initial stages, or close to completion. Participants can choose a presentation format (quick, slow, or poster) to suit their work.

We have had a very good response - the programme gives a fascinating 'snapshot' of current PhD work in Ag Econ.
 
The workshop will also include tips and ideas for developing a career in Ag Econ and a presentation from Professor Nick Hanley on "How to get your paper published".

Call for Papers

The call is now closed.
 
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.
 
For 2015, the organisers are particularly encouraging submissions of papers that will have relevance for policy makers: these papers will have their own designated sessions on the programme.

Symposia and Workshops

Symposia - Invited speakers and presentations organised by members on current topics relating to Agricultural Economics.

Workshops - Interactive sessions, organised by members, with short presentations followed by discussion. Past workshops have addressed Bio-economic modelling, Uptake of low-carbon practices by farmers, and the economic contribution of traditional and local livestock breeds to rural development and resilience.
 
Please contact the programme secretary if interested in organising a workshop.

Important Dates and Information

Decisions on acceptance of papers:                                January 2015
Deadline for registration:                                               2nd April 2015
 
£200 prize for the best poster paper presented by an early career researcher
 
Further details on the conference programme available soon.
 
We look forward to seeing you in Warwick. For all enquiries, please contact: Stephen.Ramsden@nottingham.ac.uk