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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.
 

Programme information and structure - please follow the link

Details on the venue can be found 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

Symposium: Agricultural and Environmental Resilience

 

PhD Workshop - Monday 13th April

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. To submit a proposal for the workshop, please go to the submissions page
 
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

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 contributed papers and poster submissions please go to the submissions page.
 
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.

Call for Symposia and Workshop organisors

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 symposium or workshop.

Important Dates and Information

Deadline for paper and poster proposals:                        15th December 2014
Deadline for PhD workshop proposals:                             30th November 2014
Decisions on acceptance of papers:                                January 2015
Deadline for full paper submission and 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