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Agricultural Economics Society Annual Conference 2016
The Agricultural Economics Society's 90th annual conference will be held at the University of Warwick, England, from Monday 4th to Wednesday 6th of April, 2016....more

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Agricultural Economics Society Annual Conference 2016

The Agricultural Economics Society's 90th annual conference will be held at the University of Warwick, England, from Monday 4th to Wednesday 6th of April, 2016.
 
The full programme will be available in due course
The summary programme will be available in due course
For details on the venue, please click here 
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To book the conference, please click here
 
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The programme will include contributed papers, keynote speakers, discussion papers and posters as well as symposia and workshops organised by members – updates to the programme will be available on the AES website.

Important Dates and Information

Deadline for full paper submission and registration: 18th March 2016
 
£200 prize for the best poster paper presented by an early career researcher.  
 
To view the conference flier, please click here.
 
Programme information and call for papers and contributions

Who should attend?
Each year the conference features an international programme of contributed papers, symposia, workshops and keynote presentations. Of interest to academics, researchers, policy makers, industry and NGO representatives related to agriculture and the environment, the event provides opportunities for networking in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere at a location with excellent facilities and transport links.
 
The Conference Venue
The conference takes place at the University of Warwick, close to the attractive countryside of the Cotswolds and historic centres such as Warwick and Stratford upon Avon. The venue is easily accessible by road, rail and air. Birmingham International Airport is approximately 30 minutes by taxi or there is a frequent train service from Birmingham International station, which is next to the airport. Coventry Intercity station is the nearest station and only four miles from the University. Trains from London (Euston) run frequently with an approximate journey time of 70 minutes.   
 
Programme content
The programme is diverse, but centred on the discipline of Agricultural Economics, with sessions covering 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. See below for information on how to contribute.
 
Recent keynote speakers have addressed: Value for money in agri-environmental policy, Who will feed China?, The right price of food, Food price instability, CAP reform,Bio-economic modelling, and 'Big Data' uses in Agricultural Economics.

Programme structure
The conference organisers seek contributions in the following FIVE areas.

Contributed papers covering research work in a relatively advanced stage of completion.

Discussion papers for innovative ideas or work at an earlier stage of development than contributed papers. More time is given to questions and answers at the end of the presentation.

Symposia invited speakers and presentations organised by members on important current topics relating to Agricultural Economics.

Workshops Interactive sessions, organised by members, with short presentations.
 
PhD Workshop This half-day workshop welcomes submissions by PhD students, at any stage of their studies, in the areas of agricultural, environmental, food and development economics.  For full details, please the attached flier.  To submit a paper, please click here.
 
Posters Presentations of research or other material by academics, postgraduates and other AES members.
 
We look forward to seeing you in Warwick. For all enquiries, please contact:vera.eory@sruc.ac.uk.