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Annual Conference

The 97th Annual Conference of The Agricultural Economics Society will be held at The University of Warwick, UK - 27th - 29th March 2023.

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AES Conference at a glance 2023

AES Conference - full programme 2023

*subject to change

The Conference features a Keynote Address by Prof. Erik Mathijs (KULeuven, Belgium) on sustainable and healthy diets and a Plenary Session on the costs and benefits of increasing the organic agricultural area led by Dr Alisa Spiegel (Thünen Institute, Germany).  Plenary session “Opportunities and failures of policy on organic agriculture" session outline PDF

AGRIMODELS Cluster: State of play regarding modelling of individual decision making session outline PDF

The Presidential Address will be given by Brendan Bayley (HM Treasury, United Kingdom).

Dr Hervé Dakpo (INRAE, France) will give a masterclass on efficiency analysis. Keep an eye on the website for further updates on the programme.

The Agricultural Economics Society explicitly intends to support early-career researchers by awarding a prize for the best presentation by a PhD student in the contributed paper sessions and two best poster prizes for early-career researchers.

Submissions are possible in three categories:

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 (15 min talk and 10 min discussion). Presentations by PhD students will be embedded in the main Conference programme and specific feedback will be provided for the presenters. The best PhD presenter will be awarded with a prize of £100.

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).

Paper template

Posters:  Posters are welcome to present research results or research of earlier stage. Two best poster prizes of £250 each will be awarded to two early career researchers. We acknowledge financial support of Wiley for these prizes.  Poster guidelines

Applications for the Contributed Paper sessions, Discussion Paper sessions and Poster session should all make use of the same template (ca. 500-1000 words), which can be found here (please upload your extended abstract in a pdf format).  

Accepted Contributed Papers (4000-8000 words) and Discussion Papers (4000-8000 words) and Posters will be made available to delegates through the AES website before the conference. In addition, papers from the conference are normally archived on the AgEcon Search repository at the University of Minnesota. If you would rather not have your paper included on AgEcon search, please let us know on the submission form.


Workshops are organised by members on current topics in Agricultural Economics and related fields. They might feature a set of talks with an extensive discussion or can have more interactive elements. Past workshops have addressed bio-economic modelling, the Green Revolution, uptake of low-carbon practices by farmers, organic products and consumer choice, Brexit and plant biosecurity.

Important Dates and Information

Deadline for full paper submission and early bird registration:  1st March 2023 (late fees apply from 01/03/23)

Information on the venue can be found here

For all enquiries, please contact: frederic.ang@wur.nl

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