Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Call for Proposals: 2015 AAEA Organized Symposium at AARES Annual Conference

The AAEA is accepting submissions for the AAEA Organized Symposium at the Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) in Rotorua, New Zealand, February 10-13, 2015.

The Organized Symposium will be allocated a session 1.5 hours in length during the AARES general program. Organizers should submit a proposal for a complete session that will take up the full time period allotted. The format of the session may involve panel discussions of prepared questions, debates, roundtable meetings, paper presentations, or other formats. Whichever format is proposed, the organizer should ensure that the presentations fit into a tightly coherent theme and that there is plenty of time for discussion.

Submission Deadline
Submissions for the organized symposium should be sent to Brian Mondragón Jones ‎( by August 29, 2014.

Submission Format
Submissions (in PDF format) should include the following:
  • Symposium title
  • Abstract of 250 words or less 
  • Organizer name and contact information 
  • Participant names/affiliations 
Membership and Registration Requirements
All presenters/speakers/discussants must be members of AAEA. A membership waiver request can be included in the proposal in the case of extenuating circumstances. In addition, participants need to register for the 2015 AARES Annual Meeting. AAEA cannot grant registration waivers for the meeting. It is the responsibility of the organizer to ensure all participants are willing to participate and meet the presentation requirements.

Submissions will be reviewed by the President of AAEA and the organizer of the selected symposium will be notified by the AAEA Business Office by September 15, 2014.

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