Posted online: July 20, 2017
As a graduate student at the University of California, Davis, Wilson again went to AAEA meetings as a way to present research and make connections with colleagues. His experience at the meetings continued as a professor; and this year, at the 2017 AAEA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Wilson will become a member of the AAEA Board of Directors.
Deadline: September 15, 2017
The Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) and the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) through the AAEA Trust will jointly offer this travel award to attend the 2018 AARES Conference in Adelaide. It is available to members of AARES or AAEA normally resident in North America.
Deadline: October 5, 2017
The AAEA Nominating Committee is soliciting nominations from AAEA membership for AAEA President-Elect and two AAEA Directors, all for three year terms beginning July 2018.
Please submit the names and affiliations of nominees to email@example.com. Nominations must be received by October 5, 2017.
It’s hard to believe my tenure as AAEA President is coming to an end. It has been an honor and pleasure to serve an organization that has had such a positive impact on my own career. Inheriting the reigns of an organization on solid financial footing and stable membership numbers, thanks in no small part to the outstanding leadership of previous boards and presidents, made the job immeasurably more enjoyable than it could otherwise have been.
It has been a productive year for AAEA and I’ll use my last column to recap a few of the highlights: