If you’re interested in sharing your research with a new audience, don’t miss the “Working With the Media” session at the 2017 AAEA Annual Meeting. You’ll get the chance to ask questions to journalists and hear stories from AAEA members with vast experience in working with members of the media. Whether you are interested in getting started with communicating to a broader audience or want to get advice from experts in the field, this is a session you won’t want to miss. Learn more about the session on the AAEA app: https://event.crowdcompass.com/aaea17/activity/x8vyBZyORx
Session Information: Tuesday, August 1st, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM
If you have any questions please contact Jay Saunders, AAEA Communications Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org
We seek your assistance! If you are attending the 2017 AAEA Annual Meeting in Chicago, please consider volunteering to serve as a Session Moderator. One moderator is needed for each Selected Presentation and Lightning Session to keep the session on schedule and to foster interesting discussion that will hopefully provide helpful feedback to presenters. Sessions have up to four presenters, and Lightning Sessions will have up to eight presenters; all will last 90 minutes. Volunteer moderators will receive detailed instructions via email prior to the Annual Meeting. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out our very short moderator form here.
If you have any questions regarding the role of a moderator, feel free to contact Lauren Seward at email@example.com or (414) 918-3190.
2017 AAEA Annual Meeting: Business Meeting
Monday, July 31, 8:00 am–8:30 am
AAEA’s annual Business Meeting will be held during the annual meeting in Chicago, IL on Monday, July 31, in Salons II/III. This meeting gives members the chance to hear about the state of the Association. Updates will be given by the AAEA President, the Finance Committee, and the AAEA Trust Committee. Additionally, Board Members and Editors who are completing their terms will be recognized for their service. Lastly, those in attendance will be given an opportunity to voice any questions or concerns that they may have. We hope you’ll join us in Chicago.
2017 AAEA Annual Meeting: Download the AAEA Mobile App
The AAEA Annual Meeting app is live! Be sure to download this years’ #AAEAChicago17 Annual Meeting app before arriving in Chicago. The app will help you manage your networking, schedules, social media and much more in the palm of your hand.
Download it for FREE to your iPhone, iPad, or Android. Once installed, you’ll have instant access to all of the awesome features. Logging in to the app and adding yourself to the “Attendee” list will help you get the most out of the app features. Ready to get started? If you use Apple or Android, you can search for “AAEA” in your app store. Just look for the AAEA logo!
*AAEA created an app in 2016 which we will continue to use in 2017 and future meetings.
AAEA invites you to take part in our 2017 AAEA Annual Meeting in Chicago, July 30 - August 1, 2017. Our meeting will take place at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, located in the heart of the Windy City. Surrounded by the best theatres, shopping, dining and entertainment around, this is an ideal location. This is an event you are not going to want to miss. Make sure to register now as rates will increase. Invitation letter information posted. Read more>>
2017 AAEA Annual Meeting: Register for the Employment Center
Registration is now open for the 2017 Employment Center taking place July 30- August 1, during the 2017 AAEA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. The Employment Center offers a great opportunity for highly qualified candidates to connect with a number of employers during the Annual Meeting. The Employment Center features a simplified registration and posting process that is integrated into the AAEA Job Board. Employer registration is $400 and includes unlimited job postings. Applicant registration is FREE, but participants must be registered for the 2017 AAEA Annual Meeting..
For more information, please visit the online Employment Center. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Sarah Kenner. We hope to see you in Chicago!
On behalf of the Undergraduate Student Section of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association, we cordially invite you and your students to attend and participate in the 2017 AAEA Annual Meeting in Chicago (July 30-August 1, 2017). Our section offers a wide variety of professional development opportunities for undergraduate students of agricultural and applied economics:
Academic Bowl Competition
Student Paper Competition
Earl O. Heady Decision Sciences Spreadsheet Competition
2017 AAEA Annual Meeting: Grant Writing by Early Career Professionals “Money Talks” Hear first-hand what donors think is most important in proposal preparation
Saturday, July 29, 2017
7:30 am – 2:00 pm
Registration opens at 7:00 am
Grants available for first 20 participants through funding from the AAEA Trust
This workshop aims to strengthen the core grant writing skills of early career professionals, offering the opportunity to learn more about the perspectives of major funding organizations by engaging directly with donor representatives. The event will also facilitate networking among young early career professionals. Read more>>
David Schweikhardt, professor and agricultural policy analyst at Michigan State University, passed away on June 2, 2017, aged 58. Schweikhardt was involved in the analysis and Extension outreach of every Farm Bill from 1990 to 2014. He expressed his love for institutional economics through a signature graduate course that emphasized how economic outcomes are shaped by laws and regulations. Schweikhardt put his affinity for institutional economics to work in analyzing and interpreting for Michigan farmers and agribusinesses not only a quarter century of farm bills, but also the effects on farmers of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Energy Independence and Security Act (2007), and the Affordable Care Act (2010). Read more>>
Call for Proposals: UCLA Law School Animal Law and Policy Small Grants Program
Thanks to generous funding from Mr. Bob Barker, UCLA Law School is pleased to offer the Animal Law and Policy Small Grants Program (“UCLA ALP Program”). http://law.ucla.edu/centers/social-policy/animal-law-grants-program The UCLA ALP Program exists to encourage new academic empirical research, with the goal of developing better empirical bases from which to understand, evaluate, and pursue animal law reform. Applicants from a variety of academic disciplinary backgrounds, including economics, sociology, demography, social psychology, moral psychology, medicine, plant-based nutritional science, cognitive science, law, public health, and public policy are encouraged to apply. Read more>>
The Journal of Food Products Marketing will launch a new series of special issues exploring Contemporary Topics in Food Marketing. The first special issue will be guest edited by Dr. Brian Roe and Danyi Qi of the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics at The Ohio State University on Food Waste: Marketing Strategies. Read more>>
Agricultural Finance Review Special Issue
Agricultural Finance Review journal (www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/afr.htm) has just published a special issue commemorating 100 years of farm credit. Sponsored by the NC-1177 (Agricultural and Rural Finance Markets in Transition) the papers in this issue represent a broad swath of agricultural finance research in the USA. The special issue is guest edited by Calum G. Turvey, Ashok K. Mishra and Charles B. Moss. Read more>>