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AAEA & WAEA Invite You to Attend the 2021 Hybrid Joint Annual Meeting

Experts from around the globe to present research and studies in Austin TX and Online

The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) and the Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA) invite you to attend our 2021 AAEA Annual Meeting in-person in Austin, TX on  August 1-3 at the JW Marriott Austin as well as many sessions livestreamed online. There are over 700 expert speakers presenting in more than 150 concurrent sessions. AAEA expects over 200 agricultural and applied economists from around the world are expected to attend and over 800 to attend virtually. Media and press are invited to attend any concurrent session, or plenary session with a complimentary media registration.

Presentation topics include: consumer behaviors during COVID-19, climate change, agricultural economic research using the new U.S. federal statistical system, food assistance programs during COVID-19, trade policy, and many more topics.

This year the Gordon Rausser Keynote Address will be made up of three Panelists: Jim Jones from the University of Florida, John Antle from Oregon State University and Catherin Kling from Cornell University. Ricardo Salvador from the Union of Concerned Scientists will be the main presentation in this session beginning at 6:00 pm CST on August 1, in Lone Star D-E and livestreamed on the hybrid platform until 7:00 pm CST.

AAEA President-Elect, Madhu Khanna will give her Presidential Address on August 2 from 8:30 am – 9:30 am CST in Lone Star D-E at the JW Marriott Austin and will also be livestreamed on the hybrid platform.

Past President and Fellow, Jill McCluskey from Washington State University will give the Fellows Address on August 3 from 8:30 am – 9:30 am in the Lone Star D-E and livestreamed on the hybrid platform.

Gita Gopinath from the International Monetary Fund will virtually speak on the “Dominant Currency Paradigm in International Economics” on August 3 at 6:30 -7:30 pm CST during the Galbraith Forum.

If you are interested in attending the 2021 Hybrid AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting in Austin TX or online, please contact Allison Ware in the AAEA Business Office for a complimentary registration.

ABOUT AAEA: Established in 1910, the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is the leading professional association for agricultural and applied economists, with 2,500 members in more than 60 countries. Members of the AAEA work in academic or government institutions as well as in industry and not-for-profit organizations, and engage in a variety of research, teaching, and outreach activities in the areas of agriculture, the environment, food, health, and international development. The AAEA publishes two journals, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy, as well as the online magazine Choices and the online open access publication series Applied Economics Teaching Resources. To learn more, visit

Contact: Allison Ware
Senior Communications Manager
(414) 918-3190