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Issue 1, November 2017

D.C. On Demand

2017 Annual Meeting Recap

Thank you to everyone who joined AAEA in Chicago! We hosted more than 1,400 attendees, and greatly appreciate everyone who participated. We hope to see you all again next year in Washington, D.C.!

We would also like to thank the Special Presentations Committee, Topic Leaders, and Reviewers. They once again dedicated much of their time analyzing abstract submissions and creating cohesive sessions, thus resulting in another strong, substantial program. In addition, thank you to all of the Section Leaders and members who helped organize the many successful Track Sessions – congratulations!

As always, AAEA greatly appreciates your feedback, and will continue to use it in order to cultivate future programs and meetings. Comments and concerns from 2017 attendees are currently being evaluated. We are looking intoways to improve the mobile app, how to provide equal and adequate discussion for all presentations, the review process for posters, and how to better assign submissions to topic areas.

Mark Your Calendar for 2018

Planning is already well underway for the 2018 Annual Meeting located in Washington, D.C. The meeting will take place August 5-7, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park. This will be a program you won't want to miss!

The Marriott Wardman Park combines history and elegance, spreading across 16 beautiful garden acres on the corner of Connecticut Avenue and Woodley Park Road in Northwest Washington, D.C. The hotel is close by the National Zoo, various shops and restaurants, as well as several historic landmarks and museums.

We encourage all attendees to book a hotel room at the Marriott Wardman Park under the AAEA room block. Single and Double room rates start at $199 per night. Please visit the hotel page for additional information.

Submissions Now Open

AAEA is currently accepting abstract and session proposals. The Annual Meeting is an excellent opportunity to present your research, put together a workshop, and to explore the realm of agriculture and applied economics via other peers and instructors. The 2018 open calls webpage contains important criteria and submission information, and once you are ready to submit, please visit the submission website. Please also take note of the due dates listed below.

AAEA Award Nominations

Nominations for the Annual 2018 Awards are being accepted now through February 8, 2018. AAEA would like to provide an opportunity to recognize those who have done outstanding work or research in their fields. This includes teachers, role models, and even students. Winners will be announced at the annual meeting, during the AAEA Awards and Fellows Recognition Ceremony. For more information on each award and how to submit a nomination, please visit our awards page.

Important Due Dates

November 30, 2017

January 17, 2018

February 8, 2018

Award nominations


Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact AAEA staff either at
or (414) 918-3190.


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