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Registration & Travel

The advanced registration deadline for the 2018 AAEA Annual Meeting was July 9th. All registrations will take place onsite at the registration desk located on the lobby level of the Marriott Wardman Park. Registration desk hours are as follows:

  • Sunday, August 5: 7:30 am – 7:30 pm
  • Monday, August 6: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday, August 7: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Please contact the AAEA Business Office at or (414) 918-3190 with any questions.

Annual Meeting registrants will receive a name badge when they arrive in D.C. Attendees will also have access to all of the concurrent sessions, plenary sessions, the Poster Receptions, Welcome Reception on Sunday night, and the Closing Reception on Tuesday night. Tickets for luncheons and banquets are not included with the registration cost, but can be purchased separately during registration. Tickets for the luncheons, the International Lecture and Reception, and other special events will not be sold on-site at the meeting.

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Guest Registration

Attendees are encouraged to bring spouses, friends, and family to the Annual Meeting. All such attendees must register as guests in order to participate in meeting activities, at the cost of $55 per guest. Children under the age of 16 may attend the meeting for free. Guests include any interested party not professionally in the field of agricultural economics or applied economics, or a related discipline. Registered guests will receive a name badge and are invited to attend the Welcome Reception at no additional charge.

Other Event Registrations

The cost to attend pre/post-conference workshops, luncheons, and/or the International Lecture and Reception is not included in the Annual Meeting registration price and requires additional registration fees. You may register for these events while registering for the 2018 AAEA Annual Meeting or by calling (414) 918-3190. The last day to register for these other events is July 9, 2018 or until sold out.

Presenter Requirements

Please visit the webpages linked below to see presenter/participant requirements for the 2018 AAEA Annual Meeting.


Checks must be in U.S. dollars, drawn on a U.S. bank, made payable to AAEA. Payments also can be made by MasterCard, Visa, Discover, or American Express.


To cancel your Annual Meeting registration and/or special event tickets, contact the AAEA Business Office at (414) 918-3190 or Cancellations of meeting registrations are subject to a $50 processing fee. After July 9, no refunds will be given for meeting registrations or special event tickets.

Photography Release

I grant full permission to Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA), sponsors and others to use photos of my participation in this event without liability or obligation to me. I further consent that my name and identity may be revealed therein or by descriptive text or commentary.  If you prefer that you are not included in these photos, please notify the photographer onsite.

Hotel Information

Washington Marriott Wardman Park

2660 Woodley Road NW
Washington, D.C.  20008
(202) 328-2000

Room rates and other hotel information

Airport Travel

There are three airports relatively close to Washington, D.C. Visit the Air Travel page for more information.

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