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Upcoming Event(s)

CHAIRS (Chairs, Heads, Administrators Information Roundtable Section) 2023 Fall Conference
October 23 & 24, 2023

At the AAEA meetings, the CHAIRS (Chairs, Heads, and Administrators Information Roundtable Section) decided to meet in Washington, DC. Don’t miss this chance to interact with your colleagues to discuss topics important to us all (e.g., STEM designation for our programs, student recruitment, chair mentoring) and conduct Hill visits to promote our profession and field!

The plan is to meet at ERS headquarters on the national mall on Monday the 23rd for a business meeting and visits with USDA ERS, NIFA and OCE leadership. On Tuesday we will conduct Hill visits, with guidance from Lowell Randal, AAEA government relations representative.

Conference Registration:Conference attendees must be a current AAEA member. To become a member of AAEA or join the CHAIRS Section, please visit

Tentative Agenda
(additional details coming soon)

Meetings will take place at USDA-ERS:
1400 Independence Ave SW, Washington DC 20250
Monday, October 23
Time Event
8:30 am – 5:00 pm USDA-ERS (light breakfast & snacks provided)
6:30 pm Optional Dinner (location TBD)
Tuesday, October 24
8:30 am  Meet at Holiday Inn
9:00 am – 2:30 pm Individual Hill Visits


The registration fee includes light breakfast and snacks Monday

Registration Deadline: October 13, 2023
CHAIRS Member Registration - $100
CHAIRS Non-Member Registration - $150
Need Financial Support to attend? Please email Lisa House ( if you need financial support to attend the conference.

Download Registration Form to register for this conference.

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

Guest Room Block: booking link below
Holiday Inn Washington Capitol National Mall
550 C Street | Washington, DC 20024
Phone: 202-479-4000

The rooms for the AAEA-CHAIRS 2023 Fall Meeting are available for individuals to begin reserving their rooms.

To book a room:

  • Click on the above link
  • Then enter the dates for your guest room (October 22 and/or October 23)
  • This will take you to the guest room block rate of $239 per night
  • For those who prefer to call and make reservations, please dial: 877-834-3613 and provide group code (AC2) when prompted.

Guest Room Reservations:
Guest Room Rate:            $239.00 plus applicable taxes
Guest Rooms available:   Sunday, October 22  & Monday, October 23 
Guest Room Reservation cut-off, Tuesday, October 3, 2023.

Past Events

National Association of Agricultural Economics Administrators Conference

April 4-5, 2022
Holiday Inn Washington Capitol National Mall
550 C Street | Washington, DC 20024, Phone: 202-479-4000

2011 NAAEA Biennial Conference

The 2011 NAAEA Biennial Conference took place in Washington, DC, September 8-9, 2011. The 2011 Agenda with links to presentations can be found below. The next biennial conference will take place in 2013.