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Call for Abstracts: International Dairy Federation World Dairy Summit Sessions on Dairy Policy and Economics

Tel Aviv, Israel, October 27-31, 2014

The Organizing Committee invites participants to submit abstracts for Scientific Program sessions on Dairy Policy and Economics as part of the IDF World Dairy Summit, which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel from October 27-31, 2014.

To learn more about the 2014 Summit, please visit the summit's website at:

Among the confirmed speakers:

  • Loren Tauer, Cornell University
  • Liesbeth Dries, Wageningen University
  • Oral Capps, Jr., Texas A&M University
  • Torsten Hemme, Kiel CAU University
  • Ayal Kimhi, Hebrew University

The Scientific Programme will include invited and contributed oral presentations as well as poster sessions. Submissions in the following areas of interest are encouraged:

  • Changes in the dairy industry and forecasts
  • Public policy in the dairy sector
  • Milk production efficiency
  • The structure of the dairy industry
  • International trade in dairy products

If you are interested in presenting a paper or a poster, please submit an abstract at The deadline is May 30, 2014.

Call for Papers: VI Congress of the Spanish-Portuguese Association of Resource and Environmental Economics (AERNA)

Girona, Spain, September 4-6, 2014

Original papers are invited in all areas of environmental and natural resource economics for presentation at the VI Congress of the Spanish-Portuguese Association of Resource and Environmental Economics (AERNA) in collaboration with the Spanish Association for Energy Economics (AEEE). The congress will be held in Girona, Spain, from September 4-6, 2014. Theoretical and applied research is equally appreciated. Papers need to be submitted electronically through the conference website before February 15, 2014.

Venue: Faculty of Economics and Business Sciences, University of Girona

Chairs of the program Committee: Maria José Gutierrez and Angels Xabadia
Chair of the organising committee: Renan Goetz
Conference secretariat: Carme Cañizares (

Important dates:
February 15, 2014: Deadline for paper submission
April 1, 2014: Notification of acceptance
June 10, 2014: Deadline for early registration
June 30, 2014: Preliminary program
For more information, visit:

Call for Papers: University of Porto Doctoral Program in Economics Seminar

In 2013 the Doctoral Program in Economics hosted by the University of Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto (FEP) and CEF.UP, the Center for Economics and Finance at the University of Porto, celebrates its 15th anniversary.

To mark the 15th anniversary of the Doctoral Program in Economics, the Scientific Board is organizing a special edition (the 10th) of the Students' Seminar Day to be held on May 9, 2014. In this Seminar Day, PhD students or recent post-docs from Portuguese or foreign universities will have the opportunity to present their research work and to benefit from the discussion that will take place during the forum. Articles in all fields of Economics will be considered.

Workshop: How to Publish in a Top Journal?

Daniel S. Hamermesh, University of Texas at Austin

Paper Submission

Full papers and a short CV of the presenter should be submitted by March 31, 2014, to Ana Bonança at the following e-mail address:

Submitters will be notified about the status of their submissions by April 8, 2014. For more information visit: