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May 2020 Issue 11

AAEA Deadlines    

May 28, 2020

June 4, 2020

July 20, 2020



AAEA at the 2021 ASSA Annual Meeting

Call for submissions: AAEA invited paper sessions

President-Elect Dawn Thilmany McFadden is soliciting proposals and suggestions for AAEA Invited Paper sessions at the 2021 Allied Social Sciences Association (ASSA) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, January 3-5, 2021.
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2020 AAEA Mentoring Research Workshop

The objective of this workshop is mentor junior faculty (less than 5 years) to transition to agricultural and applied economic departments by providing an orientation to expectations for research, teaching and outreach and develop effective strategies for success. The workshop will focus on constructively criticizing research in progress. Mentoring will include networking, information about the profession, and discussion of current research trends and topic areas.

Rescheduled dates: October 7-9, 2020
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Housing and Registration are OPEN
2020 AAEA Annual Meeting

About 1,400 participants are expected to attend the 2020 AAEA Annual Meeting, which will take place on July 26-28 at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown in Missouri.

Annual Meeting registrants will receive a name badge when they arrive in Kansas City . Attendees will also have access to all concurrent sessions, plenary sessions, Poster Receptions, the Welcome Reception on Sunday night, and the Closing Reception on Tuesday night. Tickets for luncheons and Pre-/Post-conference Workshops are not included with the registration cost, but can be purchased separately during registration. Registration & Travel for the 2020 AAEA Annual Meeting.

Registration and presenter requirement deadlines are subject to change.
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2020 AAEA Annual Meeting
On-site Childcare

AAEA will have childcare onsite at the 2020 Annual Meeting in Kansas City, MO. Childcare will be available Sunday, July 26 -Tuesday, July 28, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm each day for children 6 months to 12 years. You must pre-register for childcare.  For additional information or to register for childcare visit or download the PDF form.

The onsite childcare services will be provided by Accent on Children’s Arrangements, Inc. (ACCENT), which will design and run a children’s program called CAMP AAEA.
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2020 AAEA Annual Meeting
Register for the 2020 AAEA Employment Center

We invite and encourage you to register for the 2020 AAEA Annual Meeting Employment Center, taking place July 26-28 in Kansas City, MO. This is a great opportunity for employers to connect with potential candidates.

Employers who register may post open positions on the AAEA Job Board, view resumes of applicants who are participating in the Employment Center, and they may also utilize a table in the Annual Meeting Employment Center to conduct in-person interviews with applicants.

Applicant registration is FREE. Please note: Applicants must be registered for the Annual Meeting in order to participate in the Employment Center.

For more information, please visit the online Employment Center. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Vanessa Nicholas. We hope to see you in Kansas City!
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Other News

Announcing the Online Agricultural and Resource Economics Seminar

The seminar is held on Wednesdays at 11 am Central US time. If you would like to register, join the OARES listserv here, and make sure to sign up with your institutional address. The OARES website includes a schedule of forthcoming talks as well.

The Climate Solutions Community
Paths to Texas Zero GHG Emissions: Electricity, Transportation and Industry

This event has been postponed from April 4 to August 22, 2020.

The Engineering, Science and Technology Council of Houston (ECH), and Climate Solutions for Texas, a local initiative of The Climate Solutions Community of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, invite you to a Climate Solutions Symposium.
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2020 The 4th International Conference on Agricultural and Food Science (4th ICAFS2020)

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is our great pleasure to welcome you to participate the 2020 The 4th International Conference on Agricultural and Food Science (4th ICAFS 2020) to be held in Istanbul, Turkey during October 28-30, 2020. For more details, please visit
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Fall 2020 Issue of the Western Economic Forum

Guidelines for Submitting Manuscripts: All submissions to the Western Economics Forum must be submitted electronically in MS Word format. Author and institutional identifications will be removed from MS Word submissions by the editorial team prior to being sent to reviewers. Receipt of manuscripts will be acknowledged by e-mail.
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AAEA is releasing "Members in the News" emails to the membership. If you find a State, National or International stories about an AAEA Member, please send a link of the story to Jessica Weister at or

What research and topics are you working on? Want to be an expert source for journalists working on a story? We want to hear from you. Contact Allison Scheetz in the AAEA Business Office via email,

Sign up for listserv emails regarding
new positions HERE.

Anti-Harassment and Code of Conduct Policy

AAEA is committed to the fair, ethical treatment of all of its members and all other individuals participating in AAEA activities or activities connected with, or related to, AAEA activities, while providing an atmosphere that promotes a variety of research, teaching and extension/outreach activities. The AAEA has zero tolerance for, and prohibits any type of, discrimination or harassment, including sexual harassment, within the organization, at professional meetings, in the field, or anywhere professional activities are conducted under the aegis of the AAEA. View the Policy.