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August 2015 Issue 16

August 2015, Issue 16


Call for Proposals:
2016 AAEA Organized Symposium at the AARES Annual Conference
Submissions due: August 31, 2015

The AAEA is accepting submissions for the AAEA Organized Symposium at the Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) in Canberra, Australia, February 2-5, 2016.

The Organized Symposium will be allocated a session 1.5 hours in length during the AARES general program. Organizers should submit a proposal for a complete session that will take up the full time period. The format of the session may involve panel discussions of prepared questions, debates, roundtable meetings, paper presentations, or other formats. Whichever format is proposed, the organizer should ensure the presentations fit into a tightly coherent theme and there is plenty of time for discussion.

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Call for Applications:
2016 AAEA/AARES Heading South Award
Submissions due: August 31, 2015

The Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) and the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) through the AAEA Trust will jointly offer this travel award to attend the 2016 AARES Conference in Canberra, Australia. It is available to members of AARES or AAEA that currently reside in North America. Applicants for the award can be a member of either AARES or AAEA, but must be a member of AARES to participate in the conference.

The objective of the award is to provide the winner with an opportunity for professional and personal development and international professional and cultural exchange. The award will have a value of $3,000 USD to be used to assist the winner’s participation in the 2016 AARES Annual Conference, held in Canberra, Australia, from February 2-5, 2016.

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Call for Papers:
5th African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Conference, Addis Ababa “Transforming smallholder agriculture in Africa: The role of policy and governance.”