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XV EAAE Congress - Towards sustainable agri-food systems: balancing between markets and society

XV EAAE Congress The XV EAAE Congress   will take place in Parma (Italy), August 29th – September 1st 2017.

The European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE), the Local Organizing Committee, composed of faculty members from three Departments of the University of Parma, holds this triennial event to gather the EAAE membership, as well as other academics, scholars, practitioners, stakeholders and policy makers, in the Food Valley to dissect the latest and most pressing issues characterizing Agriculture and the Food Industry, from a local to an international perspective. Additionally, the event will be instrumental in driving significant attention to novel and emerging concerns for society.

The aim of the XV EAAE Congress in Parma is to provide an interactive platform for researchers and also representatives from non-academic institutions to discuss the current issues of sustainability in agri-food systems.  As such, Participation of Young professionals, whether one is a researcher, policy maker, civil society stakeholder or agribusiness representative, is very welcome and encouraged to give a youth perspective on the issues of sustainable food systems.

The Registration Deadline is August 4th. Make sure to Register now, here

Call for papers, organised sessions and posters

Contributed papers and posters as well as organised sessions are welcomed from all fields of agricultural, food, environmental and rural economics, and related disciplines.

The deadlines for submission are:

  • Contributed papers: February 7, 2017
  • Organised sessions: March 15, 2017
  • Organised panels: March 15, 2017
  • Posters: April 1, 2017

Notification of acceptance:

  • Contributed papers: April 14,  2017
  • Organised sessions: April 21, 2017
  • Organised panels: April 21, 2017
  • Posters: April 21, 2017

See HERE to submit your contribution. Participants might be eligible for travel funding courtesy of the AES Travel Award.

YPARD Europe will be present at the event with a pre-congress symposium for young researchers which will be a great opportunity for participating YPARDians to network and potentially have new opportunities for collaboration. More details coming soon.

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For more details on the EAAE congress, visit here the official website.