Regional Events (Not IFMA)
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IAMO Forum 2018
Large-scale agriculture – for profit and society?
27-29 June 2018 | Halle (Saale) | Germany
Agricultural production in transition and increasingly in developed and emerging economies is moving to larger farms. Highly integrated industrial-scale enterprises operating on hundred thousand hectares of farmland set new standards for agribusiness and attract growing interest on the part of non-agricultural investors. The IAMO Forum 2018 aims to address the economic, social, institutional, and managerial aspects of large-scale agriculture by providing a platform for presenting and discussing research on the related issues. The geographical focus of the conference is on the transition countries of Eastern Europe, the Former Soviet Union, and East Asia as well as developed and emerging countries in Europe, the Americas and Australia. We welcome contributions on topics such as:
- Corporate governance;
- Corporate social responsibility;
- Risk management and finance;
- Human resource management;
- Competition on factor and output markets;
- Welfare and distributional justice in rural areas, or
- Environmental implications and challenges.
Extended abstracts can be submitted until 25 February 2018, proposals for organised sessions until 28 January 2018.
For more information on the conference and the call for submissions see www.iamo.de/forum/2018.
30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Dates: 28 July – 2 August 2018.
The International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) is a worldwide association of agricultural economists and others concerned with agricultural economic problems, including problems related to the use of renewable resources and the environment. Its broad goal is to make a difference through:
- Fostering the application of agricultural economics to improve rural economic and social conditions.
- Advancing knowledge of agriculture’s economic organization.
- Facilitating communication and information exchange among those concerned with rural welfare.
The IAAE flagship conference – International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE) – is held every three years and attracts about a thousand colleagues from around the world. The 30th conference will take place on Canada’s West Coast, in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, July 28 – August 2, 2018.
Due date for complete contributed papers and organized sessions: 15 January 2018
Find out more at http://www.icae2018.com and get regular email updates.
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