AAEA Invites the Press to Attend AAEA Sessions at 2019 ASSA Annual Meeting

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Media and press are invited to attend any concurrent session, or plenary session with a complimentary media registration

The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) invites you to attend AAEA sessions at the 2019 Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA) Annual Meeting, happening in Atlanta, GA on January 4 and 5, 2019, at the Hilton Atlanta. Media and press are invited to attend any concurrent session, or plenary session with a complimentary media registration.

AAEA will host two sessions on January 4, 2019 followed by the T.W. Schultz Memorial Lecture & Reception on “The Opportunity Atlas: The Geography of Economic Opportunity in America,” by Raj Chetty from Harvard University. On January 5, 2019, AAEA will have 4 more sessions. Each individual session will have 4 researchers/presenters on a given topic. Topics include, NAFTA, ethics in agricultural and applied economic research, gender gap, pollination, food markets, and crop insurance.

If you are interested in attending the AAEA sessions at the 2019 ASSA Annual Meeting, please contact Allison Scheetz in the AAEA Business Office for a complimentary registration. Learn more about AAEA sessions: http://www.aaea.org/meetings/aaea-at-assa-annual-meeting/aaea-at-the-2019-assa-annual-meeting

Badges are required for admission to sessions, exhibit hall, and other activities. Media registration may be picked up at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atrium Foyer. On-Site and Advance Registration Booths will be open as follows:

  • Thursday, January 3…............................... 1:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.*
  • Friday, January 4........................................ 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.*
  • Saturday, January 5..................................... 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.*

ABOUT AAEA: Established in 1910, the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is the leading professional association for agricultural and applied economists, with 2,500 members in more than 60 countries. Members of the AAEA work in academic or government institutions as well as in industry and not-for-profit organizations, and engage in a variety of research, teaching, and outreach activities in the areas of agriculture, the environment, food, health, and international development. The AAEA publishes two journals, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy, as well as the online magazine Choices. To learn more, visit http://www.aaea.org.

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