Welcome

The 2010 NAREA annual meeting will be held on June 13-15, 2010 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, at the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino. A post-conference workshop on local foods will be held at the Trump Plaza immediately following the annual meeting.  Located in the heart of the northeast and within easy driving distance of a third of the population of the United States, Atlantic City is convenient to get to whether you ride a bus, take a train, drive, or fly. The seaside resort is readily accessible by air through two nearby International Airports or by car and bus along three major highways.

A block of rooms has been reserved at $90 per night plus tax. Please use the link provided for futher information on accommodations or make reservations directly onlineThe deadline for room registrations made at the conference rate is May 7th. The opening reception will be held on Sunday evening (June 13th) on the roof of the Trump Plaza overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and is free for those registering for the conference. The conference registration fee is $160 for members, $185 for non-members, and $75 for member students (for early registration - deadline is May 14).  The registration fee includes the Sunday evening reception and a ticket to Monday’s Awards Luncheon.  The conference program will include further details once posted.

The local arrangements committee members for the 2010 NAREA annual meeting include President-Elect Robert Johnston,
rjohnston@clarku.edu, and Sanjib Bhuyan, bhuyan@aesop.rutgers.edu, of Rutgers University.  The Planning Committee members for the 2010 NAREA Workshop on include Cheryl Brown, cheryl.brown@mail.wvu.edu
Luanne Lohr, LLOHR@ers.usda.gov, and Lori Lynch, llynch@arec.umd.edu

Questions related to the conference and conference location can be directed to the local arrangements committee chair at
bhuyan@aesop.rutgers.edu.  Submission questions or concerns can be directed to the paper selection chair President-Elect Robert Johnston, rjohnston@clarku.edu . Questions about the web submission process can be directed to Jill Caviglia-Harris at jlcaviglia-harris@salisbury.edu

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