Program Overview

This year’s conference features many opportunities to interact and learn including: Selected Paper sessions, Symposia, Plenary Talks, and Workshop Sessions. A two-day preconference workshop on “Economics of Water Quality”, led by Todd Guilfoos (University of Rhode Island), will be held before the Annual Meeting beginning at noon on Saturday, June 27 and concluding in the afternoon on Sunday, June 28. The Annual Meeting will begin with an informal opening reception at Hotel Viking on Sunday evening; the academic program will follow on Monday and Tuesday. We encourage participation from academic, public, and private sector agricultural and resource economists as well as graduate students.

SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2015

9:00 am – 8:00 pm            Registration for Annual Meeting, Salon AB Foyer

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm          NAREA Executive Board Meeting, Salon D
                                               Executive board members and invitees only

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm          CAES Executive Board Meeting, Salon E
                                               Executive board members and invitees only

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm             NAREA Past-Presidents’ Roundtable, Colonnade Room
                                               Open to past presidents, others by invitation only

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm             Welcome Reception, Bellevue Room


MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2015

7:30 am – 6:00 pm             Registration for Annual Meeting, Salon AB Foyer

7:30 am – 8:30 am             Continental Breakfast, Foyer

8:00 am – 9:00 am             NAREA CAM Program Breakfast, Colonnade Room
By Invitation Only

9:00 am – 10:15 am           NAREA Keynote Plenary, Salon CDE

Title "From the Adirondacks to Beijing: One Economist's Journey"
Dr. Dan Dudek, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)

Moderator: Martin D. Heintzelman, NAREA President-Elect


9:00 am – 10:15 am           CAES Plenary Session, Salon AB

Presidential Address: Derek Brewin, University of Manitoba. Title "Competition in Canada's Agricultural Value Chains; The Case of Grain"
Fellow Address:  Wiktor Adamovicz, University of Alberta. Title "Economic Analysis and Species at Risk: Lessons Learned and Future Challenges"

Moderator:  Maurice Doyon, CAES President

10:15 am – 10:30 am        Morning Break, Viking Foyer

10:30 am – 12:00 pm        SELECTED PAPER SESSIONS 1.a – 1.g

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm           NAREA Awards Luncheon, Salon CDE
The NAREA Award for Outstanding Public Service through Economics
Recipient: Stephan Goetz, Pennsylvania State University, "The Role of Agricultural Economists in Food Systems Research"
Introduced by: Mario Teisl, University of Maine

Moderator: Ted Jaenicke

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm           CAES Awards Luncheon, Salons AB
CAES Awards Banquet

Moderator: Maurice Doyon, Université Laval


2:00 pm – 3:30 pm             SELECTED PAPER SESSIONS 2.a – 2.g

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm             Afternoon Break, Viking Foyer

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm             SELECTED PAPER SESSIONS 3.a – 3.g

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm             NAREA Business Meeting, Salon C

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm             CAES Business Meeting, Salon AB

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm             NAREA Career Advancement and Mentoring Program Dinner, Colonnade Room
By Invitation Only

Evening and dinner on your own


TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015

7:30 am – 12:00 noon       Registration for Annual Meeting, Salon AB Foyer

7:00 am – 8:30 am             CAES New Executive Breakfast Meeting, Salon A

7:30 am – 8:30 am             Continental Breakfast, Foyer

8:30 am – 10:00 am           NAREA/CAES Joint Plenary Session, Viking Ballroom

Title "Chamberlin meets Ciriacy-Wantrup: Using Experimental Economics Principles to Inform Stated Preference Research"
Dr. Christian Vossler, University of Tennessee

Moderator:  Maurice Doyon

10:00 am – 10:15 am        Morning Break, Viking Foyer

10:15 am – 11:45 am        SELECTED PAPER SESSIONS 4.a – 4.g

11:45 am-1:15 pm             Lunch on your own

12:00 pm-1:00 pm             NAREA/CAES Department Chair’s Luncheon, Colonnade

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm             SELECTED PAPER SESSIONS 5.a – 5.g

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm             Afternoon Break, Viking Foyer

3:15 pm – 4:45 pm             SELECTED PAPER SESSIONS 6.a – 6.g

End of Conference