AAEA conference returning to Red Deer next month

Members of the Alberta Agricultural Economics Association will return to Red Deer April 30 and May 1 for their organization’s 31st annual conference.

Members of the Alberta Agricultural Economics Association will return to Red Deer April 30 and May 1 for their organization’s 31st annual conference.

Visions 2015 will feature presentations on a range of agricultural topics, with the roster of speakers to include ATB Financial chief economist Todd Hirsch, as well as university professors and the president of the Canadian Society of Agronomy.

The theme of this year’s conference will be “Economic Impacts: Perspectives on Trends in Agriculture, the Environment and Society.”

The Alberta Agricultural Economics Association conference is being co-hosted by the Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology Graduate Students Association of the University of Alberta. It will take place at the Radisson 67 Street hotel.

The early-bird registration fee is $230, with the cost increasing to $260 after April 20.

The single-day cost is $170 for April 30 and $110 for May 1, with students able to register for $90.

For more information or to register, go to www.aaea.ualberta.ca/AAEAConferenceRegistration. Information can also be obtained by contacting Catalina Solano at 780-638-1929 or solanori@ualberta.ca, or Lukas Matejovsky at 780-422-2887 or lukas.matejovsky@gov.ab.ca.

The Alberta Agricultural Economics Association is run through the University of Alberta’s department of rural economy.

Its members include academics, producers and professional agrologists.

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