Conferences, Seminars, and Workshops

 

166th EAAE Seminar: Sustainability in the Agri-Food Sector
30-31 August, 2018: Galway, Ireland

The seminar is organized jointly between the Teagasc (Agriculture and Food Development Authority, Ireland), National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) and the FLINT consortium.
The EAAE Seminar on ‘Sustainability in the Agri-Food Sector’ will provide an opportunity to present and discuss progress in the analysis of sustainability in agriculture and extension approaches to incentivize farmers to adopt sustainable farm management practices.
The event will take place in conjunction with the European Region of Gastronomy designation which was awarded to Galway for 2018, for which ‘sustainability’ and ‘feeding the planet’ are key themes.
Important dates:
Abstract/Paper Submission Deadline:May 1, 2018
Abstract/Paper acceptance notification:June 1, 2018
Early bird registration closes:July 1, 2018
Submission of final papers:July 25, 2018
Final registration:August 17, 2018
For more information, please visit: http://conference.ie/Conferences/index.asp?Conference=552

Euro-Global Conference on Food Science, Agronomy and Technology 
20-22 September, 2018: Rome, Italy

Magnus Group Conferences is pleased to announce “Euro-Global Conference on Food Science, Agronomy and Technology” (FAT 2018) which is going to be held during September 20-22, 2018 at Rome, Italy with the presence of highly affiliated personality’s, food laureates, Scientists, researchers, entrepreneurs, executives, technologists, and more together to network, collaborate, share best practices to explore the future and trends in Food Chemistry, Agronomy & Technology.
The main theme of the conference is “Current Trends and Future Perspectives in the Food Sector: From Novel Concepts to Industrial Applications”.
FAT 2018 will feature a series of presentations in keynote talks, oral presentations, poster presentations, workshops, networking, and discussions will keep participants engaged in learning and making new connections. We hope that you will take this opportunity to join FAT 2018.
Important dates:
Early Bird Registration: April 13, 2018
Midterm Registration: May 25, 2018
On Spot registration: September 20, 2018
First Round of Abstract Submission: April 16, 2018
Second Round of Abstract Submission: April 28, 2018
Final Round of Abstract Submission: July 23, 2018
For more information, please visit: https://food-chemistry-technology-conferences.magnusgroup.org/

ICSD 2018: 6th International Conference on Sustainable Development
12 – 13 September 2018: Rome, Italy

European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University will organize the 6th ICSD 2018 Rome, Italy in the days: Wednesday 12 to Thursday 13 September, 2018. The conference will be an excellent opportunity to share your ideas and research findings relevant to the Sustainability Science, through the European network of academics Papers will be published in EJSD Journal (Thompson Reuters) and Proceedings.
The Conference theme is: “Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education”.
This ambition will proceed in a multidisciplinary way across the various fields and perspectives, through which we can address the fundamental and related questions of Sustainable Development. This interdisciplinary forum is for scholars, teachers, and practitioners from any professional discipline who share an interest in—and concern for— sustainability in an holistic perspective, where environmental, cultural, economic and social concerns intersect.
We invite you to submit an abstract in the range of the following streams within the ICSD2018 program:
1. Economic Sustainability:
    Financial Sustainability, SME, Microfinance,
    Emerging Countries, International Trade,
2. Environmental Sustainability:
    Water and Soil conservation, Healthcare,
    Renewable Energies, Food and Environmental Legislation
3. Socio-Cultural Sustainability:
    Sustainable Urbanism, Education, Human
    Development, Psychology, Sociology
Virtual participation is available for those who are unable to attend the conference in person.  All conference registrants (in-person and virtual) will be published in the European Journal of Sustainable Development, Special Issue ICSD2018.
Important dates:
Late Submission Deadline:10 June, 2018
Notification of Acceptance:20 June, 2018
Manuscript Submission:25 June, 2018
Registration:30 June, 2018
For more information, please visit: https://ecsdev.org/index.php/conference

AEA 2018 Annual Meeting
15-16 June, 2018: Yerevan, Armenia

The Armenian Economic Association 2018 annual meetings are hosted by the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies on June 15th and by the American University of Armenia on the 16th.
Scholars, researchers, and graduate students, are invited to present their research in all areas of economics and finance. Papers may address growth and development issues in Armenia and the South-Caucasus, integration with the Eurasian Union and the EU, regional trade patterns, trends in labor markets and migration, tax policy, income inequality, regulatory reforms, or other topic on current advances in economics and finance. Both theoretical and empirical works are welcome.

Sessions will be organized by language and JEL fields:
– Microeconomics; Industry Studies
– Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
– International Economics; Trade
– Financial Economics; Finance
– Public Economics, Political Economy
– Labor and Demographic Economics
– Growth, Development, and Transition Economics
– Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics
– Marketing and Business Administration
Important dates:
Submission Deadline: April 30th, 2018;
Notification of Acceptance: May 10th.  
Submission of complete sessions with 3-4 papers is welcome and highly encouraged. 
There is no submission fee, nor any cost to present and participate (with free lunch and refreshments). 
Best paper awards: Submission of completed papers in advance is required to be considered for 
International Monetary Fund best paper award as well as AEA’s Armen Alchian and Grigor Artzruni (students) awards, and C-quadrat award of 200000 Drams for best student paper in pension economics and portfolio management.
For more information, please visit: http://www.aea.am/conferences.html

International Conference on Economic and Social Studies – Contemporary Trends in Tourism and Hospitality
10-12 May, 2018: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

International Conference on Economic and Social Studies (ICESoS) is a scientific platform that brings social science researchers together to discuss subjects related to regional economic development particularly in the context of the Balkan region. Because the conference focuses on the economic and developmental issues in the Balkan region, it uses “The Regional Economic Development” theme as the main theme of the conference. This year’s conference theme is „Contemporary Trends in Tourism and Hospitality in the Balkan Region“. For a long number of years, tourism and hospitality industry has been registering a significant growth of undertaken travels on world level, which has resulted in it becoming one of the most important industries, which greatly contributes in achieving economic growth of destinations on regional and state level. Contemporary tourism and hospitality is continuously facing greater and greater challenges, which indicates the necessity of undertaking new researches with a goal of rethinking new and innovative scientific and practical solutions which will contribute in achieving higher level of competitiveness on the world´s tourist market.
Scientists and professionals are invited to submit the papers in the following topics:
– Information and Communication Technology and e-business
– Marketing (Consumer behavior, branding, image, etc.)
– Crisis Management, Risk Management, Safety and security
– Destination Competitiveness
– Economics and finance
– Education and training
– Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Entrepreneurship
– Foreign Languages
– Innovations
– International Tourism
– Tourism and EU
– Managing Service quality
– Quantitative methods
– Seasonality
– Special interests tourism (Halal Tourism, Health Tourism, Rural Tourism, Archaeological Tourism, Heritage Tourism, Gastronomic and Wine Tourism, Cultural Tourism, Nautical Tourism, and others.)
– Sustainability (with a particular accent on use of renewable energy sources and green technologies)
– Tourism and Cultural Diplomacy
– Tourism policy
Important dates:
Deadline for paper submissions: 15 June 2018
Deadline for participant registration: 25 April 2018
Full Paper Submissions Due: 15 June 2018
For more information, please visit: https://icesos.ibu.edu.ba/

FAO-UNITAR online course on “Trade, Food Security and Nutrition”
Course Dates: 14 May to 15 June, 2018
Language: the online course will be delivered in Russian
Registration Status: Open
This course seeks to strengthen capacities in the post-soviet countries to develop and implement trade policies, taking into consideration their implications for food security and nutrition.
By the end of the course, participants will be better able to:
· Assess the challenges and opportunities posed by greater openness to trade for food security and nutrition;
· Evaluate different types of trade policy measures and their role in promoting food security, in order to design and implement coherent and evidence-based policies;
· Formulate agricultural trade policies and strategies, taking into consideration the international trade rules; and
· Analyze each of the above topics from the perspective of post-Soviet countries.
This course is offered free of charge as part of FAO’s the Regional Initiative on Agri-Food Trade and Market Integration in the Europe and Central Asia region. The course will be conducted in Russian language. Limited slots are available and will be subject to a selection process conducted by FAO, taking into account, in particular, the geographical distribution and gender balance. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Registration deadline: 22 April, 2018
For more information, please visit: http://tfsn-ru.unitar.org/

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