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What'sUp@IAERE - May 2018 - no. 6

What'sUp@IAERE reports on events, job opportunities, education & traning activities, web resources, useful data, and publications posted by IAERE members in the Association's website.
IAERE members are encouraged to share information with the IAERE community through the Association's channels: please send your announcements to

IAERECall for applications: Third IAERE School on Experimental Methods in Environmental and Resource Economics - Bologna , 24-27 September 2018
The call for applications to the Third IAERE School is open. The School will focus on experimental methods in environmental and resource economics.
Deadline for applications: 31 May 2018
IAERECall for Contribution: IAERE Newsletter
Shouro Dasgupta, the new editor of the IAERE Newsletter, invites members to send to new contents for inclusion in the website, to be promoted in the next Newsletter. Two new sections will be added to the Newsletter; 1) Research highlight: Each issue will feature an on-going policy or research activity/recent publication considered to be of high significance to the research community. It will be important to find a balance between policy and academic research; 2) Student’s research: It is critical to promote and provide exposure for PhD students’ research activities, thus each issue will include a contribution from a PhD student in Italy.
Deadline for contributions: 20 May 2018

IAERE IAERE Elections 2019: Call for Nominations for President and Council Members
IAERE invites members to send nominations for the 2019 Elections for President and Council Members. Members will vote for:
a. A President, who will join the Council as President-Elect in 2020-2021, serve as President in 2022-2023, and act as Past-President in 2024-2025, at the end of the presidential term.
b.Two new ordinary members of the Council, who will join the council for four years from 2020.
See the call for nominations here
Deadline for nominations: 1 June 2018

IAEREIAERE Session at AIEAA Conference - Conegliano Veneto, 14-15 June 2018
IAERE is organising a session at this year's Annual Conference of the Italian Association of Agricultural and Applied Economics. The IAERE session is scheduled for June 14th, at 2 pm. The following papers will be presented:
- Shouro Dasgupta “Distribution of Global Temperature Effects on Downscaled Economic Activity”
- Carlos Dionisio Pérez-Blanco “From holistic to heuristic: Assessing transformational responses to water scarcity in agriculture through modular hydro-micro-macro-economic modeling”
- Martina Bozzola “Transfer of Improved Seed and Diffusion of Embedded Innovation in Uganda”
- Vito Frontuto “Public water use and ecosystem services: towards a WFD compliant fiscal reform”
- Antonio Massarutto “To use or not to use: this is the question. A choice-experimental valuation of environmental costs and benefits of irrigation in Italy”
Best Climate Solutions 2018 Award
The Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change, in partnership with Festival for the Earth, launches the 2018 edition of the Best Climate Solutions Award, looking for innovative projects and ideas to communicate climate change in education, advocacy, media production. The winning proposal will be presented at the Festival for the Earth 2018 in Venice and will receive a cash prize of EUR 3.000. 
Deadline for applications: 28 June 2018

14 May 2018, Venice, Italy
Seminar: A Financial Approach to Climate Risk
Presenter: Robert Franklin Engle, New York University, USA (Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2003)

14 May 2018, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
Workshop: Second Carbon Market Workshop 

15 May 2018, Venice, Italy
Seminar: In policy we trust: driving eco-innovation towards resource efficiency and a circular economy
Presenter: Alessio D'Amato, University  of Rome Tor Vergata

24 May 2018, Venice, Italy
Futuro Prossimo: Economia, sostenibilità e sviluppo
Presenter: Enrico Giovannini, University  of Rome Tor Vergata

11 June - 13 July 2018, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
Online course on the EU Emissions Trading System 

26 June 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden
Policy Session at WCERE 2018 – Linking Carbon Markets: Prospects and Challenges 
Organizer: FSR Climate, European University Institute

12-14 September 2018, Cambridge, UK
20th International BIOECON Conference on "Land-use, Agriculture and Biodiversity: Spatial and Temporal Issues"
Deadline for paper submissions: 28 May 2018

25-27 October 2018 - Bologna, Italy
59ma Riunione Scientifica Annuale della Società Italiana degli Economisti - "Globalizzazione e sviluppo: città, regioni, nazioni"
Deadline for paper submissions: 15 June 2018
Deadline for session submissions: 30 June 2018

1-3 April 2019, Curitiba, Brazil
2nd World Symposium on Sustainability Science and Research - Implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Deadline for paper submissions: 30 August 2018

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