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 Meetings

 

2016

 

AESI Conference 2016

National Botanic Gardens, Dublin January 7th

The AESI will host its Annual Conference, at the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin on January 7th. The conference will include a Presidential Address by Dr. Thia Hennessy of Teagasc and a Plenary Session on Profitability in the Beef Sector. 

 

2013

AESI Student Day November 7th 2013

The Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland held its annual student day on November 7th at the Teagasc, Ashtown, Dublin. 

 

Michelle McCormack

 

Pictured:  Michele McCormack, Bob O’Connor Prize winner 2013 with Dr. Mary Keeney (Central Bank of Ireland) and Paul Kelly (formerly Rural Economy, Teagasc) who acted as judges on the day.  

Michele’s presentation was entitled “Policy Incentives as Behavioural Drivers of Beef Enterprises in Ireland: Where are the Kinks?”  

Her supervisors are Cathal O’Donoghue (Rural Economy Development Programme,Teagasc), Stephen Hynes (National University of Ireland, Galway) and Peter Howley (University of York).  

The winner of the prize for early stage research was Michael Corcoran, his presentation was entitled “Responding to Change: medieval and early modern agricultural systems and landscapes in Ireland, c.1100 – 1800AD.” 

His supervisors are Stuart Green (Rural Economy Development Programme,Teagasc) and Prof. Tadhg O’Keeffe & Dr. Stephen Davis, School of Archaeology, UCD.

 

2012

AESI Student Day October 19th 2012

The Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland held its annual student day on October 19th at the RDS, Dublin. 

Congratulations to John Walsh (University of Bangor) who was the winner of the 2012 Bob O'Connor prize.

 

Congratulations also to John Hyland (University of Bangor) who won the 2012 prize for the best First year student.

 

2011

AESI Student Day Nov 25th 2011

The Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland held its annual student day on November 25th at the Teagasc Ashtown Research Centre, Dublin. 

Congratulations to Paul Naughton and Christina Ryan who were the joint winners of the 2011 Bob O'Connor prize.

 

Congratulations also to Jessica McKillop and Beste Yildiz who jointly won the prize for the best First year student.

 

2010

AESI Student Day October 15th 2010

The Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland held its annual student day on October 15th at the Teagasc Ashtown Research Centre, Dublin. 

Congratulations to Erin Minihan who was the winners of the 2010 Bob O'Connor prize.

 

2009

AESI Student Day November 5th 2009

The Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland held its annual student day on November 5th at the Rural Economy Research Centre Teagasc with presentations from 17 students at various stages of their PhD studies.

The Bob O'Connor prize was awarded to Edel Doherty of NUIG for her work using discrete choice experiments to elicit preferences for walking trails on farmland in Ireland. The first year prize went to David Loughran of RERC/UCD for his work on the Economics of GM Potato Crop Production.

 

AESI Seminar October 29th 2009

The Society held a seminar on the impact of the recession on agriculture in Ireland and Northern Ireland with presentations from  Alan Matthews (TCD), Michael Wallace (UCD), Claire Jack and Joan Moss (AFBI) and Liam Connolly Teagasc.

 

The presentations can be downloaded by clicking on the authors' names below.  

Seminar Presentations

Alan Matthews

Michael Wallace, Claire Jack & Joan Moss

Liam Connolly

 

AESI/AES One day Conference March 20009

In advance of the AES 2009 conference, a one day conference hosted jointed by the AESI and the AES (UK) will take place at the Irish Management Institute, Dundrum, Dublin. Read More...

 

AES 2009
The Society co-hosted the AES 2009 conference in Dublin.  The venue was the Irish Management Institute in Dundrum, Dublin 16. Further information on the conference is available on this website and also at www.aes.ac.uk

 

AGM News
The Society held its 2009 AGM at the Rural Economy Research Centre, Teagasc on January 13th 2009.  Incoming President Gerry Boyle gave his presidential address on the topic of risk and agriculture.


2008

Student competition - April 29th Athenry

Meeting TCD – May 15th

Brendan Riordan - The net contribution of the Agri-Food sector to the inflow of funds into Ireland: a new estimate

James Carroll – Measuring the Productivity of Irish Agriculture

Meeting Gresham Hotel

Symposium on Part-time Farming

Thia Hennessy and Mark O Brien RERC, Jasmina Behan FAS, Mary Keeney CBI and James Carroll TCD.

Update Jan 2006

Society Meeting Rural Ireland in 2025: Foresight Perspectives Brendan Riordan and Prof J.A. Walsh

Monday, February 27th 2006

Venue:

‘The Bin’ Lecture Theatre

Agri-Food and the Environment Building (Ag Block)

University College Dublin,

Dublin 4

Time:

Afternoon Meeting 3pm

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Update Mar 2005

Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland: AGM

Our Annual General Meeting is scheduled to take place in September of 2005.

Update June 2005
Dairy processor strategy and the farm-gate milk price Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland: Meeting

Speakers:

Larry Harte & John O' Connell

Respondents:

Nicholas Simms & Seamus O' Donoghue

Venue: Room G9, Agri-Food and the Environment Building (Ag Block) University College Dublin Belfield, Dublin 4.

Monday June 13th

6.30pm

Feb 2005
Agri Vision 2015: The Vision for Irish Agriculture and Food ? Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland: Meeting

Speakers:

Alan Dukes

Chairperson AgriVision 2015 Committee

Thia Hennessy

Rural Economy Research Centre, Teagasc

Venue: Room G8, Agri-Food and the Environment Building (Ag Block) University College Dublin Belfield, Dublin 4.

Wednesday February 23rd

7.30pm

Sept 2004

Dates of Forthcoming Society Meetings Forthcoming Society meeting dates are listed below.

CAP Reform in the European Union

Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland

Frédéric Chantreuil

Director of Research INRA-ESR Rennes

Emil Erjavec

Chair for Agricultural Economics, Policy and Law, University of Ljubljana

Venue: Teagasc, 19 Sandymount Avenue, Dublin 4

Thursday September 16th

2.30pm

Update Jan 2004


Annual General Meeting

Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland

Venue: Teagasc, 19 Sandymount Avenue, Dublin 4

Monday February 23rd

2.30pm

February 2003
Young Researchers Workshop (April 25th 2003) The Agricultural Economics society of Ireland held its annual Young Researchers' Workshop at the National University of Ireland, Galway on Friday, 25th of April 2003.

The objective of the meeting was to provide an opportunity for students, both undergraduate and graduate, to present research findings to an audience of their peers and interested academics from various university departments dealing with agricultural economics, agribusiness or rural development.