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XI Conference of the Spanish-Portuguese Association of Natural and Environmental Resource Economics (AERNA)

4th - 6th September, 2024

Nova School of Business and Economics, Carcavelos, Portugal

AERNA 2024 is finally here. Take advantage of forward-thinking keynote speakers, networking with influential attendees, and much more.

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Important dates

March 18th, 2024

Deadline for paper submission

April 30th, 2024

Communication of the acceptance decision

May 31st, 2024

Deadline for presenters and early registration

July 1st, 2024

Deadline for sending full papers (only for accepted long abstracts)

All you need to know

Call for papers | AERNA Best Paper Award | Preliminary Program | Keynote Speakers | Committees | Registration | Venue | Accommodation and Travel

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Call for papers

Submit your paper on all relevant topics in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics and check the AERNA Best Presentation and AERNA Best Published Paper Awards

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Preliminary Program

Check the schedule for sessions on Wednesday September 4th, Thursday September, 5th and Friday September 6th, 2024.

Meeting Room

Committees

Read more about the Organizing and the Scientific Commitees.

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Registration

Registration will open on April the 30th. Check fees categories and deadlines to complete your registration.

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Venue

Nova School of Business and Economics in Carcavelos. Check how to get there.

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Accommodation and travel

Check how to get to Carcavelos by plane, train and car. See accommodation options

Call for papers

The Spanish-Portuguese Association of Natural and Environmental Resources Economics (AERNA) is pleased to announce its XI Conference. The Conference will be held at Nova School of Business and Economics, UNL, Carcavelos, from the 4th to the 6th, September 2024.

Submissions on all relevant topics of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics are invited. Theoretical and empirical papers, as well as long abstracts (max. 1000 words), at a reasonably advanced stage but still unpublished, are welcome. Presenters of accepted long abstracts should send the complete paper version to aerna.conference2024@gmail.com by July 1st, 2024.

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This Conference also hosts the second MED Workshop on “Climate Change and the WEF (Water-Energy-Food) Nexus: Challenges for the Long-term Stability of the Med Area”, to be held on the last day. In this context, we also invite papers’ submission focusing on the selected topic for presentation at the Workshop.

 

The papers should be in English. Young researchers and PhD students who wish to attend are most welcome. All submissions will undergo the regular peer review process. Notifications of acceptance are expected by April 30th, 2024.

AERNA Best Presentation Award for Young Researchers

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This Award aims to reward new ideas addressing key environmental and resource economic issues at the national, European, and global scale. Both theoretical and empirical papers will be considered without any restriction on topics. Eligible candidates are PhD Students or PhD holders that have defended their PhD Thesis in the last two years. There is a monetary reward of €500 for the presenter of the winning paper. The Selection Committee is composed by someone appointed by AERNA Council, acting as a chair, and two others appointed by the Chairs of the Program Committee.
All eligible presenters can submit their application to the Award at the paper submission process. Check here  for additional information on past awardees.

AERNA Best Published Paper Award

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AERNA rewards (1000€) to the best paper published in scientific journals during the past two years (that is, in 2022 or 2023), in which at least 50% of the authors are members of AERNA.
This Award recognizes outstanding research published by AERNA members and is given biannually and announced at the AERNA Conference. The two requirements are the following:


– Paper: Any article published during the preceding two years is eligible for this award
– Authors: At least 50% of the authors must must have been members of AERNA during the past two years.

 

Check here for additional information on past awardees.

Apply - Opening soon

Preliminary Program

The Conference will be held at the Nova School of Business and Economics, Carcavelos Campus, from the 4th (Wednesday) to the 6th (Friday), September 2024.

 

The social program will include the Welcoming reception for all scientific participants and registered accompanying persons on September 4th, and a Conference Dinner on September 5th.

 

The scientific activities will take place on September 5th and 6th. In the afternoon of the last day of the Conference a Workshop focused on the Mediterranean region will be held. The proposed topic is “Climate Change and the WEF (Water-Energy-Food) Nexus: Challenges for the Long-Term Stability of the Med Area”. More information will be available soon. 

Keynote Speakers

Committees

XI Conference of the Spanish-Portuguese Association of Natural and Environmental Resources Economics

Local Organizing Committee

Chair

Maria A. Cunha-e-Sá (Nova SBE)

Co-Chair

Renato Rosa (FEUC, University of Coimbra)

Members

Sofia F. Franco (University of California, Irvine)

Alexandra Leitão (Catolica-Porto)

Catarina Roseta Palma (ISCTE)

Pedro Pintassilgo (University of Algarve)

Ligia Pinto (University of Minho)

João Lameiras Vaz (Nova SBE)

Scientific Committee

Chair

Maria A. Cunha-e-Sá (Nova SBE)

Co-Chair

Renato Rosa (FEUC, University of Coimbra)

Members

José Albiac (University of Zaragoza)

Stefan Ambec (Toulouse School of Economics)

Carmen Arguedas (University Autónoma, Madrid)

Francisco J. André (University Complutense, Madrid)

Esther Blanco (University of Innsbruck)

Francisco Cabo (University of Valladolid)

Julia de Frutos Cachorro (University of Barcelona)

Alejandro Caparrós (Durham University)

Encarna Esteban (University of Zaragoza)

Natalia Fabra (University Carlos III, Madrid)

Susana Ferreira (University of Georgia)

Michael Finus (University of Graz)

Sofia F. Franco (University of California, Irvine)

Renan Goetz (Universitat de Girona)

Guiomar Martin Herran (University of Valladolid)

Immaculada Martinez-Zarzoso (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen and University Jaume I, Madrid)

Alexandra Leitão (Catolica-Porto)

Marion Leroutier (Institute for Fiscal Studies)

Maria Loureiro (University of Santiago de Compostela)

Stale Navrud (Norwegian University of Life Sciences)

Maria Pilar Martinez (University of Murcia)

Pedro Pintassilgo (University of Algarve)

Ligia Pinto (University of Minho)

Paola Ovando Pol (Institute of Public Goods and Policies)

Martin Quaas (iDiv, Leipzig University)

Sonia Quiroga (University Complutense, Madrid)

Catarina Roseta-Palma (ISCTE)

Santiago Rubio (University of Valencia)

Sandra Rousseau (KU Leuven)

Marta Talevi (University College of Dublin)

Ana Varela Varela (London School of Economics)

João Lameiras Vaz (Nova SBE)

Montserrat Viladrich-Grau (University of Lleida)

Angels Xabadia (University of Girona)

Registration

Register and join us for a unique and inspiring experience.

Please check the registration fees and access the registration form below (Registration will open April 30th).
Remember that AERNA non-members should choose one of the two categories identified with (*), that includes AERNA membership to participate in the Conference (choose the one with a reduced fee if you are a PhD Student). 

Registration will open April 30th

Presenting authors of accepted papers must fill the registration form and pay the registration fee before May 31st, 2024 in order to be included in the final program.

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The fee includes

Attendance to all scientific sessions

Attendance to MED Workshop
Official documentation of the conference
Certificate of attendance
2 Lunches
1 Cocktail reception
1 Conference dinner
Coffee Breaks

 

Cancellation policy: No refunds of the AERNA membership or registration fee will be returned. In case of cancellation, the registration fee can be transferred to another author of the same paper, if requested before July 1st, 2024. Cancellations must be requested to aerna.conference2024@gmail.com with the text “Registration Fee - Other author” in the subject line.

Registration only for the MED Workshop

Registration will open April 30th
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The fee includes

Attendance to MED workshop scientific sessions
Official documentation of the workshop
Certificate of attendance
Coffee Break

 

Venue

Established in 1978 as an Organic Unit of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Nova School of Business & Economics (Nova SBE) is in the top 25 European Business Schools (Financial Times Ranking), offering Undergraduate, Masters, PhD, MBA, and Executive Education programmes, and is the only Portuguese school to hold the Eduniversal 5 Palms distinction, confirming its category of Universal Business School.

The Nova SBE Campus was inaugurated in September 2018. The Carcavelos Campus is located 15/20  minutes from Lisbon in the municipality of Cascais, halfway between Lisbon and Cascais and was built with the purpose of housing a growing community of changemakers. There are plenty of open spaces and quiet corners, guaranteeing the possibility of work and study, as well as promoting awareness and inclusion in everything that is happening. Moreover, a tunnel connects the campus directly to the beach of Carcavelos.

Beautiful coastline

Great facilities

Immersive experience

Campus with all the facilities to host  the conference 

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Safe region

Wide range of activities

Climate

Month: September

Sunny Hours: 12,4

Lowest Temperature: 16 Cº 

Highest Temperature: 25 Cº  

Average Temperature: 22 Cº 

Days without Rain: 26

Nova SBE Campus Tour

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Contact Us

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Address

Nova School of Business and Economics

R. da Holanda 1, 2775-405 Carcavelos, Portugal

Opening Hours

The school is open 24/7

Christmas, New Year's Day, and May 1: Closed

Contact

For any further information, please contact aerna.conference2024@gmail.com

Thanks for submitting!

Accommodation and travel

The Carcavelos Campus is located 15/20  minutes from Lisbon in the municipality of Cascais, halfway between Lisbon and Cascais. Bounded by the Atlantic ocean to the south and west, Cascais is where the world  comes to meet and learn in a safe and friendly environment. Visitors to Cascais can enjoy a walking distance destination with a strategic location:  only 30 kilometres to Lisbon with a natural park and beaches on your door steps.  Cascais has a population of 205.000 habitants and a quite large international  community contributing to a multicultural atmosphere.

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