As part of the conference package, (young) researchers and PhD students can also participate at the following sessions:

1. Special Breakfast Session: "Meet the Professors

Young researchers* and PhD students will have the unique opportunity to have a breakfast meeting with well-known scientists participating in the conference. This session takes the form of a tutorial activity where young researchers can talk face-to-face with leading international scholars about their research over breakfast. These ‘Meet the Professors’ breakfast meetings will take place on May 18th and 19th from 7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Participation will take place on a first-come, first-served basis. More information will follow in due course.

*Participants born in 1991 or later


2. Special sessions “PhD workshop”

PhD students will also have an opportunity to participate at the PhD workshop. The objective of the PhD workshop is to give PhD students the opportunity to present their research in progress in a conference setting and to get feedback from peers and senior economists who will provide guidance on how to successfully carry out research in the economics domain. Thus, this is an exceptional opportunity to understand what people are working on in more detail, build up networks and improve your presentation skills.

3. Special sessions “Advice for (Young) Researchers on career development”

(Young) researchers will have an opportunity to be provided with valuable advice from distinguished scientists participating in the Conference. Advice will include different issues relevant to career development such as grant proposal writing, developing strategies for the job market and maximizing dissemination in terms of working with the media in publicising your research. More information will follow in due course.

  • Please note that all researchers can participate in Special session“Meet the editors” and Special sessions “Advice for (Young) Researchers on career development”, however, Young researchers will be given priority when applying.