12 May 2021

From 11:00

Registration (at conference venue)

13 May 2021

08:30 – 18:30

EAAE Seminar

From 20:00


14 May 2021

09:00 – 14.30

EAAE Seminar

From 14:45 – …

Guided Tour

Keynote speakers (confirmed)

Miet Maertens

Professor in Agricultural and Development Economics and Head of the Division of Bioeconomics at KU Leuven

Professor Maertens’ research focuses on food trade, supply chain coordination, food standards, and sustainable agricultural intensification – she studies these issues from the perspective of how  they affect low- and middle- income countries and the rural development process in these countries, with specific attention to food security, labor market developments, gender and empowerment.   

Ian Sheldon

Andersons Chair in Agricultural Marketing, Trade, and Policy at The Ohio State University

Professor Sheldon has published widely in the fields of economics and agricultural economics with a focus on trade and policy issues. His recent research has focused on trade and intellectual property rights, trade and climate policy, product quality upgrading and trade liberalization, agricultural productivity and trade, and evaluating the impact of regional trade liberalization. 

Claude Ménard

Professor (Emeritus) of Economics, Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne

Prefessor Ménard main field of research has been and remains the economics of organizations and institutions. He created and directed the Center ATOM (Analytical Theory of Organizations and Markets) from 1991 until 2009, when it merged with the Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne in 2009.  He co-founded the International Society for New Institutional Economics together with economists as Ronald Coase, Douglass North, and Oliver Williamson and was president of that association in 2001-2002. During the Seminar he will address relevant research questions concerning sustainability standard, including their adoption and implementation, investigated in the perspective of new developments in institutional analysis.