WEAI Conferences Offer Opportunities for Professional Growth!

WEAI's Annual Conference is held in the summer each year and attracts just over 1,000 attendees from around the world. Features of the Annual Conference include the Presidential Address and Luncheon, the Graduate Student Dissertation Workshop, Professional Development sessions, and participation by several Allied Societies. Upcoming conference sites include Denver (2014), Honolulu (2015), Portland (2016), San Diego (2017), Vancouver (2018), and San Francisco (2019).


The Pacific Rim Conference was started in 1994 and brings between 300 and 500 economists from around the world together in Hong Kong (1994, 1996 and 2005), Bangkok (1998), Sydney (2000), Taiwan (2003), Beijing (2007), Kyoto (2009), Brisbane (2011), Tokyo (2013), and next to New Zealand (2015). In the past, WEAI has partnered with top institutions for hosting the conference such as Keio University (Tokyo), Queensland University of Technology School of Business (Brisbane), Ryukoku University (Kyoto), Peking University Guanghua School of Management (Beijing), and Academia Sinica (Taiwan).

This conference offers an exciting opportunity for the exchange of ideas amongst economists from both sides of the Pacific. So please plan to join us at this international "Marketplace of Ideas!"

Upcoming conferences include...

89th Annual Conference | Denver, Colorado

June 27 - July 1, 2014 | Grand Hyatt Denver

11th Pacific Rim Conference | Wellington, New Zealand

January 8-11, 2015 | Victoria University of Wellington
Program highlights and participation information will be posted as it becomes available so check back regularly!