Registration Information

  • Advanced registration opens at mid-March 2012 and closes on June 2, 2012. After this date registrations can only be made onsite at the conference venue.
  • Fees include entrance to the Keynote Address & Welcome Reception, all sessions, CAES Plenary, and the Annual Awards Banquet.
  • You may register for the Tuesday only.
  • All fees noted in the table below do not include participation in the excursion to Cave Spring Cellars. The excursion must be added to the registration fee.
  • Fees can only be paid by credit card using our on-line registration system. Specifically, we cannot accept cheques (government or personal), purchase orders, or registrations by fax or email. Those unable to use government/company credit cards on-line will need to use their own personal credit card to register and then submit to their employer a claim for reimbursement. Cash payments and credit card payments can be made in person if registering onsite at the conference venue.

REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE (you will be directed away from this site)

Registration Rates

Registration Type Advanced (Mar 15-June 2) On-site
Regular Member $325 $425
Non-Member $475 $575
Student/Senior Member $120 $200
Student/Senior Non-Member $190 $270
Guest $25 $25
Guest Awards Banquet Ticket $65 $65
Attend Tuesday only $125 $125
Excursion to Cave Spring Cellars $95 No tickets available
  • Ontario HST (13%) will be added to registration fees upon payment.
  • Annual Meeting registrants will receive a name badge, program, and additional registration materials when they arrive in Niagara Falls.

Guest Registration

  • Attendees are encouraged to bring spouses, friends, and family to the Annual Meeting. All such attendees must register as guests in order to participate in meeting activities, at the cost of $25 per guest. Guests will however be required to purchase banquet tickets if they wish to attend this event. Children under the age of 16 may attend the meeting for free. Guests include any interested party not professionally in the fields of agricultural or applied economics, or a related discipline. Registered guests will receive a name badge and are invited to attend the Welcome Reception at no additional charge.

Banquet Tickets for Guests

  • A limited number of tickets for guests wishing to attend an awards banquet may be available at the registration desk in Niagara Falls. As these tickets will only be available on the condition that the event has open seats, we strongly suggest that you purchase banquet tickets for guests when you register for the meeting. We cannot guarantee the availability of guest banquet tickets on-site.

Presenter Requirements

  • All speakers, presenters, and/or discussants at the 2012 Joint Annual Meeting must be members of the CAES and be registered for the Annual Meeting. The deadline for both of these requirements is April 25.


  • Payment will be made online using PayPal when upon completion of registering through the online registration system. You do not need a PayPal account to pay through PayPal. You will receive an automatic email from PayPal indicating that payment was successful. If you do not receive this email, your payment was not successful and we will have no record of your registration. Please note that the address requested upon entering your credit card information must be identical to your billing address (ie. the address at which you receive your credit card statements).


  • Refunds will be made on payments that are received until June 2, 2012, subject to a $50 processing fee deduction. After June 2, no refunds will be given for meeting registrations.
  • To cancel your Annual Meeting registration contact the CAES Executive Director, Valerie Johnson, at . Cancellations of meeting registrations are subject to a $50 processing fee.


  • The planning committee members for the 2012 CAES Annual Meeting include Brandon Schaufele, Brady Deaton, Margaret Zafiriou. See contacts for further information.
  • Submission questions or concerns can be directed to the paper selection chairs Brandon Schaufele, Program Chair, at . Questions related to the local arrangements can be directed to CAES Executive Director, Valerie Johnson, at .