Center For Economic And Policy Studies, The Weldon Cooper Center For Public Service at the University of Virginia will be Hosting the 2013 AUBER Annual Meeting
Dates: October 12-15, 2013
This year, we are planning to have research skills workshops on Saturday the 12th, before the start of the main conference. We are hoping to have sessions on computable general equilibrium modeling with GAMS, agent-based modeling, and identification strategies in econometrics.
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Hotel: Omni Richmond Hotel & Conference Center, centrally located in historic Shockoe Slip
Featuring: Tour of Colonial Williamsburg with dinner at a Colonial Era tavern (families welcome)!
- Richmond Folk Festival (free), Oct. 11-13, close to hotel (www.richmondfolkfestival.org)
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (free), one of the finest regional art museums in the country (www.vmfa.org)
- Fabulous historical sites within walking distance of the hotel including:
- Civil War sites, The Museum of the Confederacy, The American Civil War Center, the Virginia State Capitol
- One hour drive to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and the University of Virginia
- Two hours drive to the fall foliage of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Skyline Drive
- Frequent train service to Washington, DC (two hours)
You may need to stay for a month! So start planning your trip now.