Dear INFER members,

The 22nd INFER Annual Conference will take place, as a virtual event, on December 14-16, 2020. It is hosted online by the University Sorbonne Paris Nord.

We are extremely proud and glad to welcome Philippe Aghion (Collège de France and London School of Economics), Yann Algan (SciencesPo, Dean of Public Affairs School), Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University) and Geoff Hodgson (Institute for International Management, Loughborough University London) as keynote speakers at this year conference.

I would like to give a special thank you to the University Sorbonne Paris Nord and to the local organizers (to Francisco Serranito, in particular) who have worked tirelessly on this conference!

Please note that the INFER Prizes Session and the INFER General Meeting 2020 will take place during the Annual Conference, namely on Tuesday, December 15, from 17h45 till 19h00.

All INFER members can attend the INFER Prize Session and the General Meeting. However, please note that you need to register (before December 13, 2020) by filling in this Google form in order to attend these sessions.

Proposed Agenda for the meeting:

  • INFER Prizes Session
  • Fixing of the agenda of the INFER General Meeting
  • Appointing clerks
  • Counting voting rights
  • Overview of past and upcoming activities
  • Financial overview
  • Relief of the INFER board
  • Election of the new INFER board
  • Future developments in INFER
  • Questions, answers and discussion

The General Meeting is an excellent opportunity to discuss any issue related to INFER. During the General Meeting we will also vote to relieve the current INFER board and to appoint a new INFER board. All INFER members are entitled to vote: in case you’re unable to attend the General Meeting, you can transfer your vote in writing to another INFER member.

You can read the short version of the Conference program here!