Call for Papers – North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, San Diego, California, USA November 15-18, 2023
Join us in San Diego for the 70th North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI) sponsored by the North American Regional Science Council (NARSC) and co-hosted by the Western Regional Science Association. To submit an abstract or a complete session, please use our online submission system. The submission deadline is July 17, 2023. Decisions concerning the acceptance of papers and sessions will be announced in late August. All presenters, including members of panel discussions, discussants, and session chairs, must register for the conference and pay the registration fee in order to attend and present.
The conference will be held at the Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter (910 Broadway Circle, San Diego , CA 92101). A special conference room rate of $242 (plus taxes) has been negotiated with the hotel. You can book your room at the conference hotel using this link.
For overseas attendees, we are offering expedited abstract acceptance to anyone coming from a country that requires a visa to enter the United States. Once you have submitted your abstract, and if you need an acceptance letter, please contact NARSC Executive Director, John Sporing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abstract Submission and Registration
Click on the link to the conference section for general information on the conference. To register for the conference or submit an abstract/session online you must first login to the User Area. If you attended a NARSC conference over the past couple of years or are a member of a North American regional science organization, when you reach the login page of the User Area, you will be asked to enter your provided username and password. Otherwise, when you reach the login page of the User Area, you will be asked to click on a link and enter your e-mail address so we can check if you are already in our database. If you are in our database, your username and password will be e-mailed to you so you can login. If you are not in our database, you will need to register for a free NARSC user account and then you will be able to register for the conference and submit an abstract.
Once logged, you can change your password, update your profile, submit an abstract/session, register for the conference, and check the status of your registration. You will be able come to your account in the User Area subsequently using your valid username and password. In case you forget your password, just contact technical support at email@example.com with your e-mail address and your password will be e-mailed to you so you can login.
Please note that there is a surcharge for individuals who are not members of RSAI. When you are ready to register for the conference please check your RSAI membership status. You can do that by consulting the RSAI Members List. If you have any questions regarding your RSAI membership status or would like to join RSAI please contact Elisabete Martins (firstname.lastname@example.org) at the RSAI Central Office.
Individual papers and organized sessions must be submitted online in the abstract submission section of the website between now and JULY 17, 2023. The conference registration section is open and allows secure electronic financial transactions. Information about the workshops will be posted in late July. If you are potentially interested in attending any workshops it is suggested that you wait until information about them is available before registering for the conference. Be sure to consult the conference website for additional information and details.
Conference organizers welcome individual papers and organized sessions relating to a wide variety of topics that are included within the diverse realm of regional science. As usual, there will be several organized sessions. If you are interested in participating in one of these organized sessions, please contact the session organizers. Details about these can be found here. Please note that the list of special sessions is updated on a regular basis, so please check back.
NARSC an international scholarly organization that focuses on regional analysis, ranging from urban and spatial theory to applied problems in regional development, sustainability, environmental management, and rural land use. We are an interdisciplinary association, with members representing fields as diverse as economics, agricultural economics, public policy, urban planning, civil engineering, geography, finance, and demography. The annual North American RSAI conference is the premier regional science meeting in North America and attracts scholars and practitioners from around the world.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter (910 Broadway Circle, San Diego , CA 92101). A special conference room rate of $242 (plus taxes) has been negotiated with the hotel. You can book your room at the conference hotel using this link. Please book the conference hotel through the NARSC website. By doing so, NARSC will get credit for your booking.
If you have questions, here is contact information:
Soomi Lee, (email@example.com)
John Sporing, (firstname.lastname@example.org)
We look forward to seeing you in San Diego!