Mid-Continent Regional Science Association 49th Annual Conference
IMPLAN National User’s Conference 12th Biennial Conference
~ June 6-8, 2018 ~ Kansas City, Missouri ~
Call for Papers
Please join us for the 49th annual conference of the Mid-Continent Regional Science and the 12th Biennial IMPLAN National User’s Conference to be held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. The program committee welcomes papers on a wide range of topics relating to applied economics, planning, geography, business, public administration sociology, and political science.
The deadline for abstract submission is April 1, 2018.
Hotel Information: The InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza Hotel has just completed a $17 million renovation. The InterContinental is located in the Country Club Plaza, a lively shopping, dining and entertainment district. The conference-lodging rate is $159/night single and double. To receive this rate, reservations must be made by May 11, 2018.
IMPLAN Pre-Conference Workshops
IMPLAN will offer their Introductory Training Workshop Tuesday, June 5 and Wednesday June 6. IMPLAN also will offer a special four-hour Advanced IMPAN Symposium during the morning, Wednesday, June 6. During the afternoon on Wednesday, June 6, IMPLAN will offer two consecutive 2-hour free demos of the new IMPLAN platform. Attendees will receive a free trial of the new platform. Registration and content information is found at the MCRSA Website.
2018 M. Jarvin Emerson Student Paper Competition
The deadline for submission is April 1, 2018
The Mid-Continent Regional Science Association announces the Student Paper Competition for our 2018 conference (June 6-8) in Kansas City, Missouri. All students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs as of January 1, 2018 are eligible. Student papers dealing with all aspects of regional development, including cultural, physical and economic processes, are welcome. The first place winner will receive $1,000 and the M. Jarvin Emerson Award. The winning entry will also be published in the Association’s journal, The Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy. Only papers authored solely by students (i.e., no faculty co-authored papers) will be eligible for the competition and resulting publication.
North Central Regional Center for Rural Development Graduate Student Travel Grants to the MCRSA Conference
The North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD) at Michigan State University is partnering with the MCRSA to strengthen research capacity in the North Central Region. We’re doing so by offering a limited number of MCRSA conference travel grants to graduate students from NCRCRD member institutions. Students can request up to $500 to pay eligible travel-related expenses. Only M.S. and Ph.D. graduate students from NCRCRD-member institutions are eligible for these awards.
Information about the MCRSA/IMPLAN conference is at: