The ‘making alternative food networks work: hitching the horse of critique to the wagon of improvement’ conference was held in Los Angeles, California, 9-13 April 2013.
This was the annual conference of the Association of American Geographers and the organisers received papers on how alternative food networks are making a difference locally and globally.
More information is available at the AAG Annual Meeting website.
Early conference information: The next IRSA Congress is to be held in Toronto, Canada, in August 2016 (dates are still tentative). Read more
A very successful XIII World Congress of Rural Sociology was held in Lisbon, Portugal, between 29 July and 4 August 2012 with over 1000 participants delivering close to 1500 papers. The President congratulates the organizers and Program Committee for an excellent outcome.The final program – along with a number of on-line papers – can be found at the congress website: http://irsa2012.com/event/wcrs-2012/