Organizers: Titus Awokuse (Michigan State University), Sunghun Lim (Louisiana State University), Fabio Santeramo (University of Foggia), and Sandro Steinbach (North Dakota State University)

AGENDA

The tentative schedule of this year’s meeting is 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Sunday and Monday, and 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday.  The meeting will be offered in-person at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort and via online format.

The theme for this Hybrid meeting is “Transforming Global Value Chains.”  The themed sessions are being organized by Titus Awokuse (Michigan State University), Sunghun Lim (Louisiana State University), Fabio Santeramo (University of Foggia), and Sandro Steinbach (North Dakota State University) and will be held in the 9:45 a.m. slot each day.

Confirmed theme day invited speakers are:

Sunday – Thomas Reardon (Michigan State University)

Monday – Davin Chor (Dartmouth College)

Tuesday – Daria Taglioni (World Bank)

The non-themed sessions are being organized by Jonathan Coleman (U.S. International Trade Commission) and will be scheduled in the time slots prior and following the themed sessions.

REGISTRATION – Due November 17, 2022

Click here to register for the Annual Meeting.  

The Registration Fee for attending the three-day conference in person is $395.00 and includes breakfasts and lunches on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday; refreshment breaks; and Sunday evening dinner.  In-person attendees may add guest meals to their registration – either all meals or for Sunday dinner only.

The Registration Fee for attending the three-day conference online is $120.

Students participating in the conference via either format will receive a 50% discount using the discount code: IATRCSTUDENT.

A refund will be made, less a $25.00 charge, if cancellation notice is received by December 1, 2022.  Please notify Missy Sullivan at missy@umn.edu.

Note:  If you do not already have an account at the U of MN, please register as a New User.  Do NOT enter anything in the OPTIONAL Sponsor section of new user registration.  Please get in touch with Missy Sullivan at missy@umn.edu if you have questions.  If you have an account but are having trouble logging in, you may call the tech help line at 612-301-4357.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Sheraton Sand Key Resort – SOLD OUT
1160 Gulf Blvd.
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

Hotel check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and check-out time is 11:00 a.m.

The Sheraton Sand Key Resort is sold out and our room block is booked.  Please see the information regarding an overflow hotel below.

AC Hotel
395 Coronado Drive
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

The AC Hotel is able to offer our group a nightly rate of $209 plus tax.  If you need hotel accommodations and were not able to reserve a room at the Sheraton Sand Key, please email Missy Sullivan at missy@umn.edu with your arrival and departure dates by Monday, November 28.  You will be added to a group list and the hotel will make your reservation.  When you receive your hotel confirmation number, you will be required to call the hotel and leave your credit card number to hold the room.  We will arrange for a shuttle to bring you between the two properties.

AIRPORT AND GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Tampa International Airport (TPA) is the closest airport to the hotel.  The hotel is approximately a 35 to 45 minute drive, depending on traffic.  Super Shuttle Tampa goes to both the AC Hotel and the Sheraton Sand Key.  Search on the hotel name when entering your destination from the airport at booking.  Other options include Uber/Lyft and Superide Shuttle Service.