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CEA 2023 : Winnipeg, Manitoba

Photo credit : Tourism Winnipeg

The 57th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association is co-hosted by the Departments of Economics at The University of Manitoba and The University of Winnipeg with in-person sessions to be held at the RBC Convention Centre in downtown Winnipeg June 1 - June 3. The online  sessions are to be held Tuesday May 30, 2022. 

Professor Michelle Alexopoulos of the University of Toronto is the programme chair. Professor Soodeh Saberian & Professor Umut Oguzoglu of The University of Manitoba and Professor Hugh Grant of The University of Winnipeg are the local organizers.

The Canadian Economics Association would like to acknowledge that the land on which we will gather in 2023 is the Treaty One Territory, the home and traditional lands of the Anishinaabe (Ojibwe), Ininew (Cree), and Dakota peoples, and in the national homeland of the Red River Métis. 

State of the Art Lectures

Daron Acemoglu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Janet Currie 
Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

Avi Goldfarb
Rotman School of Management

Annamaria Lusardi 
George Washington University School of Business

Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe
Columbia University

Elie Tamer
Harvard University

Innis Lecture
Martin Eichenbaum

Northwestern University

Purvis Lecture
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
The University of Chicago

CEA Presidential Address
David Green
University of British Columbia


Groups or individuals organizing sessions are asked to contact the program office at (Attn: Paula Emery) by January 14th. For further details, see the session organizers page


Conference submissions will open in December, 2022. To review the subject areas, topics, and JEL codes presented at the conference, please see the submission page 


Conference Registration will open at the beginning of 2023. 


For past prize winners and submission details see the Undergraduate Student Research Awards page.


CWEC/CFÉC organizes Mentoring Sessions which are typically held during the CEA Annual Meetings or online around the same time. 


Please see the Canadian Labour Economics Forum (CLEF) page here for further details.



For details on complimentary media passes see the media page.  


December, 2022 The conference organizer starts accepting submissions of papers for presentation at the conference through the web interface.
January 14, 2023 Last day for prospective special session organizers to contact the program office for booking blocks of sessions.
February 1, 2023 Advance registration for the conference commences.
February 10, 2023 Deadline to submit your paper or abstract.
March 24, 2023 Last day for travel grant applications to be submitted to the CEA
March 24, 2023 Last day for notifying paper submitters on the acceptance or rejection of their paper for presentation.
April 7, 2023 Last day for paper presenters to register. Presenters must register by this date or lose their conference program slot.
Mid April The preliminary program is expected to become available.
May 5, 2023 Last day to withdraw and receive a refund (full refund minus a $75 administration fee). After this date, the registration fee is non-refundable. *If the conference format is changed after this date due to a public health recommendation, the option to withdraw without penalty will be considered and conference fees may be reduced. All delegates will be informed.
May 13, 2023 Early registration ends, and late registration fees apply thereafter.
May 30, 2023 On-line sessions take place
June 1, 2023 Embrace Diversity Summit Day
June 2, 2023 The in-person conference begins



Photo credit for header image: Tourism Winnipeg


Conference Submissions:

 Portal to Open December, 2022


Special Session Organizers:

Please contact the program office by January 14th



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