INFER Conferences

17th Annual Conference of the Network for Economic Research (INFER)

From: 2015-05-21 to: 2015-05-23
Place: Luton, United Kingdom

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The INFER Annual Conference 2015 will take place from May 21 till May 23, 2015 at the University of Bedfordshire in Luton (near London – United Kingdom). Three excellent keynote speakers confirmed their participation. The call for papers has been launched.


Keynote speakers:


Participation fee: 180 euro (INFER members) / 250 euro (non-members).


Submit your papers by April 15 to



Local Organisation Committee:


Dr Christian Richter (University of Bedfordshire)


Dr Socrates Karidis (University of Bedfordshire)


Dr Sandar Win (University of Bedfordshire)


Dr Maria Correia (University of Northampton)


Dr Peter Luke (London South Bank University)


Dr Dimitrios Paparas (Harper-Adams University)


Dr Ilias Asproudis (University of Northampton)


Dr Elias Soukiazis (University of Coimbra)


Dr John Ryan (University of Cambridge)




Conference Venue


The University of Bedfordshire is a rapidly expanding university in the south of England with four campuses across Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. There are campuses in Bedford and Luton, the two largest towns in Bedfordshire, England. A campus in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire is for students studying Nursing and Midwifery. A further campus in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, teaches business studies, electronic engineering, and telecommunications.


The conference venue is the University of Bedfordshire Luton campus. The university is home to approximately 15000 students.


The university’s £34m Campus Centre opened in October 2010. It houses a 240-seat lecture theatre, an exhibition area for displaying student work, the Student Information Desk offering help and support for students and the Students’ Union's support services and executive offices. There are also several places to eat and drink.


A £20m Postgraduate and Continuing Professional Development Centre is opened in 2013 and includes state-of-the-art IT and AV equipment, informal and quiet learning spaces, two “Harvard-style” lecture theatres, as well as a student lounge and cafe. The Luton Learning Resource Centre has over 200,000 books and specialist texts, 9,000 journals and 300 fully networked PCs that are available at the Park Square campus. There is also an extensive online library of resources.


Luton campus is home to the following schools of study: Business; Media, Art and Design; Science; Computing; Law; Psychology; and Social Sciences, and there are 1,573 bedrooms available for students across the Luton campus.


The Luton campus is located in the centre of Luton and can easily be reached via public transport. The closest airport is London Luton airport which is home to many low cost airlines. By train the campus can be reached from St. Pancras International, which is also home to the Eurostar from Brussels and Paris.


From St. Pancras International there are fast trains and commuter trains departing to Luton. Luton has two train stations in proximity to the university: Luton Central and Luton Parkway.


Luton has many hotels and there are more hotels available at the Luton airport. The closest hotel is Hampton by Hilton London Luton Airport. Other hotels include Holiday Inn Express, Travelodge and Premier Inn. The last two ones are low cost hotels and can be booked on their on webpages.


We look forward to welcome you in Luton.



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