IRES (virtual) Symposium for Doctoral Students

Call For Papers & Video Presentations

October 14-16 2020, via Zoom

It is our pleasure to invite your submissions to the Virtual IRES Symposium for Doctoral Students. The symposium brings together doctoral students from various disciplines and you will have a unique opportunity to present your research to the international society of real estate academics and practitioners and broaden your network. Short-listed doctoral students will be able to post recorded research presentations on the IRES website to disseminate your findings and exchange ideas with colleagues.

TOPICS

The organizing committee welcomes submissions from doctoral students working on a wide array of topics including, but not limited to:

  • Real estate finance and investment
  • Urban and housing economics
  • Urban planning
  • Sustainability and real estate

PARTICIPATION

Anyone who registers can participate at no cost. Registered participants will be able to watch the recorded presentations made by short-listed doctoral students on the IRES website and join the live symposium sessions. Registered participants will receive a notification and a reminder before the live sessions.
There are two types of participation:

  • PhD paper presentation
  • Attendance

SUBMISSION OF PhD PAPER

We accept well-developed extended abstracts or draft papers that contain at least some initial results from interested doctoral students. Short-listed doctoral students will be asked to record your research presentation (max 15 minutes) and provide the link to your video presentation.

ATTENDANCE AND REGISTRATION WITHOUT SUBMISSION

All those interested in attend the 1st IRES Doctoral Symposium can register through fulfilling the questionnaire in the following link

FORMAT

The presentation videos recorded by the short-listed doctoral students will be made available in the designated area on the IRES website. The organizing committee will further evaluate the short-listed submissions to decide the top submissions. We will assign a mentor for each of these selected top Ph.D. students. Each selected top student will have a live online slot to present the short executive summary and receive comments and questions from the mentor as well as from participants.

BEST PRESENTATION AWARDS

After the symposium, we will decide 3 best presentations and each winner will be awarded US $1,000, thanks to the generous support of James R. Webb ARES Foundation

IMPORTANT DATES

August 31st (Monday)Deadline for abstract/paper submission
September 15th (Tuesday)Announcement of short-listed students
September 25th (Friday)Deadline for video submission by short-listed students
October 7th (Wednesday)Announcement of top submissions
October 7th (Wednesday)Deadline for registration without submission
October 14th (Wednesday), 15th, and 16thLive symposium sessions

THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Masaki Mori (Chair)
University of Reading
masaki.mori@reading.ac.uk  
Jeremy Gabe
University of San Diego
jgabe@sandiego.edu  
Kwan Ok Lee
National University of Singapore
rstleeko@nus.edu.sg  
Paloma Taltavull de La Paz
University of Alicante
paloma@ua.es  
Alessandro Vedrossi
Valora Gestão de Investimentos
Alessandro.vedrossi@valorainvest.com.br