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Friday, August 30 - Reception Cocktail

The Cocktail will be in Palácio de D. Manuel, located at Évora city center. Palácio de D. Manuel is a former royal residence of the Kings of Portugal, in Évora. The palace has its origins in a convent built in the 13th century.

For more information, please see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Palace_of_%C3%89vora

Saturday, August 31 - Pedestrian Tour in Évora

The tour will be organized in groups of 25 people. It includes the visit to St. Francis Church and the Chapel of Bones, Giraldo Square, the Cathedral and the Roman Temple.

Saturday, August 31 - Gala Dinner

The Gala Dinner will be in Convento do Espinheiro, located at 2km from Evora. Convento do Espinheiro is a 15th century convent, considered a national monument where important nobles have outlined the history of Portugal.

For more information, please see http://www.conventodoespinheiro.com/en

Sunday, September 1 - Tour to Herdade do Esporão and to medieval village of Monsaraz

Herdade do Esporão produces some of the most respected wines from the Alentejo and Portugal. The wine labels are created by fine artists that change every year, promoting Alentejo wine and Portuguese culture at the same time. In 2013, Esporão won the «Sustainability of the Year award».

Monsaraz is considered one of the oldest towns in Portugal. There is evidence of settlement since prehistoric times. The medieval village of Monsaraz, managed to maintain its characteristics over the centuries. The medieval castle, the building of the Old Town Hall Audience (XIV century / century) and the Church of Our Lady of the Lake (century XVI / XVII) are some of the points of interest.


The slides of the presentations of the keynote speakers are now available. To see them, click on "Keynote sessions slides".

The slides of the presentations of the speakers of the invited session are now available. To see them, click on "Invited sessions slides".

EARIE 2013 Conference Photogallery is now available. To see it click here. If you want to see the slideshow click on the top left (it is fun, you should see). If you want to download a picture you have to be outside the slideshow. First click on the picture you want and then click on download.

We are pleased to announce the invited keynote speakers for EARIE 2013: Mathias Dewatripont (Université Libre de Bruxelles and National Bank of Belgium), Glenn Ellison (MIT) and Ali Hortaçsu (University of Chicago).

The EARIE 2013 Conference will include a few invited sessions in the programme. Confirmed invited sessions are: Evaluation of Research and Innovation: Marco Ottaviani (Bocconi University), Ignacio Palacios-Huerta (London School of Economics); Exclusivity: Massimo Motta (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Frank Verboven (KU Leuven); Health: Gautam Gowrisankaran (University of Arizona), Fiona Scott Morton (Yale University); Organizations: Wouter Dessein (Columbia University), Niko Matouscheck (Northwestern University); Privacy: Christina Fong (Carnegie Mellon University), Curtis Taylor (Duke University); and Reputation: Heski Bar-Isaac (University of Toronto), Ginger Zhe Jin (University of Maryland).