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2015 International Conference

Held for the first time in 1992, AREUEA's annual International Conference over the years has become the leading conference to address global developments in international topics that affect real estate and urban economics. AREUEA membership now include individuals and libraries from over 45 countries around the world.

For information about previous International conferences, please see the conference archive section.

General Conference Information

The American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) is pleased to announce the 2015 annual international conference will be held in Washington DC on July 6-9, 2015. It will be a joint conference of the Global Chinese Real Estate Congress (GCREC), the Asian Real Estate Society (AsRES), and the International Real Estate Society (IRES). This is an unprecedented collaboration of many of the world’s top academic real estate associations.

With the Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), the Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), and the Ronald Reagan International Airport (DCA), travelling to and from D.C. is incredibly convenient. The conference will be held at the Fairmont Washington D.C. hotel, located at 2401 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20037.

For citizens of certain countries, a visa waiver may be obtained for travel to the U.S. not exceeding 90 days. Please check the list of participating countries on the following list:

For participants who need a visa in order to attend the conference, please visit to read more about the application process.

We look forward to seeing you in Washington, DC.

The 2015 International Conference Committees

Organizing Committee

Brent Ambrose, Pennsylvania State University
Hongyu Liu, Tsinghua University
James Shilling, DePaul University (Chairman)
Yan-Jong Chen, National Cheng Kung University
Piyush Tiwari, University of Melbourne
Ko Wang, John Hopkins University
Tyler Yang, IFE Group
David Crowe, National Association of Home Builder
Kyung-Hwan Kim, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements


Program Committee

Ming-Chi Chen
National Chengchi University
Yongheng Deng
National University of Singapore
Yuichiro Kawaguchi
Waseda University
Rose Lai
University of Macau
J. Sa-Aadu
University of Iowa
Tsur Somerville
University of British Columbia


For more information, contact our International Conference Chair: James Shilling

President, Asian Real Estate Society

DePaul University

1 East Jackson Boulevard, 5408

Chicago, IL 60604-2287

Conference Announcements

Call for Papers

The 2015 American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) International Conference will take place in Washington, D.C. July 6 – 9, 2015. The conference will be held in conjunction with the Global Chinese Real Estate Congress (GCREC), the Asian Real Estate Society (AsRES), and the International Real Estate Society (IRES). The conference will provide a forum for academics, practitioners, and policy makers to present research findings in the areas of real estate economics, real estate finance, urban economics, and other related areas.

Submission Guidelines

Well-developed abstracts or full papers must be submitted online following the instructions posted on the AREUEA website:

March 1, 2015 Deadline for paper or abstract submission
March 31, 2015 Notification of acceptance
May 1, 2015 Deadline for submitting full papers for Best Paper Awards

Additional information will be updated periodically at
Questions should be submitted to

Conference Registration and Hotel Booking

Follow the link below to register to the conference:


July 6-8
of Conference
Attending the Full
July 6-9
Regular $500 $600
Early Bird Academic Discount
(registration by 30 April 2015)
Faculty $300 $400
Student $150 $200

Day 1: AREUEA and AsRES sessions.
Day 2: AREUEA, AsRES, and GCREC sessions.
Day 3: GCREC sessions (presentations in Chinese).

Refund Policy

Cancellation received by April 30, 2015: refund 100%.
Cancellation received by May 31, 2015: refund 70%.
Cancellation received by June 15, 2015: refund 30%.
After June 15, 2015: no refund.

Conference Hotel

The venue for the conference is the Fairmont Washington D.C. hotel, located at 2401 M St NW, Washington, DC 20037 in close proximity to the restaurants and shops of Georgetown and centrally located to George Washington University, the Kennedy Center, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, and the Metrorail.

Room Rates (guaranteed rate until 5 June 2015)

Room Type Single Rate Double Rate
Fairmont $189.00 $189.00
Deluxe $259.00 $259.00
Capital Corner Suite $289.00 $289.00
Ambassador Suite $339.00 $339.00
Fairmont Gold Room $359.00 $359.00
  • Check-in time is 4:00 pm and Check-out time is 1:00 pm.
  • Rates do not include local and state taxes (currently at 14.5%), fees, and assessments.

Conference Program

Monday 6 July Welcome Reception
Tuesday 7 July Parallel Sessions until Late Afternoon
Grand Reception
Wednesday 8 July Plenary in the morning and Parallel Sessions in the Afternoon
Gala Dinner
Thursday 9 July Parallel Sessions until Late Afternoon
Farewell Dinner

The sessions on day one are all in English. The sessions on day two are mostly in English. The sessions on day three are mainly in Chinese.

Location and Transportation

The Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown,, is located on the outer edge of Georgetown and just minutes to the White House, the House of the Temple, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial and the Reflecting Pool. The metro is easily accessible by a 10-minute walk to the Foggy Bottom station.

The Washington, DC area is served by three airports: Washington Reagan National Airport, Dulles International Airport, and Baltimore Washington International Airport. All three airports have international flights coming in from China and Asia. The venue is a 15-minute taxi ride from Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA), a 30-minute taxi ride from Dulles International Airport (IAD), and a 60-minute taxi ride from Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI).

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