2020 International Conference – Virtual only

Coronavirus situation – ISESSAH conference is now held virtually – 11-13th November 2020 -1-4 pm CET.



ISESSAH 2020 Conference – 11-13th November-virtual only


The ISESSAH 2020 conference will take place virtually on 11 – 13th November 2020  (afternoon only).


The running of ISESSAH 2020 has not been able to go ahead as a physical meeting in Copenhagen due to the global situation with COVID-19.

We have decided to move the ISESSAH 2020 meeting online as a virtual meeting that will take place on three afternoons Wednesday 11th to Friday 13th of November 2020 from 1-4 pm Central European Time.

If you are already registered for Isessah 2020, you’ll be contacted very soon by the organisation committee.


Keynote presentations

The programme includes keynote presentations from leading thinkers in economics and social sciences, namely:

  • Dr Barbara Haesler, Senior Lecturer in Agrihealth, Veterinary Epidemiology, Economics and Public Health, The Royal Veterinary College, London, UK (joint session ICAHS-ISESSAH) 
  • Dr Amy Hagerman, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University, USA
  • Dr Luiza Toma, Senior Economist, Policy, Innovation and Behavioural Change, Scotland’s Rural College, Edinburgh, UK


Full programme

The provisional programme is available here.


Registration and payement

If you are already registered for Isessah 2020, you’ll be contacted very soon by the organisation committee.

For people not already registered, please register here.

The registration fees are €86 for participants from high-income countries and €30 for students and participants from low-middle income countries according to this list.

The payment for the registration needs to be made by bank transfer not later than 1st of November to the ISESSAH bank account:
IBAN number: NL83 ABNA 0825 995000
Account bearer: Stichting ISESSAH
Bank name: ABN-AMRO, Amsterdam

If you want to receive a receipt of payment or for any other financial questions, please contact Henk Hogeveen: henk.hogeveen@wur.nl


Local organisation committee

From University of Copenhagen (UCPH):

Liza Rosenbaum Nielsen (IVH-UCPH, leader of the local organisation committee)

Hans Houe  (IVH-UCPH)

Tariq Halasa (IVH-UCPH)

Tove Christensen (IFRO-UCPH)

Sigrid Denver (IFRO-UCPH)


Scientific committee

Bouda Vosough Ahmadi (lead) FAO

Tove Christensen (deputy lead) University of Copenhagen

Kamina Jonhson (deputy lead) USDA

Sigrid Denver (member) University of Copenhagen

Erwin Wauters (member) ILVO

Jarkko Niemi (member) Luke

Wilma Steenveld (member) Utrecht University

Jaap Sok (member) Wageningen University and Research

Pablo Alarcon (member) Royal Veterinary College

Mette Vaarst (member) Aarhus University



Looking forward seing you on zoom !