EAEA Conventions

Since 1988, the East Asian Economic Association has held international conventions biannually. This page provides information about upcoming and past conventions.

IMPORTANT NEWS: The 17th EAEA International Convention has been postponed until August 2021
updated 20 June 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 17th International Convention of the East Asian Economic Association has been postponed until 14-15 August 2021.
The abstract submission deadline has also been extended until 2 May 2021.
Together with the Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia at Sunway University, the Convention will be held in Sunway University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 14-15 August 2021.


The theme of the Convention is:
“Growth, Resilience and Sustainability: Asian Dynamism in an Uncertain World”.
Further details about the Convention, including submission deadlines, can be found here.

Previous Conventions
Information about all 16 previous International Conventions is provided below. Electronic copies of the programs for the 5th convention through the 16th are available for download.

The 16th EAEA International Convention was held in Taipei, October 27-28, 2018
Download Program here
The 15th EAEA International Convention was held in Bandung, November 5-6, 2016
Download Program here
The 14th EAEA International Convention was held in Bangkok on November 1-2, 2014
Download Program here
The 13th EAEA International Convention was held in Singapore on October 19-20, 2012
Download Program here
The 12th EAEA International Convention was held in Seoul on October 2-3, 2010
Download Program here
The 11th EAEA International Convention was held in Manila on November 15-16, 2008
Download Program here
The 10th EAEA International Convention was held in Beijing on November 18-19, 2006
Download Program here
The Ninth EAEA International Convention was held in Hong Kong on November 13-14, 2004
Download Program here
The Eighth EAEA International Convention was held in Kuala Lumpur on November 4-5, 2002
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The 7th Convention was held in Singapore on Nov. 17-18, 2000
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The 6th Convention was held in Kitakyushu on Sept. 4-5, 1998
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The 5th Convention was held in Bangkok on Oct. 25-26, 1996
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The 4th Convention was held in Taipei, 1994
The 3rd Convention was held in Seoul, Aug 20-21, 1992
The 2nd Convention was held in Bandung in 1990
The 1st Convention was held in Kyoto in 1988