RES 2025 Annual Conference

University of Birmingham, 30 June - 2 July

The Annual RES Conference is our flagship event to which we welcome over 550 participants. The conference consists of keynote lectures, special sessions and general sessions for paper presentation along with fringe events such as; poster sessions, masterclasses social events. In 2025, this not-to-be-missed event is kindly being hosted by the Economics Department at the University of Birmingham, the RES Conferences first visit to this vibrant city.

Keynote speakers

RES Presidential Lecture 2025: Mary S. Morgan, London School of Economics

Sargan Lecture 2025: Stéphane Bonhomme, University of Chicago


  • October 2024: Call for papers launches
  • October 2024: Applications for the RES PhD Scholars Fund opens
  • October 2024: Applications for poster sessions opens
  • Mid January 2025: Applications for papers, posters and the Scholars fund closes
  • Early March 2025: Outcome emails for papers, posters and the Scholars fund
  • Mid March 2025: Bookings for Conference opens.

With thanks to the 2025 Conference Committee: Prof Giovanni Razzu, Prof Michela Vecchi, Dr Ian Gregory Smith and Dr Kamilya Suleymenova.

Each year, the RES Conference welcomes a diverse and captivating array of sponsors, and we anticipate nothing less for the exciting conference that awaits us in 2025.

Sponsorship packages for 2025 will be launched in September 2024. However, if you’re eager to explore bespoke opportunities, do reach out to our Events Manager, Georgina Jenkins, via events@res.org.uk

Here are a taste of what to expect in 2025 of the great opportunities available: 

  • Artificial Intelligence Panel: Chaired by RES President, Nobel Prize winner Professor Chris Pissarides, this panel will once again explore AI and Economics

  • Headline Sponsor: Take the lead in shaping the conference content as the headline sponsor and design one of our prestigious keynote lectures

  • Gala Dinner Sponsor: Sponsor(s) can brand the event, have face to face time with key contacts or host a table of invited guests

For media enquiries, please contact Cesilia Sinur at media@res.org.uk 

For sponsorship enquiries or general conference questions, please contact Georgina Jenkins, Events Manager at events@res.org.uk 

The RES Annual Conference is coordinated by the Conference Committee. 

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