"Hiring Discrimination: Measures, Moderators and Mechanisms" - 3rd Conference on Labour Discrimination, Växjö, August 23-24, 2017

The 3rd Conference on "Labour Discrimination", will take place at the Linnaeus University, Centre for Discrimination and Integration Studies (Växjö, Sweden), on August 23rd to August 24th 2017. The conference aims to result in a special issue of the International Journal of Manpower (IJM), with the theme "hiring discrimination using experimental techniques". Guest editors for this special issue are Stijn Baert, Magnus Carlsson and Nick Drydakis.

Special issue call for papers from International Journal of Manpower

Please use this link for more information on the special issue of the International Journal of Manpower (IJM).

Register

All non-presenters who wish to attend the conference need to register to magnus.carlsson@lnu.se by August 1, 2017.

There is no conference fee and both food and drinks (including the conference dinner) are included, but please note that you do need to specify if you have any requirements regarding food. Also please note that there is a limit for how many participants we can accept - do not wait too long to register!

Practical information

Regular presentations

Preferred formats for presentations are PowerPoint and Adobe PDF. Each presentation is allocated 30 minutes, including discussion. We suggest that you reserve 5-10 minutes at the end of your presentation for discussion.

Location of the conference

The conference will take place at the Elite Park Hotel Växjö - please use this link for more information about the hotel. - located in the very city centre, about 10 minutes walk from the railway station ("Resecentrum").

Travel to Växjö

It is expected that for most of the participants outside Scandinavia, the most convenient way to reach Växjö is to take a flight to Copenhagen airport (Kastrup), and then continue with a direct train from the airport to Växjö (ca 2,5 hrs).

The easiest way to reach the city centre from Växjö airport is to take the local bus (no 4), leaving the airport every 15 minutes.

In case you enter Sweden from the east (Finland, Russia, China and Japan) it might also be convenient to take a flight to Stockholm airport (Arlanda), and then continue with a domestic flight to Växjö (ca 45 minutes flying time), or by train (from Stockholm Central station ca 3,5 hrs).

Lodging

A number of hotel rooms have been reserved at Elite Park Hotel, and Elite Stadshotellet Växjö - please use the links for adresses and phone numbers.

For reservations, send an email to: konferens.vaxjo@elite.se. The rooms will be held until July 17. To reserve a room you need to provide the reference "LNUC".

Of course there are a number of other hotels in the centre of Växjö, e.g PM & Vänner Hotel and Clarion Collection Hotel Cardinal, please use links for more information.

Conference dinner

A conference dinner will be held at the restaurant PM & Vänner at 7 pm on August 23.