Scholars from around the world will examine the motivations of voting in a conference sponsored by Virginia Tech’s Kellogg Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE).

The “International Conference on Social Choice and Voting Theory” is set for June 17 through June 19. Held virtually, the conference will feature prolific speakers and more than 90 article submissions.

Students, faculty, and the general public can attend free of charge. Participants will have ample opportunities to engage in discussions throughout the experience.

Eric Bahel (Department of EconomicsPPE Research Fellow) organized the conference. In addition to regular sessions, the conference will include keynote addresses by Franz DietrichBhaskar DuttaMaggie Penn, and Salvador Barberà.

 The conference will offer an opportunity to exchange on the open questions and recent advances made in this field from the comfort of your home or office. There will be a best-paper award, with a small monetary prize, for each of these two categories.

There will be no registration fee to participate in the event. All faculty and students are welcome to attend, although advance registration is required. The conference will be fully virtual. For more details and the link to register, please visit the conference website.