General Information

The University of Illinois (UIUC) is organizing the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Commodity & Energy Markets Association. CEMA 2022 will take place at the Illini Center and DPI located at 200 S. Wacker Drive in downtown Chicago (Illinois, USA) on June 21-22, 2022. It follows an established series of CEMA Annual Meetings. Information about CEMA, including prior meetings, is available at

CEMA 2022 is an in-person meeting. However, if your paper is accepted and you are unable to attend in person, there will be a hybrid option so that you can present your paper.


Scope and Theme of CEMA 2022

The CEMA Annual Meetings are benchmark academic conferences, gathering researchers and practitioners engaged in the study or application of economics, finance, mathematics, operations, and risk management in commodity and energy markets. In addition to welcoming contributions in that broad space, the 2022 Annual Meeting will put a special emphasis on ESG as it relates to commodities.

Keynote Speakers

Panos Kouvelis, Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis

K. Geert Rouwenhorst, Yale School of Management, Yale University

Important Dates

December 15, 2021 Start of the submission period
February 20, 2022 End of the submission period
March 31, 2022 Notification of acceptance/rejection
April 7, 2022 Registration opens
May 1, 2022 Early Bird registration deadline (speakers must register by this date to be included in the program)
June 1, 2022 Last day to register (paper will be removed from the program unless one of the authors registers by this date)
June 21-22, 2022 CEMA Annual Meeting

2022 CEMA General Assembly

The 2022 CEMA General Assembly will take place in conjunction with the CEMA 2022 conference.


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