On 7–8 June 2018, at the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, an International Scientific Conference was held under the title ‘Economic Sciences for Agribusiness and Rural Economy’. The conference was attended by 410 people from 27 countries, from 4 continents, including 88 different scientific institutions. 118 presentations were given in thematic sessions and 12 speeches in plenary sessions. In addition, a special panel for young scientists was organised ‘Challenges of Contemporary Economy in the Perspective of Research of Young Scientists’, organised for the fourth time by the Faculty of Economic Sciences. To include students in the organisation of this great event, the organisers added to the conference an overview of Scientific Circles organised for students working inscience clubs at universities.
The International Scientific Conference “Economic Sciences for Agribusiness and Rural Economy” is an important platform for exchanging views of the scientific community with practitioners, both from Poland and abroad, whose research interests are focused on the changing needs of the economy, with particular emphasis on agribusiness, its place in economic theory and changing conditions and challenges posed to this sector of the economy.