"Outlook and Issues for the World Wine Market" will be the subject of a symposium on June 25 in Davis, Calif., hosted by the University of California Agricultural Issues Center and the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science. It will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. at the UC Davis Conference Center.

Experts from the United States, Europe and Australia will discuss how current and emerging issues will shape world wine markets over the coming decades. Speakers will explore recurrent booms and busts as well as longer-term directions. After the presentations, a panel of U.S. wine industry leaders will open a public discussion with their comments. The formal symposium sessions will be followed by a hosted reception at the Conference Center.

Registration for the June 25 symposium is $100 through May 10, and $150 after. To register, go to http://conferences.ucdavis.edu/confreg/?confid=478.

The symposium will precede the fourth annual conference of the American Association of Wine Economists (AAWE), to be held June 26-28 at UC Davis.

The 2010 AAWE conference sessions will feature over 100 presentations on the economics of wine and food and related subjects. The conference will conclude with a tour of premium wineries in the Napa Valley on Monday, June 28.

Registration for the conference is $450, or $390 before May 10 and includes admission to the symposium. Discounts are available for conference registration. Conference details are available at http://www.wine-economics.org/.