Preliminary Meetings and Receptions

Schedule As of January 4, 2017 - Subject to change.



Wednesday, April 5, 2017

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm      MPSA Welcome Reception

Thursday, April 6, 2017

11:30 am-1:00 pm      Speed Networking: Comparative Politics
12:20 pm – 2:20 pm    MPSA Council Meeting & Luncheon
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm      Speed Networking: Public Policy
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm      Speed Networking: International Relations
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm      MPSA Exhibitor Reception
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm      MPSA First Time Attendee Tour and Reception*        
7:45 pm – 8:45 pm      MPSA Minority Caucus Reception
9:30 pm – 11:30 pm    MPSA 2017 Program Committee Reception 

Friday, April 7, 2017

11:30 am-1:00 pm      Speed Networking: American Politics
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm      Speed Networking: International Relations
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm     2018 MPSA Program Committee Meeting
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm      Speed Networking: Comparative Politics
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm     MPSA Undergraduate Reception*
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm     MPSA Mentoring Reception*            
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm     AJPS Reception for Reviewers 

Saturday, April 8, 2017

9:45 am - 11:15 am    Speed Networking: Current Students
11:30 am-1:00 pm      Speed Networking: Public Policy
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm      Speed Networking: Normative
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm      Speed Networking: American Politics
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm     MPSA Business Meeting & 2016 Awards
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm     MPSA President’s Reception 

*Advance registration required.

Need to arrange for a meeting, reception, or catered meal in conjunction with the conference? Complimentary meeting and reception space is available to our professional colleagues on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact MPSA's Conference Manager Juliene Heaney at (812) 558-0588 x 6 or Heaney (at) mpsanet (dot) org.