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Meetings & Receptions

Arrange a Meeting. Need to arrange for a meeting, reception, or catered meal in conjunction with the conference? Just complete and submit the reservation form below. Complimentary meeting and reception space is available to our professional colleagues on a first-come, first-served basis. 

If you have questions, call (812) 558-0588 x 6, or email Heaney(at) mpsanet (dot) org.

MPSA 2016 Program Overview

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm                          Registration                                                                  
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm                          MPSA Welcome Reception                                         

Thursday, April 7, 2016
7:30 am – 5:00 pm                          Registration                                                                  
9:30 am – 7:30 pm                          Exhibits                                                            
9:45 am – 11:15 am                        JSS, Panels, Posters, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
9:45 am – 11:15 am                        Speed Networking: Comparative              
9:45 am – 11:15 am                        Speed Networking: International Relations            
11:30 am – 1:00 pm                        JSS, Panels, Posters, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
11:30 am – 1:00 pm                        Speed Networking: Current Students                      
12:20 pm – 2:20 pm                        MPSA Council Meeting & Luncheon                        
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm                          JSS, Panels, Posters, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia                                            
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm                          Speed Networking: American Politics                      
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm                          Speed Networking: Public Policy                
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm                          JSS, Panels, Posters, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia                                            
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm                          Speed Networking: Political Behavior                      
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm                          Speed Networking: Political Institutions                
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm                          JSS, Panels, Posters, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm                          MPSA Exhibitor Reception    
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm   Reception for Retiree Bert Rockman, Purdue University                                                                     
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm                          MPSA First Time Attendee Reception**                  
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm                          Mentoring Reception I**  

Friday, April 8, 2016
7:00 am – 5:00 pm                          Registration                                                                  
8:00 am – 9:30 am                          JSS, Panels, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
9:30 am – 6:30 pm                          Exhibits                                                                          
9:45 am – 11:15 am                        JSS, Panels, Posters, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
9:45 am – 11:15 am                        Speed Networking: American Politics                      
9:45 am – 11:15 am                        Speed Networking: Political Methodology            
11:30 am – 1:00 pm                        JSS, Panels, Posters, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
11:30 am – 1:00 pm                        Speed Networking: Comparative              
11:30 am – 1:00 pm                        Speed Networking: International Relations
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm                          JSS, Panels, Posters, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm                          Speed Networking: Current Students        
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm                          JSS, Panels, Posters, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm                          Speed Networking: Faculty: Non-PhD Granting Institutions
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm                          Speed Networking: Normative                  
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm                          JSS, Panels, Posters, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm                          Speed Networking: Public Policy                
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm                          MPSA Undergrad Reception**                                  
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm                          AJPS Editorial Board Meeting                                    
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm                          MPSA Mentoring Reception II**                
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm                          MPSA Annual Mentoring Kickoff Meeting**          
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm        Indiana University Political Science Reception
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm         Columbia University Politicl Science Reception
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm         Northwestern Centennial Reception
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm  Policy Gathering Reception
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm         Midwest Women's Caucus for Political Science
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm         LGBT Caucus Business Meeting and Reception
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Midwest Latino/a Caucus Business Meeting   
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm                          AJPS Reception for Reviewers                                                                              
7:45 pm – 8:45 pm                          MPSA Minority Caucus Reception                            
9:30 pm – 11:30 pm                        MPSA 2015 Program Committee Reception    
10:00 pm -11:00 pm  Texas Universities Reception

Saturday, April 9, 2016
7:00 am – 5:00 pm                          Registration                                                                   
8:00 am – 9:30 am                          JSS, Panels, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
9:30 am – 5:00 pm                          Exhibits                                                            
9:45 am – 11:15 am                        JSS, Panels, Posters, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
9:45 am – 11:15 am                        Speed Networking: Political Behavior                      
9:45 am – 11:15 am                        Speed Networking: Political Institutions                 
11:30 am – 1:00 pm                        JSS, Panels, Posters, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
11:30 am – 1:00 pm                        Speed Networking: Faculty: Non-PhD Granting Institutions
11:30 am – 1:00 pm                        Speed Networking: Normative                                  
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm                          JSS, Panels, Posters, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm                          Speed Networking: Comparative               
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm                          Speed Networking: International Relations            
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm                          JSS, Panels, Posters, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm                          Speed Networking: Political Methodology             
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm                          Speed Networking: American Politics                      
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm                          JSS, Panels, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm                          MPSA Business Meeting & 2015 Awards  
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm                          MPSA President’s Reception      

Sunday, April 10, 2016

7:30 am – 11:40 am                        Registration                                                                  
8:00 am – 9:30 am                          JSS, Panels, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
9:45 am – 11:15 am                        JSS, Panels, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia
11:30 am – 1:00 pm                        JSS, Panels, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia

*All poster sessions take place in the State Ballroom on the 4th Floor
** Advanced registration required.

Updated 2/11/16 - Subject to change.