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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         

6:30pm - 8:30 pm                            Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Reception                                      

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm                          MPSA First Time Attendee Reception**                 

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm                          Mentoring Reception I**   

7:45 pm – 8:45 pm                          MPSA Minority Caucus Reception                

9:30 pm – 11:30 pm                        MPSA 2016 Program Committee Reception                

Friday, April 8, 2016

7:00 am – 5:00 pm                          Registration                                                                  

8:00 am – 9:30 am                          JSS, Panels, Research Blitz, Roundtables, Symposia

9:00 am - 10:00 am                         SPSA Program Committee Meeting (Offsite: Elephant and Castle) 

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        

11:00 am - 2:00 pm                         SPSA Executive Council Meeting  (Offsite: Elephant and Castle)  

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       

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm                          2017 MPSA Program Committee Meeting

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm                           SPSA JOP Editorial Board Meeting  (Offsite: Elephant and Castle)  

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

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm                          MPSA Undergrad Reception**    

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm                           W.W. Norton - In-Booth Keg Party                            

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                           Policy Gathering Reception

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm                           Midwest Women's Caucus for Political Science

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm                           Midwest Latino/a Caucus Business Meeting   

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm                           Oxford University Press - In-Booth Reception for Arthur Lupia   

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm                           Columbia University Political Science Reception

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm                           LGBT Caucus Business Meeting and Reception

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm                           Northwestern Centennial Reception

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm                          AJPS Reception for Reviewers

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          

12:00 - 1:30 pm                                The Political Networks Section, Off-Site Lunch Reception

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          

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm                          Northwestern University MPPA Program with Faculty Director Bill Lester            

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

** Advanced registration required.

Updated 3/31/16 - Subject to change.