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MPSA Annual Conference

The 73rd annual MPSA conference will be held April 16-19, 2015 at the Palmer House Hilton, Chicago. Conference presentations are organized by topic in more than 80 sections based on different subfields or areas of study. Many of these are interdisciplinary and draw scholars from different fields, providing a variety of perspectives.  (View past conference programs and photos.)


Panel and Poster Discussants and Chairs Needed - Looking for a different way to get involved at the MPSA conference? There are a limited number of panel chair and panel/poster discussant roles available for the annual MPSA conference .View the dates, times and topics for open roles and for direction how to participate.

2015 Preliminary Conference Program

The 73rd annual MPSA Conference will be held April 16-19, 2015 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL.  Click on a link below to search the preliminary 2015 conference program. Download a .pdf of the 2015 program (2MB)

PARTICIPANT NAME   SESSION FORMAT    SECTION    DATE/TIME

Please note that the conference program is intended as a service for MPSA conference attendees and others wishing to verify attendee participation. This resource is not intended for marketing or other business development purposes.

MPSA 2015 Program Overview

Wednesday, April 15
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm              Registration                                                                                                                   
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm              MPSA Welcome Reception                                                             

Thursday, April 16
7:30 am – 5:00 pm              Registration                                                                                                                   
9:30 am – 7:30 pm              Exhibits                                                                                                          
9:45 am – 11:15 am            JSS, Panels, Posters, Roundtables
11:30 am – 1:00 pm            JSS, Panels, Posters, Roundtables
11:30 am – 1:00 pm            Speed Networking - Comparative                                                                                                        
12:20 pm – 2:20 pm            MPSA Council Meeting & Luncheon                
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm              JSS, Panels, Posters, Roundtables
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm              Speed Networking - Public Policy                                                                     
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm              JSS, Panels, Posters, Roundtables 
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm              Speed Networking - International Relations                                     
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm              JSS, Panels, Posters, Roundtables
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm              MPSA Mentoring Reception - RSVP required                                                                                                                                                 
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm              MPSA Exhibitor Reception                                                               
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm              MPSA First Time Attendee Reception - RSVP required                                             
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm              MPSA Mentoring Reception - RSVP required  
6:30 pm -  8:00 pm              MWCPS Business Meeting
6:30 pm -  8:00 pm              MPSA Latino Caucus Business Meeting                                                                      
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm              MPSA Minority Caucus Reception                                   
9:30 pm – 11:30 pm            MPSA 2015 Program Committee Reception                   

Friday, April 17
7:00 am – 5:00 pm               Registration                                                                                                                     
8:00 am – 9:30 am               JSS, Panels, Roundtables
9:30 am – 6:30 pm               Exhibits                                                                                                                            
9:45 am – 11:15 am             JSS, Panels, Posters, Roundtables
10 am                                   SPPQ Editorial Board meeting
11:30 am – 1:00 pm             JSS, Panels, Posters, Roundtables
11:30 am – 1:00 pm             Speed Networking - American
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm               JSS, Panels, Posters, Roundtables
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm               Speed Networking - International Relations                                                                                        
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm               JSS, Panels, Posters, Roundtables
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm               Speed Networking - Comparative                                                                  
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm               JSS, Panels, Posters, Roundtables
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm               MPSA Mentoring Reception - RSVP required                             
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM              W.W. Norton & Company - 10th Annual Norton Keg Party                                     
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm               MPSA Annual Mentoring Kickoff Meeting                         
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm               AJPS Editorial Board Meeting           
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm               Columbia University Political Science Department Reception
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm               Indiana University Reception Honoring Ted Carmines
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm               Political Studies Journal - Policy Gathering Reception                  
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm               AJPS Reception for Reviewers                                                        

Saturday, April 18
7:00 am – 5:00 pm               Registration                                                       
8:00 am – 9:30 am               Panels and Roundtables           
9:30 am – 5:00 pm               Exhibits                                                                
9:45 am – 11:15 am             Panels, Posters, Roundtables
11:30 am – 1:00 pm             Panels, Posters, Roundtables
11:30 am – 1:00 pm             Speed Networking - Public Policy                                    
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm               Panels, Posters, Roundtables
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm               Speed Networking - Normative                                    
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm               Panels, Posters, Roundtables
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm               Speed Networking - American                                         
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm               Panels and Roundtables
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm               Speed Networking - Comparative
6:30 pm – 7:15 pm               MPSA Business Meeting                                                  
7:15 pm – 8:45 pm               MPSA President’s Reception                                            

Sunday, April 19
7:30 am – 11:40 am             Registration                                                       
8:00 am – 9:30 am               Panels and Roundtables
9:45 am – 11:15 am             Panels and Roundtables
11:30 am – 1:00 pm             Panels and Roundtables                                                                

 

*Effective 3/18/15 - Subject to Change

Future Conference Dates

  • 73rd Annual Conference, April 16-19, 2015
  • 74th Annual Conference, April 7-10, 2016
  • 75th Annual Conference, April 6-9, 2017
  • 76th Annual Conference, April 5-8, 2018
  • 77th Annual Conference, April 4-7, 2019
  • 78th Annual Conference, April 16-19, 2020
  • 79th Annual Conference, April 15-18, 2021
  • 80th Annual Conference, April 7-10, 2022
  • 81st Annual Conference, April 13-16, 2023