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80th Annual Midwest Political Science Association Conference
Thursday, April 13 through Sunday, April 16, 2023
In-Person at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL

All Panels, Roundtables, Lightning Talks and Working Groups will Feature a Hybrid Format (for In-Person or Virtual Participation). Poster Sessions will be In-Person Only.

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Registration for the 80th Annual Midwest Political Science Association Conference

Registration rates and information for the 80th Annual MPSA Annual Conference, April 13-16, 2023, will be available soon. The registration rates listed below are for the 79th Annual MPSA Conference held in 2022 and should only be used as a reference point for the 2023 MPSA Annual Conference. Reduced registration rates are available to MPSA members and to those who reserve a room at one of the official conference hotels. Please check back later for more information.

MPSA Conference Registration Rates for 2022

Early
In-Hotel* or
Virtual Registration
Early
Out-Hotel*
Regular
In-Hotel* or
Virtual Registration
Regular
Out-Hotel*
Onsite Registration
Through
January 31, 2022
Through
January 31, 2022
February 1
Through
March 23, 2022
February 1
Through
March 23, 2022
In-Hotel* or
Virtual Registration
Out-Hotel*
Member Rates
Lifetime Member $250 $310 $300 $360 $325 $385
Professional Member, Income Level > $100k $270 $330 $320 $380 $345 $405
Professional Member, Income Level $60k-$100k $250 $310 $300 $360 $325 $385
Professional Member, Income Level $50k-$60k $220 $280 $270 $330 $295 $355
Professional Member, Income Level < $50k $190 $250 $240 $300 $265 $325
Graduate Student Member $100 $135 $150 $185 $175 $210
Undergraduate Student Member $60 $95 $60 $95 $60 $95
Retired Member $60 $95 $110 $145 $135 $170
Non-Member Rates**
Non-Member Professional $475 $535 $525 $585 $550 $610
Non-Member Graduate Student $475 $535 $525 $585 $550 $610
Non-Member Undergraduate Student $95 $130 $95 $130 $95 $130
Non-Member Retiree $475 $535 $525 $585 $550 $610

Please note: Conference registration is non-refundable with the exception of adjustments due to changes made to in-person or virtual participation. Membership purchases are non-refundable. The MPSA does not accept purchase orders, wire transfers, or bank transfers as payment.

*In-Hotel/Out-Hotel – In-Hotel rates apply to registered guests of the Palmer House, Chicago Hilton, and Chicago residents. In Hotel rates also apply to virtual conference registrations. Out-hotel rates are slightly higher and apply for those staying outside of the official conference hotels.

** Non-member rates include one year of complimentary electronic MPSA membership.

Complimentary Registrations for Discussants Participating Online Only and Not Otherwise on the Program

Discussants are always needed! Volunteer to serve as a discussant to demonstrate your support of your colleagues in the discipline. Discussants play an essential role at the conference by providing expertise and feedback to scholars looking to move their research forward.

The MPSA will offer a complimentary registration to those who meet all of the following criteria:

1. Those who are attending the conference online (a complimentary registration is not available for those participating in-person)
    AND
2. Participating as a discussant only (not otherwise on the program)

If you are eligible to receive a complimentary registration, you will be emailed a link to register at no charge.

Professional-level members and submitters may volunteer to be a discussant on any session format. To volunteer, sign in with your MPSA username and password in the proposal system. After logging in, click ‘Volunteer to be a Chair or Discussant for a Section’. You must be logged in with your MPSA username and password to volunteer. Learn more about conference participation roles here.

Presenter Registration Status Flexibility

If you register for in-person attendance and are unable to travel, you can change your registration status to virtual if you are participating on a session featuring a hybrid format (Panel/Paper Sessions, Roundtables, Lightning Talks and Working Groups). You may also switch your registration status from virtual to in-person as needed.

If you have a participatory role (presenter, chair, discussant) on a Poster session, you will not be able to switch your registration status from in-person to virtual as this session type is available for in-person participation only.

More information on how to make changes to your registration status will be available in 2023.

Future MPSA Conference Dates

  • Thursday, April 4 – Sunday, April 7, 2024
  • Thursday, April 3 – Sunday, April 6, 2025
  • Thursday, April 23 – Sunday, April 26, 2026
  • Thursday, April 1 – Sunday, April 4, 2027
  • Thursday, March 30 – Sunday, April 2, 2028