ACCEPTING PROPOSALS NOW

79th Annual Midwest Political Science Conference
Thursday, April 7 through Sunday, April 10, 2022
Hybrid Format: Attend In-Person or Virtually

Learn more about the conference and submit a proposal here.

The following table lists the fees associated with the last in-person MPSA Annual Conference that was scheduled to be held in 2020. The registration rates below are to be used as a reference when determining cost estimates for the 2022 Annual Conference. These rates are not the registration rates for the 2022 MPSA Annual Conference. 

MPSA Conference Registration Rates for 2020
The rates for the 2022 MPSA Annual Conference are being determined and will be published soon. 

Early
In-Hotel*
Early
Out-Hotel*
Regular
In-Hotel*
Regular
Out-Hotel*
 Onsite Registration
Through
January 24
Through
January 24
January 25-March 13 January 25-March 13 In-Hotel* Out-Hotel*
Member Rates
Lifetime Member $245 $315 $295 $365 $305 $375
Professional Member, Income Level  > $100k $260 $330 $310 $380 $320 $390
Professional Member, Income Level $60k-$100k $245 $315 $295 $365 $305 $375
Professional Member, Income Level $50k-$60k $215 $285 $265 $335 $275 $345
Professional Member, Income Level < $50k $190 $260 $240 $310 $250 $320
Graduate Student Member $90 $125 $140 $175 $150 $185
Undergraduate Student Member $50 $85 $50 $85 $50 $85
Retired Member $60 $95 $110 $145 $120 $155
Non-Member Rates**
Non-Member Professional $475 $545 $525 $595 $535 $605
Non-Member Graduate Student $475 $510 $525 $560 $535 $570
Non-Member Undergraduate Student $85 $120 $85 $120 $85 $120
Non-Member Retiree $475 $510 $525  $560 $535 $570

*In Hotel/Out-Hotel – In Hotel rates apply to registered guests of the Palmer House, Chicago Hilton, and Chicago residents. 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 Registration Opportunities

Offer to Serve as a Discussant
A complimentary registration will be available for those who are attending the hybrid conference online (not in-person) and are only participating as a discussant (not otherwise on the program). Please consider volunteering your expertise to demonstrate your support of your colleagues in the discipline. Professional-level members and submitters may volunteer to be a discussant via the MPSA proposal system. To volunteer, sign in with your MPSA username and password in the proposal system. After logging in, click ‘Volunteer to be a Discussant or Session Host’.

Offer to Participate on a Professional Development Roundtable
A complimentary registration will be available for those who are attending the hybrid conference online (not in-person) and are only participating on a professional development roundtable (not otherwise on the program). Faculty are encouraged to offer to serve on roundtables in areas of professional development topics that focus on the career stages of individuals (student, job placement, early career and mid career) as well as topics that would be of interest to most including publishing, research, and teaching. View the listing of open roundtables and offer to serve here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ProfDev2021

Professional Development Roundtables are a staple of the MPSA Annual Conference. We hope you will participate in this annual tradition of valuable collaboration, professional development and networking.

Future MPSA Conference Dates

  • Thursday, April 7 – Sunday, April 10, 2022
  • Thursday, April 13 – Sunday, April 16, 2023
  • 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