Schedule Overview

It is each participant's responsibility to make sure that they are available for all 4 days of the Congress: Sunday, July 22 to Wednesday, July 25 inclusively. Saturday, July 21 is a pre-congress day.

The complete preliminary schedule of panels is available on the Schedule page.

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Saturday, July 21 (Pre-congress day)

09:00-17:00 EC Meeting – Mercure Hotel
09:00-17:00 Pre-Congress Workshops (4)
09:00-17:00 Pre-Congress Research Methods Courses (2)
15:00-18:00 Pre-Registration

 Sunday, July 22 (Day 1)

08:00-20:00 Registration
08:00-10:30 Exhibitor Set Up (BCEC Mezzanine Level)
10:30-18:00 Exhibition Open (BCEC Mezzanine Level)
11:00-11:45 Automated Content Analysis Presentations by Provalis Research
11:00-12:45 Panel Sessions 1 (Block B) / Movie Session 1: Docos for Politicos
12:45-13:45 Lunch Break / RC Business Meetings
12:45-13:45 AusPSA AusPSA Women’s Caucus Meeting
13:45-15:15 Plenary I (Block C) Australia's Democratic Innovations
15:30-17:15 Panel Sessions 2 (Block D)
17:30-19:15 Panel Sessions 3 (Block E)
19:30-20:30 Opening Ceremony
20:30 Welcome Reception

Monday, July 23 (Day 2)

08:00-17:30 Registration
09:00-15:00 IPSA Council Meeting
09:00-17:30 Exhibition Open (BCEC Mezzanine Level)
09:00-10:45 Panel Sessions 4 (Block A)
11:00-11:45 Automated Content Analysis Presentations by Provalis Research
11:00-12:45 Panel Sessions 5 (Block B) / Movie Session 2: Docos for Politicos / RC Business Meetings
12:45-13:45 Lunch Break / Teaching and Assessment Café
12:45-13:45 AusPSA Research Group Meetings (6)
13:45-15:15 Plenary II (Block C) The Future of Human Rights in an Era of Narrow Nationalism: The Margin for Cross Border Concern and Action
15:30-17:15 Panel Sessions 6 (Block D)
17:30-19:15 Panel Sessions 7 (Block E) / SAGE Reception (booth #29) - Meet the Editors
19:30-20:30 Concert by GRAMMY® Winning pianist Angelin Chang 
20:00-21:30 Global Barometer Survey - World Values Survey Welcome Reception (by invitation)

 

Tuesday, July 24 (Day 3)

08:00-17:30 Registration
09:00-15:00 IPSA Council Meeting: Election of President
09:00-17:30 Exhibition Open (BCEC Mezzanine Level)
09:00-10:45 Panel Sessions 8 (Block A) / Australian PSA AGM
11:00-11:45 Automated Content Analysis Presentations by Provalis Research
11:00-12:45 Panel Sessions 9 (Block B) / Movie Session 3: Docos for Politicos / RC Business Meetings
11:00-12:45  Accountability, Integrity & 21st Century Constitutionalism: The AusPSA Presidential Panel
12:45-13:45 Lunch Break / Research Methods Café
13:45-15:15 Plenary III (Block C) President’s Plenary: Challenging the Borders of Liberal Democracy: The Global Rise of Populism
15:30-17:15 Panel Sessions 10 (Block D) / Global South Award Lecture ​​​​​​​
17:30-19:15 Panel Sessions 11 (Block E)
17:30-19:15 Meeting of Presidents and Secretaries of National Associations
19:30-21:30 Australian PSA (APSA) Annual Dinner ($30 AUD - Sold out)

Wednesday, July 25 (Day 4)

08:00-17:30 Registration
09:00-13:00 IPSA Council Meeting: Election of Executive Committee
09:00-16:30 Exhibition Open (BCEC Mezzanine Level)
09:00-10:45 Panel Sessions 12 (Block A)
11:00-11:45 Automated Content Analysis Presentations by Provalis Research
11:00-12:45 Panel Sessions 13 (Block B) / Movie Session 4: Docos for Politicos ​​​​​​​/ RC Business Meetings
12:45-13:45 Lunch Break / Professional Development Café
12:45-13:45 Meeting of Australian Heads of Department/Discipline/School
13:45-15:15 Plenary IV (Block C) Patriarchy is Bigger than Donald Trump
15:30-17:15 Panel Sessions 14 (Block D)
17:30-19:15 Panel Sessions 15 (Block E)
17:30-19:15 Meeting of Presidents and Secretaries of National Associations
19:30-20:30 Closing Ceremony

Thursday, July 26 (Post-congress day)

09:00-13:00 New EC Meeting – Mercure Hotel