Congress Program

The Electronic version (PDF) of  the full printed program of the 25th World Congress of Political Science (dated June 26) is available to registered participants and IPSA members at the link below:

    WC2018 Printed Congress Program

Please note that the printed program does not reflect any changes made to the program after June 26, 2018. For the most up to date schedule, please refer to the online Schedule of the 'IPSA/AISP WC 2018' Chameleon Event App.

Full Papers  are available in IPSA's Online Paper Room.

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

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.

Mobile Program App

You can access daily panel and events schedules and other useful information on the IPSA WC2018 mobile app.
To get the app on your mobile device, download the Chameleon Event App using the following short url : http://meaurl.com/chameleon.
Once downloaded, type 'IPSA/AISP WC 2018' in the search field and choose it from the list when it appears.

Schedule Overview

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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 Course (1)
15:00-18:00 Pre-Registration

 Sunday, July 22 (Day 1)

08:00-20:00 Registration (Main Foyer)
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 - Tech Zone
11:00-12:45 Panel Sessions 1 (Block B) / Movie Session 1: Docos for Politicos (Mezzanine - Great Hall - Door 5/6/7/8/9)
12:45-13:45 Lunch Break / RC Business Meetings
12:45-13:45 AusPSA Women’s Caucus Meeting (Plaza/P3)
13:45-15:15 Plenary I (Block C)  Australia's Democratic Innovations (Mezzanine - Great Hall - Door 5/6/7/8/9)
15:30-17:15 Panel Sessions 2 (Block D)
17:30-19:15 Panel Sessions 3 (Block E)
19:30-20:30 Opening Ceremony (Mezzanine - Great Hall - Door 5/6/7/8/9)
20:30 Welcome Reception (Mezzanine Foyer)

Monday, July 23 (Day 2)

08:00-17:30 Registration (Main Foyer)
09:00-15:00 IPSA Council Meeting (Foyer level - Great Hall 2 - Door 3)
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 - Tech Zone
11:00-12:45 Panel Sessions 5 (Block B) / Movie Session 2: Docos for Politicos (Mezzanine - Great Hall 1 - Door 5/6/7) / RC Business Meetings
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 (Mezzanine - Great Hall 1- Door 5/6/7)
15:30-17:15 Panel Sessions 6 (Block D)
17:30-19:15 Panel Sessions 7 (Block E) / SAGE Reception - Meet the Editors (Exhibition booth #29)
19:30-20:30 Concert by GRAMMY® Winning pianist Angelin Chang (Mezzanine - Great Hall 1- Door 5/6/7)
20:00-21:30 Global Barometer Survey - World Values Survey Welcome Reception (by invitation)

 

Tuesday, July 24 (Day 3)

08:30-17:30 Registration (Main Foyer)
09:00-15:00 IPSA Council Meeting: Election of President (Foyer level - Great Hall 2 - Door 3)
09:00-17:30 Exhibition Open (BCEC Mezzanine Level)
09:00-10:45 Panel Sessions 8 (Block A) / Australian PSA AGM (Plaza P1)
11:00-11:45 Automated Content Analysis Presentations by Provalis Research - Tech Zone
11:00-12:45 Panel Sessions 9 (Block B) / Movie Session 3: Docos for Politicos  (Mezzanine - Great Hall 1- Door 5/6/7)
11:00-12:45  Accountability, Integrity & 21st Century Constitutionalism: The AusPSA Presidential Panel (Plaza / P1)
12:45-13:45 Lunch Break / Research Methods Café (Foyer level / Merivales Café) / RC Business Meetings
13:45-15:15 Plenary III (Block C) President’s Plenary: Challenging the Borders of Liberal Democracy: The Global Rise of Populism (Mezzanine - Great Hall 1- Door 5/6/7)
15:30-17:15 Panel Sessions 10 (Block D) / Global South Award Lecture (Plaza / P5)
17:30-19:15 Panel Sessions 11 (Block E)
17:30-19:15 Meeting of Presidents and Secretaries of National Associations (Foyer level - Great Hall 2 - Door 3)
19:30-21:30 Australian PSA (APSA) Annual Dinner ($30 AUD - Sold out)

Wednesday, July 25 (Day 4)

08:30-17:30 Registration (Main Foyer)
09:00-13:00 IPSA Council Meeting: Election of Executive Committee (Foyer level - Great Hall 2 - Door 3)
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 - Tech Zone
11:00-12:45 Panel Sessions 13 (Block B) / Movie Session 4: Docos for Politicos  (Mezzanine - Great Hall 1- Door 5/6/7) / RC Business Meetings
12:45-13:45 Lunch Break / Professional Development Café (Foyer level / Merivales Café)
12:45-13:45 Meeting of Australian Heads of Department/Discipline/School (Foyer/ Merivales Boardroom 1)
13:45-15:15 Plenary IV (Block C) Patriarchy is Bigger than Donald Trump (Mezzanine - Great Hall 1- Door 5/6/7)
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 (Foyer level - Great Hall 2 - Door 3)
19:30-20:30 Closing Ceremony (Mezzanine - Great Hall 1- Door 5/6/7)

Thursday, July 26 (Post-congress day)

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