Frequently Asked Questions: Program

Program

  • As of 19 January 2018 email notifications with the review status are sent to individuals who submitted a proposal for a paper or panel . Accepted panels will be posted online after this date.

    You may also refer to the Review Timeline for paper and panel proposals or the Important dates page to view key deadlines.

  • Each individual may only participate in the Congress Program once in each of the following roles: chair, co-chair, discussant, author, co-author.

    • An individual may therefore appear in the program up to 5 times in a different role.
    • A participant may present up to two papers, but in two different roles, one as main author and the other one as co-author.
    • "Papergiver" (author) may appear twice - once as a main author and once as a co-author. 
      (Should more than one of your proposals be accepted, only 1 will be accepted in the final program and any others rejected.  You will have the choice to choose the proposal you wish to keep or appoint your co-author as the main author.)

      Exceptions for WC2018:
      Exceptions may be made for women in relation to gender balance on a panel by the Program Chairs.
      Delegates presenting a paper in the regional LOC sessions (AUS or OCIS) may present a second paper in the GS or RC sessions.
  • Participants that have a role in the program (paper author, chair, discussant) must complete the online registration and pay the fees by 10 April 2018 if they wish to appear in the Printed Program.

  • You may submit up to two (2) paper proposals however only one paper will be accepted in the final program.  Should more than one of your proposals be accepted, only 1 will be accepted in the final program and any others rejected.  You will have the choice to choose the proposal you wish to keep or appoint your co-author as the main author.

    Each individual may only participate in the Congress Program once in each of the following roles: chair, co-chair, discussant, author, co-author.

    •   A participant may present up to two papers, but in two different roles, one as main author and the other one as co-author.
    •   "Papergiver" (author) may appear twice - once as a main author and once as a co-author.
       
  • While you complete your online Congress registration you will have the option to indicate your interest to serve as chair and/or discussant and select the session(s) of interest.

  • Each panel should include a chair and at least one discussant.

    Each panel should include a minimum of 4 paper presentations and a maximum of 6.

    A panel lasts 1 hour and 45 minutes. Depending on the number of panelists, each paper presentation should be 10 to 20 minutes long.

  • The Abstracts and the Full papers presented at the Congress will be available (in PDF format) in the IPSA Online Paper Room on the website www.ipsa.org and will be available to all individuals with an IPSA online account.

    IPSA does not publish a printed Book of Proceedings or a Book of Abstracts for the Congress.

  • Yes of course! You may submit a panel proposal as the convenor or a paper proposal.

    You may also act as chair or discussant on your panel. Panel convenors should ensure balanced representation in terms of region, gender and stage of career.