Program Sessions

The 2020 IPSA World Congress Program is divided into the following sessions. All sessions are held in either of IPSA's official languages: English and French.
The LOC - Local Organizing Committee Sessions may be held in Portuguese.

Diagram of Sessions Open to Submissions


Sessions Open to Proposal Submissions

Research Committee Sessions

IPSA’s research committees organize panels related to their field of interest.
Panel/paper submissions open to all.


Program Highlights

Plenary Sessions

Keynote speaker lectures take place daily 13:45 to 15:15. No other events or sessions are organized during this time.

Congress Theme Sessions

Panels and events related to the theme “New Nationalisms in an Open World”.

Special Sessions

These will include innovative events such as  research methods café, professional development café and special roundtables.

Award Sessions

Lectures by recipients of IPSA awards, followed by award ceremonies.