World Congress 2016 Frequently Asked Questions: Program

The main theme of the Congress and all accepted panels and papers will be maintained in the Congress Program.

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 in Poznan 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.

You may submit multiple 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.
     

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.)
     

Yes, you can edit your proposal until 13 April 2016.

You may edit your paper proposal by logging into your IPSA account, and selecting "My Congress":

  • Select the Paper Title (note that you may only make changes if you are the main author).
  • Click on the Edit tab to make changes to your paper title or abstract.
  • Click on the orange “Add a co-author” button to add a co-author.

You may edit your panel proposal by logging into your IPSA account, and selecting "My Congress":

  • Select the Panel Title.
  • Click on the Edit tab to make changes to your panel title or description, or to delete your proposal.
  • Click on the orange “Add a chair” button to appoint a chair.
  • Click on the orange “Remove” button to change the appointed chair and add another one.
  • Click on the orange “Add a Discussant” button to appoint a chair.
  • Click on the orange “Remove” button to change the appointed discussant and add another one.
     

click on “My Program” in ‘My Congress’ user menu
(see:
http://screencast.com/t/ViONwDMSqYu).

  • Letters of invitation are available to participants who have registered and paid in full their registration and membership fees by logging into the account at http://wc2016.ipsa.org.

Once the online registration is completed, click on “Registration” in ‘My Congress’ user menu to access the following three documents in PDF format (refer to the screenshot for guidance):

  • Invitation Letter
  • Official Registration Invoice
  • Official Registration Receipt

click on “My Program” in ‘My Congress’ user menu
(see:
http://screencast.com/t/ViONwDMSqYu).

  • Letters of invitation are available to participants who have registered and paid in full their registration and membership fees by logging into the account at http://wc2016.ipsa.org.

Once the online registration is completed, click on “Registration” in ‘My Congress’ user menu to access the following three documents in PDF format (refer to the screenshot for guidance):

  • Invitation Letter
  • Official Registration Invoice
  • Official Registration Receipt

When 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.

In order to be readmitted to the Congress Program, please contact us at wc2016@ipsa.org as soon as possible and we will try to accommodate your proposal.

Paper authors (or co-authors) have to register and present their paper orally during the congress in Poznan in order to remain on the program and receive recognition (certificate or letter of participation).

Remote presentations (via Skype) are not acceptable.