Participant Information for ISA 2020

We're delighted to share a short video about why ISA members and participants are excited about the ISA Annual Convention, and what they're looking forward to in March. The Program Chair and Section Program Chairs have been working hard to craft a stimulating program and we're looking forward to seeing you!


Here are the most important things to make sure you have done:

Confirm Your Participation!!!

To secure your place on the final program, you must complete your paid registration for the convention by October 23, 2019. You can register easily on our website. You will be removed from the program if you don't register by October 23, 2019.

Browse the Program

ISA has an online program (requires login) that lets you search by person, title, sponsor, and even keywords! You can use this to build a personalized schedule that you can download as a PDF to have handy when you're at the convention

Explore Opportunities

The ISA Annual Convention offers participants the opportunity to take part in skills-building, networking and collaborative programs. Consider registering for a Career Course to make the most out of your Annual Convention experience!

Book Your Hotel

Our hotels fill up quickly. As soon as you register, you can check your schedule and see what rooms/hotels your panels are in, and use that information to reserve a room close to your sessions. You can see the latest updates on our travel page.

Get to Know Honolulu

The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau has put together a special page with information about the city, events, restaurants and more!

Here are the key dates to know for ISA 2020

Check below for information on some of our policies and procedures related to the Convention

Submissions and Review

Registration and Withdraws

Registration Refunds

All refunds are subject to a 15% processing fee. Please note that registrations are only refundable up to our December 1st, 2019 deadline. After that, ISA will have committed your money and is unable to issue a refund. Please note, ISA Career Courses are non-refundable.

The International Studies Association

Representing over 100 countries, ISA has more than 6,500 members worldwide and is the most respected and widely known scholarly association in this field. Endeavoring to create communities of scholars dedicated to international studies, ISA is divided into 7 geographic subdivisions of ISA (Regions), 29 thematic groups (Sections) and 4 Caucuses which provide opportunities to exchange ideas and research with local colleagues and within specific subject areas.
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