Participant Information for ISA 2018

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

Browse the Program

ISA has a great new 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

Touch Base with Your Panel

You can look up the email address of participants on your panels when viewing a panel's details in our online program (show me how!). If you will be helping run a panel, you can learn about being a chair or discussant at ISA.

Need a Letter of Participation?

ISA is happy to provide presenters with letters confirming Convention participation upon request. Please come to the ISA On-Site Registration Desk AFTER your last presentation to request your letter. Receipts are also available. Please note, letters and receipts are provided in electronic format.

Get to Know San Francisco

The San Francisco Visitors 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 2018

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, 2017 deadline. After that, ISA will have committed your money and is unable to issue a refund. Please note, ISA Career Courses are non-refundable.

ISA Code of Conduct

The ISA Code of Conduct applies to all individuals in the context of ISA activities.

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 6 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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