Advancing Policy Research with Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives
November 17- 19, 2022 | Washington Hilton | Washington D.C.
As our 44th annual meeting, the 2022 APPAM Fall Research Conference will be a multi-disciplinary research conference attracting the highest quality research on a wide variety of important current and emerging policy and management issues. The conference is comprised of special events, super sessions, panels, roundtables, and poster presentations and is designed to encourage substantive interaction among participants.
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Proposal Submission Information
Submissions for the 2022 APPAM Fall Research Conference open on February 2, 2022.
All submissions are due by 11:59 PM PT on April 18, 2022.
The following submission types will be solicited in the conference’s 15 policy areas:
Panel: Panels include a session organizer, chair, one to two discussants, and three to four papers. Panels with four papers are encouraged to have two discussants. Presenting authors may not serve as the chair or discussant on the same panel. Individuals may present on up to two panels throughout the conference, though they may serve as a chair or discussant unlimited times.
Poster: Poster submissions are single paper proposals that are presented in a poster format. Presenters will be asked to discuss their work and answer questions during one of two poster sessions.
Roundtable: Roundtables do not include papers, but rather feature speakers who will discuss a topic from varying perspectives and draw the audience into a discussion on the topic. Roundtable proposals should include up to four speakers plus a moderator. The moderator cannot also be a speaker in the same session.
Single Papers: Single papers are proposals that will later be combined with other single papers to be presented as cohesive panel sessions around a single topic.
Student Research: NEW in 2022! In place of the APPAM Regional Student Conference, APPAM is now accepting student research paper submissions at the Annual Fall Research Conference. Submitted research must have been conducted by a student. Student research submissions will be combined to form a cohesive panel with four student research papers, a chair, and up to two discussants. These sessions will take place throughout the Fall Conference.
Super Sessions: Super Sessions are broadly-appealing sessions that will interest a large number of attendees and cover an important and topical issue in public policy. This submission type should be interdisciplinary and be of interest to attendees across multiple policy areas. Super Session proposals should include up to four speakers plus a moderator.
Here are a few helpful tips:
Submissions that demonstrate diversity in terms of organizational affiliations, professional roles, race/ethnicity, content, author/participant backgrounds and/or ideology & methodology - through questionnaire answers - will be prioritized in the review process.
- Panels and Roundtables that are interdisciplinary will also be prioritized in the review process. Sessions should have multidisciplinary perspectives, which could include: political science, psychology, economics, history, education, law, public health, medicine, business, and other disciplines.
Individuals may only serve as a presenting author on two panels throughout the conference, though they may serve in other roles unlimited times.
Individuals may not serve as a chair or discussant for a panel on which they are also presenting a paper.
The final phase of the acceptance process will specifically entail vetting submissions for the aforementioned types of diversity and multidisciplinary perspectives.
Important Dates to Remember
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|2022 Fall Research Conference
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