Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, all Congress participants must be individual IPSA members in 2023 to register for the World Congress. You may become a member during the online registration process using your IPSA account. IPSA membership is not necessary to submit a panel or paper proposal; only for participation and attendance at the World Congress.

IPSA will offer a limited number of travel grants to help offset the cost of traveling to the World Congress.

To access the Travel Grant application form, log in to your IPSA account and select Application under Travel Grants in the [My Congress] menu.

For more information, please visit the Travel Grants page.

You do not need to be a member of IPSA to submit a proposal, however you must be signed in to your IPSA website account to be able to submit a panel or paper proposal. Note that you must become an IPSA member in order to participate and register for the World Congress.

A letter of invitation will be available to fully registered and paid delegates in electronic format (PDF) from "My Congress" user menu. Registration must be completed and paid before a Letter of Invitation is made available in the participant's online account.

Do not send e-mails requesting an invitation letter before you fill out your online registration and complete the payment.

Once the online registration is completed, you may access the documents under the “Registration” header in "My Congress" in PDF format.

  • Invitation Letter
  • Official Registration Invoice
  • Official Registration Receipt

Participants who have a role in the program (paper author, chair, discussant) must complete the online registration and pay the fees by 10 May 2023. Failure to do so will result in a withdrawal from the program.

Participants who will simply attend and do not take part in the Congress program can register online until 8 July 2023.

Participants who have a role in the program (paper author, chair, discussant) must complete the online registration and pay the fees by 18 April 2023 if they wish to appear in the Printed Program. 10 May 2023 is the final registration deadline for all panelists.

Please consult the Individual Membership Benefits to learn about the various perks of being an IPSA member.

The registration fees give delegates access to the entire Congress Program.

New this year, for the first time in IPSA’s history, the World Congress registration fee will be based on the country of residence of delegates. By recognizing the financial disparity between countries, residents of Upper-Middle Income Economies and Low and Lower-Middle Income Economies now have access to reduced fees to attend the 2023 World Congress.

Please note that due to a high volume of communications, there may be a delay in responding to your e-mail. We will respond to it in the order it was received.

Feel free to contact us at the following email addresses:

For questions about Congress program or registration, email

For questions about membership, email

For general IPSA inquiries, email