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The 69th Annual International Communication Association Conference

Communication Beyond Boundaries

Washington Hilton Hotel
Washington, D.C.
24-28 May 2019


The 69th Annual Conference will be at the Washington Hilton Hotel. Hotel reservations will be made available on 4 March 2019.
To learn more about the change to hotel booking dates and procedures this year, please read this previous newsletter article from Executive Director, Laura Sawyer.

Washington Hilton Hotel
1919 Connecticut Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20009




ICA Book Award Nomination Period: 1 September - 15 December
During this period, ICA will be accepting nominations for the two book awards: Outstanding Book Award and Fellows Book Award. More info...

Paper Submission Opens: 4 September - 1 November
The ICA paper submission website opens at 16:00 UTC (12:00 PM EST ICA HQ). Blue Sky Workshops are also accepted during this period. More info...



Paper Submission Closes: 1 November
The ICA paper submission website closes at 16:00 UTC (12:00 PM EST ICA HQ). Blue Sky Workshops are also no longer accepted after this time.

ICA-wide Award Nomination Period: 1 November - 31 January
ICA will accept nominations for ICA-wide awards during this time. More info...


ICA Book Award Nomination Deadline: 15 December
The book award nomination website will close at 16:00 UTC (12:00 PM EST ICA HQ).


Paper Submission Results Notification: 16 January
Submission results are sent out via email around 16:00 UTC (12:00 PM EST ICA HQ), and can be found within the paper submission website.

ICA Travel Grant Application Period: 16 January - 1 March
ICA will accept travel grant applications during this time period.

Conference Registration Period: 16 January - 30 April
Register for the 69th Annual Conference during this time period to get the early registration price. More information coming soon.

MARCH 2019

Conference Program Release: 1 March
The conference program is released and made available online.

Travel Grant Deadline: 1 March
ICA conference travel grant application website closes at 16:00 UTC (12:00 PM EST ICA HQ).

Program Edits: 1 - 15 March
Edits to the printed program will be accepted during this time.

Hotel Reservation: 4 March
The conference hotel reservation link will be available.

APRIL 2019

Travel grant results: 1 April
Travel grant applicants will be notified if they have received funding.

Paper Revisions: 1 - 30 April
Individual paper submitters can upload new PDF revisions.

ICA Awards (including Book Awards) Notifications Sent Out: 6 April
Nominators for the ICA-wide and Book Awards will be notified of results.

MAY 2019

Conference Registration Closes: 3 May
The online registration for conference closes until on-site registration.

69th Annual ICA Conference: 24- 28 May
The 2019 ICA Conference will be held at the Washington Hilton Hotel.




If you have any questions about conference, check out the frequently asked questions page.
If you are not able to find your answer, contact us!

Conference Registration
Paper Submission Website
Advertising, Exhibiting and Sponsorship
Letter of Invitation/VISA
Blue Sky Workshops

ICA welcomes your comments and questions. Please feel free to contact the ICA staff at anytime.


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1500 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036 USA

Phone: (202) 955-1444

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