ICA 2020 - 70th Annual ICA Conference
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ABOUT #ICA20

The 70th Annual International Communication Association Conference

Open Communication

Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Center (GCCEC) + The Star Hotel
Gold Coast, Australia
21-25 May 2020



The Star Hotel

ADDRESS
1 Casino Drive
Broadbeach QLD 4218
Australia

Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Center

ADDRESS
2684-2690 Gold Coast Hwy
Broadbeach QLD 4218
Australia

VENUES

The 70th Annual Conference will be split between the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Center and the Star Hotel.
Hotel booking link will be publicly available starting 3 March 2020.

Click to read the hotel release procedure




 

LATEST NEWS & UPDATES

Conference Code of Conduct
13 January 2020

A Message on the Australian Bushfires from ICA President Terry Flew
8 January 2020

ICA RETAINS 2018 PROCEDURE FOR #ICA20 HOTEL BOOKINGS
10 December 2019

ICA TO PROVIDE SUBSIDIZED SHUTTLES FROM BRISBANE AIRPORT TO #ICA20
10 December 2019

TOP TEN (OK, 11) REASONS TO ATTEND #ICA20 IN GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA
5 September 2019


 


 

CONFERENCE TIMELINE

  1 November 2019
ICA-wide award nomination period opens Friday, 1 November until Friday, 31 January.
More info...
 

15 January 2020

  • Paper submission result notifications are sent out via email around 16:00 (12:00pm EST ICA HQ), and can also be found within the paper submission website.
  • Main conference registrations open until Friday, 1 May. Early bird price for conference registration is until 17 April at 12:00 (12:00pm EST ICA HQ). Check out all the registration prices here.
  • Pre/postconference registrations open until Friday, 1 May. On-site registrations for pre/postconferences will not be accepted, only online registrations.
    More info...
  • ICA will accept travel grant applications beginning Wednesday, 15 January until Monday, 2 March.
  31 January 2020
ICA-wide award nomination period ends Friday, 31 January at 12:00 (12:00pm EST ICA HQ).
More info...
  27 February 2020
Last day to register for the main conference to receive the early housing link.
More info...
  28 February 2020
Conference program is made available online. Edits to the printed program will be accepted from 1 March - 15 March.
 

2 March 2020

  • The hotel block booking link is sent only to those who registered for the main conference prior to Thursday, 27 February.
    More info...
  • Last day for conference travel grant applications. The application site will close at 12:00 (12:00pm EST ICA HQ). Travel grant notifications will be sent out on Wednesday, 1 April via email.
  3 March 2020
Hotel block booking link is publicly available, code no longer required this date forward.
More info...
  15 March 2020
This is the last day ICA will be accepting edits for the printed program.
  1-30 April 2020
During this time period, paper submitters can edit their submissions like uploading a new pdf with revisions.
  17 April 2020

Early bird pricing for the main conference registration ends today at 12:00 (12:00pm EST ICA HQ), and standard pricing takes place until 1 May.

  1 May 2020
Main conference and pre/postconference online registration closes at 17:00 (5:00pm EST ICA HQ).


SPONSORS

Thank you to our 2020 ICA Conference sponsors.
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Katie Wolfe.






QUESTIONS?

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


Conference Registration Kristine Rosa
Paper Submission Website ICA Conference Team
Advertising, Exhibiting and Sponsorship Katie Wolfe
Letter of Invitation/VISA Katie Wolfe
Pre/Postconferences Jennifer Le
Blue Sky Workshops Jennifer Le