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WCL Research Conference on Communications, Information, and Internet Policy

  • American University, Washington College of Law 4300 Nebraska Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20016 United States (map)

The 46th Research Conference on Communications, Information, and Internet Policy (TPRC) hosted by American University's Washington College of Law (WCL) will take place September 21-22, 2018 at the WCL campus in Washington, DC. The Graduate Student Consortium will take place the day before the conference on Thursday, September 20. 

Every year, TPRC brings together a diverse and international group of researchers from academia, industry, government, and nonprofit organizations to interact and challenge each other’s ideas through keynote speeches, panel discussions, paper presentations, and audience interaction.

According to the conference website, "TPRC promotes interdisciplinary thinking on current and emerging issues in communications and the Internet by disseminating and discussing new research relevant to policy questions in the U.S. and around the world. It serves researchers, policymakers, and members of the private sector and civil society, from students to well-established practitioners."

Submissions are accepted through March 16 for papers, posters, panels, a Student Paper Competition, the Graduate Student Consortium, and the Charles Benton Junior Scholar Award. Submissions for the Student Paper contest, Graduate Student Consortium, and Charles Benton Junior Scholar Award are due April 30. Proposals can be submitted at