Mission Inn Courtyard

How to Apply and Register


Participation in Polmeth is by invitation only. You must fill out the application linked below to be considered.


The deadline to apply is March 15, 2024!

(at midnight your local time.)

(Note: The application is a Qualtrics survey so you won't receive a confirmation. Once you submit the form then you are all set.)


There are three ways to participate:

  • Presenting either a paper or a poster
  • Attending without presenting
  • Industry partners can sponsor an employee; please email kevin.esterling@ucr.edu for sponsorship inquiries


Please fill out the appropriate application form below. Note: graduate students can apply to present a poster and to attend, but not to present a paper.



Registration Information

Once you are accepted into one of the conference rolls you will be directed to the Cambridge University Press website to register. Registration is the same rate for all roles, and includes breakfast and lunch on Thursday, Friday and Saturday along with access to the poster receptions on Thursday and Friday.

  • SPM Member:
    • $350 (non-student)
    • $250 (student)
  • Not SPM Member:
    • $400 (non-student)
    • $300 (student)


Program committee:

Co-chairs: Chad Hazlett and Molly Roberts
Committee: Santiago Olivella, Melody Huang, Adeline Lo, Ines Levin, Yuki Shiraito, Erin Hartman, Alexandra Cirone, Tara Slough, and Brandon Stewart