2016 IPA Conference Information

The Illinois Philosophical Association meeting is schedule for Friday and Saturday the 4th and 5th of November at Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Illinois.

Directions to Illinois Central College:
Driving to ICC’s Main Campus use this link for a Google map.
A PDF map of the ICC main campus.

Parking Information:
Friday: Visitors can park in Lot V or any non-blue spot in Lots A & B.
Saturday: Open parking.

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Hotels and Motels: (roughly in order of closeness to ICC):  We do not have an official conference hotel this year.

Stoney Creek Hotel
Address: 101 Mariners Way, East Peoria, IL 61611
Phone:(309) 694-1300

Pair-A-Dice Hotel and Casino
Address: 21 Blackjack Blvd, East Peoria, IL 61611
Phone:(309) 699-7711

Hampton Inn-Peoria East at the River Boat Crossing
Address: 11 Winners Way, East Peoria, IL 61611
Phone:(309) 694-0711

Best Western Plus Peoria
Address: 300 Eastlight Court, East Peoria, IL 61611
Phone:(309) 694-4959

Fairfield Inn & Suites East Peoria
Address: 200 Eastlight Court, Peoria, IL 61611
Phone:(309) 699-4100

Motel 6 (rated 2-stars)
Address: 104 W Camp St, East Peoria, IL 61611
Phone:(309) 699-7281

Super 8 East Peoria (rated 2-stars)
Address: 725 Taylor St, East Peoria, IL 61611
Phone:(309) 698-8889


CFP 2016 IPA Conference

The 2016 edition of the Illinois Philosophical Association conference will be held at Illinois Central College in Peoria, Illinois on November 4 and 5.

The Keynote Speaker is Philosopher Alfred Mele, The William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University.

The conference is open to all.  The deadline for paper submission is August 10th.  There is also a call for papers for the undergraduate essay prize.  Please submit papers to the IPA Secretary, Jonelle DePerto, at jmdepetro@eiu.edu.

Please print and share the call for papers below (with corrected submission deadline of August 10th):
IPA 2016 Call for Papers
IPA 2016 Student Essay Contest

The IPA’s New Home on the Web

This is the new home for the Illinois Philosophical Association.  We will be building a resource for philosophers in Illinois and beyond.  Click on the menu on the left to see some of our additional resource pages.  Please check back frequently for new content.

We encourage philosophers who want to communicate with their colleagues in the state to use this site as a resource.