Second Annual QCA Conference of the Americas

March 15–17, 2023
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California, USA


Registration is available at Registration includes admission to Claude Rubinson’s QCA training (hybrid) on Wednesday, March 15.

After registering for the conference, you will receive two emails: first a generic automated confirmation from the conference registration system; second, an email with information specific to AQCA2023, including discount codes for the regional hotels. Please note that this second email is sent manually, so it will be at least 1-2 business days until you receive it.

Standard rateStudents and those w/financial need
Before Feb 15$250 in-person
$150 virtual
$175 in-person
$75 virtual
After Feb 15$300 in-person
$200 virtual
$225 in-person
$125 virtual

QCA Training

Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 10am-3pm.
Taught by Claude Rubinson (University of Houston-Downtown).

A one-day hybrid workshop that provides a ground-up introduction to Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) and fuzzy sets. Designed for those who are new to QCA or wish to refresh their knowledge, participants will receive intensive instruction and hands-on experience with QCA software. By the end of the workshop, you will be able to begin designing and executing research projects using the set-analytic approach. Lunch is included. Access to the workshop is included in the AQCA registration fee.

Financial Support

A limited number of travel grants and registration waivers will be available for graduate students and others needing financial support. Details for applying will be available when registration opens. In order to maximize the support that we can provide, please exhaust your institution’s financial support before applying for support from the conference.

We are actively seeking sponsors who can provide additional financial support for conference attendees; if you would like to support the travel grant program, please contact Claude Rubinson.


We thank all of the institutional sponsors of AQCA2023, who make this conference possible. If you would like to become a sponsor, please contact Claude Rubinson.