GET INVOLVED

ASPA members can benefit from a number of opportunities to improve their professional development through participation in ASPA webinars or the Society's collaboration with other associations and organizations.

ATTEND TRANSATLANTIC DIALOGUE

The 11th Transatlantic Dialogue (TAD) will be held June 3-5 at the University of New Hampshire. TAD brings together scholars and practitioners from both sides of the Atlantic to stimulate a dialogue. Organized jointly by European and American networks, this conference aims to strengthen cooperation between European and American academics. The theme for TAD 11 is "The Shifting Role of Public Managers." To learn more,
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NECOPA EXTENDS PROPOSAL DEADLINE

The 2015 Northeastern Conference on Public Administration (NECoPA) will be held in Arlington, VA at George Mason University. Proposals that discuss the theme, Challenges of Governance in Global Uncertainty, are welcomed. The deadline for proposals has been extended to June 30. Submit today.

PARTICIPATE IN 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Submit your proposal for the 11th International Conference on Public Administration (ICPA). The conference will be held Dec. 9-13 in Indonesia. Proposals are currently being accepted. Learn more.

SECoPA SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR 2015 AWARD

Nominations are open for the SECoPA Distinguished Public Service Practitioner Award 2015. The award will be presented at the 2015 conference in Charleston, South Carolina. Learn more

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR 2015 LIEN CONFERENCE

ASPA along with the Nanyang Centre for Public Administration at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore is hosting the 2015 Lien Conference on Good Governance. The conference will take place Nov. 20-21 in Singapore. Proposals are being accepted until June 15. Read more

SUGGEST A BOOKTALK FOR 2015

ASPA has launched a BookTalk webinar series. Know a book about public management, public service or working in the public sector that would offer great insights to a practitioner and academic? Send ASPA your suggestions at info@aspanet.org.

 

WHAT'S NEW?

 



CONTRADICTIONS IN POLICY AND ANGER IN OUTCOMES
In the 1960s, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) initiated a concept called “team policing.” The concept was to embed the same officers within their communities with the intent that a kind of mutual socialization would occur.
Read more.

BREAK EVERY CHAIN
There are many visible forms of collaboration such as public-public, public-private and public-social. Fuzzy or not, they have at least one thing in common: a shared goal. Read more.  


 

ASPA BLOG

  

 
The ASPA blog features commentary on news topics and how they relate to public administration. Check it out.

UNTIE YOUR HANDS - By now, most of us have heard of the tragic deaths of Freddie Gray, Oscar Grant, Walter Scott, Sean Bell and Eric Garner. Read more.

RACKETEERING IN PUBLIC SERVICE - Can a school district function as a criminal enterprise? What about a probation department or a political party organization? Read more.



 

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ASPA NEWS

ASPA AND NAPA LAUNCH TRANSITION 2016 PROJECT

ASPA in partnership with the National Academy of Public Administration has launched a transition project aimed at promoting management reform and sharing expert management advice with the major presidential campaigns. Read more.

ASPA SOUTH FLORIDA CHAPTER HOSTS ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET

The South Florida Chapter will recognize its Public Administrator and Elected Official of the Year at its annual awards banquet on June 11. To learn more, click here.

ASPA CHAPTERS CELEBRATE PSRW


Each year, public servants are celebrated during Public Service Recognition Week. ASPA, as part of Public Employees Roundtable, commemorates the week through activities hosted by its Chapters and participating in DC-based events. To learn more, visit ASPA's PSRW page.

ASPA HOSTS 4TH YOUNG SCHOLARS WORKSHOP

ASPA and the CIDE will host the 4th Young Scholars Workshop in Mexico City, Mexico. The workshop provides new scholars with a rigorous platform to present research, participate in scholarly exchange and network. Research proposals are invited. Read more.

2015 NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Florida’s secretary of commerce and the executive director of the Mid-America Regional Council have been named the 2015 National Public Service Award winners. The two individuals model the highest level of public service through their work developing other leaders, taking risks to achieve change, achieving savings for government and building collaborations.  This year’s winners are Bill Johnson and David Warm. Read more.