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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.

ASPA 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE CALL FOR PROPOSALS NOW OPEN
Join ASPA in showcasing state-of-the-art practices used in modern public and nonprofit administration. Submit a proposal for the 2016 Annual Conference under the theme, New Traditions in Public Administration: Reflecting on Challenges, Harnessing Opportunities. Submit today. Proposal submission is Friday, Sept. 25.

REGIONAL HUB IN ASTANA OFFERS SUPPORT FOR INNOVATIVE PUBLIC SERVICE
The Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana (Hub) is pleased to announce a Call for Applications for the Innovative Solutions Scheme aimed at supporting initiatives for public administration modernization and encouraging innovation and creativity in public institutions. Learn more.

THEME FOR 2016 TRANSATLANTIC DIALOGUE ANNOUNCED

The 2016 Transatlantic Dialogue, sponsored by ASPA and the European Group for Public Administration (EGPA), will take place at Ghent University in Belgium June 8-11. The theme for the conference is How to increase the Legitimacy of Government in Times of Crisis. To learn more about sub-themes, click here.

PARTICIPATE IN 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

The 11th International Conference on Public Administration (ICPA) will be held Dec. 9-11 in Indonesia. Registration is now open. 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?



BACK TO THE FUTURE: AMERICA'S PUBLIC EDUCATION
It used to be so straightforward and predictable to be a student in my day. We were taught what our communities and, to a certain degree, what the nation felt that we needed to know.  Read more

THE FUTURE OF THE MPA
The last few decades have been difficult for government and public servants. The public sector has been constantly challenged to do more with less, to downsize and to redefine its mission. Read more.   


 

ASPA BLOG

  

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

WHEN THEY WERE LIKE US
There is appeal in a leader who shares our values and casts a future vision about the world they can see and bring into being. Even at moments of weakness, a leader still finds a way to inspire. Read more.

RISE IN RESIDENTIAL REDLINING
One may think and assume that segregation of the races is a thing of the past. Not quite and I doubt if it ever went away. Read more.  




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August 12 - Election Nominations Close Aug.14

July 22 - Summer Mixers and Nominations


 

PA TIMES Print

 

The latest summer edition of PA TIMES, is now available . Our current issue is now available under Publications. You must be logged in to read the issue. 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

ASPA NEWS

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
A discount early registration rate is now available for only $399. Register early, save now.
 


CHAPTER-SECTION OFFICERS INVITED TO NOV 7 LEADERSHIP MEETING
Chapter and Section officers are invited to attend the 2nd Leadership Meeting on Nov. 7 in Arlington, VA during ASPA's Mid-Year Meeting. The meeting is an opportunity for Chapter and Section leaders to exchange ideas and learn about resources available at the national level. To learn more,
click here.


ASPA ANNUAL REPORT NOW AVAILABLE
2014 was a milestone year for ASPA as it commemorated its 75th anniversary remembering its history and mission of advancing excellence in public service. We introduced several new professional development offerings and strengthened our communications to boost our ability to relay important and relevant information to you.
Read it.