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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. 

COMPA EXTENDS PROPOSAL DEADLINE

Send the Conference of Minority Public Administrators (COMPA) your proposal idea for its 2015 Annual Meeting. It has extended the deadline for proposal submission until Nov. 30. Learn more about the theme and about proposal requirements,
click here. 


 

MIDDLE EAST CONFERENCE ON GOVERNANCE

Across the globe, developed and developing countries are exploring ways to govern better. Learn more about a conference that will discuss public administration in the Middle East, click here.

 

WHAT'S NEW?

 



WILL SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES REPLACE GOVERNMENT WEBSITES?
Recently, on a national talk show a top military official shared that his organization used Facebook to communicate updates to the public. I don’t find it odd that governments are using Facebook instead of their own websites to transmit data. The question is: Will governments begin communicating with the public through Facebook instead of their own websites? Read more.

COMBATTING SUBURBANIZATION: GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT PROGRAM 

Alachua County, FL., has grappled with the negative impacts of suburbanization. Learn how it is combatting to improve water quality and protect the environment. Read more.
  



ASPA BLOG

 

 


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

THE RECESSION HURT OUR FEELINGS - While the consequences of the recession of 2007-2009 on world economies have been well-studied, less understood are social- psychological impacts and how the world has realigned.
Read more.


AMERICAN IN WAITING: THE DISCONNECT - At some point in your life, you may have been asked–What does it mean to be an American? How did you answer? Read what our blogger says.



 

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Oct. 22 - Founders' Fellowships Now Available

Oct. 8 - Statements from 2014 Leadership Candidates & Nominations Now Open


 

PA TIMES Print

 

 

 

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


 

 

 

ASPA NEWS


ASPA ACCEPTING AWARDS NOMINATIONS

ASPA is accepting nominations for its Awards of Excellence. Nominate an outstanding and deserving public servant. To learn more, click here.


DISCOUNT REGISTRATION RATE AVAILABLE THROUGH NOV. 30


ASPA is offering a special rate of $399 if you register before Nov. 30.
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ASPA RELEASES NEW RESOURCE ON FEDERALISM AND ACA

ASPA has released a new Leadership Insights,  a resource for public administrators and scholars that highlights contemporary topics. Our latest issue features Dr. Frank J. Thompson and his perspective on federalism in light of the Affordable Care Act. Read more.