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.

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR 2015 SINGAPORE GOOD GOVERNANCE 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. Organizers are currently accepting paper proposals. Read more.

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR SECoPA 2015

Registration is now open for 2015 Southeastern Conference on Public Administration (SECoPA) scheduled for September 30-Oct. 3 in Charleston, SC. This year's theme is Research & Application: Promoting Effective Public Service.  Early bird registration is available until Aug. 30. Register now.


CALL FOR WEBINAR TOPICS

ASPA invites topics for its 2015 Professional Development Series. Have a great topic or know an outstanding speaker? Send your suggestions for a webinar to judymiller@aspanet.org. Include a short description of the topic, a short bio of the presenters(s) and at least three learning objectives.


CALL FOR PAPER - TRANSATLANTIC DIALOGUE

Organizers for the 11th Transatlantic Dialogue (TAD) is now accepting papers for the 2015 conference 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. Organised 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, click here.  

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?

 



THE EFFECTIVENESS OF FAIRNESS
This month, PA Times is focusing on another important issue of equity: female leadership in public agencies. It is a discussion that needs to be ongoing among public administration scholars and practitioners. 
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THE REMARKABLE DWIGHT INK: A LEADER IN PUBLIC SERVICE
One of the tragedies of public service is the sheer number of unspoken heroes. Read more.
 
WOMEN AS LEADERS: LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
I am a young professional, starting on the path of what I believe is a happy, fulfilled life in the public sector. What is interesting about my journey thus far is the amount of opportunities presented to me in the labor force by women.


 

ASPA BLOG

  

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

MOVING ASPA FORWARD - While consistency, steadfastness if you prefer, is a good thing, experimentation, innovation and improvement are even better. The question is how can ASPA innovate? Read more.

WHY WE DO IT - Public service not only requires skills; it also demands a particular state of mind. Read more.



 

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 PA TIMES Print

 

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ASPA NEWS

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.


OHIO YOUTH GROUP AND H. GEORGE FREDERICKSON HONORED FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE
Frederickson, a leading scholar and a youth group from Akron, Ohio, were honored for their efforts to promote social equity and social justice. Read more.

ASPA ANNOUNCES 2015 SOCIETY AWARD WINNERS

Twenty top scholars, practitioners and organizations will be recognized for their contributions and extraordinary commitment to public service. Their work, research and leadership have been instrumental in building a stronger public sector.  ASPA will recognize these individuals for their contributions in promoting integrity in public service, lifetime scholarship and service.
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