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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.

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. 9-11 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?

 



UNDERSTANDING CHANGING DEMOGRAPHICS, MANAGING DIFFERENT GENERATIONS
The recession of 2008 not only created market failures but also a workforce of four different and distinct generations. Read more.  

THE WHITE HOUSE IS JUST A BUILDING; NSC DESERVES ATTENTION

Despite the importance of its mission, there is little coverage of the workings of the National Security Council and the massive interagency effort required to make NSC processes work. Read more.   


 

ASPA BLOG

  

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

MANAGEMENT LESSONS FROM THE ROAD
Tropes are simply defined by Wikipedia as “a commonly recurring literary or rhetorical device, motif or cliché.” In movies, there are a finite number of tropes, themes and plots. Read more.

A COMMITTEE OF FIVE AND THE AMERICAN MIND
A dying declaration is a legal exception to the hearsay rule, when a dying person’s last words are admitted as evidence to prove the truth of a matter asserted. Today, we consider a declaration of creation for the American mind. Read more.  




 

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ASPA NEWS

LOUISVILLE MAYOR VISITS ASPA OFFICE; ACCEPTS AWARD
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer arrived at ASPA to accept an award for his city’s outstanding work in performance management. Louisville received the Center for Accountability and Performance (CAP) Management Organizational Leadership Award. Read more.

ASPA AND NAPA LAUNCH 2016 TRANSITION 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 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.
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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.
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