Throughout the year, ASPA hosts, co-sponsors or organizes several events for members and other individuals in the public management field. This includes webinars, workshops, regional and international conferences, as well as special events.
There are also events organized by ASPA sections. Among ASPA signature events are:
ASPA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
2015 Annual Conference - March 6-10, Chicago, IL. Hyatt Regency
2016 Annual Conference - March 18-22, Seattle WA. Westin Hotel
2017 Annual Conference - March 17-21, Atlanta, GA. Sheraton Hotel
ASPA AFFILIATED CONFERENCES
Southeastern Conference on Public Administration
SECoPA enhances the public service field in the Southeast by providing opportunities for scholarly & practice-based exchanges, professional development & networking, nurturing students, new practitioners & academics and developing leaders in the profession.
Northeast Conference on Public Administration
NECoPA provides support for universities in the northeast region as they work to plan and host the annual NECoPA conference. This event, the annual regional conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), is intended to provide educational opportunities for scholars, practitioners and others interested in public service in a collaborative environment by educating the general public and members of the organization on current issues, research, and practice in public and nonprofit organizations.
Midwest Public Affairs Conference
The Midwest Public Affairs Conference (MPAC) is an educational consortium that promotes research, collaboration and socialization for academics, graduate students, and practitioners. The inaugural Midwest Public Affairs Conference was held in Fort Wayne, In. To learn more, click here.
Annual Conference of the UK Public Administration Committee (PAC) and the US Teaching Public Administration Conference (TPAC) - 2014
The annual Teaching Public Administration Conference (TPAC) organized by ASPA's Section on Public Administration Education in 2014 will be held in collaboration with the Annual Conference of the UK Public Administration Committee (PAC). Organizers invite scholars and practitioners to this collaborative gathering to explore the conference theme, “Public Leadership in an Age of Austerity: Contestability and Conflict?” To learn more, click here.
International Conference on Public Administration
Each year, ASPA along with the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) in the P.R. China and the Chinese Public Administration Society Journal (CPAS), P.R. China host the International Conference on Public Administration. This invites scholars from around the globe to engage on topics of public management affecting countries. The theme for this year's conference is Advancing Public Management: Excellence & Innovation Worldwide. To learn more, visit www.icpa-uestc.cn. Hotel information is now available. To learn more, click here.
AMEPPA SESAME CONFERENCE ON MIDDLE EAST
Organizers invite scholars and practitioners in the Middle East and around the world to participate in this important conference and be part of a scholarly movement dedicated to public service and public interest in the Middle East. To learn more, click here.
The conference is being organized by Nanyang Centre for Public Administration at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and School of International and Public Affairs at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China. Co-organizers include ASPA and its Section on Chinese Public Administration (SCPA). The Lien Conference is a premier venue for researchers and public management practitioners to share their new ideas, original research results and practical development experiences from Political Science, Public Administration and Public Policy related areas. To learn more, click here.
YOUNG SCHOLARS WORKSHOP
The 2014 Young Scholars Workshop will be held in Changchun, the People’s Republic of China on July 21-24, 2014. This workshop aims to provide young scholars working in public policy, public administration and related fields with an academically rigorous platform for the presentation of research, scholarly exchange and social networking. The workshop is sponsored by ASPA and Jilin University. To learn more about the workshop and submitting an abstract, click here.