THE LATEST ASPA HEADLINES
BOOK TALKS GIVE INSIGHTS ON TRENDS
ASPA has launched monthly virtual book talks that highlights publications with insights on emerging trends in public administration. Authors discuss their book and its relevance to practitioners and scholars. Join ASPA for the first book talk on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 1 pm on Innovation in Government. To learn more about this book talk, click here.
ASPA RELEASES NEW RESOURCE ON PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES
ASPA has released a new resource that shares critical and insightful perspectives on contemporary public policy issues. Our first edition covers presidential leadership and management, written by Brookings Institute Fellow Elaine Kamarck. To read the first Leadership Insights, click here.
CHAPTER AND SECTION OFFICERS INVITED TO 2014 MID-YEAR MEETING
Chapter and Section officers are invited to participate in ASPA’s Mid-Year Meeting which will take place Sept. 5-7 in Washington, DC. A day dedicated to Chapter and Section issues has been planned. Discussions will group and breakout sessions on officer responsibilities. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity for Chapter and Section Officers to meet peers in similar roles. To learn more about the Chapter-Section Meeting, contact Concepcion Morris at 202-585-4309 or email@example.com.
ASPA CENTER FOR ACCOUNTABILITY & PERFORMANCE OFFERS EQUITY FELLOWSHIP
CAP is offering two fellowships to a practitioner and an academic, to promote work on social equity performance measurement. The fellowship aims to capture the current “state of the field” on social equity performance measurement. The project is based on an inventory of current social equity frameworks, indicator systems, and performance measurement practices by federal, state and local governments. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
ASPA HOSTS MONTHLY FORUMS
ASPA has launched a new initiative: the ASPA Forums. These face-to-face convenings serve as a medium for the Society to inform the debate on critical policy and policy management issues. The inaugural forum featured a partnership with the Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management on “Managing Risk In A Time of Uncertainty: What Executives and Managers Need To Know.” Speakers included risk management expert Thomas Stanton as well as risk managers at the federal level. To read a recap of the forum, click here.