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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.

ASPA 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE CALL FOR PROPOSALS NOW OPEN
Join ASPA in showcasing state-of-the-art practices used in modern public and nonprofit administration while exploring new approaches and opportunities for continued innovation. Submit a proposal for the 2016 Annual Conference under the theme, New Traditions in Public Administration: Reflecting on Challenges, Harnessing Opportunities. 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.

 

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MAKING THE CASE FOR MILLENNIALS IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR
As a recent graduate with a master’s in political science and a graduate certificate in nonprofit management, finding a job has not been easy. I prefer to blame the economy but I wonder is it because I am a millennial? Read more.  

COMMUNITY FISCAL CONDITIONS AND COST DRIVERS
As a new city budget season approaches, many cities are beginning the process of budget planning and forecasting. Read more.   


 

ASPA BLOG

  

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

WHEN THEY WERE LIKE US
There is appeal in a leader who shares our values and casts a future vision about the world they can see and bring into being. Even at moments of weakness, a leader still finds a way to inspire. Read more.

RISE IN RESIDENTIAL REDLINING
One may think and assume that segregation of the races is a thing of the past. Not quite and I doubt if it ever went away. Read more.  




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July 22 - Summer Mixers and Nominations

July 8 - ICPA Deadline Approaching


 

PA TIMES Print

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

ASPA NEWS

ASPA ANNUAL REPORT NOW AVAILABLE
2014 was a milestone year for ASPA as it commemorated its 75th anniversary remembering its history and mission of advancing excellence in public service. We introduced several new professional development offerings and strengthened our communications to boost our ability to relay important and relevant information to you. Read it.   

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR 2015 ASPA ELECTIONS
ASPA is accepting nominations for National Council, the Society's governing body. Any ASPA member is eligible; Chapter and Section leadership is strongly encouraged. To learn more, click here.  

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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CHAPTER-SECTION OFFICERS INVITED TO LEADERSHIP MEETING

Chapter and Section officers are invited to attend the 2nd Leadership Meeting on Nov. 7 in Arlington, VA during ASPA's Mid-Year Meeting. The meeting is an opportunity for Chapter and Section leaders to exchange ideas and learn about resources available at the national level. To learn more,
click here.