The 2018 Conference of Minority Public Administrators (COMPA) National Conference

Hilton Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles CA
February 12–14, 2018

Click here to download the COMPA2018 Program

Who will be at COMPA 2018?

LaFonda Sutton-Burke – Keynote
Los Angeles/Long Beach, Seaport Port Director
Dr. Tomas Morales, President - Keynote
California State University San Bernardino
Shirley Moore-Smeal                                                                                      
Executive Deputy Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Dr. Charles Menifield, Dean
School of Public Affairs & Administration, Rutgers University - Newark

Other events

NASPAA Colloquium
“A Discussion of Inclusivity, Scarce Resources, and Inspiring Leadership in the Next Generation of Public Service.”
Jack Meek, NASPAA President
Gloria Billingsley, Jackson State University
NASPAA Site-Visitor Training
COMPA President’s Forum
Dr. Sy Murray
Dr. Deborah Le Blanc
Dr. Harvey White
Dr. Gedeon Mudacumura
Dr. Michael Orok
Dr. Frances Liddell Student Public Policy Debate

Conference Location
The plenaries and panels of the conference will be held at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport, 5711 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90045. We have limited block of rooms at the rate of $138 per night for single and double occupancy.  

Registration Fee
Early registration is $250 on or before Jan. 14, 2018.
Late registration, after Jan. 14, 2018 is $300.
Student registration is $160.

To register for the conference, visit our conference website at: