27th NISPAcee Annual Conference

May 24-26, 2019, Prague, Czech Republic

Main Conference Theme: From Policy Design to Policy Practice
Organized in co-operation with Masaryk University, Brno and Charles University, Prague

Societal problems, as well as policy trials to solve them, are proving to be of an increasingly complex and despicable nature. This has brought about an even higher demand for evidence in the wider environment in which those problems arise - and the right answers on how to solve them must be found. Students, scholars and practitioners from the field of public policy and public administration will meet to share theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and practical experiences in order to enhance the common competence of how to think and what to do in such a demanding context.

Participation in the 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference will provide a forum to nurture such a discourse, which will be open to interested participants from all over the world.

Call for Applications
Paper proposals are invited on the main conference theme for the General Session, selected panels, PhD pre-conference seminar or on the themes of the various Working Groups, which are announced for the conference:

PhD Pre-conference Seminar
Main conference theme: From Design to Policy Practice
General Session
WG1: Local Government
WG2: E-government
WG3: Public Administration Reform in CEE and CA
WG4: Inter-regional and Cross-border Cooperation and Development
WG5: Public Finance and Public Financial Management
WG6: Evidence-Based Public Policy Making
WG7: Public Administration Education
WG8: Non-Governmental Organizations in Central and Eastern Europe
Panel: The Rule of Law & Public Administration
Panel: Politico-Administrative Relations in CEE
Panel: Challenges in the Strategic Renewal of Public Administrations across Europe
Panel: Cultural Policy and Creativity for Smart Development in Central and Eastern Europe
Panel: Public Value as a Guiding Principle for Governance
Panel: Platform Economy and Regulation: The Challenge for Public Administration

Dates and Deadlines:
Applications with paper proposals: October 31, 2018
Applicants should complete an online application form and input an abstract of a paper, update the personal data and attach the actual CV file.
Selection Results: November/December 2018
Registration for the conference: since December 2018
Early registration deadline: April 4, 2019 (obligatory for all presenters, chairs and coordinators)
Submission of Full Papers: April 10, 2019
Conference Payments: April 10, 2019
Late registration deadline: May 12, 2019

Conference Homepage: http://www.nispa.org/conference2019
Application link: http://www.nispa.org/conference2019/application