Public Affairs Upcoming Conferences

2014 European Group for Public Administration Conference

Date : September 10 – 12, 2014
Proposal Submission Deadline: May 2014
Location : Speyer, Germany
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The EGPA is meant to organize and encourage the exchange of information on developments in the theory and practice of public administration; foster comparative studies and the development of public administrative theory within a European perspective; facilitate the application of innovative ideas, methods, and techniques in public administration; and include young teachers, researchers, as also civil servants in its activities.

2014 Southeastern Conference for Public Administration

Date : September 17 – 20, 2014
Proposal Submission Deadline: May 2014
Location : Atlanta, GA
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The 2014 SCPA is dedicated to enhancing the public service field in the Southeast by providing opportunities for: scholarly and practice-based exchanges; professional development and networking; nurturing students, new practitioners and academics; developing leaders in the profession.

2014 Association for Budgeting and Financial Management Conference

Date : October 2 – 4, 2014
Proposal Submission Deadline: May 2014
Location : Grand Rapids, MI
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The ABFM is dedicated to promoting the professional development of budgeting and financial management in the public and non-profit sectors.

2014 African Association for Public Policy Analysis and
Management (AAPAM) Conference

Date : November 2014
Proposal Submission Deadline: April 11, 2014
Location : Albuquerque, NM
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The AAPAM is dedicated to improving public policy and management by fostering excellence in research, analysis, and education.

2015 American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Conference

Date : March 6 – 10, 2015
Proposal Submission Deadline: August 2014
Location : Chicago, IL
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The ASPA is the largest and most prominent professional association for public administration. It is dedicated to advancing the art, science, teaching and practice of public and non-profit administration. ASPA's four core values are Accountability and Performance, Professionalism, Ethics and Social Equity.

2015 Public Management Research Conference (PMRC)

Date : June 2015
Proposal Submission Deadline: November 2014
Location : University of Minnesota at Minneapolis
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The PMRC is meant to further research on public organizations and their management; further relations among researchers working in the public policy, public management, nonprofit and governance disciplines in the United States and abroad; and support the development of empirical and normative inquiry, theory building and systematic testing of theory consistent with the canons of social science, using the full range of quantitative and qualitative methodologies.