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George Mason University Hosts NECoPA ’15

Join scholars, practitioners, and students from across the Northeast at the 2015 NECoPA conference, taking place at The George Mason University in Alexandria, Virginia. The conference theme, “Challenges of Governance in Global Uncertainty,” focuses on policy and management problems that were once international in scope but are now considered state and/or local concerns. The 2015 conference also marks NECoPA’s sixth anniversary.

Starting Friday, Nov. 5 through Saturday, Nov. 7, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from leading authorities in the field about the most challenging issues facing public administrators, globally and locally. Sessions will focus on a variety of engaging topics including:

  • Homeland Security.
  • Immigration Reform.
  • Finance and Budgeting.
  • Environmental Hazards.
  • Emergency and Crisis Management.
  • Universal Healthcare.
  • Succession Building.
  • Public-Private Partnerships.
  • Third Party Governance.
  • Information Technology. 

Scholars interested in submitting an academic paper/panel, must submit a one page proposal that includes: a paper title, suggested track from the bulleted list above, contact information, institutional affiliation and research abstract.

Practitioners interested in submitting a professional presentation or panel (without a formal paper), must provide a one page proposal that includes: a presentation/panel title, suggested track from the bulleted list above, contact information, institutional affiliation and content description.

Submission deadline for both papers and panel presentations is June 30, 2015. Send completed form and attachments to [email protected]

The registration costs are $135 for professionals and $80 for students. This fee includes two breakfasts, two lunches and the reception. To register, click here.

For more information about NECoPA ‘15, including schedule of events and lodging, visit http://psc.gmu.edu/necopa/.

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The American Society for Public Administration 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.

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