Conferences & Events

Annual or Bi-Annual Conferences for Public Policy & Administration (2017/18)

Political Studies Association (PSA)

Glasgow, 10-12 April 2017

International Research Society for Public Managament (IRSPM)

Budapest, 19-21 April 2017

Public Management Research Association (PMRA)

Washington DC, 8-10 June 2017

International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP) (bi-annual)

Singapore, 28-30 June 2017

European Group of Public Administration (EGPA)

Milan, 30th Aug - 1st Sept 2017

American Political Studies Association (APSA)

San Francisco, CA 31 Auf - 3 Sept 2017
Boston, MA August 31 - September 2, 2018
Washgton, DC, August 29 - September 1, 2019

IPSA 25th World Congress of Political Science

Brisbane, Australia, 21-26 July 2018

Previous Events supported by the Public Policy & Administration specialist group

Roundtable on leadership (2014)

A roundtable sponsored by the group on Leadership and Policy Analysis was held at the Policy and Policy Conference in Bristol, Sept 2014. Roundtable participants were Robin Hambleton of the University of the West of England, Angela O’Hagan of Caledonian University, Tobias Jung of St Andrews University, Liz Richardson of Manchester University, Mike Rowe of Liverpool University, and Alice Moseley of Exeter University (Chair). There were articulate contributions from the audience and discussion topics ranged from changing conceptions of leadership, to how leadership should be studied and how public innovation can best be led. The session finished with a lively discussion of the challenges of leading a vision for the status quo in the context of the Scottish referendum on independence.

Seminar on multi-level governance (2013)

A seminar on multi-level governance was held on 19 February 2013 at Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow. The seminar discussed the theory of multi-level governance, the relevance to the contemporary political landscape in the United Kingdom, policy divergence and convergence between the various polities, the challenges of each devolved polity, the future of Scotland and local government as part of multi-level governance. The highlight of the seminar was the opening session by the Deputy First Minister of Scotland, the Hon. Nicola Sturgeon.

Symposium on the future of Public Administration (2011)

The group supported the one-day symposium ‘Public Administration in an Age of Austerity: The Future of the Discipline’ at Aston University 11th May 2011. A special edition of the event’s papers was published in Public Policy and Administration, available here.