The complexities of the 21st century, including the embedded uncertainties, place great responsibility on public administrators to be innovative when addressing concerns of the varied segments of the population. The emergent and convoluted nature of public sector problems/challenges call for new governance arrangements that encourage cross-sector collaboration in decision making and implementation as conduits to constructive and sustainable solutions for the realization of societal benefits. Public administrators at the local, state, national/federal levels remain critical to fulfilling the constitutional mandate of effective service to the people. The goal is to ensure adequate representation and participation of citizens in deliberative governance arrangements to promote administration in the public interest. The call to uphold public service values and principles such as social equity, accountability and performance, ethics, and integrity, as well as precepts in the constitution and the law, public interest, democratic participation, professional excellence, responsiveness, efficiency, empowerment, adequate and representative leadership, among other constructions espoused by ASPA, are even more urgent in these contemporary times. Admittedly, governance and administrative challenges present opportunities for innovative solutions by scholars, practitioners, and policymakers in ways that would promote the judicious utilization of human and material resources in service to the people.
THEME: SHIFTING PARADIGMS – CHALLENGING ASSUMPTIONS
MINORITY ADMINISTRATORS ADAPTING
TO CHANGING ENVIRONMENTS AND THE IMPACT ON LOCAL, NATIONAL, INDIGENOUS/TRIBAL
AND OTHER GLOBAL COMMUNITIES
The conference program committee thereby welcomes research and praxis from different backgrounds and methodological orientations, current updates to traditional models and frameworks, and other relevant emergent perspectives on all issues pertinent to public service. Proposals should be related to the conference theme and sub-themes as noted below:
Track 1: Social Equity and Justice (Addressing systemic racism, environmental injustice from the perspectives of health and climate, economic injustice, depopulation, and voter suppression)
Track 2: Economic Development and Urban Planning
Track 3: Disparities (Healthcare, Housing, Education, Employment. Etc.)
Track 4: Public Policy & Management
Track 5: Public Budgeting, Finance & Infrastructure
Track 6: Citizen Participation & Engagement
Track 7: Law & Criminal Justice
Track 8: Nonprofits Management & Leadership
Track 9: Higher Education Administration
Track 10: Emergency & Crisis Management
Track 11: Public Service
Track 12: Professional Development for Students & Young Professionals
Track 13: Adaptive Capacity, Resiliency, and Sustainability
Track 14: Inter-minority Cooperation, Coalitions, and Collaboration
Track 15: Comparative Public Administration
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Early Bird Registration for NON-COMPA members. Registration deadline is January 31, 2022.
Registration for students. Registration deadline is January 31, 2022.
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