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2018 Academy Fall Meeting

DoubleTree Hotel - Crystal City
300 Army Navy Drive
Arlington VA,

Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 8:00am -
Friday, November 2, 2018 at 1:30pm


Online Registration Closes October 30th

On-site registration will be available the morning of Thursday, November 1st.

This year the National Academy of Public Administration's annual Fall Meeting will revolve around the Grand Challenges in Public Administration. The Fall Meeting will kick off a year-long, interdisciplinary, and intersectoral effort to identify these challenges and position the Academy to lead future efforts to respond to the challenges identified. We hope you will join us for two days of learning, networking, and progress in making government work and work for all. If you have questions about the Fall Meeting please contact Kaitlyn Hudgins, Director of Fellow Engagement at khudgins@napawash.org - (202) 204-3648. This event is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!



(Pre-Meeting) Wednesday, October 31, 2018 

(NAPA Offices, 16th & K NW, Washington, DC)

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Board of Directors Meeting (Open to all Academy Fellows)

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. - Open House (Reception)


Thursday, November 1, 2018 

(DoubleTree, Crystal, City, VA)

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. - Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. - Opening Plenary Panel

10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Sessions

12:15 - 2:00 p.m. - Lunch including the Roback Scholarship and Brownlow Book Award Presentations

2:00 -4:00 p.m. - Sessions

4:30 -6:00 p.m. - Elmer B. Staats Lecture and Induction of New Fellows

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Reception for New Fellows


Friday, November 2, 2018

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - Plenary Session

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - James E. Webb Lecture

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. - Lunch, George Graham Award, and Closing Remarks

Click to download the full meeting agenda.

Click to download speaker bios

If your University plans to send 5 or more students, we will provide a 20% discount. Please contact Kaitlyn Hudgins - khudgins@napawash.org to coordinate. 


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC-Crystal City

300 Army Navy Drive

Arlington, VA 22202, US

Book your hotel room today!



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View our Sponsorship Opportunities and contact Kaitlyn Hudgins - khudgins@napawash.org.