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Standing Panels

The purpose of the Academy's Standing Panels is to convene thought leaders around six specific areas critical to the success of public administration. The Panels meet regularly to discuss these specific issue areas, learn from experts, and produce thought leadership to advance the field of public administration. The Academy has six Standing Panels and one Working Group chaired by Fellows of the Academy. If you are a Fellow of the Academy looking to participate in a certain panel or are new to the Academy and want to get involved, please sign up for a Standing Panel below.

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Upcoming Events

Quarterly Grants Management Symposium: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

National Academy of Public Administration
1600 K ST NW, Suite 400
Washington DC,

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 9:00am - 11:00am

The National Academy of Public Administration and Grant Thornton will host the next Grants Management Symposium on Wednesday, October 23rd, from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the National Academy of Public Administration (1600 K Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20006. The entrance is on 16th Street.). A light breakfast and networking will begin at 8:45 a.m. Please join us for a discussion on grants management strategies from the research community that reduce administrative burden and streamline processes. The discussion will provide attendees from both the research and non-research grants management communities with insight and lessons on how to implement...

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The Data Coalition - GovDATAx

Marriott Metro Center
775 12th Street NW
Washington DC,

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 9:30am - 4:30pm

                  When: Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (reception to follow from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.) Where: Marriott Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20005 Cost: $35 - 230 (35% off with code PARTNER35) The Data Coalition is hosting the premier event on government data policy in Washington, D.C.: GovDATAx, October 30. Join leaders in evidence-based policy and data-driven government - including former House Speaker Paul Ryan (R), Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D), and Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Karen Dunn Kelley - to discuss how we can unleash government data for...

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2019 Fall Meeting

Hyatt Regency
2799 Richmond Hwy
Arlington VA,

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 8:00am -
Friday, November 8, 2019 at 1:30pm

About The 2019 Academy Fall Meeting will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City November 7-8, 2019. The Academy will be unveiling the Grand Challenges in Public Administration! The need for government to operate more efficiently at every level has never been more critical than it is today. The Academy’s ability to meet this challenge by independently investigating and developing solutions for governance issues derives from the experience and expertise of our over 900 Fellows. Fellows of the Academy are former cabinet officers, Members of Congress, governors, mayors, and state legislators, as well as prominent scholars, business executives, and public...

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2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference

Minneapolis MN,

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 7:15pm -
Friday, June 12, 2020 at 7:15pm

The 19th Annual Social Equity Leadership Conference (SELC) is co-sponsored by the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) and co-sponsored and hosted by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs (HHH) at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities. Registration for the conference and sponsorship reservations are now live. We will continue updating this website in the coming months, including planning committee membership, a full agenda, and a call for panelists. For more information or to register, visit UMN's website....

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