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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

Working Capital Fund Symposium

National Academy of Public Administration
1600 K Street NW, Suite 400
Washington D.C. DC,

Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 8:45am - 11:00am

Working Capital Fund Symposium   The next Working Capital Fund Symposium, held jointly by the National Academy of Public Administration and Grant Thornton, meeting will be held on Thursday, December 19th, from 8:30 - 11:00 a.m. at the National Academy of Public Administration (1600 K Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20006).    8:30a.m. – 9:00a.m.     Light Breakfast and Networking Opportunities          9:00a.m. – 9:15a.m.     Welcome and Introductions to include Symposium Refresh from 2020 Symposium refresh to a larger Cost Management Symposium with 2 tracks ...

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Equitable Development: Planning to Overcome Injustice

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

Friday, January 10, 2020 at 10:00am - 12:00pm

The next meeting of the Standing Panel on Social Equity in Governance will be on Friday, Janaury 10th featuring Carlton Eley of The Eley Group, LLC. Equitable development isn’t a new concept.  It has been the reoccurring theme in planning practice for nearly fifty years.  Today, researchers and advocates; stewards of the built environment; and proponents for sustainability are coming to realize that finding creative ways to encourage equitable development does not shift attention from making communities better.  Instead, it results in better community outcomes, especially for underserved populations and vulnerable groups.  In January,...

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2020 Elliot L. Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service

Ronald Reagan Building
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington DC,

Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 5:30pm - 8:30pm

The National Academy of Public Administration’s Elliot L. Richardson Prize recognizes individuals for extraordinary public service, in the fine tradition of Elliot L. Richardson, who served as a beacon of integrity and commitment to public service. Richardson was an Academy Fellow, and one of two individuals to serve in four Cabinet-level positions in the U.S. Government, including Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, Secretary of Defense, Attorney General, and Secretary of Commerce. Previous recipients of this distinguished award include Colin Powell, Alice Rivlin, George Shultz, Norman Mineta, Sandra Day O’Connor, Lee Hamilton, Robert Gates,...

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2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference

Minneapolis MN,

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 12:00pm -
Friday, June 12, 2020 at 2:00pm

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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