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 learn more about how to get involved, please contact:

Kaitlyn Hudgins
Director of Fellow Engagement
Phone: (202) 204-3648

Upcoming Events

Joint Session of the Standing Panels on the Public Service and Technology Leadership: Roundtable with Suzette Kent

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

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm

The Trump Administration has issued its President’s Management Agenda (PMA) – essentially the government reform playbook for what the White House and executive agencies want to accomplish over the next several years.  The President’s recent FY 2019 budget request previewed the upcoming PMA and so does, which recently underwent an overhaul.  In the third session of the Academy's series focusing on the PMA and key leaders within the Trump Administration, Suzette Kent, Federal Chief Information Officer at OMB, will offer her insights and take questions.  This special NAPA forum...

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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

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 - (202) 204-3648.   Schedule-At-A-Glance (Pre-Meeting)...

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