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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Join the Intergovernmental Systems Mailing List

Join the International Affairs Standing Panel Mailing List

Join the Public Service Standing Panel Mailing List

Join the Technology Leadership Standing Panel Mailing List

Join the Social Equity in Governance Standing Panel Mailing List

Upcoming Events

The Future of Work: The impact of modern HR digital solutions on HR organizations and the Federal workforce

American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Avenue, NW
Washington DC,

Monday, March 18, 2019 at 7:30am - 10:00am

The National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA), Senior Executives Association (SEA), and the Shared Services Leadership Coalition (SSLC) are pleased to invite you to our upcoming Breakfast Seminar on modernizing the user experience with HRIT.  The Federal workforce is changing. Future employees are seeking mobile, user friendly HRIT solutions that reflect a modern user experience comparable to those in their daily lives. At the same time, the expectations of the HR function are also evolving. Agency leaders expect HR to deliver additional capabilities, high quality service, and accurate information at the push of a button. This session will explore...

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Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Public Administration

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

Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 8:30am - 9:30am

On February 11, 2019, President Trump signed an Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence.  AI and robotics continue to generate great interest, but their initial deployments across government organizations indicate that they have the potential to impact the field of public administration in ways that may not yet be fully understood.    On April 18, join the Academy and its Standing Panel on Technology Leadership for the release of its new publication, Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Public Administration.  The book covers three foundational topics. AI and The Future of Work AI and Ethics AI...

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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

Save-the-Date! 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! Sponsorship Sponsorship is one of the best ways to brand your organization as a thought leader and to highlight your commitment to advancing the public sector. As a sponsor, you will be able to: Connect with public sector leaders. Showcase your organization's expertise. Demonstrate your leadership. View our Sponsorship Opportunities and contact Kaitlyn Blume -

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