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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

Section 809 Panel Recommendations: Where do we go from here?

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

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 9:00am - 11:00am

The Section 809 Panel was created in the FY2016 NDAA and charged with analyzing the acquisition regulations and statutes applicable to DoD and making recommendations to streamline and improve the defense acquisition process. Although the panel’s mission was DoD-centric, many of its recommendations are applicable governmentwide. The panel published four reports that contain a total of 98 recommendations to put the defense acquisition system on a war footing. These concepts include both evolutionary and revolutionary recommendations to better leverage innovation in the dynamic marketplace and get capabilities to warfighters faster. 809 Panel Chair David Drabkin and Commissioners Elliott Branch, Al Burman,...

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Intergovernmental Systems Panel Meeting: September 10, 2019

Academy Offices
1600 K St NW, Floor 4
Washington DC,

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The next meeting of the Intergovernmental Systems Panel will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 2:00 PM at the Academy. More details and materials will be sent a few weeks before the meeting....

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Quarterly Grants Management Symposium

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

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

The next Grants Management Symposium meeting will be held 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). A light breakfast and networking will begin at 8:45 a.m. More details on the agenda and speakers to follow.   Add the Grants Management Symposium to your calendar: GOOGLE   APPLE iCAL   OUTLOOK   OUTLOOK.COM...

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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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