Rutgers SPAA supports education, research, and practice through presenting, participating, sponsoring, hosting, and even establishing, prominent academic conferences in the field.
The American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) is the leading professional membership association for public service. Its members include federal, state and local government employees; researchers and scholars; students; nonprofit professionals; and others committed to advancing public service excellence in the United States and around the world.
Hosted by Rutgers SPAA: 2001 ASPA
The Global Conference on Transparency Research (GCTR) is the preeminent conference bringing together leading scholars from throughout the world to collectively advance our understanding of the impact and implications of transparency policies that involve governments, either directly or indirectly. The GCTR involves scholars from a wide range of fields including sociology, anthropology, political science, public administration, economics, political economy, journalism, communication sciences, business, history, philosophy, and law who study issues of governmental transparency.
Founded by Rutgers SPAA: 2011 GCTR
Founded at Rutgers SPAA in October 2010, NECoPA is the annual regional conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) and is intended to provide educational opportunities for scholars, practitioners, and others interested in public service.
Founded by Rutgers SPAA: 2010 NECoPA
Established by the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA), the Social Equity Leadership Conference is focused on advancing the knowledge and understanding of applied and theoretical research toward the promotion of social equity in governance. Initiated by the Standing Panel on Social Equity in Governance – a committee of NAPA – these annual conferences focus on issues of fairness, justice, and equity in a variety of public contexts, including but not limited to: education, policing, welfare, housing, and transportation.
Initiated by Rutgers SPAA in 2002, the Sino-U.S. International Conference on Public Administration has been held every other year, with the widest scope and the largest number of attendees among conferences and exchanges between China and the U.S. in the field of public administration.
Founded by Rutgers SPAA: 2002 Sino-U.S. Conference
Hosted by Rutgers SPAA: 2008 Sino-U.S. Conference
The Transatlantic Dialogue (TAD) is an annual conference jointly organized by European and American scholars of public management for the purposes of strengthening international cooperation for advancing teaching, research and practice in the field.