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Rutgers SPAA supports education, research, and practice through a variety of conferences.

  • NECoPA – Northeast Conference on Public Administration
    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.
  • SELC – Social Equity Leadership Conference
    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.
  • Sino-U.S. International Conference on Public Administration
    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.
  • Transatlantic Dialogue (TAD)
    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.