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

Africa Working Group Meeting

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

Friday, February 22, 2019 at 11:00am - 12:30pm

Please join us for the next Africa Working Group meeting.  Agenda: Welcome and Introductions Proposal for Reconnection – Constituency for Africa Proposal for Connection – National Forum for Black Public Administrators Proposal for Connection  - Consortium for International Management, Policy & Development Proposal for Reconnection – Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders A discussion on involvement as a host organization of AWG member agencies. Find out more here.  Next Meeting with International Panel – April 11, 2019    Invited Speaker: Ambassador Tibor P. Nagy, Jr, USA Assistant Secretary of State for Bureau of African Affairs. New...

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Academic-Practitioner Exchange

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

Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Please join the National Academy of Public Administration for a conversation with Public Administration Review Co-Editors-in-Chief Paul Battaglio and Jeremy Hall about how to enhance collaboration and information exchange between academics and practitioners in our field.  This conversation will help to bridge the different perspectives, interests, and approaches of academics and practitioners in public administration.  We will explore such big picture issues as how to make research evidence more relevant and what practical steps can be taken to increase collaboration. Following Paul and Jeremy's presentation will be a panel discussion moderated by the...

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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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