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Articles soliciting notice of “the 8th Sino-US Public Administration International Academic Seminar” (Round II)

The “8th Sino-US Public Administration International Academic Seminar” will be held on June 14-16, 2016 in Renmin University of China. The theme of this seminar includes the transformation of public governance and the public value: process, mechanism and effect.

 

Since 1980s, countries all over the world have developed a new public governance structure to meet challenges. Because of different political, economic and social environments, the path, the impetus, the mechanism and the effect of the transformation of public governance are different in each country. The seminar is focused on the transformation problems of public governance in the global scope. We sincerely invite public administration scholars from China, the United States and other countries to submit articles and join the seminar.

Time: June 14-16, 2016

Location: Beijing, SPAP of Renmin University of China

  

Co-sponsored by

China Public Administration Society

American Society of Public Administration – Section of Chinese Public Administration

SPAP of Renmin University of China

Public Affairs and Management school of Rutgers University at Newark of America

 

Sponsored by  

School of Public Administration and Policy of Renmin University of China

 

Chairman of the meeting:

Professor Yang Kaifeng, Dean of School of Public Administration and Policy of Renmin University of China

Professor Marc Holzer, Dean of School of Public Affairs and Management of Rutgers University at Newark of America

 

Meeting theme:

Transformation of public governance and public value: process, mechanism and effect

Specifically related to (but not limited to) the following topics:

1) The theory and method of public governance transformation and innovation

2) The path, mechanism and effect of the transformation of public governance

3) Intergovernmental relations, administrative reform and the simplification of government functions

4) The public governance tools, emerging technologies and big data

5) The public finance, performance evaluation and evidence - based policy

6) The creation, accountability, transparency and trust of public value

7) The policy innovation, network construction and public private partnerships (PPPs)

8) The urban development and cooperative governance

9) The human resources and social security

10) The land use management innovation and sustainable development of real estate

During the meeting, the following forums will also be organized, including, public administration dean forum, public administration journal editor in chief forum, young scholar’s workshop, feminist and public administration forum.

 

Languages

The meeting papers can be written in Chinese or English, and the meeting language is Chinese or English.

 

Important dates

Submission of paper abstracts, extended to April 10, 2016

Paper review results notice and meeting invitation, April 30, 2016

Author feedback of meeting receipt and choice of accommodation arrangements, May 15, 2016

Formal submission of papers, May 30, 2016

Date of arriving at Beijing confirmed by foreign guests, June 8, 2016

 

Submission of abstracts and papers

Participants should logon the website of SPAP of Renmin University of China (spap.ruc.edu.cn) and click on the cover image to enter the meeting topic for registration. If there is any problem with online submission, an email can be sent to maiql@ruc.edu.cn.

 

Format requirements of abstracts and papers

Format requirements of abstracts: the abstract should include the title, 3-5 keywords; double space, A4 paper, and 1-2 pages. For the abstract submission, please indicate the title, author's name, work unit, professional title, communication way (contact address, zip code, telephone number, e-mail address) etc.

Format requirements of papers: A4 paper, double space; 12 point font; the text should contain basic information of the author; APA reference format. Excellent papers have the priority of being published on the cooperation journals of this meeting with the permission of the author.

 

Schedule

June 14, 2016 Registration of nonlocal participants

June 15 to 16, 2016 Meeting and speeches of attendants

 

Contact person of the meeting:

    China:

   Mai Qiulin: Foreign Affairs Secretary of SPAP of Renmin University of China (E-mail: maiql@ruc.edu.cn,TEL: 010-62511122; FAX:  86-10-62516240)

    America:

    Zhang Yahong: Associate Professor in School of Public Affair and Management of Rutgers University at Newark of America and Director of International Affairs (E-mail: yzhang0126@gmail.com  TEL:  973-353-3983; FAX:  973-353-5907)

    Please visit the homepage of SPAP of Renmin University of China (spap.ruc.edu.cn) for meeting details.