2019 IASIA Conference, 22-26 July in Lisbon, Portugal

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 The International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) is organizing in close collaboration with ISCTE Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL) the 2019 IASIA Conference to be held on 22-26 July 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal.

The conference will bring together practitioners, academics, PhD students and young researchers in public administration and management, as well as contributors from any other disciplines who will exchange on current and ongoing topics and concerns.

Hence, we warmly invite you to submit your contributions on the hereafter mentioned topics of the permanent working groups of IASIA, the main conference theme which will be discussed by working group XIII as well as the tailor-made session for PhD students:


Submission track


Working Group I: Education and Training in Public Administration

Hendri Kroukamp

Ludmila Gajdosova

Blue Wooldridge

Working Group II: Ethics and Culture in the Public Sector

Najat Zarrouk

Paul Collins

Working Group III: Public Sector Reform

Randhir Auluck

Benoit Cathala

Alketa Peci

Working Group IV: Subnational Governance and Development

Cristina Rodriguez-Acosta

Amitava Basu

PS Reddy

Working Group V: Gender, Diversity and Equity

Susan Gooden

Laila El-Baradei

Working Group VI: Public Sector Governance, Leaderships and Management

Liezel Lues

Yingchun Sun

Juraj Nemec

Working Group VII: Public Policy, Decision-making and Policy Implementation

Christina Andrews

Henry Wissink

Michiel S de Vries

Working Group VIII: Public Sector Human Resources Management

Chafika Agueznay

Liza van Jaarsveldt

Working Group IX: International Dimensions of the Public Administration

Frank Naert

Ruben Dario Echeverry

Adrian Velazquez Vazquez

Working Group X: Public Administration in Fragile and Conflict-affected States

Tamer Qarmout

Working Group XI: Globalization, Territories and Integration

Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi

Working Group XII: Corruption

Pregala Pillay

Working Group XIII: Public Administration’s Missions and Goals for the Achievement of the SDGs

Suzana Toscano

PhD Seminar

Wolfgang Drechsler

Michiel de Vries


Conference participants will also have the opportunity to attend plenary sessions and specific panels which will discuss topics related to public administration and to education and training, such as the Host Country Panel: Public Administration in Portugal, the panel on Education and Training in PA, the Forum of Heads of Schools and Institutes, the OECD Global Network of Schools of Administration, the Forum of PA Associations and Networks, the ICAPA accreditation, and many other panels.


Visit the conference website and submit your abstract and/or panel proposal