Aligning urban governance interventions and innovationsto the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The 2020 AAPA Annual Conference will be jointly hosted by the Asian Association for Public Administration (AAPA) and China Institute for Urban Governance, School of International and Public Affairs, Shanghai Jiao Tong University in collaboration with The China-AmericaAssociation for Public Affairs (CAAPA). The Conference will be held at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Xuhui Campus, Shanghai, China from May 28th to 29th, 2020.
We particularly encourage the submissionofpanel proposalsoncross-countryand cross-region comparativestudies. All proposalsshould be sent as an email attachment firstname.lastname@example.org. A panel will consist of4-5presenters, each speaking for approximately 15 minutes, with 10 minutes left for discussion. Panel proposals should include:(1)session title, the chair, his/her institutional affiliation, and the address; (2) panelists and panel abstractincluding references.
SingleAbstracts(no more than 500 words in English) for paper presentations shouldbesubmitted through the linkhttp://aapa2020submission.mikecrm.com/nzYagdJ.If you encounter any issue using the website to submit, please directly send your abstract email@example.com.All abstracts should include: (1) author(s) name, title, institutional affiliation, and address; (2) contacting information (email and phone); (3) paper title and its sub-theme; and (4) abstractincluding references.Proposed papers should feature high-quality theoretical, qualitative, or quantitative research. Empirical paper proposals will be evaluated based on the significance and quality of the research question, design, methods, data, and implications. Theoretical paper proposals will be evaluated based on the extent to which the proposal provides insight into a compelling public management subject, identifies foundational assumptions and key concepts, and results in meaningful critiques of accepted theory, asserts guiding propositions or testable hypotheses, or develops helpful conceptual frameworks and research agendas.
After blind review process, letters of acceptance will be sent to authors. Full papers should be sent as an email attachment firstname.lastname@example.org later than April28, 2020. The conference committee will review all submitted papers. The AAPA President will presentAkira Nakamura Award,Anthony Cheung Awardto the presenter(s) who deliver the paper of the highest quality. Akira Nakamura Award will be granted to graduate students, researchers and scholars and Anthony Cheung Award to practitioners and public officials. To be considered for awards, the author(s) must submit the full paper to the conference organizer by the due date, complete the registration form and make payment for the registration fee(s). More details can be foundathttp://www.aapa.asia/contents/bbspage/xbd/board.php?bo_table=m2_db4&wr_id=1
IMPORTANT DATES TO CONSIDER
Abstract/Panel ProposalSubmission Deadline: January 10, 2020
Notification of acceptance/rejection to authors: February 25, 2020
Online Registration: April 8, 2020
Final Paper Submission Deadline: April28, 2020
ConferenceCheck-in: May 27, 2020
Conference Date and On Site Registration: May 28-29, 2020
All presenters must register for the conference in order to have their presentation scheduled in the conference program.
General US $150
Students US $100
Registration fee includes attendance of the conference and membership fee to AAPA for a year and it must be paid in full (this fee is not separable). More detailed information about the Online Registration will be available in early January of 2020.
Conference Venue and Accommodation:
The main conference and the parallel sessions will be held atXuhui Campus, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 1954 Huashan Road, Xuhui, Shanghai.More detailed information about the conference venue will be available in due course.
For conference-related matters, please contact:
2020 AAPA Conference Local Committee
For AAPA membership-related general matters, please contact:
Mr. Jeong Ho Yoo (Executive Secretary of AAPA) or Mr. Mingil Kim (Secretary of AAPA) in the AAPA Secretariat (http://aapa.asia)