Friday, March 30, 2012

Call for Papers to NCPAG@60 International Conference, 27-29 June 2012

Call for Papers to NCPAG@60 International Conference

The National College of Public Administration and Governance , University of the Philippines (NCPAG-UP) invites you to participate in an international conference as part of its 60th anniversary celebration. With the theme “Public Administration and Governance: Tradition and Transformation,” the conference will be held on 27-29 June 2012 at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

The sub-themes and corresponding panels of the Conference are:

1) Public Administration and Governance Education

Panel 1-a: Pedagogy, Tradition, and Emerging Challenges in PA Education

Panel 1-b: Distance Education, E-Learning, and Other Innovations

Panel 1-c: Challenges to Administrative Thought

2) Excellence, Professionalization, Innovation, and Transformation

Panel 2-a: Ecology, Environment, Climate Change, and Public Policy

Panel 2-b: Public Sector Reforms and Best Practices

Panel 2-c: Citizenship and Civil Society in Governance

3) Public Administration Today and in the Future.

Panel 3-a: Human Rights, Human Development , Democratization and the MDGs

Panel 3-b: PA and International Covenants and Convention and the Right to Development

Panel 3-c: Local Governance

There shall be plenary sessions during the morning and simultaneous panels in the afternoon. Poster presentations shall also be running parallel to the morning and afternoon sessions.

For those interested to present papers, the deadline for the submission of abstracts via email is 30 November 2011. Notification of acceptance will be sent by 31 January 2012. The full papers for accepted abstracts are due on 30 April 2012.

The NCPAG-UP will be unable to fund transportation expenses and daily allowances for paper presenters and participants. The Organizing Committee has negotiated with EDSA Shangri-La Hotel for a discounted rate of P6,500/P7,200 for single/double accommodation. Participants may directly contact the hotel about their flight details. Other hotels that are near the conference venue are: The Linden Suites, Discovery Suites, The Malayan Plaza, and Richmonde Hotel.

Registration fee for local participants is PhP6,000 and for international participants is US$250.00.

For participants of countries requiring visa to the Philippines, please email enp.gamboa@yahoo.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it so that the Conference Organizing Committee can send an official invitation to facilitate your visa application.
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