Contributors wanted for public sector conference Research Day July 29, 2014 Professor RAW Rhodes will lead the Research Day discussions in an opening address The deadline for abstracts for an international public sector conference Research Day, which will be held at Murdoch University on October 31, has been extended. The Research Day will be hosted by the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs following the Institute of Public Administration (IPAA) 2014 International Conference, which takes place at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on October 29 and 30. Abstracts no longer than 200 words should be submitted via the conference website by Friday, August 8. Professor Richard Higgott, Vice Chancellor of Murdoch University and Chair of the IPAA 2014 Program Committee, said the Research Day would provide added value to the IPAA 2014 Conference. “It is an opportunity to examine more closely the current research into service delivery, policy development and public administration,” said Professor Higgott. “In turn, it provides a platform to inform future research to help shape the public service of tomorrow.” The institute welcomes papers and panel presentations within the broad themes of the conference. These include: • Fostering leadership; • Building trust in the public sector and beyond; • Connecting with business and the independent sector; • Shaping policy for the future; • Engaging with emerging nations; and • Regional and international trends. IPAA 2014 keynote speaker Professor RAW Rhodes, Professor of Government (research), University of Southampton (UK) and Griffith University (AU) will lead the Research Day discussions in an opening address. Registration for the Research Day is $120 per person and $60 for students. For more information visit the Research Day website or contact the IPAA 2014 Conference Secretariat, EECW on 08 9389 1488 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Print This Post Media contact: Jo Manning Tel: (08) 9360 2474 | Mobile: 0408 201 309 | Email: email@example.com Categories: General, Events, Teaching and Learning, Domestic students, International students, Research, Asian studies, political science and social sciences, Sir Walter Murdoch School Tags: griffith university, institute of public administration, ipaa, ipaa conference 2014, ipaa conference research day, perth convention and exhibition centre, raw rhodes, richard higgott, sir walter murdoch school of public policy and international affairs, university of southampton Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!