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2021 NASPAA Annual Conference

Registration is now open! Member Early-Bird Rate of $99 available until Sept. 30

The 2021 NASPAA Annual Conference, Oct. 27 – 29, will be primarily an online experience using the virtual conference platform, Pathable. You will be able to share, learn, connect, and showcase in a safe and sustainable way. Attendees will be able to engage with live and prerecorded sessions, schedule one on one meetings, attend committee and section meetings, search and create a personal agenda, and interact with peers, speakers, and sponsors. All presentations through the platform will integrate with Zoom. Committee and Section meetings will take place on Monday, Oct. 25 and Tuesday, Oct. 26, most workshops will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 27, and most panel sessions will take place between 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) USA on Thursday, Oct. 28 and Friday, Oct. 29, 2021. 

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NASPAA South Asia Conference, November 2021

SAVE THE DATE: NOVEMBER 12-14, 2021

The 2021 Virtual NASPAA South Asia Conference in November 2021, to be organized by NASPAA; the South Asian Institute of North South University, Bangladesh; and the JSW School of Public Policy at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India, aims to bring together academics, practitioners from civil society, and representatives from the private sector from South Asia to virtually share lessons learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic and to discuss ways to prepare public leaders for a post-pandemic world.  More details

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