Past Conferences

Recent Past Conferences

  • naspaa2020

    2020 NASPAA Annual Conference


    #NASPAA2020 was an entirely new online experience where the NASPAA community was able to share, learn, connect, and showcase in a safe and sustainable way on Oct. 14 – 16, 2020. This was NASPAA's first ever virtual conference.

  • 2019 NASPAA Conference Banner

    2019 NASPAA Annual Conference, Los Angeles, California


    Over 700 leaders in public affairs education from over 200 different universities from 25 countries attended the 2019 Annual Conference in Los Angeles, CA, October 16 - 19th. NASPAA celebrated its 50th anniversary, and panels and speakers discussed reconstructing governance for the next 50 years. 

  • NASPAA2018

    2018 NASPAA Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia

    Examining and Celebrating Public Service in a Disrupted World!

    681 people from over 200 different universities from 24 countries attended the 2018 NASPAA Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA, October 10 - 13th. The important theme Making A Difference: Good Governance in Disrupted State(s) was explored.

  • 2017 NASPAA Annual Conference

    2017 NASPAA Annual Conference Washington, DC

    Rebuilding Trust and Revitalizing Public Service!

    Over 650 people from over 20 different countries attended the 2017 NASPAA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. October 11 - 14th, making it one of the largest in history. The important theme: Confidence in Public and Nonprofit Institutions: How is it Built, How is it Lost, and How is it Regained? was examined through four tracks. 

  • 2016 Annual Conference

    2016 NASPAA Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio

    Grassroots Globalization: Teaching Good Governance and Values in a Connected World

    545 attendees gathered in Columbus, Ohio, October 19 - 21 to attend the 2016 NASPAA Annual Conference, Grassroots Globalization: Teaching Good Governance and Values in a Connected World. It was an opportunity to connect with colleagues and highlighted global and local activities in all part of the world.