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The 6th Global Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

Public Administration in the Middle East
Challenges and Opportunities
 
December 17-18, 2017
 
Hosted by Kuwait University
Kuwait

Conference Chair
Dr. Meshari Al-Hajri
Dean, College of Business Administration


The Association for Middle Eastern Public Policy and Administration (AMEPPA) is pleased to announce the Sixth Global Conference on Public Policy and Administration in the Middle East. This conference will convene at Kuwait University on December 17 and 18, 2017 in Kuwait.
 
Public Administration in the Middle East
Challenges and Opportunities

Conference Tracks
 
·  Public Administration in the Middle East: What is Working and What is Not?
·  Transforming Public Administration in the Middle East to the 21st Century: A Learning Curve.
·  Academic- Practitioners Partnership: Meeting the Public Needs.
·  Evidence-Based Research and Public Administration in the Middle East.
·  Curriculum and Pedagogy: The Challenges of Teaching Public Administration in the Middle East.
·  Innovation versus Traditions: The Challenges of e-Public Service.
·  Effective Communication in the Age of the Internet: Toward an Effective Public Forum.
·  Learning from Other Models: Bridging Globalization with Regionalism.
·  Coordination, Access and Transparency versus Efficiency and Effectiveness.
·  Civic Society and Public Participation: Toward a New Public-Private Partnership.



Submission of Proposals

Proposals are accepted in both English and Arabic. Please send your abstract to: president@ameppa.org no later than November 25, 2017.    

Proposals should identify the conference track where the paper should be placed, and include the title of the paper, a description of the paper and underlying research, contact information, and the names and institutional affiliations of the authors.   

The organizers particularly welcome panel proposals, which should identify the title of the panel and the conference track where the panel should be placed, and include the titles and descriptions of the papers, the names and institutional affiliations of the panel convener and authors, and their contact information.   

The conference committee will notify authors and panel conveners by November 28, 2017. If circumstances prevent attendance, the conference committee asks that the author arrange to have the paper delivered by co-author or substitute.


Students and Junior Scholars

The conference committee would like to invite junior scholars and graduate student who are interested in public policy and public administration in the Middle East to submit paper and panel proposals.   

Publication Opportunities   

Authors will receive the opportunity to have their papers published in the Proceedings of the Sixth Global Conference on Public Policy and Administration in the Middle East, which will be organized by AMEPPA. Authors may also be invited to submit their papers in a peer reviewed journal the Middle East Review of Public Administration (MERPA).   

Registration Fees and Expenses   

The conference registration is free, but advanced registration for the conference is required. Please register by sending an email to president@ameppa.org no later than December 3, 2017. Conference participants are responsible for organizing their own travel arrangements, and for covering the costs and expenses associated with such travel arrangements, including but not limited to: accommodations, meals, visa arrangements and transportation. A limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms would be announced when available.

Additional Information   

 Additional information about the conference location, the host, visa requirements, hotels, and transportation will be posted on the AMEPPA website: http://www.ameppa.org