2015 Annual Conference held in Seoul, Korea

  • 2017-03-30

    On Sept. 2-4, 2015, the 2015 Asian Group for Public Administration (AGPA) Annual Conference was held in Seoul, South Korea. 63 experts and academics from 13 countries including China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, India and Philippines participated in the Conference.


    This Annual Conference was jointly organized by Chinese Academy of Personnel Science (CAPS) and Korea Institute of Public Administration (KIPA) . The theme of this year’s Annual Conference is “Shifting the Governance Paradigms to Enhance Trust in Government” The sub-themes of the conference are: 1) The Development of Governance in Asian Countries; 2) Setting up New Relationship between National and Local Government; 3) Enhancing National Integrity and Public Service Quality. Meanwhile, there were also two special sessions held. One was the special session for IIAS Study Group on Efficiency, Effectiveness and Governance. The other one was the special session for KIPA.


    The Conference had received 83 abstracts and 48 full papers. Three well-known experts delivered keynote speech at the plenary session. 48 participants delivered presentations at parallel sessions. Four experts served as the general rapporteur and assistant rapporteurs.