The 2017 JUC Public Administration Conference
Joining up the Theory and Practice; Policy and Delivery in a wicked context.
The Public Administration Committee (PAC) is the UK’s leading learned society for developing education and research in public administration. PAC is active in the promotion of public administration, public policy and the study of governance, both through scholarly activities and as the representative organisation for those universities in which teaching and research public management.
- From: Wednesday 13 September 2017, 12 am
- To: Thursday 14 September 2017, 12 am
- Location: City site, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
The Public Administration Committee (PAC) is the UK’s leading learned society for developing education and research in public administration. It is an active academic and practitioner community which seeks to advance knowledge and learning in the area of public policy, public administration, and public management.
This annual conference is an opportunity to bring academics and practitioners together to consider the contemporary issues and challenges facing the public sector.
The Centre for Public Scrutiny, the National Audit Office, CIPFA and CIMA are among the organisations that have agreed to attend this years’ conference. Public Policy and Administration, and Teaching Public Administration are the academic journals published by the society and are among the journals that will be represented at the conference.
Anyone interested in organising a panel should contact one of the organisers listed below. Further details of panels proposed will be added to the website in due course.
For more information on this conference, please contact Pete Murphy, Martin Jones or Russ Glennon.
Wednesday 13 September
|10 am - 11 am||Coffee and arrival|
|11 am - 12.30 pm|
Welcome and opening: Dr Ian Elliot (chair of PAC) and Prof Edward Peck, VC of Nottingham Trent University
PLENARY: the state of the nation for public services
Aileen Murphie (NAO) and Sean Nolan (CIPFA)
|12.30 pm - 1.30 pm||Lunch||Conference suite|
|1.30 pm - 3 pm|
Panel 1: the Decline of the Local State
Prof John Fenwick, Dr Lorraine Johnston, and Prof Joyce Liddle
Panel 2: Co-production and interdependency
Prof Andrew Gray and Prof Bruce Stafford
|3 pm - 3.30 pm||Break|
|3.30 pm - 5 pm|
Panel 3: ‘Muddy and murky’ – the shifting councillor/officer relationship
Dr Karin Bottom and Catherine Mangan
Panel 4: Emergency Services Practitioners
Prof Paresh Wanhkade
|5 pm - 6 pm|
TPA editorial board meeting
PPA editorial board meeting
|7.30 pm - 9.30 pm||Conference dinner||Old Chemistry Theatre|
Thursday 14 September
|9.30 am - 11 am|
Panel 5: Economic Development in a post-Brexit world
Prof Joyce Liddle
Panel 6: The Development of Impact Case Studies at NBS
Prof Pete Murphy
|11 am - 11.30 am||Break|
|11.30 am - 1 pm|
Panel 7: Austerity, Financial Management and Accountability
Dr Martin Jones
Panel 8: Health and Wellbeing
Dr Don Harradine
|1 pm - 1.15 pm|
Dr Ian Elliot, Prof Joyce Liddle, and Prof Pete Murphy
|1.15 pm - 2 pm||Lunch||Conference suite|
|2 pm - 3 pm||PA Committee meeting, including 2018 Centenary committee meeting|
The cost of the event is £120 per delegate or £50 for students and those who have retired. Attendees must register in advance. If you would like to book your place, please visit the online store. Please note all fee's are inclusive of VAT.