October 3 – October 6, 2012
Marriott Coral Springs Hotel, Golf Club & Convention Center
Coral Springs, Florida
$85.00/night plus tax with free parking, free internet and breakfast discounts in the hotel restaurant.
Early Bird Registration ends on July 31st.
SECoPA 2012 will be hosted by the South Florida Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). The theme of this year’s conference is“PROMOTING A POSITIVE TRANSITION FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE: Hope for the Future.”
Panels will cover diverse topics such as Economic Policy, Disasters/Hazards/Emergency Management, Environmental Policy and Management, Ethics, Finance and Budgeting, Health Administration and Policy, Human Resource Management, International and Comparative Public Administration, Local Government Performance Management, Nonprofit Leadership and Management, Performance Management, Policy, Planning and Program Evaluation, Public Management and Organization Theory, Social Welfare Policy, Criminal Justice Administration, and Planning and Policy
A SECoPA conference features a mix of academics, practitioners and pracademics from across the Southeast and the United States, and offers a comfortable forum for critical dialogue on important governance and policy issues, scholarly & practice-based exchanges and professional development & networking opportunities at a reasonable price.
More than 50 panels and more than 200 panelists are expected. The program is being drafted.
They are still seeking volunteers to assist in the planning of the conference as well as at the hotel during the conference with a goal for participation from ASPA members, chapters and academic institutions throughout Florida, the Southeast, and the United States. Volunteer opportunities include: Fundraising and Sponsorship, Marketing, Registration, and Conference Logistics.