Events

The Keystone State Chapter provides a variety of opportunities for members and students to be apprised of public administration issues, to discuss common concerns, and to enjoy informal networking.  Some of these events are conducted in collaboration with university public administration programs.  In addition, chapter members participate in national and regional programs sponsored by the American Society for Public Administration.  

More information can be found at Upcoming and Recent Events on this website or by emailing the Keystone State Chapter at aspa-pa-chapter@keystoneaspa.com.

Chapter events include:

ANNUAL CHAPTER AWARDS CEREMONY

The Keystone State Chapter has been proud to conduct an annual awards ceremony in May during Public Service Recognition Week to honor public servants and students.  

PANEL AND SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

The chapter offers panel and speaker presentations that address public administration issues targeted to the interests of our Pennsylvania membership. 

PROGRAM EVENT PARTNERSHIPS

The chapter partners with university public administration programs to expand event and networking opportunities.  These may include speaker and panel presentations, as well as participation in Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society induction ceremonies that recognize outstanding students preparing for public service careers.

ASPA NATIONAL EVENTS

In addition to Keystone State Chapter events, ASPA national headquarters conducts webinars throughout the year that feature public administration issues and publications, as well as topics of particular interest to students and young professionals.  Whether you’re a student, a scholar, a practitioner, or a retired public servant, you’ll find educational resources accessible for life-long learning.   Information regarding these opportunities can be found at www.aspanet.org.  ASPA’s Annual Conference typically is conducted in April to bring together public administrators from across the discipline for panel discussions and presentations that share the latest research and hands-on knowledge from leading scholars and practitioners.

ASPA REGIONAL EVENT

The Northeast Conference on Public Administration, that typically occurs in November, is a forum for hundreds of participants from federal, state and local governments, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations to exchange ideas on current issues, research, and practice.