APSPA - Asia Pacific Society for Public Affairs



The International Conference on Public Organization (ICONPO) was first established in Yogyakarta, Indonesia January 30, 2011. The organization brought together some experts from the public organization delegates like, Korea University, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Thammasat University of Thailand, Khon Kaen University of Thailand, Universitas Utara Malaysia, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) of Philippines, etc. to carry out conferences, seminars and workshops.

This year, VIT University, Vellore 632014, Tamil Nadu India was selected during the executive meeting of the Asia Pacific Society for Public Affairs (APSPA) in Bandung, Indonesia to host for the conference in 2018.

The ICONPO VIII invites research papers that explore conceptual analysis, design implementation and evaluation, and sharing practical solution on governance issues. The submitted abstract will be reviewed to ensure the scientific quality.

APSPA invites academicians, practitioners, and researchers who are interested in governance issues to join ICONPO VIII in Chennai, India on July 28 -29, 2018. The Centre for Disaster Mitigation and Management, VIT University, Vellore India will host the conference in Hotel Taj Coromondal, Chennai City, Tamil Nadu State, India. ICONPO VIII takes “Policy, Public Affairs, Disaster Governance: Building Effective Collaborative Partnership” as its grand theme. Please note the important dates as follow:

  • Abstract Submission Deadline                : February 15, 2018
  •  Abstract Acceptance Notification          : February 28, 2018
  • Full Paper Submission Deadline              : May 30th, 2018
  • ICONPO VII Conference Days                 : July 28 -29, 2018

Kindly submit your abstract to iconpo2018@gmail.com.

Selected papers will be published in SCOPUS indexed international Journal (International of Risk Disaster Management)

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July 28th, 2018

July 29th, 2018

Hotel Taj Coromondal, Chennai City, Tamil Nadu State, India