The International Conference on Public Organization (ICONPO) was first established in Yogyakarta, Indonesia January 30, 2011 by APSPA Organization. The organization brought together some experts from the public organization delegates such as, 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. The executive member of Asia Pacific Society for Public Affairs was held meeting virtually to discuss the ICONPO 2021 and the result is the conference will be held virtually collaboration with Huazhong University of Science and Technology on August 14, 2021, since the situation of COVID-19 is still in undprecedented time within around countries. The themes of ICONPO 2021 entitled “Digital Governance and Crisis Management in COVID-19: A Call for An Action”. The executive board of APSPA welcome you to join ICONPO 2021. The ICONPO 2021 also will conduct a Board Insight of Future Public Administration. We are invites all a professional, scholar and any practitioner to join and participate in our event. The submitted abstract will be reviewed to ensure the scientific quality.


At the moment, on 13 October 2020 we are agreed to collaborating with Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan for ICONPO 2021 with two platform, online and on-site. Participant can choose which platform they would like to join, online for the participant outside China, and on-site for most participant from main China. Instead of expecting the world is healing soon from COVID-19. But surprisingly, on April 2021, Indonesia and many countries increase the number of COVID-19 suspected. Without diminishing our respect to many parties, we decided to run the virtual conference, to keep productive and aware about the Virus.

Since, The main administration and secretary office of APSPA is in Yogyakarta, the committee will remotely working under the secretary office of APSPA in Yogyakarta.