The 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference

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In the conference participated 317 participants

Conference programme published

Almost 250 conference participants from 36 countries participated

Conference Report

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...Sessions were interesting, scholars were engaging and all the social events were amazing!

B.K., Kazakhstan, 26th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2018, Iasi

Excellent organization, excellent food. Compliments to the organizers, they did a wonderful job!

V.J., Netherlands, 26th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2018, Iasi

...I must say that the PhD pre-conference seminar was the most useful seminar of my life. Very well...

K.V., Czech Republic, 26th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2018, Iasi

... I would even argue that they are the very best - both in terms of scientific content and also entertainment…

P.W., Denmark, 26th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2018, Iasi

An opportunity to learn from other researchers and other countries' experiences on certain topics.

G.A.C., Hungary, 25th Conference 2017, Kazan

Very well organised, excellent programme and fruitful discussions.

M.M.S., Slovakia, 25th Conference 2017, Kazan

The NISPAcee conference remains a very interesting conference.

M.D.V., Netherlands, 25th Conference 2017, Kazan

Thank you for the opportunity to be there, and for the work of the organisers.

D.Z., Hungary, 24th Conference 2016, Zagreb

Well organized, as always. Excellent conference topic and paper selection.

M.S., Serbia, 23rd Conference 2015, Georgia

Perfect conference. Well organised. Very informative.

M.deV., Netherlands, 22nd Conference 2014, Hungary

Excellent conference. Congratulations!

S. C., United States, 20th Conference 2012, Republic of Macedonia

Thanks for organising the pre-conference activity. I benefited significantly!

R. U., Uzbekistan, 19th Conference, Varna 2011

Each information I got, was received perfectly in time!

L. S., Latvia, 21st Conference 2013, Serbia

The Conference was very academically fruitful!

M. K., Republic of Macedonia, 20th Conference 2012, Republic of Macedonia

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Conference Programme List Overview

for the  27th NISPAcee Annual Conference

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08:30- 11:00

Conference Registration Faculty of Science, Albertov 6 - VP Ground Floor


09:00- 10:15

Opening Plenary Session Aula Purkyně Institute, Albertov 4, Praha

Opening and Welcome Speeches


10:15- 10:45

Coffee Break Corridors


10:45- 11:25

Opening Plenary Session Aula Purkyně Institute, Albertov 4, Praha

Keynote Speeches


11:25- 12:00

Opening Plenary Session Aula Purkyně Institute, Albertov 4, Praha

Award Ceremony


11:30- 15:30

Conference Registration Faculty of Science, Albertov 6 - Lobby Ground Floor


12:00- 13:30

Lunch Menza Albertov Albertov 7, Prague


13:30- 15:00

Main Conference Theme: From Policy Design to Policy Practice VG 1st Floor

Session 1

General Session VP Ground Floor

Session 1: The Role of Institutions and State Reform

Capacity Building Workshop “Evidence-based Policy Making in the European Integration Context" VEZ 3rd Floor

Session 1: Evidence in Policy Evaluations and Challenges in the Diffusion of ‘Evidence’ across Europe

Working Group 1: Local Government M 1st Floor

Session 1: Organization and management / Local Self-government

Working Group 3: Public Administration Reform in CEE and CA LR 3rd Floor

Session 1: Theory and Praxis of Post-New Public Management

Working Group 5: Public Finance and Public Financial Management Z1 2nd Floor

Session 1: Fiscal Federalism

Working Group 6: Evidence-Based Public Policy Making PR 3rd Floor

Session 1: Process of Evidence-based Public Policy Making

Working Group 7: Public Administration Education D 1st Floor

Session 1: From Policy Design to Policy Practice in the European Integration Context

Working Group 8: Non-Governmental Organizations in Central and Eastern Europe G3 Ground Floor

Session 1: From Policy Design to Policy Practice in European Integration Context


15:00- 15:30

Coffee Break Corridors


15:30- 17:00

General Session VP Ground Floor

Session 2: The Role of Professionals and Values in Public Policy

Capacity Building Workshop “Evidence-based Policy Making in the European Integration Context” VEZ 3rd Floor

Session 2: Learning from Good and Bad Practices

Working Group 1: Local Government M 1st Floor

Session 2: Local Democracy / Local Participation / Co-production

Working Group 3: Public Administration Reform in CEE and CA LR 3rd Floor

Session 2: From Policy Design to Policy Practice: Lessons (to be) learnt (1)

Working Group 4: Inter-regional and Cross-border Cooperation and Development MP Ground Floor

Session 1: Sectoral, HR and Municipal Dimensions of Inter-Regional Cooperation

Working Group 5: Public Finance and Public Financial Management Z1 2nd Floor

Session 2: State Interventions

Working Group 6: Evidence-Based Public Policy Making PR 3rd Floor

Session 2: Public Policy Tools and Mechanisms

Working Group 7: Public Administration Education D 1st Floor

Session 2

Working Group 8: Non-Governmental Organizations in Central and Eastern Europe G3 Ground Floor

Session 2: Bottom-up and Top-down Civil Society and Policy-making


17:00- 17:30

PRACTIC Project Meeting (Closed) VEZ 3rd Floor


18:00- 20:30

Welcoming Ceremony in Carolinum - the Historical Centre of the Charles University Carolinum Charles Unviersity, Ovocny trh 3, Prague


07:30- 08:45

PAQUALITY Project Meeting (Closed) PR 3rd Floor


09:00- 10:30

Main Conference Theme: From Policy Design to Policy Practice VG 1st Floor

Session 2

Working Group 1: Local Government M 1st Floor

Session 3: The Context of Local Government

Working Group 2: E-Government VEZ 3rd Floor

Session 1: From Policy Design to Policy Practice in the European Integration Context

Working Group 3: Public Administration Reform in CEE and CA LR 3rd Floor

Session 3: Assessing the Impact of EU Policies on Member States

Working Group 5: Public Finance and Public Financial Management Z1 2nd Floor

Session 3: From Policy Design to Policy Practice in the European Integration Context

Working Group 6: Evidence-Based Public Policy Making PR 3rd Floor

Session 3: Evidence-based Public Policy: Country Case Studies

Working Group 7: Public Administration Education D 1st Floor

Session 3

Working Group 8: Non-Governmental Organizations in Central and Eastern Europe G3 Ground Floor

Session 3: Partnerships and Tensions between Civil Society and Government

Panel: The Rule of Law & Public Administration VP Ground Floor

Session 1: The Rule of Law and CEE Public Governance


10:30- 11:00

Coffee Break Corridors


11:00- 12:30

Panel: The Rule of Law & Public Administration VP Ground Floor

Session 2: Procedural Fairness and Judicial Review

Panel: Politico-Administrative Relations in CEE VEZ 3rd Floor

Session 1

Panel: Challenges in the Strategic Renewal of Public Administrations across Europe LR 3rd Floor

Session 1

Panel: Cultural Policy and Creativity for Smart Development in Central and Eastern Europe PR 3rd Floor

Session 1: Cultural Policies’ and Creativity Actors’ Contribution to Policy Making

Panel: Public Value as a Guiding Principle for Governance G3 Ground Floor

Panel: Public Service Reform in the Post-Soviet Countries VG 1st Floor

Session 1

Panel: Behavioral Interventions in Public Sector M 1st Floor

Session 1


12:30- 13:45

Lunch Menza Albertov Albertov 7, Prague


13:45- 15:15

Panel: Cultural Policy and Creativity for Smart Development in Central and Eastern Europe PR 3rd Floor

Session 2: Governments’ Incentives and Approaches for Preparation and Implementation of Smart Initiatives and Culture-led Development

EAPAA Panel VEZ 3rd Floor

Panel: The Rule of Law & Public Administration VP Ground Floor

Session 3: The Rule of Law in Specific Sectors

Panel: Challenges in the Strategic Renewal of Public Administrations across Europe LR 3rd Floor

Session 2

Panel: Public Service Reform in the Post-Soviet Countries VG 1st Floor

Session 2

Panel: Behavioral Interventions in Public Sector M 1st Floor

Session 2


15:15- 15:30

Coffee Break Corridors


15:30- 16:30

Main Conference Theme: From Policy Design to Policy Practice VG 1st Floor

Session 3

Working Group 1: Local Government M 1st Floor

Session 4: From Policy Design to Policy Practice in the European Integration Context

Working Group 2: E-Government VEZ 3rd Floor

Session 2

Working Group 3: Public Administration Reform in CEE and CA LR 3rd Floor

Session 4: Good Governance Building: An Eastern Outlook

Working Group 4: Inter-regional and Cross-border Cooperation and Development MP Ground Floor

Session 2: Political, Regulatory and Benchmark Foundations of Inter-Regional Cooperation

Working Group 5: Public Finance and Public Financial Management Z1 2nd Floor

Session 4: Public Procurement and Other

Working Group 6: Evidence-Based Public Policy Making PR 3rd Floor

Session 4: Evidence-based Public Policy: Country Case Studies

Working Group 7: Public Administration Education D 1st Floor

Session 4


16:45- 17:30

Business Meeting LR 3rd Floor


17:45- 18:00

Departure of Buses to Melnik Departure of buses from Faculty of Science, Albertov 6


19:00- 23:00

Fairy-tale Evening at the Melnik Castle Melnik Castle


23:00- 00:00

Departure of Buses from Melnik to Prague (Albertov 6) Melnik Castle


09:00- 10:30

Panel: The Rule of Law & Public Administration VP Ground Floor

Session 4: From Policy Design to Policy Practice in the European Integration Context

Working Group 1: Local Government M 1st Floor

Session 5: Local Finances

Working Group 3: Public Administration Reform in CEE and CA LR 3rd Floor

Session 5: From Policy Design to Policy Practice: Lessons (to be) learnt (2)

Working Group 4: Inter-regional and Cross-border Cooperation and Development MP Ground Floor

Session 3: Legal Aspects of Inter-Regional Cooperation: From Policy Design to Policy Practice in the European Integration Context

Working Group 5: Public Finance and Public Financial Management Z1 2nd Floor

Session 5: Taxation, Budgeting, Spendings

Working Group 6: Evidence-Based Public Policy Making PR 3rd Floor

Session 5: Evidence-based Sectoral Policy Making

Working Group 8: Non-Governmental Organizations in Central and Eastern Europe G3 Ground Floor

Session 4: NGOs in Advocacy and NGOs as Watchdogs


10:30- 11:00

Coffee Break Corridors


11:00- 12:30

Plenary Closing Roundtable: Evidence-based Policy Making in the European Integration Context VG 1st Floor


12:30- 13:00

Award Ceremony and Closing of the Conference VG 1st Floor


13:30- 22:30

Sightseeing Tour to Kutna Hora with a Dinner Departure of buses from Faculty of Science, Albertov 6