The 29th NISPAcee Annual Conference

The 29th NISPAcee Annual Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, October 21 - October 23, 2021

Excellent conference. I really enjoyed the papers, speakers, schedule and location and great staff!

D.B., United States, 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2019, Prague

...relating to public administration and policy. Good opportunities for networking.

N.D., Georgia, 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2019, Prague

Excellent participants, argument-driven discussions, impartial and supportive Chairs in the Working Group.

D.G., Republic of North Macedonia, 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2019, Prague

...to detail and I really enjoyed the supportive and encouraging atmosphere there. Thank you!

R.B., Lithuania, 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2019, Prague

...both in terms of academic quality and logistics, and also social events. It was a true joy.

E.Z., Bulgaria, 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2019, Prague

...The special programmes were really excellent and we took home many varied experiences.

P.N., Hungary, 27th NISPAcee Annual Conference 2019, Prague

...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  29th NISPAcee Annual Conference

Meeting Name    
Day  Room
WG/Session/Panel  
Meeting Type
Time From   (enter in format: 12:12)   To    (enter in format: 12:12)
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10:00- 12:00

PhD Pre-conference Seminar P6 ground floor

Session 1


12:00- 13:00

Lunch break P6 ground floor

A light lunch will be served directly in the meeting room


13:00- 14:30

PhD Pre-conference Seminar P6 ground floor

Session 2


14:30- 15:00

Coffee break P6 ground floor

Refreshment will be served directly in the meeting room


14:45- 16:30

PhD Pre-conference Seminar P6 ground floor

Session 3


15:30- 18:30

Steering Committee Meeting P19 2nd floor


17:00- 19:00

Conference Registration Lobby in front of P1 souterrain


19:00- 20:00

Meeting with Conference Coordinators (Physical) P6 ground floor


08:30- 12:30

Conference Registration Lobby in front of P1 souterrain


09:00- 10:00

Opening Plenary Session P1 souterrain

Welcome and Opening Speeches


10:00- 10:30

Opening Plenary Session P1 souterrain

Keynote presentation


10:30- 11:00

Coffee break Lobby in front of P1 souterrain


11:00- 11:30

Opening Plenary Session P1 souterrain

Keynote presentation - online


11:30- 12:30

Opening Plenary Session P1 souterrain

Award Ceremony


12:30- 14:00

Lunch break Lobby in front of P1 souterrain


14:00- 15:30

WG1: Local Government (Physical) P2 souterrain

WG2: E-government (Physical) P3 souterrain

WG8: Non-Governmental Organisations in Central and Eastern Europe (Physical) P6 ground floor

WG9: The Rule of Law & Public Administration (Physical) P7 ground floor

RoL and Accountability

WG3: Public Administration Reform in CEE and CA (Online) P4 souterrain

WG4: Inter-regional and Cross-border Cooperation and Development (Online) P8 ground floor

WG5: Public Finance and Public Financial Management (Online) P9 ground floor

Open Sessions (Online) P1 souterrain


15:30- 16:00

Coffee break Lobby in front of P1 souterrain


16:00- 17:30

WG1: Local Government (Physical) P2 souterrain

WG2: E-government (Physical) P3 souterrain

WG3: Public Administration Reform in CEE and CA (Online) P4 souterrain

WG4: Inter-regional and Cross-border Cooperation and Development (Online) P8 ground floor

WG5: Public Finance and Public Financial Management (Online) P9 ground floor

WG6: Evidence-Based Public Policy Making (Online) P6 ground floor

Capacity challenges for professional evidence-based public policy

WG7: Public Administration Education (Online) P7 ground floor

Open Sessions (Online) P1 souterrain


18:45- 20:30

Welcome Reception Ljubljana Castle Grajska planota 1, Ljubljana


09:00- 10:30

WG4: Inter-regional and Cross-border Cooperation and Development (Physical) P8 ground floor

WG7: Public Administration Education (Physical) P14 1st floor

WG9: The Rule of Law & Public Administration (Physical) P7 ground floor

RoL, General Public Interest and Citizens Participation

WG1: Local Government (Online) P2 souterrain

WG2: E-government (Online) P3 souterrain

WG3: Public Administration Reform in CEE and CA (Online) P4 souterrain

WG5: Public Finance and Public Financial Management (Online) P9 ground floor

Panel: Politico-Administrative Relations in CEE (Online) P6 ground floor


10:30- 11:00

Coffee break Lobby in front of P1 souterrain


11:00- 12:30

Main Conference Theme (Physical) P3 souterrain

ReSPA Panel P14 1st floor

Experiences, evolution and capacity development for impact assessment and public consultation in the Western Balkans – current challenges and way forward

Panel: Politico-Administrative Relations in CEE (Physical) P6 ground floor

Panel: Cultural Policy, Co-creation and Smart Development in Central and Eastern Europe (Online) P4 souterrain

Panel: Behavioural Interventions in the Public Sector (Online+Physical) P7 ground floor


12:30- 14:00

Lunch break Lobby in front of P1 souterrain


14:00- 15:30

Main Conference Theme (Online) P3 souterrain

WG1/5: Joint Session (Physical) P8 ground floor

Citizen engagement and participatory budgeting

Panel: Politico-Administrative Relations in CEE (Physical) P6 ground floor

Panel: Cultural Policy, Co-creation and Smart Development in Central and Eastern Europe (Physical) P4 souterrain


15:30- 16:00

Coffee break Lobby in front of P1 souterrain


15:30- 16:30

Poster Session (Physical) Lobby in front of P1 souterrain


16:00- 17:30

WG3: Public Administration Reform in CEE and CA (Physical) P4 souterrain

WG5: Public Finance and Public Financial Management (Physical) P9 ground floor

WG7: Public Administration Education (Physical) P14 1st floor

WG6: Evidence-Based Public Policy Making (Online) P6 ground floor

Institutionalisation of policy analysis methods

WG9: The Rule of Law & Public Administration (Online) P7 ground floor

General Issues on the RoL

WG1/5: Joint Session (Online) P8 ground floor

Participatory Budgeting in CEE: A Useful Tool or Fashion?


16:30- 17:30

Poster Session (Online) P1 souterrain


17:30- 17:45

Break Lobby in front of P1 souterrain


17:45- 18:45

NISPAcee Business Meeting (Physical) P3 souterrain


19:45- 23:00

Thematic "Green" Party Austria Trend Hotel Ljubljana Dunajska cesta 154, Ljubljana


09:00- 10:30

WG5: Public Finance and Public Financial Management (Physical) P9 ground floor

WG6: Evidence-Based Public Policy Making (Physical) P4 souterrain

Capacity challenges for professional evidence-based public policy

WG7: Public Administration Education (Physical) P7 ground floor

WG9: The Rule of Law & Public Administration (Physical) P2 souterrain

Tax Transparency

WG2: E-government (Online) P3 souterrain

WG8: Non-Governmental Organisations in Central and Eastern Europe (Online) P6 ground floor

WG1/5: Joint Session (Online) P8 ground floor

Participatory Budgeting in CEE: A Useful Tool or Fashion?


10:30- 11:00

Coffee break Lobby in front of P1 souterrain


11:00- 12:00

Closing Roundtable P1 souterrain

The Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Higher Education: A Global and NISPAcee Perspective


12:00- 12:30

Closing Plenary Session P1 souterrain


14:00- 21:00

Sightseeing Sightseeing