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2017 Conference: Call for Proposals to Host the 14th Biennial Meeting of the PMRA

The Site Selection Committee is now calling for proposals from institutions to host the 2017 conference. The Annex contains the criteria by which decisions will be made. Applicants to host the PMRC are welcome to contact us regarding questions you may have concerning the application process or conference details. Potential hosts are requested to complete the application, addressing the criteria laid out in the Annex, and submit an electronic version of the application by June 1, 2014 to the Site Selection Committee chair (see below). Further details, including the Annex can be found here.

2017 Site Selection Committee
Carolyn Heinrich (chair),
Brad Wright,
Anna Amirkhanyan,
John Bryson,
Chris Skelcher,
Larry O'Toole,

2015 Public Management Conference – University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is pleased to host the 2015 Public Management Research Association (PMRA) Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

We are pleased to welcome you and other PMRA members to the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota for the 13th Biennial PMRA Conference. The Humphrey School ranks among the top professional schools of public affairs at public universities in the country. The School is widely recognized for its role in examining public issues and shaping public policy at the local, state, national, and international levels, and for providing leadership and management expertise to public and nonprofit organizations. The conference will take place in early June of 2015.

Locations of previous conferences:

  • 2013 - University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • 2011 - Syracuse University
  • 2009 - Ohio State University
  • 2007 - University of Arizona
  • 2005 - University of Southern California
  • 2003 - Georgetown University
  • 2001 - Indiana University
  • 1999 - Texas A&M University
  • 1997 - University of Georgia
  • 1995 - University of Kansas
  • 1993 - University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • 1991 - Syracuse University