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9TH INTERNATIONAL EIASM PUBLIC SECTOR CONFERENCE


LISBON, PORTUGAL, SEPTEMBER 6-8, 2016
ORGANISED IN COLLABORATION WITH


   
 

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Maria José Fernandes

Maria Antónia de Jesus

Patrícia Gomes

Irvine Lapsley (Chair) 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Michela Arnaboldi (Polimi)
Henk ter Bogt (Groningen)
Tjerk Budding (Amsterdam)
James Guthrie (Macquarie)
Tom Groot (Amsterdam)
Nathalie Halgand (Nantes)
Jan van Helden (Groningen)
Noel Hyndman (QUB)
Kerry Jacobs (UNSW)
Åge Johnsen (Oslo)
Irvine Lapsley (Edinburgh)
Riccardo Mussari (Siena)
Vicente Pina (Zaragoza)
Peter Skærbæk  (Copenhagen)
Ileana Steccolini (Bocconi)
Lourdes Torres (Zaragoza)

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


Michael Barzelay, London School of Economics 

Albert Meijer, Utrecht School of Governance

José Tavares, Portuguese Courts of Accounts

 

PROGRAMME

Final programme HERE

The academic programme will start on September 6, at 13h (preceded by lunch) and will end on September 8 at around 17h.

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

The EIASM Public Sector conference welcomes contributions on all aspects of everyday life in public sector organizations. This forum is a conference for scholarly debate on the challenges facing public services in the 21st century. This includes the manner in which public service organizations respond to a recessionary environment. It also includes the impact of changes in technology on public services and the sustainability agenda. Structural changes in service delivery, with more network organizations, are also of interest. The interplay of public, private and nonprofit organizations in public service challenges is also of interest. The manner in which accounting informs or fails to inform public policy is also relevant to this conference. This conference is also interested in specific changes in public sector accounting such as the adoption of IPSAS. There will also be a special track on Audit with a special issue of Financial Accountability & Management planned for this track – see more details below.

This conference welcomes interdisciplinary perspectives on public sector issues. Accounting, Accountability and Governance in public services as captured through the lens of public management, public administration, public policy, and social theory are all of interest for this event.

This Call includes an interest in papers on the manner in which public services are managed and the role of accounting, performance and accountability information in management control. Research papers on the intersection of accounting practice, management styles and public policy are also welcomed. Studies of the nature of, and innovations in, accounting and auditing practices in action across the entire spectrum of public service organizations – central and regional government, local government, health care organizations, non governmental public sector bodies and agencies – are of particular interest for this conference.

Research papers which adopt a variety of methodological approaches are of interest to this conference. This includes studies which based on in depth case studies of particular organizations; surveys of public sector organizations; historical studies of public sector bodies; observational studies; archival research and discussion papers on matters of contemporary debate.

In the selection of papers for this conference both extended abstracts and full papers will be considered for inclusion in the programme, but preference will be given to full papers by the Scientific Committee

Extended abstracts (2 pages) or full papers are due by 29 February 2016. Extended abstracts should provide information on the theme of the paper, the theory used, the research method applied and a summary of the results. Acceptance of an extended abstract  is conditional upon submission of your full paper. There are no other formatting guidelines.


SUBMISSION CLOSED

DEADLINES


Submission of papers/complete abstracts (including the YSP): 29 February 2016
Notification of authors: with apologies, the notifications will be sent on April 11

Final papers deadline: 30 June, 2016
Registration deadline for authors: June 19, 2016

YOUNG SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Young scholars are included as members of the full conference. However, there will be a separate track for the Young Scholars program which will take place on the opening day of the conference. Young scholars are invited to submit a research proposal (including a literature review, research questions and research design). The authors of the selected research proposals participate in the conference by (1) having a round table discussion of their research and (2) and being a discussant on one of the presentations by another of the Young Scholars. This format has been devised with the purpose of providing constructive suggestions for improving the papers of Young Scholars.

To submit your paper use the online submission link for the main event and mention in the title field of your submission form “YSP”.

Deadline to submit to the YSP: 29 February 2016

BEST PAPER AWARD

The Best Paper award is named the 'JUNE PALLOT PRIZE' .The winner of the prize for the Best Conference Paper will be presented with an engraved quaich. 

SPECIAL ISSUES

The EIASM Public Sector conference has a special issue of Financial Accountability & Management on public sector auditing. This will be edited by Age Johnsen (Oslo).

In addition conference participants may wish to submit to Review of Applied Management Studies for a special issue to be edited by Maria José Fernandes and Patrícia Gomes. 

More information will be given onsite.

SPONSORS




 

PRACTICALITIES

VENUE
ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon,
Av. das Forças Armadas, 1649-026 Lisbon, Portugal
How to reach ISCTE

RECOMMENDED HOTELS
The following hotels are at 10-15 minutes walking distance from ISCTE Business School:

HOTEL VILLA RICA

HOTEL NH CAMPO GRANDE

HOTEL VIP BERNA

HOTEL 3K EUROPA

HOTEL VIP ZURIQUE
 

ONLINE REGISTRATION
FEES (VAT excluded) - The fees include participation to the workshop, lunches, workshop dinner, welcome reception and morning and afternoon refreshments.

   
For participants affiliated with an institution that is member or associate member of the EIASM's
Academic Council
300,00 € (VAT Exempt)
For participants coming from another academic institution 390,00 € (VAT Exempt)

Cancellations made before August 2, 2016 will be reimbursed minus 20% of the total fee. No reimbursement will be possible after that date.

Payments should be made by :

  • The following credit cards: Visa or Eurocard/Mastercard/Access

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ADMINISTRATION

Ms. Cristina Setyar - EIASM Conference Manager
EIASM - PLACE DE BROUCKÈRE-PLEIN - 31 - 1000 BRUSSELS - BELGIUM
Tel: +32 2 226 66 69 - Fax: +32 2 512 19 29
Email: cristina.setyar@eiasm.be