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11TH INTERNATIONAL EIASM PUBLIC SECTOR CONFERENCE - ONLINE


ONLINE, SEPTEMBER 27-28, 2021
ORGANISED IN COLLABORATION WITH

Queen's University Belfast
  

ABOUT THIS CONFERENCE

Given the continuing challenges posed to many countries by the Pandemic it has been decided to organise this conference on an online basis.

This conference provides a platform for the presentation and discussion of all aspects of the public and not for profit sectors (including state, regional and local government; government agencies; health care; universities  and hybrid organisations which span different parts of the public sector and private and public sectors). This conference has a particular interest in calculative practices and their significance in shaping policy, managing public entities and in holding public services publicly accountable.

This conference is inter-disciplinary. Its deliberations and networking opportunities will be of interest to public sector accountants, public sector financial management specialists , public management researchers, public administration scholars, critical management researchers, public sector economists and public and social policy researchers with interests in the impact of calculative practice on their domain.

LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Noel Hyndman
Martin Kelly
Danielle McConville
Mariannunziata Liguori
Ileana Steccolini
Elaine Stewart
Irvine Lapsley (Chair)

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 


Geert Bouckaert 
Public Governance Institute,
KU Leuven, Belgium

Chris Carter
University of Edinburgh
Business School, UK
Kieran Donnelly 
Comptroller & Auditor General for N. Ireland, UK

 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Deborah Agostino (Polimi)
Michela Arnaboldi (Polimi)
Henk ter Bogt (Groningen)
Tjerk Budding (Amsterdam)
Maria Fernandes (IPCA)
Patricia Gomes (IPCA)
James Guthrie (Macquarie)
Tom Groot (Amsterdam)
Nathalie Halgand (Nantes)
Noel Hyndman (QUB)
Åge Johnsen (Oslo)
Irvine Lapsley (Edinburgh, Chair)
Mariannunziata Liguori (QUB)
Riccardo Mussari (Siena)
Vicente Pina (Zaragoza)
Geraldine Robbins (NUI Galway)
Peter Skærbæk  (Copenhagen)
Ileana Steccolini (Essex, Vice-Chair)
Lourdes Torres (Zaragoza)

 

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. 

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 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.

Full papers are due by June 30th

SUBMIT HERE

DEADLINES

Submission of full papers​: June 30, 2021
Author notification: as of July 15, 2021
Registration of authors: tbd

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 ISSUE OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY & MANAGEMENT

The EIASM Public Sector conference will have a special issue of Financial Accountability & Management on selected papers from this conference. The Guest Editors will be Noel Hyndman, Irvine Lapsley, Marian Liguori and Ileana Steccolini.  

EMERGING SCHOLARS PROGRAMME

The Emerging Scholars Programme becomes this year a separate event that will take place online on September 8th. 

For details CLICK HERE.

PRACTICALITIES

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ADMINISTRATION

Ms. Cristina Setyar - EIASM Conference Manager
EIASM - PASSAGE DU NORD - 19 - 1000 BRUSSELS - BELGIUM
Tel: +32 2 226 66 69 - Fax: +32 2 512 19 29
Email: setyar@eiasm.be