Monday, November 29, 2010

Global Conf on Transparency Research: Proposals Due Nov 30th

From an email announcement sent by Suzanne J. Piotrowski:
The 1st Global Conference on Transparency Research takes place at Rutgers University-Newark on May 19-20, 2011.  The deadline for proposals is November 30th, 2010.  Information on the conference and the Call for Papers is provided here:

Conference Program Announcements

Professor Christopher Hood, the Gladstone Professor of Government and Fellow of All Souls College Oxford, is the conference keynote speaker.  The keynote speech is sponsored by Governance: An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions.

Marco Daglio, Head of the Public Service Delivery Unit, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development will present an overview of the OECD’s Open Government Project.

Martin Tisné, Program Manager of the Transparency and Accountability Initiative, will present an assessment of which areas of inquiry related to transparency and accountability deserve increased scholarly attention. The Transparency and Accountability Initiative is a donor collaborative that includes the Ford Foundation, Hivos, the International Budget Partnership, the Omidyar Network, the Open Society Institute, the Revenue Watch Institute, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

Travel assistance

Conference organizers will provide hotel accommodations and on-site meals for all individuals presenting papers.  A limited number of travel bursaries are available and supported by Canada's International Development Research Centre, the Open Society Institute’s Right To Information Fund, and the World Bank Institute.  Information on travel funding is available on the conference webpage.

For more details contact:

Professor Suzanne J. Piotrowski
Conference Chairperson
School of Public Affairs and Administration
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

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