Venue: The Conference will be held at King Faisal Conference Hall, Intercontinental Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Event Date/Time: Nov 01, 2009 End Date/Time: Nov 04, 2009
Registration Date: Apr 01, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Jul 13, 2009
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Conference Theme and Invitation for participation

The Institute of Public Administration (IPA) intends to celebrate its 50th anniversary on November 1, 2009 under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. Based on the IPA's objectives and role in improving the Kingdom's administrative development, the activities of this event will include holding an international conference entitled, "The International Conference for Administrative Development: Towards Excellence in Public Sector Performance

Politicians, organization leaders, management thinkers and public management practitioners regard public sector's performance as a major concern of all governments. This is mainly due to the fact that it plays an effective role in bolstering the efforts towards the achievement of sustainable economic and administrative development, the formation of a distinguished public and private sectors, and the improvement of the quality of government services and their delivery.

This conference, therefore, aims to promote a culture of excellence in the public sector performance, through the presentation and discussion of some of the recent trends and issues that are relevant to the improvement of public sector performance and have been outlined in the conference's themes. This aim will be achieved through the participation of selected distinguished thinkers, academics and practitioners of administration and management, at the local, regional and international levels, and through benefitting from the successful international experiences in the improvement of public sector performance.

The IPA has the utmost intent of ensuring the conference's success. Consequently, we, the IPA, are delighted to invite you to participate in the activities of the conference with academic research papers or working papers or through active involvement in the conference discussions. We are looking forward for your participation and welcoming you at the conference in Riyadh


Additional Information

Objectives of the Conference To promote a culture of excellence in the public sector performance and to improve the quality of government services delivery, To highlight the role of performance measurement in the improvement of government services, To discuss the new trends and approaches of the development and improvement of organizations' performance. To discuss the future role of administrative development, institutions, as well as their visions and contributions to the improvement of performance in public sector, To highlight and discuss the importance of knowledge management and its role in promoting public sector performance , To highlight the importance of the partnership between the public and private sectors in achieving excellence in providing services, To discuss some of the successful international experiences in achieving excellence in government performance