International Conference on Government Performance, Management and Innovation

Government Performance Management, Leadership and Innovation: A Multi-National Partnership

The International Conference on Government Performance Management and Leadership is a bi-annual conference designed to focus on government innovations that foster institutional trust and accountability, while promoting sustainable solutions.

Conference cosponsors include: The Hatfield School of Government and the Center for Public Service at Portland State University, China's Lanzhou University, Japan's Waseda University, Rutgers University, Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh National Academy for Politics and Public Administration, and the College of Local Administration Khon Kaen University in Thailand.

Leading scholars and practitioners in the field of performance management presented papers on a variety of themes, including: initiatives that integrate "management" and "leadership" innovations as related concepts, growth models which promote sustainable development, and creative strategies for addressing institutional trust and accountability.

The 2009 conference was hosted by the School of Management at Lanzhou University, China. The 2011 conference was hosted by the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University, Oregon, USA. The 2013 conference was hosted by Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. The 2015 conference will return to Lanzhou, China.

As a new member of the collaboration, the College of Local Administration Khon Kaen University in Thailand will be hosting the upcoming 2017 conference.