III ANNUAL LATIN AMERICAN NETWORK CONFERENCE
THE NEW PUBLIC LATIN AMERICAN ADMINISTRATION
“BUILDING NEW PARADIGMS FOR GOVERNMENT EXCELLENCE”
Toluca City, State of Mexico, Mexico
15 - 18 August, 2010
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III Annual Latin American Conference 2010
The Division of Student Affairs-Special Office for Latin American Initiatives at The University of New Mexico, in partenership with the Institute of Public Administration (IAPEM) and the Latin American Network in Government and Public Policy (LATNET), are please to invite you to participate in its III Annual Conference entitled “The New Public Latin American Administration: Building New Paradigms for Government Excellence.” This conference will take place in the State of Mexico, Mexico, from August 15 – 18, 2010. The conference will promote interchange of ideas and current practices in the fields of Government and Public Policy, and it will provide professional development opportunities. Attendees will be coming mainly from Latin American Universities (focus in Mexico), federal and local government officials, scholars, and leaders of professional associations.
Academic Conference Agenda
The conference will include plenary sessions led by distinguished speakers, main panels, round tables, posters sessions, and book presentations. Participants will gain first-hand experience with leadership skills to promote social justice in Latin America.
Call for Papers
Papers are sought in the following topics:
- E-government and New Trends in the Public Sector
- Public Policy and Public Management
- Social Justice, Social Policies and Education in Latin America
- New institutionalism in Latin America countries
- Political institutions in Latin America
- The New Latin American Governmental Agenda
- Innovation and Best Practices in Education and Public Administration
- Professionalization, Accountability and Transparency in Public Administration
Please submit a 200 word abstract by June 15th, 2010. Abstracts will be reviewed, and accepted papers will be affirmed by invitation by June 30th, 2010. If you want to include your paper in the cd-rom, please be aware that complete papers will be due by July 22, 2010. Submissions are invited for various types of sessions:
Panels. Researchers, as individuals or small groups (4 or 5 participants including a coordinator), will briefly present papers in approximately 15 minutes per participant --one hour and 30 minutes per panel, including questions and answers session. Round Tables. Small to medium groups (from 4-6 participants) will engage in discussion around a topic related to public policy and social justice. Sessions will be led by a person with expertise or serious questions inviting input from others. Distinguished experts will be invited to lead some sessions. Submissions of issues and questions are invited from people interested in leading a roundtable discussion. Posters. Research topics, questions, results and discussion, information about academic or research institution, will be presented on a poster up to 36" by 48". Presenters will be asked to be available to discuss their posters during a particular session.
Please complete the following form to submit an abstract of work you wish to present at the conference. Abstracts must be submitted as papers, posters and/or round table discussions. Round table submissions should include a statement of the background and expertise of the person submitting to lead the discussion. Papers may be experiential in nature or reports of research. Abstracts for posters or round tables should state the problem or question addressed and an overview of the content.
If you are submitting more than one abstract, please submit each separately. Abstracts will be reviewed blindly, but please be sure to identify the author(s) on each paper, your institution, and contact information on the form so that we can notify you.
Accepted presenters will be able to attend the conference at a reduced price.
June 15, 2010 Deadline for Abstract submission.
June 30, 2010 Accepted presenters notified.
July 22, 2010 Completed papers should be received if you want to include it in the CD-ROM of the Conference .
Registration Fees, and Conference Fees
Please register for the conference using this form. UNM faculty and staff, see statement below regarding using tuition remission to attend this conference!
Early Registration Fee is $150 (due June 30, 2010).
Late fee Registration Fee is $ 250 (From July 1- July 30, 2010) .
On site Registration Fee is $ 300.00 (only cash is received)
UNM Students Registration Fee is 100.00 (due June 30, 2010; No-on site Registration)
Conference fees is the same for all participants $100.00. This fee is waived for UNM Staff, Faculty and Students. It is also waived for previous LATNET Conferences atendees, 2008 and 2009.
Payment by Credit Card online
You can submit your payment by credit card. Pay online HERE
Prices are in US dollars.
Mexican sponsors institutions will offer, free of charges for atendees, two breakfasts, networking coffee and a closing ceremony cocktail.
The Collection on Mentoring entitled, “Field Guide of Mentoring: An Outlook of Theory and Practice,” co-plubished in Spanish by The Mentoring Institute at UNM and the IAEPM in Mexico will be presented by the Editors of the Collection and also from several co-authors from USA universities. In addition, all participants are stimulated to present in 15 minutes their own books, in special sessions.
You can present your paper, participate in a round table or presenting your poster speaking English or Spanish.
Accomodations and Travel
Hotel. All conference sessions will be held in the Fiesta Inn Tollocan. Arrangements have been made for LATNET-UNM Conference attendees. You will need to make your reservations directly with the hotel –please say that you will attend the LATNET-UNM Conference to stay at a special rate --rates are subject to prevailing state sales and bed taxes. Room rate will be: $1000 mexican pesos (approx. $85 US dollars per nigth --including taxes).
Paseo Tollocan Oriente #1132 Esq. Fco. I. Madero.
Colonia Santa Ana Tlapaltitlan
C.P. 50160 Toluca, Estado de México, MEXICO. Tel.: 01152 (722) 276 10 00 Fax: 01152 (722) 276 10 10
To guarantee that you will receive the special rate, please make your reservation by July 25, 2010.
Overall Conference Agenda
|Sunday, 08-15-10||Monday, 08-16-10||Tuesday, 08-17-10||Wednesday, 08-18-10|
8:30 – 9:15 Breakfast Welcome Ceremony
9:20 – 10:00 KeyNote-Speaker Plenary Session
8:30 – 9:15 Breakfast
9:20 – 10:00 Distinguished Speaker Plenary Session
8:30 – 9:15 Breakfast
9:30 – 10:00 Distinguished Speaker Plenary Session
10:00 – 11:30 First Main Panel Plenary Session
|10:00 – 11:30 Third Main Panel Plenary Session||10:00 – 11:30 Concurrent Panel Presentation|
|12:00 – 18:00 Conference Registration||12:00 – 13:30 Second Main Panel Plenary Session||12:00 – 13:30 Fourth Main Panel Plenary Session||12:00 – 13:30 Concurrent Panel Presentation|
|13:30 – 14:30 Lunch by your own||
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch by your own
|13:30 – 14:00 Distinguished Speaker Plenary Session|
15:00 – 16:30 Round Table Plenary Session
|15:00 – 16:30 Concurrent Book Presentation Plenary Session||14:00 – 14:45 Closing Ceremony Plenary Session|
|16:30 – 17:30 Book Presentation Plenary Session||
16:30 – 17:30 Round Table Plenary Session
|15:00 – 16:30 Cocktail|
17:30 – 18:00 Distinguished Speaker Plenary Session
17:30 – 18:00 Distinguished Speaker Plenary Session
Co-Presidents, Conference Chairs and Keynote Speaker
Isidro Muñoz, IAPEM President
Eliseo Torres, UNM, Co-President
Conference Chair, Juan de Dios Pineda
Conference Co-Chair, Emilio Zebadúa
Keynote Speaker (TBA)
Questions and Comments
You can address your comments or questions to: Alexandra Pelayo, Conference Chair's Special Assistant, Special Office for Latin American Initiatives. University Advisement and Enrichment Center Room 262 MSC06 3840. 1 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001 Office: 505.277.1811. Fax: 505.277.1784 www.unm.edu/~solai. firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com