2016 Midwest Public Affairs Conference (MPAC)

Ohio Certified Public Manager® Fellows are able to attend the Practitioner’s Seminar at the Midwest Public Affairs Conference at the same rate as Central Ohio ASPA members! Full details can be found at the COASPA site and below:

 2016 Midwest Public Affairs Conference (MPAC)

Practitioner  Seminar – Hosted by COASPA

 Friday, June 3, 2016 – 11 am to 2 pm

@ Ohio State University Student Union, 1739 N. High Street, Columbus, OH
Seminar Registration: http://coaspampacseminar.eventzilla.net

Seminar Schedule

9:40 am – 11:00 am:  Networking – Arrive anytime during this session
11:10am – 12:30 pm:  Practitioner Seminar Sessions – Choose one to attend

Session 1 – How to Obtain the Benefits from Technology, Performance Improvement, and Shared Services Initiatives: Learn best practices and obtain practical advice for achieving the desired benefits from major technology, performance improvement, and shared services projects from two experts with extensive real-world experience.  

Presenters: Sherri Lowe, Ohio Shared Services Director, Ohio Office of Budget and Management & Betsy Bashore, Value Management Chief, Ohio Office of Budget and Management

Session 2 – Ethical Leadership: Creating Ethical Organizations: This interactive session will examine the idea of ethical leadership from an organizational and practical perspective. We’ll discuss your ideas, concerns, dilemmas, and questions about how to promote ethical behavior within government and nonprofit organizations.

Presenters: Dr. Alex Heckman, Chair of the Department of Public Administration, Franklin University & Susan Willeke, Education & Communications Administrator, Ohio Ethics Commission

12:40 pm – 2:00 pm:  Luncheon – Enjoy a buffet lunch & engaging speakers
  • Bill Shields, Executive Director, American Society for Public Administration
  • Glen Hahn Cope, Provost & Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Cost – $25 for COASPA & OCPM Society members or $35 for non-members
  • Certificates will be provided for those who need documentation for CE credit or employer reimbursement

Parking is available in the garage next to the Student Union on the north side of the building

Seminar Registration: http://coaspampacseminar.eventzilla.net