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About the Conference

The main objective of this conference is to discuss and debate the recent trends in administrative science on a range of issues such as: civil servants competence enhancement; public service delivery improvement for sound social policy; cultural marketing; financial governance; entrepreneurship; transformation adaptive tax policy and regulation; accountability and transparency on tax collection and public expenditure; and enhancing policy, capacity, of IT-based tax administration.

It is expected that the conference can facilitate the discussion as well as the debate between academics, policy makers, researcher, professional manager and other related stakeholders on a number of topics presented in this conference not just for the purpose of knowledge sharing or for the sake of academic analysis, but it is expected as forum to provide practical solutions for public and private sector’s various administrative challenges.

News and Announcements

Paper Submission is Closed

Conference Theme

Promoting Collaborative Governance in Dynamic Public – Private – Society Relations to Ensure the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals

Topics of the Parallel Sessions

There are three streams in the parallel sessions consisting of various topics under each of the stream as follows.

Public sector reform, policy, and innovation in changing state-market-society relations

1. Repositioning state-society relations in policy process
2. Enhancing competence of civil servants
3. Reengineering services under public-private partnerships
4. Reconstructing central-local relations under administrative reform agenda
5. Harnessing innovation through technology governance in the face of digital era
6. Reaffirming accountable discretion in corruption prevention
7. Transforming politico-administrative system under changing constitutional and administrative laws
8. Improving public service delivery towards sound social policy

Strategic Governance and Organizational Readiness towards Regional Cooperation

1. Collaborative network
2. Organisational competitiveness
3. Business policy
4. Business ethics
5. Social marketing
6. Cultural marketing
7. Marketing policy
8. Marketing communication
9. Financial governance
10. Small-medium enterprises
11. Entrepreneurship
12. Corporate culture
13. Contemporary issues in regional economic corporation
14. Strategic alliance for economic promotion
15. Innovation and knowledge management

Promoting Adaptable Fiscal Policy toward  Sustainable Development in Dynamic Public-Private-Society Relation

1. Enhancing policy, capacity and IT-based tax administration to foster sustainable tax revenue
2. Reconstructing fiscal policy and incentive to enhance business-friendly climate and social welfare
3. Enhancing international cooperation towards optimized tax revenue potential
4. Accountability and transparency on tax collection and spending from perspective state-society relation
5. Transforming adaptive tax policy and regulation in dynamic changing world
6. Enhancing fiscal decentralization and regulation on local tax to promote sustainable development

Paper Submission

Call for Papers

The 1st International Conference on Administrative Science, Policy and Governance Studies Committee invite research paper and review paper for submission to the conference.

The paper should be between 4000 – 4500 words (excl. abstract, reference, tables/figures, and author’s bio), and has never been published before or is currently being submitted to another conference or not being considered for publication.

Research Paper

A research paper is based on empirical research that applies sound academic methodology. It welcomes paper that utilizes the quantitative as well as qualitative methods in its analysis. A research paper has the following sections:

  • Abstract: An abstract should be of approximately 200 – 300 words. Provide a brief summary of the research question being addressed, the method, a summary of result and discussion, and conclusions drawn.
  • Introduction: A brief introduction will often include a review of the existing literature on the topic studied, and explain the rationale of the author’s study.  This section also explains the contribution of this study to the existing academic literature.
  • Method: This section outlines the methodology on how to collect the data whether it is a quantitative, qualitative or the combination of both.
  • Result: A results section describes the outcomes of the data analysis, including with   charts and graphs.
  • Discussion: In the discussion, authors will explain their interpretation of their results and theorize on their importance to existing and future research.
  • Conclusion: Author should develop the conclusion by briefly restating the research question and the result. Author should also discuss the implications of the research findings.
  • References. These are the list of academic articles and books or other primary resources utilize for the article.

Review Paper

A review paper is outlining also the theoretical debate on the topics that the author choosing. Review article is expected to provide a new research direction, to strengthen support for existing theories and/or to identify the strength and weaknesses of the theory within the existing academic literature.  A review paper has the following sections:

  • Abstract: An abstract should be of approximately 200 – 300 words. Provide a brief summary of the review question or rationale for the review, the major studies or theory being reviewed, and its conclusion.
  • Introduction: Outlining rationale for addressing this topic. Clearly define exactly what this article will discuss, outline the order in which author will discuss each subtopic to give the reader any background information needed to understand the coming sections.
  • Literature review and discussion: As the main part of the paper, this section provides the theoretical debate and subsequent discussions about the topic.
  • Conclusion: Author should develop the conclusion by restating the rationale for the review and the purpose of the article. Author should also discuss the implications of the review findings and the future research agenda.
  • References. These are the list of academic articles and books or other primary resources utilize for the article.


Paper submission’s deadline is September 9, 2017.

All papers should be submitted via the OCS (Open Conference System). Authors have to create a login name and password, and mention the type of submission (individual paper, panel paper, round-table paper, or workshop paper) when submitting the paper by the OCS.

All papers will be subject to a blind-review process, and accepted papers that need revision should be revised accordingly and resubmitted. The deadline for the resubmission of revised papers is September 17, 2017. Resubmission is done via the OCS, using the same login name and password created during the OCS registration.

For detailed guidelines for paper, go to the Call for Papers section.

Important Dates

Call for Papers:

15 May – 9 September 2017

Review Process:

27 August – 9 September 2017

Announcement of Selection Result:

10 September 2017

Revision and Resubmission:

10 – 17 September 2017

Registration and Payment:

10 – 30 September 2017


30 October – 1 November 2017

Countdown to Conference

October 30, 2017