Fred Riggs Symposium

SICA Riggs Symposium Call for Proposals 2019

“Advancing Public Service: Current Challenges in Comparative Perspective”

All abstracts and panel proposals must be submitted via the ASPA website (please mention ‘Riggs Symposium / SICA’ at the top of your abstract submission and in the name of your file) and/or via the Riggs Symposium Chair (Kim Moloney before September 14th 2018. Notice of abstract acceptance will be given on or about November 1st 2018.

2018 Riggs Symposium

Global Public Service: Innovative Solutions for Policy and Governance”

 SICA-ASPA, Denver, 9-13 March 2018


2017 Fred Riggs Symposium
“Recognizing the Role of the Public service and Re-building Its Image”
SICA-ASPA, Atlanta, 17-21 March 2017

The recent reform initiatives to reduce and redefine the role of the public service on the one hand, and the increasing needs and demands for reasserting its role on the other – the theme for the 2017 Riggs Symposium has been articulated as Recognizing the Role of the Public service and Re-building Its Image, which is in line with the general theme of the 2017 ASPA conference (i.e. Saluting the Public Service – A Bold and Noble Profession”).

Riggs Symposium Program 2017

Riggs Symposium Organizing Committee (2017)

  • M Shamsul Haque (Chair)
  • Kim Moloney (Member)
  • Peter Haruna (Member)
  • Veronica Junjan (Member)

2016 Fred Riggs Symposium:
Rethinking Public service Ethics: Cross-cultural Perspectives and Contemporary Challenges

Friday, 18 March 2016; 8:30am – 6:00pm
Westin Hotel, Seattle, Washington