August 19-22, 2018


The 70th IPAC Annual Conference is a great opportunity to share expertise and transfer knowledge.

Take this unique opportunity to inspire you with best practices, hear from leading experts and practitioners, network with your peers. Participate actively in workshops to find concrete solutions to make public administration more agile and creative, thereby raising the quality of services to citizens.

The theme of the Annual Conference: Public administration under pressure.

During the three days of the conference, three different sub-themes will be addressed:

  • The complex governance of a State under pressure;
  • New models of intervention;
  • Future prospects.

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Call for Papers

For the 2018 annual conference, IPAC is maintaining a call for papers, which should focus on research questions that reflect contemporary realities in the context of the public administration under pressure, the theme of the conference.

More details

The congress will take place at Hilton Québec.

Book your room now

IPAC is proud to offer you a preferential rate for a room at the Hilton Quebec hotel for your stay at the 70th Annual Conference.

Here are the various accommodations available to you:

Downtown and Parliament View $ 212 per night single or double occupancy, plus taxes
Old Quebec and the River View $ 229 per night single or double occupancy, plus taxes

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Where is it?

Hôtel Hilton Québec
1100, boulevard René-Lévesque Est
Québec (Québec)  G1R 4P3

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The Schedule

Speakers of choice and relevant workshops,
which will lead you to reflect on the ways
of dealing with the reality in which we evolve.


Our first keynote speaker confirmed his presence:


Geert Bouckaert

President of IIAS (International Institute of Administrative Sciences) Professor at the KU Leuven Public Governance Institute (Faculty of Social Sciences) of the KU Leuven, at Leuven, Belgium Conférence theme Complex Governance in a Pressured State Files to download

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