The 5th International Conference on
Government Performance Management and Leadership

2017 Theme: Smart Growth and Sustainable Solutions
September 13-15, 2017 • Khon Kaen, Thailand

Minister Suvit Maesincee to Open GPML2017

Dr. Suvit Maesincee

Thailand's Minister of Prime Minister Office, Dr. Suvit Maesincee, has accepted the GPML2017 Organizing Committee's invitation to give opening remarks in the conference opening ceremony on September 14, 2017.  Minister Suvit Maesincee is the key person behind Thailand 4.0, an economic model that aims to unlock Thailand from several economic challenges and to promote sustainable and smart growth.

Keynote Speaker: Former Portland Mayor Charles Hales

Mayor Charlie Hales and Nancy Hales

Former Portland Mayor Charles Hales (left) and Mrs. Nancy Hales

The GPML2017 organizing committee is proud to announce that the 52nd Mayor of Portland, and Mrs. Nancy Hales, his spouse, have accepted our invitation to give the keynote speech and a special lecture, respectively, at the conference on September 14, 2017.   More information to follow.

Welcome to the GPML2017 Website!

A collaboration between leading universities from around the globe, the International Conference on Government Performance Management and Leadership is a bi-annual conference designed to focus on government innovations that foster institutional trust and accountability, while promoting sustainable solutions.

The College of Local Administration (COLA), Khon Kaen University, Thailand, is proud to host the 5th International Conference on Government Performance Management and Leadership (GPML2017) and invites scholars and practitioners in the field of performance management to present their work on topical areas related to government performance and this year’s theme: Toward Smart Growth and Sustainable Solutions.
Discussion at GPML2017 includes, but is not limited to, the following topics:
  • Performance measurement and evaluation systems at the local, national, and international levels;
  • Accountability, civic engagement, government legitimacy, and trust in performance management;
  • Integrating management and leadership;
  • Innovations promoting smart growth and sustainable development;
  • Global context of and major challenges to effective governance, performance management, and leadership practices.

Download the Call for Abstracts and flyer.