Conference Schedule

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8:00-8:30 a.m.                   Registration, Continental Breakfast, Student Poster Viewing
8:30-8:45 a.m.                   Conference Opening and Overview
8:45-9:00 a.m.                   Break/Student Poster Viewing
9:00-10:30 a.m.                 Session 1 (Panels 1-3 Concurrent)

Panel 1: Community Engagement in Planning and Economic Development

Presentations

There goes the neighborhood: The impacts of common-interest developments upon municipality property values and tax collections
Rabina Bissessar
Sarah Larson, Ph.D.

Then and Now: Reducing Inequality, Creating Economic Growth, and Citizen Engagement and Public Participation through Planning Processes in Miami, Florida and Denver, Colorado
Kristina Wright

Planning Processes for Disaster Memorials: Implications for Land Use and Community Engagement
Chris Hawkins, Ph.D.
Roberta Fennessey

Immigrant Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: A Local Policy Perspective
Xi Huang, Ph.D.
Cathy Yang Liu, Ph.D.

Panel 2: Citizen Participation in Government Budgeting and Rulemaking

Presentations

Citizen Engagement in Rulemaking: Evidence on Regulatory Practices in 185 Countries
Valentina Saltane
Joseph Lemoine

Can coproduction increase the engagement among citizens? The case of the participatory budgeting in Taiwan
Yun-Hsiang Hsu, Ph.D.
Hyungjo, Hur

The Administrative Procedure Act and Public Involvement in American Environmental Rulemaking
Andrew Carter, Ph.D.

Panel 3: Theoretical Approaches to Governance and Decision-Making

Presentations

A Critical Analysis of Administrative Discretion in Representative and Street-Level Bureaucracies through Lenses of Socio-Psychological Theories
Suparna Dutta

Power Distribution and Decision-Making in Network Governance
Naim Kapucu, Ph.D.
Qian Hu, Ph.D.

A study on the Governance Measurement
Tae Yeon Hwang
Min Chul Hong
JooYeon Song
Jung Mo Yoo
Myung SukLee, Ph.D.

Darkest Before the Dawn: Toward 21st Century Socialist Administration
Jay Jurie, Ph.D.


10:30-10:45 a.m.              Break/Student Poster Viewing
10:45-12:15 p.m.              Session 2 (Panels 4-6 Concurrent)

Panel 4: Overcoming Inequality for Socially Vulnerable Population Groups

Presentations

Engaging the Community in Transitional Housing Issues: The work of nonprofits in Central Florida
Andrea Ortega

How do we get there from here? Mapping social vulnerability and OBGYN shortages
Danielle Atkins, Ph.D.
Chris Emrich, Ph.D.
Kathryn Thompson

Title I Schools and Florida State Assessment Reading Test Scores
Kamar Anderson
Anthony Bellizio
Jacob Hughey
Joseph Morgan

Overcoming Undermatching in Central Florida – A review of the Elevation Scholars Program
Gaslande Fleurimont

Panel 5: Government Accountability and Citizen Trust

Presentations

Exercising Authentic Citizen Participation to Improve Public Trust: The Case of Water-Resource Development in Taiwan
Yinglee Tseng

“Collaborative Governance” in the Dark Time: The Case of Economic Development Policy in Thailand’s Undemocratic Regime
Ruechagorn Trairatananusorn

Corruption and Accountability: Panamagate in Pakistan
Sana Khosa, Ph.D.

Panel 6: Disaster and Emergency Management and Recovery

Presentations

Exploring the Relationship between FEMA’s Community Rating System and Business Disaster Recovery to Hurricane Irma
Jenna Tyler

The Function of Social Media in Public Participation in Chinese Emergency Management
Wu Chen

Overcoming Irma City of Fort Lauderdale
Marsha Noel


12:15-12:30 p.m.              Break/Student Poster Viewing
12:30-2:00 p.m.                Lunch and Keynote Address

You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Till It’s Gone: Rescuing the Light of Public Space
Camilla Stivers, Ph.D.


2:00-2:15 p.m.                   Break
2:15 – 3:45 p.m.                Session 3 (Panels 7-9 Concurrent)

Panel 7: Governance Through Public-Private Partnerships and Outsourcing

Presentations

Public Private Differences in Hospital Approaches to Population Health
Danielle Atkins, Ph.D.
Meghan Gabriel, Ph.D.

A Comparative Analysis of International Travel Efficiency in the United States: Security Delays in Federally-Managed and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Airports
Michael Turtz

Modeling, Optimization and Simulation of Public Service Outsourcing Process
Rui Yang

Pay for Performance, Social Impact Bonds and Performance-Based Contracting: Implications for Community Based Agencies
Lawrence Martin, Ph.D.

Panel 8: Citizen Engagement Through E-Government and Social Media

Presentations

Tweet this! Politician Twitter Trends surrounding the 2016 election
Jennifer Sanguiliano

Looking at Citizen Trust in Online Communication
Daniel Seigler, Ph.D.

Social Media and Public Values – Understanding Millennial Use Preferences
Staci Zavattaro, Ph.D.

Panel 9: Addressing Racial Crime and Discrimination

Presentations

Human Trafficking: A System Wide Public Safety and Community Approach
Jeffrey W. Goltz , Ph.D.

Archeology of Exclusion: Counter-Mapping Sites of Exclusion and Oppression in the Administrative State using GIS
Esteban Santis

The Need to Affiliate and Anti-Hispanic Attitude Formation in the United States’ Growing Hispanic Population
Earl Mowatt Ph.D.

-Conference concludes at end of Session 3-

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