2018 DC Regional Student Conference

Submit a proposal for DC!

Submissions now open for the 2018 DC Regional Student Conference. Receive feedback from academics, practitioners, and students while gaining valuable presentation experience.

 
2018 Policy Council Nominees

Introducing APPAM's Incoming 2018 Policy Council Members

APPAM welcomes our new Executive Committee and Policy Council members!

 
2017 International Conference

Call for International Conference proposals

APPAM invites researchers, analysts and policymakers to critically reflect on their experiences working on issues of public policy and urban development in their conference proposals.

 
Future Conferences

Mark Your Calendars!

Plan ahead for future APPAM conferences. Up next: Regional Student Conferences, an Institutional Member Forum (just announced!) and the 2018 International Conference in Mexico City.

 
 
 
 
 
 

APPAM News

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
APPAM welcomes our new Executive Committee and Policy Council members! The Policy Council is APPAM's governing board and is responsible for setting policy and creating strategy for the Association. It currently consists of four elected cohorts serving staggered, four-year terms of office.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Increasingly, activities that focus on inclusion are becoming more and more important. As I’m sure you’ve experienced at your university or research organization: getting to the how is hard. We all know about the why. Having a membership/staff/faculty/student body/leadership that reflects everybody in the larger group and represents all perspectives in decision making is vital. There’s no question that we need and want to engage in as many diversity activities as possible.
Friday, January 12, 2018
There is consistent evidence showing that food and drinks sold from vending machines (VMs) have on average a higher energy-density, and access to VMs in schools has been associated with unhealthy diets and excess weight in children. From September 2005, the French government has banned VMs from all middle and secondary schools. This paper evaluates the impact of the ban on the nutrient intakes and school snack frequency of schoolchildren, and consider intakes from out-of-school meals.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Opioid drug abuse is a major epidemic across the nation with policy response efforts concentrated the state level with policy officials struggling to coordinate research and resources. Join us at the 2018 Institutional Member Forum on May 1st as we explore ways research universities can serve as excellent resources for expertise to state governments.

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