TAD16 Roskilde University June 2020

TAD16 - June 10 - 12 2020



Unfortunately, due to the Coronavirus pandemic and the difficult conditions for all of us,  (health security), the various restrictions (confinement, travels and borders control etc…), the Transatlantic Dialogue 2020 (TAD 16) planned in Roskilde (Denmark) from 10 to 12 June 2020 has to be cancelled.


We thank you as chairs & co-chairs, partners and local organizing team for your efforts.


We would like to provide the TAD 16 participants with the opportunity to re-submit their abstract (s) and to present contribution(s) during TAD sessions to be organized at the same time of the EGPA 2020 Conference (to preserve our transatlantic exchanges).  The theme of these sessions remains : Strategic Management of Public Sector Transformation: Enhancing Collaborative Governance and Co-creation of Public Value”.


Please refer to the EGPA 2020 Conference website for more information : https://www.egpa-conference2020.org/

Conference Management System : https://www.conftool.org/egpa-conference2020/

Contact : info@egpa-conference2020.org


Please also note that EGPA/IIAS Team is monitoring the current situation due to COVID - 19 and we will keep you informed accordingly to the last developments regarding the organization of our events.


Stay home and safe!


Do not hesitate to contact us for any further information,


With best regards,


On behalf of TAD/EGPA/IIAS Team,



Hosted by Roskilde School of Governance

Roskilde University Denmark



The overall theme of TAD 16 is: ’Strategic management of public sector transformation: enhancing collaborative governance and co-creation of public value’


TAD is the Ryders Cup of public administration where American and European public administration scholars meet to discuss and challenge each other and exchange theoretical perspectives, methodological strategies and empirical findings.

TAD16 will be hosted by Department of Social Sciences and Business, at Roskilde University, Denmark. Roskilde was the first capital of Denmark and is famous for its Royal Cathedral and its unique Viking ship Museum. The city of Roskilde is situated just outside Copenhagen that in 2016 and 2019 was voted the most livable city in the world.


The TAD workshops will run from noon of the 10th of June to noon of the 12th of June and they will be led by American and European co-chairs.

Participation fee: 375€ exl. VAT



TAD Program


9 June Tuesday

Evening: Small gathering and informal reception for the people arriving early (Possibly in Copenhagen)


10 June Wednesday

10.00-12: Registration + sandwich

12.00-12.15: Welcome

12.15-13.15: Keynote

13.30-15.00: Workshop (WS) session A 

15.00-15-30: Coffee break

15.30-17: WS session B

18.00: Reception in Roskilde 


11 June Thursday

9.00-10.30: WS session C

10.30-11.00: Coffee break

11.00-12.30: WS session D

12.30-13.45: Lunch

14.00-15.00: Keynote

15.00-15.30: Coffee Break

15.30-17: WS session E

17.00-18.00: Transportation

18.00: Conference dinner


12 June Friday

9.00-10.30: WS session F

10.30-11.30: Keynote

11.30-12.45: Concluding plenary session 

13.30 – Post conference event (Separate registration necessary - more information will be provided later)


Detailed program will be available soon.




1. Strategic management

Ewan Ferlie

Nicola Ulibarri

2. Interagency performance

Wouter Van Dooren

Alexander Kroll

3. Public innovation

Koen Verhoest

Jodi Sandfort

4. Co-creating public value

Tony Bovaird

Tina Nabatchi

5. Public leadership & motivation

Nicolette van Gestel

Richard Callahan

6. Platforms and arenas

Tina Jukić

Chris Ansell

7. Political leadership

Eva Sørensen

Michael Neblo

8. Democratic accountability

Peter Triantafillou

Robert Behn




Important dates:

Submission of abstracts:   1 April 2020

Accept of abstracts:          14 April 2020

Deadline for registration:   10 May 2020


Roskilde Universitet - Universitetsvej 1 - 4000 - Roskilde - +4546743463 - jskjold@ruc.dk