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T01 Theories of Policy Process

T01P01 Understanding Policy Formulation Spaces and Styles: Policy Capacity & Policy Design
Panel Chairs
Professor Michael Howlett, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Professor M. Ramesh, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
T01P02 Proportionality in Public Policy
Panel Chair
Professor Moshe Maor, Department of Political Science, University of Jerusalem, Israel
T01P03 Higher Education Governance: Theorizing Convergence and Diversity
Panel Chairs
Professor Darryl Jarvis, Department of Asian and Policy Studies, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
Professor Giliberto Capano, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy
T01P04 The Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis and its Contributions to Public Policy
Panel Chair
Dr. Eduardo Araral, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
T01P06 Agenda Dynamics and Interest Groups
Panel Chairs
Professor Laura Chaques Bonafont, University of Barcelona, Barcelona
Professor Fréderic Varone, University of Genève, Switzerland
T01P07 Global Outsourcing and Public Policy: Moving Toward a More Proactive Stakeholder Focus
Panel Chairs
Dr. Peter Stanwick, Auburn University, United States
Dr. Sarah Stanwick, Auburn University, United States
T01P08 Governing
Panel Chair
Professor Patrick Weller, Griffith Business School, Australia
T01P09 Multi-level Governance of Common Pool Resources
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Professor Edella Schlager, School of Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona, United States
T01P10 Institutional Variation and the Policy Process: Policy Agendas in State-Centered Systems
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Dr. Kwan Nok Chan, Department of Politics and Public Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
T01P11 The Advocacy Coalition Framework: Research Challenges and Opportunities in Asia
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Dr. Weible Christopher, School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver, United States
T01P12 New Case Study Methods in Public Policy Analysis
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Professor Joachim Blatter, University of Lucerne, Switzerland
T01P13 Theory Development in Cross National Environmental Policy Analysis
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Professor Daniel Mazmanian, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California
T01P14 Implementing Public Policies through Policy Networks in East Asia
Panel Chair
Dr. Helen K. Liu, Department of Politics and Public Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
T01P15 Needs for Nodes: Circulations of Ideas and Decision Making
Panel Chair
Mr. Carpentier Lair Xavier, The Grand Chamber of Deputies> Duchy, Luxembourg
T01P16 The Emergence and Development of Policy Analysis in Asia
Panel Chairs
Professor Raul Lejano, Associate Professor of Environmental Education, New York University
Professor Frank Fischer, Institute of Political Science, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

T02 The Environment

T02P01 Understanding China’s Energy Policymaking Process
Panel Chairs
Dr. Brian Efird, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Phillipp Galkin, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center, Saudi Arabia
T02P02 Public Policy and Chronic Illness: Addressing Behavioral Complexity
Panel Chair
Professor David Weimer, Robert M La Follette School of Public Affairs and Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States
T02P03 Public Health Policy: “World Wellness” Framework For Preventing Illness and Improving Population Health
Panel Chairs
Dr. Zigmond Kozicki, University of Detroit-Mercy, United States
Dr. Deymon X. Fleming, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Dr. Stephanie J.S. Baiyasi-Kozicki, Central Michigan University, United States
T02P04 Globalisation of Environmental Policy: National and International Interactions
Panel Chair
Dr. Lodhi Iftikhar, Assistant Professor, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow
T02P05 Opportunities and Challenges for Environmental Policy Innovation in China: Insights from Key Issue Areas
Panel Chairs
Dr. Yitian Huang, School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University, China
Dr. Yan Bo, School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University, China

T03 Politics and Conflict Resolution

T03P01 Public Policy Making on Disability Rights
Panel Chairs
Ms. Yi Huang, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Dr. Wanhong Zhang, Associate Professor of Jurisprudence, School of Law, Wuhan University, China
T03P02 Conflict Resolution in Pension Policy
Panel Chair
Dr. John Turner, Pension Policy Center, United States
T03P03 Theory and Practices of Institutional Collective Action Mechanism in Asia: Collective Problem Solving in Complex Metropolitan Governance
Panel Chairs
Professor Richard Feiock, Florida State University, United States
Professor Hyung Jun Park, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
T03P04 Complexities of Forecasting and Response to Extremist Violence and Civil Conflict
Panel Chair
Professor Jack Goldstone, George Maison University, United State
T03P05 Complexity and the Politics of Knowledge Policies: Multi-issue, Multi-level and Multi-actor
Panel Chairs
Dr. Meng-Hsuan Chou, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Mr. Jens Jungblut, Department of Education, University of Oslo, United States 
Dr. Martina Vukasovic, Centre for Higher Education Governance Ghent, Ghent University, Belgium
T03P06 Policy Implementation in China Reconsidered: Beyond the Incentive Model
Panel Chair
Dr.Ciqi Mei, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, China
T03P07 Contemporary Policy Process and Democracy. What Policy “Partial Regimes” and Subsystems are Doing to Democracy?
Panel Chair
Mr. Gilles Massardier, Agricultural Research For Development (CIRAD), France
T03P08 Public Policy, Administration and Policymakers in a World of Transnational Problems
Panel Chairs
Professor Diane Stone, University of Warwick, United Kingdom & University of Canberra, Australia
Dr. Kim Moloney, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Miami, United States

T04 Structural Reform

T04P01 Governing Global Policy
Panel Chairs
Professor Richard Higgott, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Dr. Jun Jie Woo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
T04P02 Governance Innovations in Complex Policy Fields
Panel Chair
Professor Helmut K. Anheier, Hertie School of Governance, Germany
T04P04 Changing Public Policy and Regulatory Framework
Panel Chairs
Professor May Chu, Department of Government and Public Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Professor Wilson Wong Wai Ho, Department of Government and Public Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
T04P05 From the State to the Market: Rethinking Water Governance in a Globalised World
Panel Chairs
Dr. Dias Simoes Fernando, Faculty of Law, The University of Macau, Macau
Professor Paolo Davide Farah, West Virginia University, United States
T04P06 Governing thru Restructuring in the Time of Financial Scarcity
Panel Chairs
Professor Heung Suk Choi, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, South Korea
Professor Hiroko Kudo, Faculty of Law, Chuo University, Japan
T04P07 Toward the Next Generation of Managing Policy Reform
Panel Chair
Dr.Wai-Hang Yee, Department of Politics and Public Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
T04P08 Agents of Policy Convergence in Regulatory Regionalism
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Professor Jacint Jordana, Universitat Pompeu Fabra – Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, Spain
T04P09 Asian Cities as Policy Innovation Hub
Panel Chairs
Dr. Yu-Min Joo, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National Unviersity of Singapore, Singapore
Dr. Yee-Kuang Heng, Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo, Japan
T04P10 Local Government Entrepreneurship in China: Promises and Perils
Panel Chairs
Prof. Xun Wu, Professor and Associate Director, Institute of Public Policy, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Dr. Ciqi Mei, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, China
Professor Erik Baark, Professor, Division of Social Sciences and Division of Environment, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

T05 Comparative Public and Social Policy

T05P01 Complexity in Public Policy: Problems, Processes, People
Panel Chairs
Professor Adrian Kay, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, Australia
Professor Brian Head, Institute for Social Science Research, University of Queensland, Australia
Professor Carsten DaugbjergCrawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
T05P02 Urban Policy Formation and Public Preparation: Comparative Wellbeing in Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai
Panel Chairs
Professor Michael Degolyer, Department of Government & International Study, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Ms. Yanyan Yip, Chief Executive Officer, Civic Exchange, Hong Kong
T05P03 Local Social Policies in Asia
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Mr. Kidjie Ian Saguin, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
T05P04 Migration and Multicultural Diversity in Asia: From A Comparative Policy Perspective to Dynamic Changes
Panel Chair
Mr. Dongjae Jung, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
T05P05 Diversifying Legal Services to the Poor: Role of State and Potential Partnerships
Panel Chair
Ms. Tze-wei Ng, PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law, Hong Kong
T05P06 The Influence of Public Opinion on Public Policy: Normative, Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives
Panel Chairs
Dr. Dimiter Toshkov, Leiden University, Netherlands
Professor Anne Rasmussen, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
T05P07 Comparative Regionalism: A New Research Agenda with the Public Policy Approach
Panel Chairs
Dr. Pauline Ravinet, University of Lille 2
Dr. Meng-Hsuan Chou, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
T05P08 Comparative Analysis of Public-Private Partnerships
Panel Chair
Dr. Joshua Newman, School of Social and Policy Studies, Flinders University, Australia
T05P09 Teaching Public Policy in Asia
Panel Chairs
Prof. Xun Wu, Professor and Associate Director, Institute of Public Policy, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Dr. Alex Jingwei He, Department of Asian and Policy Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
T05P10 Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Public Services: Policy Challenges in Asia
Panel Chairs
Prof. Xun Wu, Professor and Associate Director, Institute of Public Policy, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Professor Michael Howlett, Simon Fraser University, Canada
T05P11 What Interaction between Policy Process and Political Regime
Panel Chair
Professor Philippe Zittoun, LET-ENTPE, France
T05P12 Food Security and Public Policy
Panel Chairs
Dr. B.S. Ghuman, Department of Geography, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
Professor Dhian Kaur, Department of Geography, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
T05P13 Policy Space and Industrial Development: Recent Practices of Industrial Policy in the Industrial Aspirant Countries of Asia and Africa
Panel Chairs
Dr. Michelle Fei-Yu Hsieh, Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan
Mr. Rick Rowden, Centre for Economic Studies & Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

T06 Special Topic

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