Since 2003 RND hosts an annual scientific conference titled –Halduskultuur-Administrative Culture.
The conference covers different topical themes in the field of public administration, for example:
2013 - Impact of the Fiscal Crisis on Public Administration
2012 - Local Governance, Decentralization and Participation: Meta-Governance Perspectives
2011 - Public Administration, Technology &Innovation
2010 - Law & Economics Analysis in Governance
2009 - Small States and the 'State'
Based on the conference papers that go through additional peer-review process a special-issue on the conference topic is published in the fully peer-reviewed international journal titled also– Halduskultuur-Administrative Culture.
In 2008 RNS organised the 1st Trans-European Dialogue (TED) that is an annual scholarly conference organized jointly by the two key professional associations of Public Administration in Europe - European Group of Public Administration (EGPA) and the Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe (NISPAcee). It is a high-level, focused conference on a timely topic in PA.