2nd International Conference on e-Democracy and Open Government (CeDEM) Asia 2014 Hong Kong

  • Conference Call
  • City Uni­ver­sity of Hong Kong, Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems, Nam Cen­ter for Korean Stud­ies (Uni­ver­sity of Michi­gan), and Sin­ga­pore Inter­net Research Cen­tre (Nanyang Tech­no­log­i­cal Uni­ver­sity) jointly orga­nize the 2nd Inter­na­tional Con­fer­ence on e-​Democracy and Open Gov­ern­ment (CeDEM) Asia 2014, with an aim of bring­ing together researchers, policy-​makers, indus­try pro­fes­sion­als, and civil soci­ety activists to dis­cuss the role of social and mobile media in the future of cit­i­zen­ship and gov­er­nance, and ana­lyze cur­rent research, best prac­tices, and emerg­ing top­ics that are shap­ing the future of e-​government, e-​democracy and open gov­ern­ment in Asia and around the world.

    CeDEM Asia 2014 will be hosted by the Depart­ment of Media and Com­mu­ni­ca­tion and the Depart­ment of Pub­lic Pol­icy at the City Uni­ver­sity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, and will be held on Decem­ber 4-​5th, 2014. The sub­mit­ted papers will be sub­jected to a double-​blind peer-​review and accepted papers will be pub­lished in the open access con­fer­ence pro­ceed­ings. CeDEM Asia is a spin-​off event of the renowned inter­na­tional con­fer­ence series on e-​democracy and open gov­ern­ment tak­ing place every year since 2007 at the Cen­tre for E-​Governance at the Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems, Austria.

    Con­firmed Keynotes

    • Janowski, Tomasz, Head – Cen­ter for Elec­tronic Gov­er­nance at United Nations Uni­ver­sity — Inter­na­tional Insti­tute for Soft­ware, Macao S.A.R., China
    • Gil de Zúñiga, Homero, Chair Pro­fes­sor Direc­tor – Media Inno­va­tion Lab (MiLab), Depart­ment of Com­mu­ni­ca­tion, Uni­ver­sity of Vienna, Austria

    Con­fer­ence Tracks

    CeDEM Asia 2014 seeks to crit­i­cally ana­lyze present and future devel­op­ments in the field of e-​democracy, inter­net free­dom, open gov­ern­ment, cyber-​security, cit­i­zen par­tic­i­pa­tion and other emerg­ing top­ics, with a spe­cial focus on the fol­low­ing themes:

    Social media and cit­i­zen participation

    • Social media, cit­i­zen mobi­liza­tion & engagement
    • Sus­tain­abil­ity of e-​participation
    • Social move­ments and cit­i­zen networks
    • Online cam­paign­ing and elections

    Chairs: Deb­bie Goh and Natalie Pang,Nanyang Tech­no­log­i­cal Uni­ver­sity, Sin­ga­pore & Karine Nahon, Uni­ver­sity of Wahs­ing­ton, USA

    Future and emerg­ing topics

    • Smart cities, cit­i­zen sci­ence and urban informatics
    • Inter­net of things and gov­ern­ment transformation
    • Social media-​enabled cri­sis and dis­as­ter management

    Chair: Akemi Chat­field, Uni­ver­sity of Wollongong

    E-​government and open government

    • ICTs and their use for gov­ern­men­tal transformation
    • Open data, trans­parency, par­tic­i­pa­tion and col­lab­o­ra­tion in government
    • Cul­tures of gov­er­nance, access and open­ness, crowd­sourc­ing for government
    • Roles of policy-​makers, indus­try pro­fes­sion­als, and civil soci­ety activists in facil­i­tat­ing open governance
    • Elec­tronic identity
    • Cross-​border inter­op­er­abil­ity of e-​government arte­facts – approaches and standards

    Chair: Randy Klu­ver, Texas A&M University

    Dig­i­tal rights and Inter­net freedom

    • Inter­net governance
    • Inter­net free­dom and censorship
    • Sur­veil­lance, pri­vacy, and cyber-​security
    • Dig­i­tal divide and literacy

    Chair: Fei ‘Chris’ Shen, City Uni­ver­sity of Hong Kong

    Pro­gram Committee

    Con­fer­ence Chairs

    • Sko­ric, Marko M. – City Uni­ver­sity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R.
    • Nojin Kwak, Nojin – Uni­ver­sity of Michi­gan, USA
    • Parycek, Peter – Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems, Austria

    Pro­gram Committee

    • Andrade, Nor­berto – Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia, Berkley, USA
    • Anthopou­los, Leonidas – TEI Larissa, Greece
    • Baek, Young Min – Yon­sei Uni­ver­sity, South Korea
    • Bruns, Axel – Queens­land Uni­ver­sity of Tech­nol­ogy, Australia
    • Char­al­abidis, Yan­nis – Uni­ver­sity of the Aegean, Greece
    • Chat­field, Akemi – Uni­ver­sity of Wol­lon­gong, Australia
    • Cordella, Anto­nio – Lon­don School of Eco­nom­ics and Polit­i­cal Sci­ence, United Kingdom
    • Fu, King-​Wa – Uni­ver­sity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R, China
    • Goh, Deb­bie – Nanyang Tech­no­log­i­cal Uni­ver­sity, Singapore
    • Ilieva, Roumi­ana – Tech­ni­cal Uni­ver­sity of Sofia, Bulgaria
    • Janowski, Tomasz – United Nations Uni­ver­sity, Macau
    • Jung, Joo-​Young – Inter­na­tional Chris­t­ian Uni­ver­sity, Japan
    • Kaigo, Muneo – Uni­ver­sity of Tsukuba, Japan
    • Kim, Yong-​Chan – Yon­sei Uni­ver­sity, South Korea
    • Klu­ver, Randy – Texas A&M Uni­ver­sity, USA
    • Kobayashi, Tet­suro – National Insti­tute of Infor­mat­ics, Japan
    • Kor, Ah-​Lian – Leeds Met­ro­pol­i­tan Uni­ver­sity, UK
    • Krim­mer, Robert – Tallinn Uni­ver­sity of Tech­nol­ogy, Estonia
    • Liew, Kai Khiun – Nanyang Tech­no­log­i­cal Uni­ver­sity, Singapore
    • Lin, Wan-​Ying – City Uni­ver­sity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., China
    • Nahon, Karine – Uni­ver­sity of Wash­ing­ton, USA
    • Pang, Natalie – Nanyang Tech­no­log­i­cal Uni­ver­sity, Singapore
    • Park, Han Woo – Yeung­nam Uni­ver­sity, South Korea
    • Paulin, Alois – Vienna Uni­ver­sity of Tech­nol­ogy, Austria
    • Peixoto, Tiago – World Bank, USA
    • Robert­son, Scott – Uni­ver­sity of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, USA
    • Sachs, Michael – Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems, Austria
    • Shen, Fei “Chris” – City Uni­ver­sity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., China
    • Soon, Carol – National Uni­ver­sity of Sin­ga­pore, Singapore
    • Van Kra­nen­burg, Rob – Socio­tal: Smart Cities, Belgium
    • Weiyu, Zhang – National Uni­ver­sity of Sin­ga­pore, Singapore
    • Zheng, Lei – Fudan Uni­ver­sity, China
    • Zhou, Bao­hua – Fudan Uni­ver­sity, China
    • Zhu, Jonathan – City Uni­ver­sity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., China
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