International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government (CeDEM) 2017

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  • The Inter­na­tional Con­fer­ence for e-​Democracy and Open Gov­ern­ment brings together e-​democracy, e-​participation and open gov­ern­ment spe­cial­ists work­ing in acad­e­mia, pol­i­tics, gov­ern­ment and busi­ness to crit­i­cally analyse the inno­va­tions, issues, ideas and chal­lenges in the net­worked soci­eties of the dig­i­tal age. The conference’s 2017 edi­tion will be held on May 1719, 2017 in Krems an der Donau, Aus­tria and will be organ­ised by the Cen­ter for E-​Governance at the Danube Uni­ver­sity of Krems.

    The Cen­tre for E-​Governance has been organ­is­ing con­fer­ences on e-​democracy and pub­lic admin­is­tra­tion since 2007: the E-​democracy Con­fer­ence Series began in 2007, and the CeDEM, first pre­sented in 2011, rep­re­sents the devel­op­ment and con­tin­u­a­tion of the con­fer­ence series. Since 2014, CeDEM is also held bien­ni­ally in Asia (CeDEM Asia).

    We invite indi­vid­u­als from aca­d­e­mic and applied back­grounds as well as busi­ness, pub­lic author­i­ties, NGOs, NPOs and edu­ca­tion insti­tu­tions to sub­mit their papers, reflec­tions as well as work­shop pro­pos­als to the top­ics addressed in the tracks. We wel­come inter­dis­ci­pli­nary approaches to the con­fer­ence topics.

    The CeDEM also pro­vides an Open Space, where par­tic­i­pants can demo­c­ra­t­i­cally choose and organ­ise in a bar­camp style their own pre­sen­ta­tions, work­shops, birds of a feather, events, meet­ings etc..

    Full papers are peer-​reviewed in a double-​blind process and if accepted, are pub­lished by the IEEE Com­puter Soci­ety Con­fer­ence Pub­lish­ing Ser­vices (CPS) and avail­able online on IEEE Xplore Dig­i­tal Library. Work­shop pro­pos­als, PhD col­lo­quium papers and reflec­tions that have been sub­mit­ted and selected by the chairs are pub­lished with Edi­tion Donau-​Universität Krems and avail­able online accord­ing to Open Access principles.

    Authors of the best peer-​reviewed papers will be asked to re-​submit their revised and extended papers for the autumn issue of the Cen­tre for E-Governance’s Open Access eJour­nal of eDemoc­racy and Open Gov­ern­ment. Since 2014, the CeDEM con­fer­ence presents the author/​s of the best paper with the “CeDEM Best Paper Award”. Papers are nom­i­nated for this award by the review­ers dur­ing the peer-​review process, the best paper is then selected by the CeDEM’s track directors.

    The CeDEM offers a PhD Col­lo­quium in coop­er­a­tion with the Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems’ Plat­form for Polit­i­cal Com­mu­ni­ca­tion and net­POL. The PhD Col­lo­quium pro­vides PhD stu­dents the oppor­tu­nity to present their work and gain feed­back from experts as well as meet other PhD stu­dents. Stu­dents from any stage of their PhD are invited to sub­mit their work and invited to apply for the “CeDEM PhD Col­lo­quium Bursary”.

    Keynotes at CeDEM17

    • Ramon Gil-​Garcia – Cen­ter for Tech­nol­ogy in Gov­ern­ment, Uni­ver­sity at Albany, US

    CeDEM17 Tracks

    • E-​Democracy and E-​Participation: Chairs: Fiorella De Cin­dio (Uni­ver­sity of Milan, IT), Mauri Kaipainen (Södertörn Uni­ver­sity, SE), Alon Peled (Hebrew Uni­ver­sity of Jerusalem, IL)
    • Social Media, Pub­lic Admin­is­tra­tion and Cit­i­zen Engage­ment: Chair: Marko Sko­ric (Nanyang Tech­no­log­i­cal Uni­ver­sity, SG), Morten Mey­er­hoff Nielsen (Tallinn Uni­ver­sity of Tech­nol­ogy, EE), Natalie Pang (Nanyang Tech­no­log­i­cal Uni­ver­sity, SG)
    • Open Col­lab­o­ra­tive Gov­ern­ment: Chairs: Muneo Kaigo (Uni­ver­sity of Tsukuba, JP), Sylvia Arch­mann (Aus­trian Chan­cellery, AT)
    • Open Data, Trans­parency and Open Inno­va­tion: Chairs: Anneke Zuider­wijk (TU Delft, NL), Johann Höchtl (Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems, AT), Ramon Gil-​Garcia (Uni­ver­sity at Albany, US)
    • Cit­i­zens’ Par­tic­i­pa­tion in Demo­c­ra­tic Gov­er­nance Processes through ICT in Africa: Chairs: John­stone Baguma – Kumaraki (Toro Devel­op­ment Net­work, UG), Wak­abi Waira­gala (CIPESA, UG), Wil­fred War­i­oba (Com­mis­sion for Human Rights and Good Gov­er­nance, TZ)
    • Open Access: Chair: Anto­nio Vetró (Nexa Cen­ter for Inter­net & Soci­ety, IT), Lorenzo Canova (Nexa Cen­ter for Inter­net & Soci­ety, IT)
    • Com­mu­ni­ties, Par­tic­i­pa­tion and Civic Engage­ment: Chairs: Jakob Svens­son (Upp­sala Uni­ver­sity, SE), Judith Schoss­böck (Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems, AT), Peter Mam­brey (Uni­ver­sität Duisburg-​Essen, DE)
    • Infor­ma­tion Visu­al­iza­tion for the Peo­ple: Chairs: Michael Smuc (Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems, AT), Flo­rian Wind­hager (Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems, AT)
    • Con­nected Smart City: Chairs: Car­los E. Jiménez Gómez (estratic, EE), Fran­cisco Fal­cone (UPNA/​IEEE STC e-​GOV, ES), Gabriela Viale Pereira (Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems, AT), Jörn von Lucke (Zep­pelin Uni­ver­sity, DE), Nor­bert Ker­st­ing (Uni­ver­sity of Mün­ster, DE)
    • E-​Voting Chairs: Robert Krim­mer (Tallinn Uni­ver­sity of Tech­nol­ogy, EE), Jesus Cano (IEEE eGov­ern­ment Co-​chair, UNED, USPCEU, EU)
    • Emerg­ing Issues in E-​Democracy and Open Gov­ern­ment Chairs: Mar­tijn Har­tog (The Hague Uni­ver­sity of Applied Sci­ences, NL), Bert Mul­der (The Hague Uni­ver­sity of Applied Sci­ences, NL), Yuri Mis­nikov (St. Peters­burg State Uni­ver­sity, RU)
    • Iden­tity, Pri­vacy, and Secu­rity: Chair: Rein­hard Riedl (Bern Uni­ver­sity of Applied Sci­ences, CH), Bet­tina Rin­ner­bauer (Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems, AT)

    CeDEM17 Best Paper Award

    Every year, the CeDEM con­fer­ence presents the author/​s of the best paper with the “CeDEM Best Paper Award”.

    The pro­ce­dure used for the CeDEM Best Paper Prize is as follows:

    • Step 1: All full papers sub­mit­ted to the con­fer­ence are “eli­gi­ble” for the prize.
    • Step 2: Dur­ing the review process, the review­ers can nom­i­nate one or more papers for the prize.
    • Step 3: The papers with the high­est num­bers of reviewer nom­i­na­tions and peer-​review scores are shortlisted.
    • Step 4: All the track direc­tors are requested to review the short­list and choose 1 paper.

    PhD Colloquium

    The PhD Col­lo­quium pro­vides PhD stu­dents the oppor­tu­nity to present their work and gain feed­back from experts as well as meet other PhD stu­dents. Stu­dents from any stage of their PhD are invited to sub­mit their work in rela­tion to any of the con­fer­ence topics.

    Open Space

    The CeDEM pro­vides an Open Space, where par­tic­i­pants can have their own style of pre­sen­ta­tions, work­shops, birds of a feather, events, meet­ings etc.. Par­tic­i­pa­tion in the Open Space is free and open to the public.

    CeDEM17 Bur­sary for PhD Students

    The CeDEM bur­sary is applic­a­ble only for authors sub­mit­ting to the PhD Col­lo­quium. We are pleased to offer 6 bur­saries for authors sub­mit­ting to the PhD Colloquium:

    • 3 bur­saries for the best PhD sub­mis­sions: a 3-​day con­fer­ence fee waiver and accom­mo­da­tion at the Kolp­ing Hotel (Krems) for the dura­tion of the CeDEM16 conference.
    • 3 bur­saries: a 3-​day con­fer­ence fee waiver.

    Organ­is­ing Committee

    Con­fer­ence Chairs

    • Noella Edel­mann (Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems, AT)
    • Peter Parycek (Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems, AT)

    Con­fer­ence Director

    • Ger­linde Ecker (Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems, AT)

    Hon­orary Board

    • Arthur Lupia (Uni­ver­sity of Michi­gan, US)
    • Jeremy Mil­lard (Third Mil­len­nium Gov­er­nance, DK)
    • Peter Filz­maier (Danube Uni­ver­sity Krems, AT)
    • Ste­van Har­nad (Amer­i­can Sci­en­tist Open Access Forum; Uni­ver­site du Que­bec, CAN; Uni­ver­sity of Southamp­ton, UK)
    • Steve Clift (E​-Democ​racy​.org, US)
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