The "International Conference on eBusiness and eGovernment" (ICEBEG), organized by SoSReS (Social Sciences Research Society), will be held in Izmir, Turkey between 27 and 29 April 2012.
Description and Aim
eBusiness may be defined as the application of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in support of all the activities of business. eGovernment refers to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to provide public goods and services to citizens. eGovernment involves simplifying and conducting processes relating to information, communications and transactions within and between governmental institutions, the public at large, and companies, by utilizing information and communication technologies (ICTs).
"International Conference on eBusiness and eGovernment" (ICEBEG) provides a sphere for scholars and practitioners on all aspects of applying internet and related technologies in private and public sector organisations.
The aim of the conference is to bring together an interdisciplinary audience of ICT, information systems, knowledge management, ebusiness, ecommerce, egovernment, egovernance professionals and researchers to address some of the issues and challenges facing the public and private sector today. ICEBEG fosters and promotes the discovery and dissemination of high quality research in the fields noted above.
Accepted full papers will be published in the International Journal of eBusiness and eGovernment Studies.
(Danish Technological Institute, Denmark)
"eGovernment Strategies around the World"
Jeremy Millard has 35 years experience working with new technology and society, and has worked with governments, regional development agencies, and the private and civil sectors in all parts of the world. He is by background a geographer and social scientist and now works as a consultant, but started his career with large IT companies in the UK and in the public sector. Recent assignments include leading a pan-European study on eParticipation and developing a 2020 eGovernment vision for the European Commission, the eGovernment Awards 2007, and expert support for the OECD, the UN and the Council of Europe.
(Technological Research Center (TEKAM), Osmangazi University, Turkey)
"Evaluation Of World E-Government Rankings in 2010"
Muammer Kaya is a senior lecturer in Engineering Faculty of Eskisehir-Osmangazi University in Turkey for the last 20 years. He obtained his B.Sc. from Engineering Faculty of Anadolu University in 1977. Dr. Kaya graduated from McGill University Engineering Faculty with M.Sc. and Ph.D. Degree in 1984 and 1989 respectively in Canada. Along with his engineering studies, Dr. Kaya is interested in webometric rankings of countries, universities and research centers in the world. For the last 15 years, Dr. Kaya is the director of Technological Research Center (TEKAM) of Eskisehir-Osmangazi University. Prof. Dr. Kaya published numerious papers in engineering, research and development (R&D) in Turkey, brain drain from Turkey, University-Industry-Government relations, e-government/governance and economics. He is also the director of Eskisehir-Osmangazi University Vocational High School.