EGOV-CeDEM-ePart 2018 represents the merge of the IFIP WG 8.5 Electronic Government (EGOV), the IFIP WG 8.5 IFIP Electronic Participation (ePart) and the Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government Conference (CeDEM). The conference is held annually, and will be hosted 3-5 September 2018 at the Danube University Krems in Austria.
The conference is organised in multiple tracks:
- The General E-Government & Open Government Track serves as an umbrella for all e-government-related topics except the special-topics tracks. In particular, it also covers emerging and special topics in e-government research.
- The General E-Democracy & eParticipation Track serves as an umbrella for all eParticipation-related topics except the special-topic tracks. This track aims to present the best of recent developments in electronic participation and electronic democracy as they cover a wide range of technical, political and social areas.
- The Smart Governance (Government, Cities & Regions) Track focuses on all aspects of smart governance, including frameworks, policies, and the use of technology.
- The AI, Data Analytics, & Automated Decision Making Track welcomes research examining the potential, adoption, use, and impacts of various data analytics methods ranging from visualisations and descriptive statistical analyses to machine learning and AI methods in the public sector.
- The Digital Collaboration and Social Media Track
- The Policy Modeling and Policy Informatics Track focuses on supporting public policy-making with innovative ICTs involving relevant stakeholders. The scope ranges from policy analysis and conceptual modeling to programming and visualization of simulation models.
- The Social Innovation Track focuses on the intersection between research, practice, and policy related to social innovation.
- The Open Data, Linked Data & Semantic Web Track focuses on open government data, public big data sharing and use, data for improving public value and data analytics capitalizing mainly on Linked Open Data and other Semantic Web Technologies.
- The Practitioners’ Track, designed for those working in the field.
A PhD student colloquium will be held, providing an international forum for doctoral students under the guidance of senior scholars for presenting their work, networking opportunities and cross-disciplinary inspiration. The overall aim of the PhD colloquium is to connect PhD students to the research community, and students from any stage of their PhD are invited to submit their work in relation to any of the conference topics.
For more information of the PhD Colloquium and its submission guidelines see here.
|Submission of papers (completed and ongoing research)||March 17, 2018 – Submission system closes
This is a hard deadline with no exceptions.*
|Submission of workshop/panel/poster/PhD colloquium contributions||March 17, 2018|
|Notification of acceptance/rejection decisions for papers, workshops/panels/posters/PhD colloquium contributions||April 30, 2018|
|Camera-ready papers of all types of papers||June 1, 2018 – no extensions can be granted to ensure availability of proceedings at the conference|