Central European Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems CECIIS 2009 Varaždin – Croatia
After participating in last year’s conference, Mag. Daniel Medimorec represented the Center for E-Government of the Danube University Krems on the 10th anniversary of the Central European Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems, CECIIS 2009, organized by the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Organization and Informatics (FOI) in Varaždin, Croatia. He was Invited Lecturer on the second day of the conference.
The Center for E-Government and the Faculty of Organization and Informatics (FOI), represented by Prof. Bozidar Klicek, have been cooperating closely on European projects since 2006 making it a great pleasure to take part in the tenth anniversary of CECIIS.
Austrian E-Government Strategy
Mr. Medimorec delivered a presentation about Austria’s work in the field of eDemocracy and eParticipation, about the working group that has been dealing with this topic for the last three years, and about projects implemented in this field in Austria. He also gave an outlook on further developments in Austria.
Furthermore he presented projects, what the Center for E-Government has planned for 2010. He extended an invitation to participate at the European E-Governance Class 2010, scheduled for May 3rd to 5th 2010 at the Danube University Krems/Austria with special emphasis on the countries of Southeast Europe (SEE). With the EDem10, the 4th International Conference on eDemocracy (the call for papers is already open) scheduled for May 6th and 7th 2010 and also taking place on the premises of the Danube University Krems/Austria, this presents an excellent opportunity to combine the two events.
The importance of this event for the Central European region is underlined by the cooperation of prestigious European Universities in the organization of the conference:
- Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Institut für Informatik und Gesellschaft, Germany
- Bánki Donát Politechnic, Department of Information Technology Budapest, Hungary
- Karl-Franzens Universität Graz, Institut für Informationswissenschaft, Austria
- University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Science, Croatia
- University of Maribor, Faculty of Economics and Business, Slovenia
- University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Slovenia
The conference is under the Auspices of the Ministry of Science, Education, and Sport, and the Ministry of the Sea, Tourism, Transport and Development of the Republic of Croatia as well as the University of Zagreb, Croatia, the oldest university in Southeast Europe, which celebrated the 340th anniversary of its foundation (23.09.1669) on the first day of the conference.