This blog post contains an overview of the Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government, Asia 2014 that was held in Hong Kong in December 2014. Below you find an all about the academic conference with presentations and panels: follow the links to find abstracts and slides. On our Flickr-album you find a selection of pictures taken during the conference and on the conference website you find all other related information.
CONFERENCE DAY 1
- Tomasz Janowski: From Electronic Governance to Policy-Driven Electronic Governance. Evolution of Technology Use in Government
Research Papers I
- Jörg Hebenstreit: Cyberbalkanization – The Local Fragmentation of the Global Village?
- Tetsuro Kobayashi: Territorial Issues and Support for the Prime Minister: A Survey Experiment on
Research Papers II
- A. John Sinclair: The role of e-governance and social media in creating platforms for meaningful
- Yannis Charalabidis: Social Media in Policy Making: the EU Community project approach
- Alois Paulin: Redefining Digital Government – Reaching beyond Myths, Unsustainability and the Digital Divide
- Sanju Menon A Value-based Design Approach for Online Deliberation
- Lotta Westerberg: Social Media and Change Agents in Iran Perspectives from Tehran and Baluchistan
- Pauline Leong: Political Communication in Malaysia: A Study on the Use of New Media in Politics
Reflections and Ongoing Research
- Joo-Young Jung and Yong-Chan Kim: The influence of opinion leadership, followership, and curatorship on mass media connections and political participation
- Chung-Hong Chan and King-Wa Fu: Differential opinions among Hong Kong online social media, traditional news media, opinion polls and the government consultations on methods for selecting chief executive in 2017
- Marie Neihouser, Julien Boyadjian: Why and how panelize Twitter?
- Jean Yves Dormagen: The logics of access to the audience on the social network Twitter
- Karolina Koc-Michalska and Darren Lilleker: Political communication, Internet and social networks. European Parliament electoral campaigning in the comparative perspective (2009 – 2014)
- Vivian Hsueh-Hua Chen: Online Participation and Public discourse: A case study in Singapore
- Melissa Cate Christ and Daisy Dic Sze Tam: Crowdsourcing Logistics OR the Role of Open Data, Citizen Participation and Social Media in Enabling Ethical Food Systems and Reducing Food Waste
CONFERENCE DAY 2
- Carol Soon and Jui Liang Sim: Chinese-language bloggers in Singapore: Apoliticised and blogging alone
- Jing Zeng: Can microblog based political discussion contribute to public deliberation in China?
- Junhua Zhang: An Illusion of E-Democratization – China’s Social Memory in the Country’s Blog Narratives
- Wilfred Yang Wang: Remaking Guangzhou: Political Engagement and Place-making on Sina Weibo
- Natalie Pang and Qinfeng Zhu: How YouTubers saw The Little India Riot
- Irmgard Wetzstein: From the academic debate to real-world use and back: Theoretical and practical implications of social media as communication channel in crisis and disaster management
- Leonidas Anthopoulos: Evaluating Green Smart City’s Sustainability with an Integrated System Dynamics Model
- Montathar Faraon: Positive but skeptical: A study of attitudes towards Internet voting in Sweden
Reflections and Short Papers
- Qinfeng Zhu, Marko Skoric and Tai-Quan Peng: Internet penetration and public service delivery
- Muneo Kaigo: Social Media and Red Tape in Japan
- Dragana Lazic: Flooded Country, Flooded Internet.
- Zhendong Ma: A Structured Analysis of Digital Identity for e-Government Services
- Marco Prandini and Laura Sartori: Why electronic voting?
- Odgerel Ulziikhutag: e-Voting Development in Mongolia
- Jing Zeng: Information construction in crisis communication: Applying ANT to digital media environments
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