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Day 1: ICEDEG 2017 in Quito, Ecuador

19-21 April in Quito, Ecuador

20170418_213832 Quito, looking down.

Quito, looking up.

After more than 1/2 day spent in the air, I arrived to Quito to attend the ICEDEG 2017 chaired by Andreas Meier (University of Fribourg, CH) and Luis Terán (University of Fribourg, CH & Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas (ESPE), EC).

20170418_160106 Rain, forecast for the whole week.

Programme and details available here:


CeDEM17: Call for Papers Extended until 6. January 2017

CeDEM17 Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government

17-19 May 2017, Danube University Krems, Austria
Extended Submission deadline:  6. January 2017

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.

We look forward to your submissions (full papers, workshop proposals, reflections, PhD papers) and seeing you in Krems!


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Ramon Gil-Garcia
Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany, US
Ines Mergel
Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Konstanz, DE
Keren Flavell
TownHall App Pty Ltd, US


Further Confirmed Keynotes

  • Dave Karpf (School of Media and Public Affairs, The George Washington University, US)
  • Todd O’Boyle (Next Century Cities, US)


  • E-Democracy and E-Participation
  • Social Media, Public Administration and Citizen Engagement
  • Open Collaborative Government
  • Open Data, Transparency and Open Innovation
  • Citizens’ Participation in Democratic Governance Processes through ICT in Africa
  • Open Access
  • Communities, Participation and Civic Engagement
  • Information Visualization for the People
  • Connected Smart City
  • E-Voting
  • Political Communication & Public Spheres in a Digital Age
  • Identity, Privacy and Security
  • Emerging Issues in E-Democracy and Open Government

You Can also Submit


Peter Parycek and Noella Edelmann
Department for E-Governance and Administration, Danube University Krems, Austria


CeDEM17 is supported by IEEE


Call for Papers: Special Issue of “Sustainability”

Special Issue of “Sustainability”: Sustainability and Digital Environment

Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050; CODEN: SUSTDE) is an international, cross-disciplinary, scholarly and open access journal of environmental, cultural, economic, and social sustainability of human beings. Sustainability provides an advanced forum for studies related to sustainability and sustainable development, and is published monthly online by MDPI.

The Special Issue of Sustainability “Sustainability and Digital Environment” is edited by  Guest Editors:

  • Roland W. Scholz (Department of Economics and Globalization, Knowledge and Information Management, Danube University Krems and Natural and Social Science Interface, ETH Zurich);
  • Gerald Steiner (Department of Knowledge and Communication Management, DanubeUniversity Krems);
  • Peter Parcycek (Departement of E-Governance in Business and Administration, Danube University Krems).

Topics for this Special Issue include:

  • Digital revolution;
  • Rebound effects of digital technologies;
  • Sustainable digital environments;
  • Vulnerability;
  • Resilience management;

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2017

All details:…/sustainab…/special_issues/digital_environment

Job Opportunities at Tallinn University of Technology (TUT)

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The Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance/Talllinn University of Technology is offering 2 positions:

Project Controller/ Full-time
The Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance (TUT) is looking for a Project Controller with experience in business accounting or financial project management. In detail, the role is to analyse, advise and control the budget of the H2020 funded once only principle project (TOOP) in correspondence with European Commission and 50 high-level organisations from 22 countries.

Project Manager
The Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance (TUT) is looking for a Project Manager with experience in project and/or programme management in an international environment. In detail, the role is to manage the H2020 funded once-only principle project (TOOP) in correspondence with European Commission and 50 high-level organisations from 22 countries.


Interested? Contact  Prof. Dr. Robert Krimmer (


Join us at the Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2016 in Asia or Submit for 2017 in Austria

In 2007 the Centre for E-Governance began organising conferences on e-democracy and public administration and since  2014, CeDEM is also held biennially in Asia.

We invite individuals from academic and applied backgrounds as well as business, public authorities, NGOs, NPOs and education institutions to join us and submit their work to the topics addressed in the tracks. We welcome interdisciplinary and critical approaches to the conference topics. (more…)