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Why come to EGOV-CeDEM-ePart 2018?

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Join us at EGOV-CeDEM-ePart 2018
3-5 September 2018, Danube University Krems in Austria.

Join for these reasons

  • Keynote speeches by Wolfgang Drechsler (Technical University Tallinn, Estonia) and
  • Bill Dutton (University of Maryland, US)

As well as for the presentations, reflections’ session, poster session, PhD colloquium; Open Space, panel discussions; Outstanding Paper Awards; networking and project opportunities….

So submit your paper (completed research, ongoing research, posters, panel & workshop proposals, PhD papers) to the following tracks:

  • E-Government & Open Government
  • E-Democracy and eParticipation
  • Smart Governance
  • AI, data Analytics & Automated Decision-Making
  • Digital Collaboration and Social Media
  • Policy Modeling and Policy Informatics
  • Social Innovation
  • Open data, Linked Data & Semantic Web
  • Practioners

Please note

  • We offer 4 PhD Bursaries (€750 each)
  • the (hard) submission deadline is 17 March 2018!

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Look forward to seeing you there!

EGOV-CeDEM-ePart 2018 Call for Papers

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EGOV-CeDEM-ePart 2018 represents the merge of the IFIP EGOV-ePart  with the CeDEM conference as well as the annual conference of the IFIP Working Group 8.5. The conference is held annually, and will be hosted 3-5 September 2018 at the Danube University Krems in Austria.

We invite individuals from academic and applied backgrounds as well as from business, public authorities, NGOs, NPOs and education institutions to submit their research papers, reflections, posters as well as practitioner papers, panel or workshop proposals to the topics addressed in the tracks. The conference also offers a PhD Colloquium as well as a limited number of PhD bursaries. We welcome completed and ongoing research papers, workshop and panel proposals, reflections&viewpoints,  posters and practitioners’ papers.


  • General E-Government & Open Government
  • General e-Democracy & e-Participation
  • Smart Governance (Government, Cities & Regions)
  • AI, Data Analytics and Automated Decision Making
  • Digital Collaboration and Social Media
  • Policy Modeling and Policy Informatics
  • Social Innovation
  • Open Data, Linked Data & Semantic Web
  • Practitioners’ Track
  • PhD Colloquium


  • (Hard) deadline for submissions: 17 March 2018
  • Notification of acceptance: 30 April 2018
  • Camera-ready paper submission and author registration: 1 June 2018
  • Conference: 3-5 September 2018
  • PhD Colloquium: 2 September 2018

Further Details


We look forward to seeing you!

Peter, Olivier, Marijn, Jochen, Efthimios (Conference Chairs) & Noella (Local Host Chair)

Researchers: We are Hiring!

To strengthen our team at the Faculty of Business and Globalization/Department for E-Governance and Administration we are looking for a: Researcher (Full-time)


Researcher (Full-time) 38.5 hours/week Advertisement No. SB17-0196

Your tasks

  • Working on research projects and academic studies
  • Developing and soliciting of research projects
  • Contributing to publications and academic articles
  • Independent teaching of courses, holding of exams and tutoring of students

Your profile

  • University degree (Master/PhD or Mag./Dr.) in law, economics, business or social sciences
  • A high degree of interest in research issues of technology and change in the economy, administration and society
  • Affinity for working with new collaborative and digital technologies
  • Excellent German and English language skills
  • Team skills and highly developed communication competences
  • Independent, flexible and proactive work approach
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel

Your perspective

  • Full-time position (38.5 hours/week – flexible working hours) for an initial limited term of two years and a minimum gross monthly salary of EUR 2,676.55 (W3/1 according to the Work and Remuneration Regulations) – we are willing to pay a higher salary according to qualifications and training.
  • An innovative and modern working environment at Campus Krems
  • A cooperative, international and interdisciplinary research and teaching team with a focus on digitalisation of the state, society and the economy
  • Excellent opportunities of continuing education with the University’s own programmes, comprehensive offer of health promotion and Campus Sport; the University’s own child care facility “Campus Kids”
  • Good transport links – Campus shuttle bus from the railway station

Persons with disabilities who meet the required qualification criteria are expressly invited to apply for this position and their applications will be given special consideration.

We look  forward to receiving your application (in German or English) by 7 January 2018.

For detailed information please see (in German) and submitting your application:


Details about our department:

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