ICEGOV2019 Proceedings published

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  • 2019•05•21     Guimarães

    The proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2019) are now available in the ACM Digital Library (ISBN 978-1-4503-5421-9).

    Jointly organised by RMIT University and UNU-EGOV, the 12th edition of the Operating Unit’s flagship annual conference took place in Melbourne, Australia, from 3-5 april 2019. The main theme was Exploring Digital Government Synergies to Foster Equality, Inclusiveness, and Productivity.

    Much like its past editions, ICEGOV2019 featured a rich programme of Keynote Lectures (6), Plenary Sessions (4), Paper Sessions (12), Invited Sessions (5), Industry Sessions (6), Workshops (6), a Poster Exhibition, and a Doctoral Colloquium, all based on submitted or invited contributions by researchers, experts, policy-makers, and practitioners from around the world. A total of 225 people from 43 different countries attended the conference over its 3-day duration, who together explored how existing and emerging digital technologies can be effectively harnessed to foster inclusiveness, equality, and sustainability.

    Edited by Soumaya Ben Dhaou, Lemuria Carter and Mark Gregory (Programme Committee Chairs), the 518 page-long proceedings comprise a total of 81 papers written by 187 authors. The submission process saw a total of 181 papers submitted, with a final acceptance rate of 36%. The publication is divided into nine sections: seven conference thematic tracks, the Doctoral Colloquium, and the Poster Exhibition, including themes such as digital transformation, smart cities, security and privacy, open government, digital citizenship or government research and policy.