[Air-l] CFP: e-Democracy - Technology, Law and Politics

Robert Krimmer [e-Voting.at] aior at newsletter.krimmer.at
Mon Jun 30 12:55:29 PDT 2003

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                              Call for Contributions
                    E-Democracy: Technology, Law and Politics
                     Report of the working group E-Democracy
                           Forum e-government of the 
                         Austrian Computer Society (OCG)

Content: Numerous applications use the Internet for business and
administrative transactions. The question remains, however, how the
Internet can be used for the support of democratic decision making and
citizen participation ("e-democracy"). In order to achieve this,
technical challenges have to be solved; however, also legal and
political aspects have to addressed. 

The OCG working group e-democracy was founded in autumn 2002 and
addresses e-democracy in its entirety. The aim of this proceedings
volume is to summarize the current state of the discussion not only in
Austria, but also on the development of e-democracy on an
international scale. 

This call for contributions addresses mainly the presenters in the
course of the working group but contributions from all researchers and
practitioners in the field of e-democracy are welcome. Contributions
may specialize in the fields of IT-related issues, legal, political or
sociological aspects of e-democracy. Both theoretical research,
comparative studies and case study reports are welcome. 

Publication: The volume will be published in the series OCG/ Forum

Editors: Prof. Alexander Prosser, Mag. Robert Krimmer 
The members of the working group serve as review board. 
Language of contributions: German or English 

Kind of contribution: Either a Full Paper (4.-5.000 words) or a Short
Note (1.500 words) shall be submitted. 

Important Dates: 

31st July 2003: Deadline for submitting extended abstracts (500 words)

20th August 2003: Author Notification of Acceptance 
30th September 2003: Submission of camera-ready papers 

The proceedings volume will be presented during the OCG AT21
conference in Vienna (18th November 2003) and Graz (4th December 2003)
to the general public (AT21 dates are subject to change).

Upload and Submission details are available at


Mag. Robert Krimmer (robert.krimmer at wu-wien.ac.at)

~ Projektassistent e-Voting.at

~ Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien
   Institut fuer Informationsverarbeitung und -wirtschaft
   Abteilung Produktionsmanagement

   Pappenheimgasse 35/5
   A-1200 Wien, Austria

~ phone: +43 1 31336 5622, fax: +43 1 31336 90 5622 
~ web: http://www.e-Voting.at, http://www.robert.krimmer.at 


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