[Air-L] EDem 2008 Conference for Electronic Democracy 29-30 September 2008 Danube University Krems

Noella Edelmann noella.edelmann at donau-uni.ac.at
Mon Jul 28 01:42:32 PDT 2008

EDem 2008 E-Democracy Conference 
Danube University Krems, Austria
29-30 September 2008

We would like to invite you, your students, co-workers and readers to the EDem 2008 Conference:

Keynote Speakers:
*Steven Clift (E-Democracy.org, USA)
*Ann Macintosh (Professor Digital Governance, University of Leeds, UK)
*Jeremy Millard (Danish Insitute of Technology, DK)
*Peter Parycek (Head of the Centre for E-Government, Danube University Krems, AT)
*Matt Poelmans (Director Burgerlink, NL)
*Alexander Prosser (University of Economics Vienna, AT)

*Making International Recommendations on e-Democracy - Thomas Buchsbaum (CAHDE)
*Case Studies and State of the Art in eParticipation - Ann Macintosh and Jeremy Millard
*MOMENTUM - Daniel van Lerberge (European Center of Political Technologies, POLITECH Institute, BE )
*Open Source and e-Democracy - Lasse Berntzen (Vestfold University College, NOR)

Conference Aims:
*To what extent can E-Democracy support and enrich our democracy?
*What and where are the interfaces, what methods can be used to integrate E-participation in present politics public administration processes?
*How can we ensure that the greatest number of people are reached and are able to use the means of participation?
*How can the modern media support political education?
*How can the Internet increase participation in political discussion?
*What are the limitations and the risks of E-Democracy?

The EDem2008 conference presents the opportunity to look into these questions and discuss the answers. During the conference experiences will be collected, examples and good / bad practice analysed, State-of-the-Art and future scenarios will be presented and discussed.

More information about the conference, programme and registration: www.donau-uni.ac.at/edem 

I look forward to meeting you there!

Noella Edelmann

Noella Edelmann BA, MSc, MAS
E-Democracy 2008 Conference www.donau-uni.ac.at/edem 
Academic Staff
Course Director Executive MBA in ICT 

Centre for E-Government
Danube University Krems
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Strasse 30, 3500 Krems
Tel.: +43 2732 893 2303
E-Mail: noella.edelmann at donau-uni.ac.at 

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