[Air-L] CFP: International Conference on e-Democracy, Equity and Social Justice 2010

Axel Bruns a.bruns at qut.edu.au
Mon Apr 12 21:27:34 PDT 2010


Dear colleagues, 

With apologies for cross-postings - please disseminate the following CFP through your networks:

> -- CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline for submissions (1st call extension): 24 May
> 2010 --
> 
> IADIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE E-DEMOCRACY, EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE 2010
> Freiburg, Germany, 26 - 28 July 2010
> (http://www.edemocracy-conf.org/)
> part of the IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information
> Systems (MCCSIS 2010)
> Freiburg, Germany 26 - 31 July 2010
> (http://www.mccsis.org)
> 
> * Conference background and goals
> This conference aims to encourage and foster efforts of researchers and
> practitioners by sharing cutting-edge research, innovations, models, theories
> and strategies that address issues and challenges related to cultivating
> online communities for grassroots democracy, equity and social justice.
> 
> * Format of the Conference
> The conference will comprise of invited talks and oral presentations. The
> proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a book and CD-
> ROM with ISBN, and will be available also in the IADIS Digital Library
> (accessible on-line).
> 
> * Best Papers
> Selected authors of best papers will be invited to submit extended versions
> of their papers to selected journals (i.e. IADIS International Journal on
> Computer Science and Information Systems - ISSN: 1646-3692) including
> journals from INDERSCIENCE Publishers.
> 
> * Types of submissions
> Full and Short Papers, Reflection Papers, Posters/Demonstrations, Tutorials,
> Panels and Doctoral Consortium.
> All submissions are subject to a blind refereeing process.
> 
> * Topics for this conference include, but are not limited to:
> 
>   Citizenship
> *Unleashing the power of citizens in developing countries to use the Internet
> to drive their own social & political development agenda
> 
> Digital divide:
>     * Achievement of equity by bridging the digital divide and promoting
> critical and digital literacies
> 
> Participation:
>     * Provision of effective online platforms for meaningful participation of
> citizens
> 
> Access
>     * Optimization of wider access to democratic dialogues through successful
> community cultivation
> 
> Community cultivation
>     * Enhance the benefits of social development interventions through the
> use of digital, wireless and mobile
>       technologies for cultivating communities to conduct inquiry and socio-
> political action
> 
> Sustainability
>     * Facilitating sustainable grassroots, bottom up co-created solutions and
> approaches to leadership, human rights,
>       and civil society development
> 
> E-mentoring
>     * Reports and reflections on the successes and failures of deploying e-
> mentoring strategies for raising political awareness, civic consciousness and
> community cultivation
> 
> Transference
>     * North-South, South-South, and public-private partnerships and
> collaboration for co-creation of online communities
> 
> Community Ownership & Strengthening
>     * Studies of efforts of involving citizens as stakeholders in initiatives
> to promote democracy, social justice and equity
>       by strengthening their capabilities and promoting their involvement in
> online communities.
> 
> 
> * Important Dates:
> - Submission Deadline (1st call extension): 24 May 2010
> - Notification to Authors (1st call extension): 14 June 2010
> - Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration (1st call extension):
> Until 30 June 2010
> - Late Registration (1st call extension): After 30 June 2010
> - Conference: Freiburg, Germany, 26 - 28 July 2010
> 
> * Conference Location
> The conference will be held in Freiburg, Germany.
> 
> * Secretariat
> IADIS Secretariat - IADIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE E-DEMOCRACY, EQUITY AND
> SOCIAL JUSTIVE 2010
> Rua Sao Sebastiao da Pedreira, 100, 3
> 1050-209 Lisbon, Portugal
> E-mail: secretariat at edemocracy-conf.org
> Web site: http://www.edemocracy-conf.org/
> 
> * Program Committee
> 
> e-Democracy, Equity and Social Justice 2010 Conference Program Chairs
> Gurmit Singh, The 3-Os Research & Consulting, Singapore/Switzerland
> Maggie McPherson, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
> 
> General MCCSIS 2010 Conference Co-Chairs:
> Piet Kommers, University of Twente, The Netherlands
> Pedro Isaías, Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University), Portugal
> Dirk Ifenthaler, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
> Nian-Shing Chen, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
> 
> Committee Members: *
> * for committee list please refer to http://www.edemocracy-
> conf.org/committees.asp


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Dr Axel Bruns              http://snurb.info/ - http://produsage.org/
ARC Centre for Creative Industries and Innovation  http://cci.edu.au/
Associate Professor, Media & Communication         a.bruns at qut.edu.au
Creative Industries Faculty, Z1-515, CIP     Twitter: @snurb_dot_info
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