[Air-L] Call for Academic Nominations for the Global mobileGov Awards 2018

mobileLife Conference and Exhibitions emre at mgovernment.net
Wed Jan 24 03:18:15 PST 2018

Dear Colleagues,

- apologies for cross submissions -

mLife events is soliciting nominations for the Global mGov awards as part  of The 2018 World Summit on mobileGovernment to be held in Brighton UK during 14-15 June 2018 at the Hilton Metropole -www.m4life.org

"We are not just organising a conference but aiming to create ‘value’ for citizens through technology"

This year there is new academic category in addition to submissions from industry, and we are looking forward to nominations from academia - nominate yourself or a reputed academic who has been contributing significantly to the field of eGovernment and mGovernment research and implementation.

Global mGov Awards is a worldwide contest aiming to promote advances in the field, and track advances in various countries on recent developments.

mGov Awards is aiming to celebrate the valuable contributions of leading mGovernment implementations by public sector organisations as well as solutions provided by the industry  in order to inspire governments, businesses and citizens.

Please see below more info on Global mobileGov Awards and nominate your best projects or solutions in mobileGovernment by sending and email to me or conf at m4life.org

Also at the Summit, the main theme is “mindful government: how effective can public sector be with AI in taking care of citizens?” - key speakers from the public sector will be presenting the recent mobileGovernment achievements and challenges in their country.  mLife events invites all  eGov/mGov leaders in the EU and across the globe to share best practices and common challenges ahead.cFor further info on the Agenda, mGov Awards, Speakers and registrations, please visit conference site: http://www.m4life.org and show interest.

I would be grateful if you could forward this information to those who may be active in mobileGovernment domain and interested in the World Summit on mobileGovernment and the Global mobileGovernment Awards 2018.

Emre Simsek
MobileGov UK
emre at mgovernment.org

1. What is Global mobileGov Awards?

Global mobileGov Awards is a worldwide contest aiming to promote advances in the field, and share knowledge on recent developments. Innovative best practices in mobile public service implementation are invited to participate:

	• Mobile service implementations or apps aimed at offering government services directly to citizens
	• Mobile services or implementations aimed at strengthening the work of government entities and/or employees and so, transforming internal operations of central and local government institutions
	• Mobile services or implementations aimed at strengthening private and public partnerships.
	• Mobile services or implementations taking place to enhence enabling environments such as (big/open) data management; mobileID, mobilePayment, Government Apps Store, IoT and Security implementations, etc.
The call is open for all sectors and organisations in the ecosystem of mobile public services and applications.

2. Purpose of  Global mobileGov Awards

The primary aim of Global mobileGov Awards is to celebrate the valuable contributions of leading implementations to the knowledge experience of the field and professionals.   Its aims also include but not limited to:

	• Showcasing cutting edge developments in mobile public services
	• Raising awareness about the benefits of mobile technologies in public sector
	• Inspiring governments, businesses and citizens around the world to embrace mobile service implementations
	• Increasing constructive competition, alliences and collaboration between key stakeholders in the mobile service ecosystem
	• Disseminating and sharing the lessons learned in successful mobile public services and implementations
	• Investigating new development areas and tracking new trends of mobile technologies in public sector
3. Categories

There are three categories this year: applications or implementations regarding

	•  modernisation of public sector organisations,
	•  services for citizens, and
	• research and academic achievements.

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