Digital Divide in the Danube Region: Is it still significant in explaining ICT adoptions in eDemocracy and eGovernment?

The conference aims to explore to what extent the Danube Region is digitally divided, what the driving forces of these divisions are and what factors determine them. Understanding the Digital Divide is pivotal to promote cohesion in the Danube Region and to design effective policies to enhance regional integration.

The conference addresses public sector practitioners and policy makers, industry professionals and academia alike. The disciplines covered are primarily information sciences, law and administrative science, political science, sociology and economics.

Scope

The conference will particularly focus on, but not limit itself to, the following topics:

  • Identity management for individuals,
  • Privacy and data protection (including Cyber Security),
  • eDemocracy on all levels (e.g., new forms of citizen participation, internet in political campaigns, eVoting),
  • The role of the internet in revolutions and in transition processes,
  • Transparency and anti-corruption
  • eTools to help establish a European public space,
  • Open data,
  • Legal aspects of eGovernment and eDemocracy,
  • Economic and social impact of eGovernment and eDemocracy,
  • Enabling the Digital Single Market.

Expected Participants:

Public sector practitioners and policy makers, industry professionals and academia

State: Pending

References

Location
Budapest, Hungary
Ludovika Campus (Main Building) of the National University of Public Service and the premises of the Andrássy University Budapest, Hungary
Ludovika Campus (Main Building) of NUPS
Ludovika tér 2.
1083, Budapest
http://en.uni-nke.hu/
Andrássy Universität Budapest
Pollack Mihály tér 3.
1088, Budapest
http://www.andrassyuni.eu/ |
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