Call for ePart 2010 papers now open

16. February 2010 – 15:42 by Danish Technological Institute

For those of you who are not yet aware: The call for papers for the 2nd International Conference on eParticipation 2010 (ePart 2010 is now open.

ePart 2010 will take place 29 August to 2 September in Lausanne (CH). ePart is co-organised with EGOV 2010 conference so a chance to meet colleagues and peers in both fields.

ePart 2010 covers a whole range of research topics within area of eParticipation. The principal aim is to review research advances in both social and technological scientific domains, seeking to demonstrate new concepts, methods and styles of eParticipation.

ePart 2010 will in particular focuses on:

  • The research landscape, directions and foundations
  • Research methods, method integration and techniques
  • Cultural and normative differences in eParticipation
  • Comparative analyses of eParticipation practices
  • eParticipation projects: design, implementation, evaluation, quality and impact
  • Technologies for eParticipation, policy modelling, simulation and visualisation
  • Online conversation and deliberation, eConsulation, ePoling, eLegislation, eElectioneering, eVoting, Social networking
  • Education, training courses, and curricula

ePart 2010 papers submission – in line with the above focus areas – will be allowed in four distinct types of submissions:

  • Completed research papers
  • Ongoing research and innovative projects
  • Workshops and panels on pertinent issues
  • PhD colloquium submission.

ePart is closely aligned with EGOV 2010 - the IFIP eGovernment conference and the EGOV community. Note that this year both conferences will be located for the first time outside the DEXA cluster of conferences. ePart 2010 is sponsored by IFIP, WG8.5.

Important Dates

  • Submission of papers: 3 March 2010
  • Submission of workshop/panel proposals: 15 March 2010
  • Submissions to PhD colloquium: 15 March 2010
  • Notification of acceptance for papers: 30 March 2010
  • Notification of acceptance for workshops/panels: 30 April 2010


All accepted completed research papers will be published by Springer LNCS. Ongoing research and innovation projects papers will be published by Trauner Druck. Outstanding research papers from the conference might be selected for further development and publication in a special issue of a relevant journal.

Conference chairs

  • Ann Macintosh, The University of Leeds (UK)
  • Efthimios Tambouris, University of Macedonia (GR)
  • Olivier Glassey, IDHEAP- University of Lausanne (CH)

BY Danish Technological Institute/Morten Meyerhoff Nielsen

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