[AISWorld] CFP: The 9th International Conference on E-Governance (ICEG 2012), Kerala, India

Chandana Unnithan chandana.unnithan at deakin.edu.au
Thu Sep 13 11:52:51 EDT 2012

9th International Conference on e-governance, SCMS, Cochin, Kerala, India, December 29-30th, 2012.

ICEG-2012 is the ninth event in the conference series on e-governance which began in 2003.

It aims to provide a forum for discussing research findings, strategies, policies, and technologies in the growing field of e-governance.

Honourable president of India Dr. Abdul Kalam inaugurated the first ICEG conference in 2003. In 2004, the Government of Sri Lanka, with the Prime Minister as the Chief Guest, hosted the conference at Colombo. In 2005, Lahore University of Management Sciences hosted it. Since 2006, the special interest group on e-governance of the Computer Society of India (CSI) has been actively supporting the conference. In 2006, it was hosted by IIT Delhi and in 2007, by University of Hyderabad. In 2008 IIT Delhi hosted it again and IIM Bangalore hosted the seventh event with focus on Microfinance and Healthcare. In 2011, the conference was hosted by Nirma University, Gujarat with active support of the StateGovernment of Gujarat. In 2012, the ICEG is being hosted by SCMS group of educational institutions at Cochin, Kerala, famed as “God's Own Country”.

Conference Themes / Call for Papers

Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished papers, nominating a theme related track or designating the paper as non-theme related (‘other’). All papers are to be submitted via the online paper submission system and will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will appear in the edited conference proceedings provided at least one author registers and attends the conference. High quality papers will be nominated for the best paper award within each track. Furthermore, selected papers may be solicited for revision and publication in suitable journals. The conference program will be organised (not limited to) in the following themes/topics.

Conceptual Frameworks in e-governance

  *   Technology for Governance
  *   ICT and Society
  *   E-government applications for governance
  *   Sustainability of e-Governance
  *   Developmental strategies
  *   E-government adoption and diffusion
  *   E-governance: Economics and Development
  *   Best practices in e-government

Technologies for e-governance

  *   Virtualization & Cloud Computing for Government
  *   Mobile Governance
  *   e-Governance Standards
  *   e-Governance and Data Security
  *   Technology Adoption
  *   Open source platform for sustainability

Contemporary Issues in e-governance

  *   Public Private Partnerships
  *   Assessment of Government Portals & Ranking
  *   E-democracy and Citizen empowerment
  *   Lessons from e-business corporations

Social and Interactive issues in e-governance

  *   Reengineering Government
  *   Crisis in Human Capital
  *   Leadership for E-government
  *   Cultural, social and political issues
  *   Change Management
  *   Competitiveness
  *   Innovation in implementation

Policy Frameworks

  *   Legal framework for e-Governance
  *   E-governance & Policy
  *   Reforms & Acts
  *   Inter-governmental issues
  *   E-Government Adoption and diffusion
  *   Best Practices in E-government

Guidelines for Paper Submissions

Papers must be submitted online via the Open conference system (See website)
Paper must be in Microsoft Word or PDF file format; we do not accept hard copies
Papers must be in English.
Upon the paper's submission, it is automatically understood that necessary approvals for the publication have been granted to the Conference Organizers.
Papers will be included in the proceedings only if one of the authors registers for the conference.
Please indicate in the Cover Page the theme for which paper is submitted. Depending on the number of submissions, the organizers reserve the right to move an accepted paper to a different track or to a special session.

Important Dates

Last Date for Submission of Papers: November 15, 2012

Acceptance/Rejection Notification: November 30, 2012

Camera Ready Paper Submission: December 5, 2012

Conference Dates: December 29-30, 2012 at SCMS Cochin, Kerala, India.


Program Co-Chairs: Professor Dr. Raman Nair, Director, SCMS-Cochin, India,Email: raman.nair at scmsgroup.org
Professor Indu Nair, Director, SCMS-Cochin, India, Email: indunair at scmsgroup.org
Chandana Unnithan, School of Information Systems, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, Australia
Email: Chandana.unnithan at deakin.edu.au
Bardo Fraunholz, School of Information Systems, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, Australia
Email: bardo.fraunholz at deakin.edu.au

International Advisory Committee:

Dr Satish Babu, President CSI, Director ICFOSS at Trivandrum, Kerala.
Major Gen R K Bagga, Chairman CSI SIG eGovernance, Advisor (Outreach Div), IIIT Gachibowli Hyderabad, India
Prof. M P Gupta, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi (India)
Prof. Ashok Agarwal, Chairman EWB India; Adjunct professor BITS Pilani, Hyderabad
Dr. GPC Nayar, SCMS Group of Educational Institutions, Cochin, Kerala, India

Program Committee

Agarwal Ashok, EWB and BITS Pilani, Hyderabad (India)
Arunabha Mukhopadhyay, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, (India)
Ashok Jhunjhunwala, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai (India)
Atanu Ghosh, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai (India)
Banwet DK, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi (India)
Bardo Fraunholz, Deakin University, Melbourne (Australia)
Bernard Menezes, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai (India)
Cecilia Junio-Sabio, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Manila, (Philippines)
Chandana Unnithan, Deakin University (Australia)
Chandra B, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi (India)
Charles Kaylor, Public Sphere Information Group, Newtonville (USA)
Clay Wescott, Asian Development Bank, Manila, (Philippines)
Deshmukh SG, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi (India)
Dibakar Ray, National Informatics Center, New Delhi (India)
Donald F. Norris, University of Maryland, Baltimore (USA)
Gopalakrishnan C, Director, Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad (India)
Gregory G. Curtin, University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USA)
Gupta DN, Government of Orissa, India
Gupta MP, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi (India)
Gupta SK, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi (India)
Hsi-Peng Lu, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taiwan)
Hsin-Ginn Hwang, National Chung Cheng University, Ming-Hsiung, Chia-Yi, (Taiwan)
Indu Nair, SCMS Group, Cochin (India)
Jaijit Bhattachgarya, Sun Microsystems, (India)
Jalote Pankaj, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi, (India)
Jatinder N. D. (Jeet) Gupta, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville (USA)
Jha HM "Bidyarthi", Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering, Shegaon (India)
John Carlo Bertot, Florida State University, Tallahassee (USA)
John Mylonakis, Hellenic Open University, (Greece)
Kalu, Kalu N., Emporia State University, Emporia, (Kansas)
Kiran Karnik, New Delhi (India)
Krishnaiah VSR, Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, (India)
Marc Holzer, Rutgers University, (USA)
Milagros (Millie) Rivera, National University of Singapore, (Singapore)
Mr. Ken Banks, CEO - Kiwanja.net, (UK)
Mr. Edgardo Herbosa, CEO - b2bpricenow.com, (Philippines)
Nachman ORON, IT Supreme Committee, Government of Israel, (Israel)
Nagadevara V, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Bangalore, (India)
Nicolae Costake, Certified Management Consultant Bucharest, (Romania)
Nicolaos Protogeros, University of Macedonia , Thessaloniki, (Greece)
Nitin Arora, IESE Barcelona, (Spain)
Nityesh Bhatt, Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad (India)
Panayiotis Tahinakis, University of Macedonia,Thessaloniki, (Greece)
Pradeep Kumar Garg, NMIMS University, Mumbai, (India)
Pramod Thevannoor, SCMS Cochin (India)
Raman Nair, SCMS Cochin (India)
Rowena Cullen, Victoria University of Wellington, (New Zealand)
Sahu GP, M N National Institute of Technology, Allahabad (India)
Saxena KBC, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon (India)
Seang-Tae Kim, SungKyunKwan University, Seoul, (Korea)
Shafay Shamail, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, (Pakistan)
Shirin Madon, London School of Economics, London (UK)
Shivraj Kanungo, The George Washington University, Washington DC (USA)
Siddhartha Tiwari, Google India (India)
Stan Kachnowski, Columbia University, New York (USA)
Sunil Godse, Richard Ivey School of Business, Toronto, (Canada)
Susanne Strahringer, European Business School, Oestrich Winkel (Germany)
Sushil, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi (India)
Tawfik Jelassi, School of International Management, Paris. (France)
Teo Sian Hin, Thompson, National University of Singapore, (Singapore)
Venkatesan VS, University of Western Australia, Crawley (Australia)
Vivek Singhal, CMC , Strategic Business Management Co., Oak Brook, (USA)
Yi-Shun Wang, National Changhua University of Education, (Taiwan)
Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Swansea University, Wales, (U K)

Organising Committee

Prof. Dr. Raman Nair, Director, SCMS-Cochin, India (Sponsorships, local administration, logistics)
Chandana Unnithan, School of IS, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, Australia (Paper Submissions/Review Coordination)

Technical Support/Logistics
Mr. Vimal Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi, New Delhi, India

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