Center for E-Governance CeDEM Conference Series Team Research Team


4th International Conference on eDemocracy 2010 - May 2010

Danube-University Krems
06.05.2010 - 07.05.2010
A revolution doesn't happen when a society adopts new tools. It happens when society adopts new behaviours. (Clay Shirky)
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 Information concerning Conferences about E-Democracy in 2011


  • The Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government  will be held on 5-6 May 2011 at the Danube University Krems, Austria and is chaired by Peter Parycek, Manuel J. Kripp and Noella Edelmann. The venue and the organisation team are the same as for EDem10.


  • The Conference for E-Democracy, hosted by the Austrian Computer Society, will take place in Vienna, Septmeber 2011, and is chaired by Alexander Prosser (Vienna University of Ecomics and Business). 



 Coverage of EDem10                     Coverage of EDem09                            

Blog: Digital Government                                                                                  EDem09 - Day 1                                             

Twitter: #edem10                                                                                               EDem09 - Day 2                                             




Detailed Conference Programme 2010

Edem10 Conference Programme
Edem10 Orientation



 Additional Information to the Conference Programme


May 5 - PEP-NET Meeting and Pre-Conference-Social 

The PEP-NET project will hold a meeting the day before EDem10. We organise a social event at the evening of May 5 and participants of EDem10 are welcome to meet the members of this eParticipation Network.

We will have dinner at Restaurant Gozzoburg in the old town of Krems at 18:30. - LOCATION

Please contact the EDem10-organisers if you want to join the evening social!



Information for Nightowls: 
There is a music and art festival in Krems during the conference week-end. For information about Donaufestival, KLICK HERE.





Confirmed Keynote Speakers


Stevan Harnad

   American Scientist Open Access Forum; Universite du Quebec a Montreal, CAN; University of Southampton, UK

Ismael Peña-López

   Open University of Catalonia, School of Law and Political Science, Barcelona, ESP


Micah L. Sifry
   Personal Democracy Forum, TechPresident, New York, USA

   Personal Democracy Forum, TechPresident

Andy Williamson
   Hansard Society, London, UK




Confirmed Workshops


Unlocking government data with open licensing schemes

   Roland Alton-Scheidl


EU eParticipation Prepatory Action: Results & Future Directions. (MOMENTUM Workshop)
   Daniel van Lerberghe/Politech-Institute
   Momentum, Politech Institute

Best Methods for undemocratic E-Participation (a PEP-NET Workshop)
   Dan Jellinek/Headstar, Hans Hagedorn/Zebralog, Guglielmo Celata/dEpp

Social Networking Tools supporting constructive Invlovement throughout the Policy-Cycle
   Ella Taylor Smith/Napier University, Ralf Lindner/Fraunhofer ISI
    Edinburgh Napier University, Fraunhofer ISI - Get involved in the Workshop

Implementation of Internet-Voting at the Austrian Students' Election 2009

   Carl-Markus Piswanger/BRZ


World Vote Now

   A Film by Joel Mardson



Selected Papers of the EDem09 Conference


Logo Jedem


Conference Management and Principal Contact


Mag. Michael Sachs

Phone: +43 (0)2732 893-2302
Fax: +43 (0)2732 893-4300
E-Mail: michael.sachs@donau-uni.ac.at
Website: http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/en/egov
Danube-University Krems
Centre for E-Governance
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30
A-3500 Krems

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