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International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2015

Danube University Krems
20.05.2015 - 22.05.2015
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Keynotes at CeDEM15


  • Shauneen Furlong: "International Challenges to Transformational eGovernment" 

Shauneen Furlong is an ICT and eGovernment consultant and professor who lectures on eGovernment and project management with the University of Toronto, University of Ottawa, and around the world. Over the last few years, she has presented and worked in the United Kingdom, Middle East, Europe, East Africa, China and Turkey; and with the Conference Board of Canada, the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS), and the World Bank in Washington.

Shauneen has executive level management experience in a number of Government of Canada central agencies and departments over a period of 20 years, lastly as Executive Director, Government On-Line, Government of Canada.

She has published articles and peer reviewed papers for international journals, textbooks and conferences. She was awarded an IBM Fellowship; has a Ph.D. in Computer Science; a MA in Business Administration Economics; a MBA in Project Management; a BA in Philosophy; and is a Project Manager Professional (PMP).

Dr. Furlong was nominated by IT World Canada as being one of Canada's key eGovernment drivers, and was profiled by Computer World Canada.

  • Marijn Janssen: "Experience-based Design in Open Government"

Marijn Janssen is full Professor in ICT & Governance and head of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) section of the Technology, Policy and Management (TPM) Faculty of Delft University of Technology. His research interests are in the field of orchestration, (shared) services, intermediaries, open data and infrastructures within constellations of public and private organizations. He serves on several editorial boards and is involved in the organization of a number of conferences. He published over 300 refereed publications. More information: www.tbm.tudelft.nl/marijnj



  • Theresa A. Pardo: "Enabling Open Government for All: A Roadmap for Public Libraries"

Theresa A. Pardo serves as Director of the Center for Technology in Government at the University at Albany, State University of New York, where she also holds research professor appointments in Public Administration and Policy and Informatics. Under her leadership, the Center works closely with multi-sector and multi-disciplinary teams from the U.S. and around the world to carry out applied research and problem solving projects focused on the intersections of policy, management, and technology in the governmental context. With funding from organizations such as the U.S. National Science Foundation, Ford Foundation, U.S. Department of Justice, United Nations, World Bank, U.S. Library of Congress, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, SAP, Microsoft Corporation, and New York State, among others, Center work has broken ground in information and knowledge sharing, open government and open data, e-government, social media policy, and mobile technologies and human services delivery.

Dr. Pardo serves as Open NY Adviser to New York State’s Governor Andrew Cuomo, is a member of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency’s National Advisory Committee, and New York State Department of Health’s Transparency, Evaluation and HIT Workgroup. As President of the Digital Government Society, she leads a global multi-disciplinary organization of scholars and practitioners interested in the development and impacts of digital government. Additionally, she is an International Advisor to the E-Government Committee for the China Information Association and was appointed as Expert Advisor to the Open Data 500 Project. 

Dr. Pardo is a member of a number of editorial, and national and international advisory boards, including Government Information Quarterly, the leading journal in the field of digital government; Information Polity, an international journal of government and democracy in the information age; the U.S. Government Accountability Office Executive Council on Information, Management, and Technology; the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV) conference series Advisory Committee; and the Data Center for Applied Research in Social Sciences at Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE) in Mexico City. She is also a Senior Adviser to the Informatization Research Institution, State Information Center in China and is a member of the Board of Champions for the New York State Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) Girls Collaborative.


  • Alon Peled: "'Wazing the Information Super Highway: Linking the World's Open Data Resources"

Alon is associate professor and political scientist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He is " fascinated by the interaction between information and politics in the public sector and innovative information-sharing technologies that facilitate this interaction". This is reflected in his work and research, where he bringes together academia and the world of software engineering. He teaches "Advanced Research Literacy", "Strategy", "The Foudnations of the Public Adminstration", "Citizen and State in the Information Age" and "The Data Revolution: Information and Organization" and recently published the book "Traversing Digital Babel. Information, E-Government and Exchange" with MIT Press. More information: http://scholars.huji.ac.il/alonpeled




Shauneen Furlong
Marijn Janssen
Theresa A. Pardo
Alon Peled
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