Japan to Host CEDEM Asia 2018, Call for Papers


CeDEM 1The Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government (CEDEM) Asia is calling for submission of papers for CEDEM Asia 2018, which will be hosted by Japan in Yokohama on July 12  and 13, 2018.

CEDEM Asia 2018 with the theme: Smart (or Dumb) Governance: Digital Innovation in the Era of Populism and Political Polarization, aims to bring together academics, policy-makers, industry professionals, and civil society activists to discuss the role of social media, mobile technology, big data, and digital innovation in the future of citizenship and governance in Asia and worldwide.

 The conference will promote the exchange of ideas, networking, and collaboration on the topics of citizen engagement, campaigning, political polarization, populism, e-government, smart cities, and other emerging topics.

Interested applicants/authors can choose from the following categories: Research papers, case studies and policy papers should be 12 pages maximum and will be peer-reviewed. Those who submit in this category should please follow the instructions for peer-review; Reflection papers, work-in-progress and ongoing research papers should be 6 pages maximum and will be selected by the chairs. Workshop proposals should be no more than 2 pages and will be selected by the chairs. All submission must be written in English.

Full papers for the workshop are due on February 15, 2018 and should have a length of between 6,000-8,000 words (excluding tables, figures, and references). Selected papers will be published in a special issue of a journal (SSCI). The authors of all accepted papers for the Political Polarization workshop will receive a registration fee waiver, free hotel accommodation, and a travel support grant.

Interested applicants/authors should submit their paper through this link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=cedemasia2018. Submission of papers closes on: February 15, 2018

For more information on the CEDEM Asia 2018, please visit: https://digitalgovernment.wordpress.com/2017/12/21/call-for-papers-cedem-asia-2018-yokohama-japan/#more-16794