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Paper Session 11

Friday, 5 April 2019 | 14:00 - 16:00 | RMIT University


Track 5: Emerging Technologies, Information Security, Privacy, and Ethics

Emerging technologies provide new and relevant avenues for e-Government delivery and participation. Blockchain, big data, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality are some of the new technologies that provide a platform for innovative solutions that tackle key challenges. This track is meant to explore such technologies and how they deal with information security issues, privacy, and ethics.



  • Privacy and Data Protection Concerns Regarding the Use of Blockchains in Smart Cities by Luis Felipe M. Ramos and João Marco C. Silva
  • Role of Emerging Technologies in Governance: Cross Country Perspective by Charru Malhotra and Rashmi Anand
  • Data Security and Trustworthiness in Online Public Services: An Assessment of Portuguese Institutions by João Marco Silva and Vitor Fonte
  • How Machine Learning is changing e-Government by Charalampos Alexopoulos, Zoi Lachana, Aggeliki Androutsopoulou, Vasiliki Diamantopoulou, Yannis Charalabidis and Michalis Avgerinos Loutsaris
  • Use Case Scenarios on Legal Machine Learning by Yannis Charalabidis, Michalis Avgerinos Loutsaris, Shefali Virkar, Charalampos Alexopoulos, Anna-Sophie Novak and Zoi Lachana
  • The genesis of the revolution in Contract Law: Smart Legal Contracts by José Carlos Pereira


Track 5 Chair / Workshop 3 Chair
Charalampos Alexopoulos
University of the Aegean
Track 5 Chair
Luís Soares Barbosa
United Nations University (UNU-EGOV)