Accepted papers

 Tuesday, 22 September 2020 | 13h00 – 16h00 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Doctoral Colloquium

? Conditions influencing e-Participation: a cross-country comparative mixed methods analysis – Seulki Lee-Geiller

? Public value creation through digital transformation in tax administration: a conceptual model proposal – Caroline Tuttman, Marie Anne Macadar

? Online platforms of public participation: a deliberative democracy or a delusion – Jonathan Davies, Rob Procter

? Towards an e-Government semantic interoperability assessment framework – Alexandros Gerontas


 Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | 12h00 – 14h00 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Paper Session 1: Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things in Governance

? Is the data fair? An assessment of the data quality of algorithmic policing systems – Emmanuel Sebastian Udoh

? Evaluating the impact of artificial intelligence technologies in public services: towards an assessment framework – Colin van Noordt, Gianluca Misuraca,

? Decision support grievance redressal system using sentence sentiment analysis – Rama Krushna Das, Manisha Panda, Harekrishna Misra

? A first approach towards integrating computational argumentation in cognitive cities – Carlos Iván Chesñevar, María Paula González, Ana Maguitman, Elsa Estevez

? Mapping crime descriptions to law articles using deep learning – Marco Vink, Niels Netten, Mortaza S. Bargh, Susan van den Braak, Sunil Choenni

? Governments’ strategic stance toward artificial intelligence: an interpretive display on Europe – Gianluigi Viscusi, Aengus Collins, Marie-Valentine Florin

? Using chatbots and life events to provide public service information – Anestis Stamatis, Alexandros Gerontas, Anastasios Dasyras, Efthimios Tambouris

? Accelerating public service delivery in India: application of internet of things and artificial intelligence in agriculture – Charru Malhotra, Rashmi Anand


Paper Session 2: Distributed Ledgers and Blockchain Technologies in Governance

? A new business model for digital governance of public records using blockchain – Sushil Prakash, Ilaventhan Gunalan

? A development framework for blockchain technologies in digital government – Ioannis Koulizakis, Loukis Euripides

? A legal framework for blockchain technology in Brazil – Rodrigo Cardoso Silva

? New technology interventions including blockchain technology in land record and registry management in India – Anjali Kaushik

? Blockchain technology to improve transparency in the Brazilian destatization process: the case of BNDES – Milber Fernandes Morais Bourguignon, Vanessa da Rocha Santos Almeida, Marie Anne Macadar


Paper Session 3: Security, Privacy and Ethics in Digital Governance

? National cyber threat intelligence framework: an approach towards effective cyber threat detection and mitigation – R. S. Mani, Seema Khanna, Hariharan Muthuswamy

? Vaccination drive and cyber threats in India – Jayan Vasudevan, Sreejith Alathur

? Public and private healthcare organisations: a socio-technical model for identifying cybersecurity aspects – Kalliopi Anastasopoulou, Pasquale Mari, Aimilia Magkanaraki, Emmanouil G. Spanakis, Matteo Merialdo, Vangelis Sakkalis, Sabina Magalini

? Evaluating privacy during the COVID-19 public health emergency: the case of facial recognition technologies – Luis Felipe M. Ramos

? e-Governance for healthcare service delivery in India: challenges and opportunities in security and privacy – Swapnil Shrivastava, T K Srikanth, Dileep VS


 Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | 15h00 – 17h00 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Paper Session 4: Bridging Research and Practice in Governance and Policy-Making

? The implementation of a digital curriculum on the local level: lessons from a Swiss case study – Tereza Cahlikova

? Human biases in government algorithms – an example on sentiment analysis – L?rinc Thurnay, Thomas J. Lampoltshammer

? Change capability – an indicator-based case study on the example of the German refugee crisis – Kian Niroomand, Moreen Heine

? Legal framework for self-driving cars: the case of Russia – Mikhail Bundin, Aleksei Martynov, Fedor Rumyantsev

? On the science foundation of digital governance and transformation – Yannis Charalabidis, Zoi Lachana

? SINCO GUÁRICO communication model: an experience of e-Governance in Venezuela 2019 – Augusto Perdomo, Winner Arteaga, Lennys Medina

? Technological infrastructure for remote classes in Brazilian public schools during the COVID-19 pandemic – Edilaine de Azevedo Vieira, Álvaro Maximiliano Pino Coviello, Taiane Ritta Coelho

? Mapping digital governance projects through complex networks – Loredana Bellantuono, Alfonso Monaco, Nicola Amoroso, Sabina Tangaro, Vincenzo Aquaro, Roberto Bellotti


Paper Session 5: Digital Governance in South-East Europe and the Mediterranean

? Adapting national interoperability frameworks beyond EIF 3.0: the case of Greece – Victoria Kalogirou, Antonis Stasis, Yannis Charalabidis

? Factors affecting cloud storage adoption by Greek municipalities – Niki Kyriakou, Loukis Euripides, Dimitropoulou Paraskevi

? Defining a digital city strategy in a collaborative way: the case of Kavala, Greece – Yannis Charalabidis, Charalampos Papadopoulos, Athanasios Davalas

? An executive project management approach to e-Government – Panagiotis Alexopoulos, Maria Smyrli, Vasilios Bagiokos, Ioannis Kokaras, Theodora Petroula

? Digital transformation of public services and administration: a case study of Bulgaria – Linda Lee Bower


Paper Session 6: Digital Governance Assessment Methods

? An empirical framework for digital government assessment – Sushil Prakash, Ilaventhan Gunalan

? Requirements of the digital society for the governance assessment methods – Roumiana Tsankova, Joanna Alexieva

? Participation of persons with disabilities in grassroots organizations (OBPPs) through the Community Integration System (SINCO) – Aryam Salazar Castillo, Rosa Sánchez Tortolero, Jorbin Martínez Medina, Jean Carlo Márquez González

? Assessment of organizational interoperability in e-Government: a new model and tool for assessing organizational interoperability maturity of a public service in practice – Vicky Margariti, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Anastasia Papastilianou, Teta Stamati, Sofia Angeli

? The evolution of African e-Government websites: a comparative analysis – Abebe Rorissa, Emmanuel Sebastian Udoh

? Assessing the quality of e-Government services for entrepreneurship: a comparative study in Russia’s regions – Alexander M. Pakhalov, Natalia A. Rozhkova, Charalampos Alexopoulos

? The online discourse as a form of e-Participation: the experience of internet discourse research – Olga Filatova, Daniil Volkovskii

? Developing a model to readiness assessment of open government data in public institutions in Colombia – Mariutsi Alexandra Osorio-Sanabria, Ferney Amaya-Fernández, Mayda González-Zabala


 Thursday, 24 September 2020 | 12h00 – 14h00 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Paper Session 7: Digital Transformation of Public Services and Administration

? Interplay of core-competencies leading to the implementation of future-oriented and sustainable e-Governance: a mixed method research – Apeksha Hooda

? The role of open data in enabling fiscal transparency and accountability in municipalities in Africa: South Africa and Nigeria case studies – Paul Kariuki, Jude A. Adeleke, Lizzy Oluwatoyin Ofusori

? E-Government in Poland in public data and opinions of Poles: empirical analysis – Izabela Kapsa, Magdalena Musia?-Karg

? Impression Analysis of Trending Topics in Twitter with Classification Algorithms – David Valle-Cruz, Asdrúbal López Chau, Rodrigo Sandoval-Almazán

? Connecting the unconnected: innovations in mobile government in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh – Sundar Balakrishna

? Identifying design principles for proactive services through systematically understanding the reactivity-proactivity spectrum – Regina Erlenheim, Dirk Draheim, Kuldar Taveter

? Cross-administration comparative analysis of open fiscal data – Fathoni A. Musyaffa, Jens Lehmann, Hajira Jabeen

? Technology adoption for emergency preparedness and response in rural areas: identifying the main determinants – Yenisel Gulatee, Qianli Yuan, Mila Gasco-Hernandez, J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, Megan Sutherland-Mitzner, Theresa A. Pardo


Paper Session 8: Open and Collaborative Governance

? Social media enabled e-Participation: a lexicon-based sentiment analysis using unsupervised machine learning – Vicente A. Pitogo, Christine Diane L. Ramos

? Behavioral factors influencing the opening of government data by civil servants: initial findings from the literature – Fernando Kleiman, Sebastiaan Meijer, Marijn Janssen

? From open budget to participatory budgeting in the context of the Eurasian Digital Agenda – Radomir Bolgov, Andrei Chugunov

? Problem areas in e-Participation: a systematic review – Raissa Angie Daniela Quintero-Angulo, Jenny Marcela Sánchez-Torres, Diana Marcela Cardona-Román

? Municipalities e-Participation initiatives through Facebook: citizens perspective – Ayman Alarabiat, Delfina Soares, Elsa Estevez

? Government ICT-based cross sectoral collaboration strategy for financial support of low-income families during the COVID-19 pandemic – Anil Yasin Ar, Asad Abbas

? Exploring the case of a local food bank to understand information technology use in government information networks – Joana Carvalho, Rui Dinis Sousa


Paper Session 9: Smart Cities and Regions

? Sociocultural information urban space in smart city context – Vitalina Karachay, Dmitry Prokudin, Olga Kononova, Daria Pilyasova

? Determinants of mobile health application awareness and use in India: an empirical analysis – Rajesh R. Pai, Sreejith Alathur

? Characterising smart initiatives’ planning in Smart Cities: an empirical analysis in Spanish Smart Cities – Manuel Pedro Rodriguez-Bolivar, Cristina Alcaide-Muñoz, Laura Alcaide-Muñoz

? Is your city fast enough to be smart? – Matthew Perkins

? Governance innovations, digital transformation and the generation of public value in Smart City initiatives – Gabriela Viale Pereira, Luis F. Luna-Reyes, J. Ramon Gil-Garcia

? Research needs for disruptive technologies in smart cities – Gabriela Viale Pereira, Maria Wimmer, Alexander Ronzhyn

? Clearing the existing fog over the smart sustainable city concept: highlighting the importance of governance – Luiza Schuch de Azambuja, Gabriela Viale Pereira, Robert Krimmer

? Smart city collaboration model: a case study of university-city collaboration – Lill Sarv, Kristel Kibus, Ralf-Martin Soe


 Thursday, 24 September 2020 | 15h00 – 17h00 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Paper Session 10: Legal Informatics

? Deep learning based multi-label text classification of UNGA resolutions – Francesco Sovrano, Monica Palmirani, Fabio Vitali

? Better access to law by codification and consolidation of legal acts: the case of the Hellenic Law Codification Portal – Antonios Stasis, Vassiliki Dalakou, Ilias Karakatsanis, Loukia Demiri, Georgia Valatsou, Dimitrios Sarantis

? Digitizing parliaments: a case study of Serbia – Stevan Gostoji?, Biljana Ledeni?an, Nenad Grši

? User-centric decision support system design in legal informatics: a typology of users – Shefali Virkar, Charalampos Alexopoulos, Stefania Stavropoulou, Sofia Tsekeridou, Anna-Sophie Novak

? Architecting an innovative big open legal data analytics, search and retrieval platform – Stefania Stavropoulou, Ilias Romas, Sofia Tsekeridou, Michalis Avgerinos Loutsaris, Thomas Lampoltshammer, L?rinc Thurnay, Shefali Virkar, Guenther Schefbeck, Nektarios Kyriakou, Zoi Lachana, Charalampos Alexopoulos, Yannis Charalabidis

? Legal informatics from the aspect of interoperability: a review of systems, tools and ontologies – Michalis Avgerinos Loutsaris, Yannis Charalabidis

? Application of enterprise integration patterns for the digital transformation of parliamentary control – Sotiris Leventis, Vasileios Anastasiou, Fotios Fitsilis

? Law analysis to support public process design – Kaouther Mezaache, Latifa Mahdaoui


Paper Session 11: Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things in Governance

? An IoT application case study to optimize electricity consumption in the government sector – Teófilo T. Branco Júnior, Ilka M. Kawashita, Filipe de Sá-Soares, Claudio Monteiro

? Recommendations for artificial intelligence implementation in African governments: results from researchers and practitioners of AI/ML – Tupokigwe Isagah, Albogast Musabila

? The use of AI in public services: results from a preliminary mapping across the EU – Gianluca Misuraca, Colin van Noordt, Anys Boukli

? What do governments plan in the field of artificial intelligence? Analysing national AI strategies using NLP techniques – Theodoros Papadopoulos, Yannis Charalabidis

? Macao government fights the COVID-19 epidemics with the help of e-Government and big data – Lue Li

? Building the right AI governance model in Oman – Halah Al Zadjali

? Identifying the public interest in COVID-19 contact tracing apps in Switzerland based on online search behavior – Christoph Glauser, Loris Schmid, Mascha Kurpicz-Briki


Paper Session 12: Digital Governance Assessment Methods

? Establishing relational trust in e-Participation: a systematic literature review to propose a model – Burcu Demirdoven, Ecem Buse Sevinc Cubuk, Naci Karkin

? The public security test of Brazilian e-Voting system: the challenges in pre-electoral observation – Rodrigo Cardoso Silva

? HSWAI: a health sector website assessment instrument – Demetrios Sarantis, Delfina Soares, Joana Carvalho

? Technology readiness revisited: a proposal for extending the scope of impact assessment of European public services – Ilenia Bruno, Georges Lobo, Beatrice Valente Covino, Alessandro Donarelli, Valeria Marchetti, Anna Schiavone Panni, Francesco Molinari

? Evaluating global open government data: methods and status – Lei Zheng, Wai-Min Kwok, Vincenzo Aquaro, Xinyu Qi, Wenzeng Lyu

? Digital governance assessment from the conceptualization of information infrastructures – Alandey Severo Leite da Silva, Antonio Alberto Teixeira

? Measures to safeguard food security during COVID-19: the experience of the sowing plan in Venezuela – Aryam Salazar Castillo

? Understanding the responsiveness of e-Governance platforms of Bangladesh – Saima Khan, Moinul Zaber


 Friday, 25 September 2020 | 12h00 – 14h00 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Paper Session 13: Industry and Public Sector Papers (part 1)

? ThermiAir: an innovative air quality monitoring system for airborne particulate matter in Thermi, Greece – Panagiotis Symeonidis, Pantelis Mitropoulos, Simeon Taskaris, Theodoros Vakkas, Eleni Adamopoulou, Dimitrios Karakirios, Vasileios Salamalikis, Georgios Kosmopoulos, Andreas Kazantzidis

? Linked government data hub, an ontology agnostic data harvester and API – Victoria Kalogirou, Sander Van Dooren, Ilias Dimopoulos, Yannis Charalabidis, Jean-Paul De-Baets, Georges Lobo

? Enabling anonymous whistleblowing through online reporting mechanisms in Brazil – Bárbara Luiza Coutinho do Nascimento, Alexandre Rodrigues de Oliveira

? ReBrain Greece: the Greek case of collective intelligence ecosystem for governmental decision making – Dimitris Panopoulos

? Effective inclusion of citizens through e-Governance services: case study of direct benefit transfer in India – Rajan Gupta, Saibal K. PaL

? Selecting indicators for the Smart City Pilot in Knowledge Oasis Muscat (KOM), Sultanate of Oman – Shaima Al Mahrooqi, Judy Backhouse

? Facilitating cross-sectoral digital product development – Ralf-Martin Soe

? Methods and tools in the early stages of legislation – Moreen Heine, Matthias Schmid

? Agility in public sector IT projects – Maria Dietel, Moreen Heine


Paper Session 14: Digital Transformation of Public Services and Administration

? Framework to prioritize digital transformation initiatives based on the country’s development impact – Denisse Cañete, Romina Torres, Rodrigo Salas, Hernan Astudillo

? Who drives data in data-driven governance? The politics of data production in India’s livelihood program – Rajesh Dinesh Hanbal, Amit Prakash, Janaki Srinivasan

? The role of organizational citizenship behavior and strategic alignment in increasing the generation of public value through digital transformation – Edimara M. Luciano, Guilherme C. Wiedenhöft

? Exploring digital government transformation: a literature review – Giovanni Liva, Vaida Gineikyte, Cristiano Codagnone, Egidijus Barcevicius, Gianluca Misuraca

? Historical and prospective analysis of the military police of Paraná: from horse policing to digital governance – Felipe Haleyson Ribeiro dos Santos, Edson Ronaldo Guarido Filho, Taiane Ritta Coelho, Jair Aurelio Santos Dias Antunes

? Is the GaaP wider than we think? Applying a sociotechnical lens to Government-as-a-Platform – David Jamieson, Rob Wilson, Mike Martin


 Friday, 25 September 2020 | 15h00 – 17h00 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Paper Session 15: Industry and Public Sector Papers (part 2)

? How data vocabulary standards enhance the exchange of information exposed through APIs: the case of public service descriptions – Emidio Stani, Florian Barthélemy, Kareljan Raes, Maxime Pittomvils, Miguel Alvarez Rodriguez

? The EIF monitoring mechanism – Federico Chiarelli, Barbora Kudzmanaite, Giorgio Cacciaguerra Ranghieri, Miguel Alvarez-Rodriguez

? Digital fulcrum shifts to go beyond BAU-on-steroids – Ajit George Paul

? On the impact of technology on the workforce of government – Evert-Jan Mulder, Renz Davits

? Digital transformation in higher education institutions: a case study of Baze University Abuja, Nigeria – Rislana Abdulazeez Kanya

? Petrobras’ operation center: an oil and gas Brazilian company case – Luiz Felipe Ribeiro Barbalat Queiroz, Marie Anne Macadar

? Towards a register-based census in Oman – Ali Hussain Al-Lawati, Luís Soares Barbosa

? Key indicators for justice: evidence-based research for policy-making – Mariana Lameiras, Maria João Costa, Soumaya Ben Dhaou, Delfina Soares


Paper Session 16: Smart Cities and Regions

? A taxonomy of measures for smart cities – Judy Backhouse

? What makes a city smart? Reconsidering the core components in the Brazilian context – Beatriz Barreto B. Lanza, J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, Theresa A. Pardo

? Towards a measuring framework for knowledge creation in smart cities – Andrea Ceballos-Zuluaga, Luis Daniel Benavides-Navarro, Victoria Eugenia Ospina-Becerra

? Towards a COBIT5 approach to ICT governance requirements in smart cities – Luiz Claudio Diogo Reis, Simone Bacellar Leal Ferreira, Flavia Cristina Bernardini, Claudia Cappelli

? Making the smart region transition: towards a conceptual and assessment framework – Harekrishna Misra, Adegboyega Ojo

? Towards a good practices catalog for ICT governance in the Brazilian smart cities context – Luiz Claudio Diogo Reis, Simone Bacellar Leal Ferreira, Flavia Cristina Bernardini, Claudia Cappelli

? Initiatives for smarter and more sustainable cities in two Brazilian cities: drivers, benefits and challenges – Lauro André Ribeiro, Maurício Kunz, Thaísa Leal da Silva, Letiane Benincá

? Platforms real estate: a brief analysis of what the literature contains and lacks – Lucas Meirelles Toledo Ramos Batista