The conference will especially focus on presentations that address the key segments for implementing eBusiness and eGovernment including the implementation experience, best practices, and case studies. Contributions will be evaluated on their originality, clarity and relevance. Both submissions from all scientific areas and from people with practical experience in industry or government are welcome.

Topic Areas

The conference invites new and original submissions in the ICT, information systems, knowledge management, eCommerce, eBusiness, eGovernment and eGovernance area including (but not limited to) the following topics:

Topics in general

Information and communication technologies
Information systems
Knowledge management
eGovernment foundations and methods
eGovernment research and education
eGovernment environment
Assessment of eGovernment
Conceptual design and frameworks for eGovernment
Emerging technologies in eGovernment
eGovernment : case studies and best practices
eGovernment development
New topics in eGovernment
eGovernment organization and management
eGovernment strategies and implementation
eGovernment issues in government-to-citizens relationships
e-service delivery - government to citizen
eGovernment issues in government-to-businesses relationships
eGovernment : Intergovernmental issues
eGovernment : Legal and political issues
Social, technical, and economical aspects of eGovernment
eGovernment services and information
ICT & innovation in public sector
eGovernment information security, privacy and trust
Applications of eGovernment
Measuring eGovernment performance
eParticipation and eCitizenship
and all other topics related directly or indirectly with eGovernment and eGovernance

eCommerce & eBusiness

Modeling and evaluating of e-commerce
Strategies of e-commerce
Diffusion and adoption of e-commerce
Econometric models of e-commerce
e-Marketing and e-financing
Next generation Internet
Grid computing and P2P technology in e-commerce
Network protocol design for e-commerce
Web based e-commerce system
Web service and web data management
Semantic web and web mining
Authentication, authorization and cryptography
Intrusion detection and localization
Trust model and privacy protect
Log management and database security
Security of mobile commerce
Biometric identification
Management of mobile commerce
Mobile commerce model and platform
GPS and location service
Mobile payment and accounting
Mobile computing and ubiquitous computing
Applications of mobile commerce (i.e. entertainment, advertising, game)
Multimedia representation in e-commerce
Information hiding, digital watermarking
Image retrieval technology
e-Game and e-entertainment
e-Financing (e-payment, e-bank, e-stock, e- insurance)
e-education and e-training
Network and Service Management
Grid computing for e-Business
Service-oriented crchitectures
B2B, B2C and C2C architectures
eBusiness collaboration
Web and mobile business systems and services
Collaborative business systems
CRM and business solutions
Workflow management systems

Information Systems & Knowledge Management

Innovation and entrepreneurship
Supply chain management
Project and quality management
Environment and energy management
National infrastructure management
Semantic web and data mining
Knowledge transfer and independent innovation
Organization and management of information resource
Strategy management and project management
Embedded e-commerce system
Open source technologies in e-commerce
Collaborative information systems
Knowledge engineering and knowledge management
Mobile and XML Database, search engine
Information filtering and retrieval
Data warehouse, data mining and business intelligence
Intelligent agent and mobile agent
Business Intelligence and personalized recommendation
Lean logistics and Reverse logistics
Global logistics
Supply chain management
Warehouse management and Inventory management
Case studies of logistics and supply chain management

eGovernment: research and education, foundations and methods

Research directions and foundations for eGovernment
Methodological issues in eGovernment research
Inter- versus multi-disciplinary eGovernment research
Epistemologies in eGovernment research
Critical Management Studies and eGovernment research
Organization theory and eGovernment theory
Social studies of ICT and eGovernment research
New public management and e-Government
Teaching eGovernment
Strategies and frameworks, motivators, and contexts
Assessment, evaluation and benefit models for ICT investments
Mobile Government research and applications
Information quality
Education, training courses, and curricula

The eGovernment environment and assessment

Frameworks and guidelines for eGovernment
eGovernment policies, strategies and implementation