Electronic Participation (ePart) Conference

The joint conference programme of ePart 2011 and EGOV 2011 is available here.

 

Tuesday 30 August 2011

11.00-12.30: ePart Opening and Keynote (chair: Ann Macintosh)

ePart Opening by ePart chairs

Jens Hoff: “Youth, social media and politics”

[presentation]


13.30-15.30: Appreciation of social media (chair: Efthimios Tambouris)

Understanding Twitter™ use among parliament representatives: A genre analysis

Øystein Sæbø, Norway

[abstract] [full paper]


Left and right in the blogosphere: Ideological differences in online campaigning

Joachim Åström and Martin Karlsson, Sweden

[abstract] [presentation] [full paper]


Social Media and Political Participation: Are Facebook, Twitter and Youtube democrizing our Political Systems?

Robin Effing, Jos Van Hillegersberg and Theo Huibers, Netherlands

[abstract] [presentation] [full paper]


Extracting Semantic Knowledge from Twitter

Peter Teufl and Stefan Kraxberger, Austria

[abstract] [full paper]

 

16.00-18.00: Participation and eServices (chair: Cristiano Maciel)

Policy Gadgets: Paving the Way for Next-Generation Policy Making

Enrico Ferro, Michele Osella, Yannis Charalabidis, Euripidis Loukis and Riccardo Boero, Italy

[abstract]


One for All, All for One - performing citizen driven development of public e-services

Katarina L Gidlund, Sweden

[abstract] [full paper]


Talking about public service processes

Bruna Diirr, Renata Araujo and Claudia Cappelli, Brazil

[abstract] [presentation] [full paper]


Innovation and evolution of services: role of initiatives

Anastasiya Yurchyshyna, Abdelaziz Khadraoui, Wanda Opprecht and Michel Léonard, Switzerland

[abstract]  [full paper]

 

16.00-17.30: Country Studies (chair: Jeremy Millard)

Measure to Improve: A Study of eParticipation in frontrunner Dutch Municipalities

Anne Fleur Van Veenstra, Marijn Janssen and Andreas Boon, Netherlands

[abstract] [full paper]


eParticipation towards Legislation: the Case of the Philippines

Rachel Edita Roxas, Sherwin Ona, Charibeth Cheng and Allan Borra, Philippines

[abstract


Direct Democracy Catalysed by Resident-to-Resident Online Deliberation

Rean Van Der Merwe and Anthony Meehan , South Africa

[abstract] [full paper]


Wednesday 31 August 2011

09.00-10.30: Keynote (chair: Hans de Bruijn)

Valerie A. J. Frissen: “The transparent society: challenges for democracy”

[presentation]

 

11.00-12.30: Visualising arguments (chair: Euripides Loukis)

Evaluation of an Argument Visualisation Platform by Experts and Policy Makers

Efthimios Tambouris, Effie Dalakiouridou, Eleni Panopoulou and Konstantinos Tarabanis, Greece

[abstract] [presentation] [full paper]


ArgVis: Structuring Political Deliberations Using Visualisation Technologies

Areti Karamanou, Nikolaos Loutas and Konstantinos Tarabanis, Greece

[abstract] [presentation] [full paper]


Argument Visualization for eParticipation: Towards a Research Agenda and Prototype Tool

Neil Benn and Ann Macintosh, United Kingdom

[abstract] [full paper]


13.30-15.30: Reviewing eParticipation Initiatives (chair: Georg Aichholzer)

Knowledge as Power on the Internet

Zelinna Pablo and Cynthia Hardy, Philippines

[abstract] [full paper]


An overview assessment of ePetitioning tools in the English local government

Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos, Christopher Moody and Tony Elliman, United Kingdom

[abstract] [full paper]


Who shows preferences in Brazil? Questão Pública, first Voting Advice Application in Latin America

Alejandra Marzuca Perera, Uwe Serdült and Yanina Welp, Switzerland

[abstract]  [full paper]


Revisiting the Conceptualisation of e-Campaigning: Putting Campaign Back in e-Campaigning Research

Hugo Gong, Miriam Lips and Mary Tate New Zealand

[abstract] [full paper]

 

13.30-15.30: eParticipation methods (chair: Rony Medaglia)

Inform-Consult-Empower: A Three-tiered Approach to eParticipation

Deirdre Lee, Nikos Loutas, Elena Sanchez Nielsen, Esen Mogulkoc and Oli Lacigova , Ireland

[abstract] [presentation] [full paper]


Design Thinking and Participation: Lessons Learned from Three Case Studies

Olivier Glassey, Jean-Henry Morin, Patrick Genoud and Giorgio Pauletto, Switzerland

[abstract] [presentation] [full paper]


A decomposed UTAUT model for analyzing people’s motivation in participatory sensing

Yong Sun and Keiichi Nakata , United Kingdom

[abstract]


System-Generated Requests for Rewriting Proposals

Pietro Speroni di Fenizio and Cyril Velikanov, Portugal

[abstract] [presentation] [full paper]


16.00-18.00: Innovative technologies (chair: Olivier Glassey)

Citizen Engagement with Information Aggregation Markets

Efthimios Bothos, Gregoris Mentzas and Dimitris Apostolou, Greece

[abstract] [full paper]


Towards a Structured Online Consultation Tool

Adam Wyner, Katie Atkinson and Trevor Bench-Capon, UK

[abstract] [full paper]


A Review of Opinion Mining Methods for Analyzing Citizens’ Contributions in Public Policy Debate

Manolis Maragoudakis, Euripidis Loukis and Yannis Charalabidis, Greece

[abstract] [full paper]


SNS-Based eParticipation and Cloud Computing - A Consideration of the Issues Raised

Richard Beales, Maxim Bashevoy, Steve Taylor and Paul Walland, United Kingdom

[abstract


16.00-18.00: Understanding eParticipation (chair: Øystein Sæbø)

From eGovernment and eDemocracy to eGovernance: a unified view

Rui Pedro Lourenço, Portugal

[abstract]


Parliament, Internet and Representation; The Democratic Promise Unveiled

Josta De Hoog and Jona Specker, Netherlands

[abstract]


Power and Participation in Digital Late Modernity: Towards a Network Logic

Jakob Svensson, Sweden

[abstract] [presentation] [full paper]


eParticipation Research: a Longitudinal Overview

Rony Medaglia, Denmark

[abstract] [full paper]

 

Thursday 1 September 2011

11.00-12.30: Workshop – Part I (chairs: Georg Aichholzer and Herbert Kubicek)

E-participation in local government sustainability policies

Georg Aichholzer and Herbert Kubicek (coordinators), Austria


11.00-12.30: Technology and Societal Problems (chair: Rui Pedro Lourenço)

Evaluation of Open Source Content Management Systems for E-participation

Sabrina Scherer, Stefan Ventzke and Maria Wimmer, Germany

[abstract]


Immigrant Inclusion and eParticipation

Sinikka Sassi and Ilona Tikka, Finland

[abstract]


Combining Social and Government Open Data for Participatory Decision-Making

Evangelos Kalampokis, Michael Hausenblas and Konstantinos Tarabanis, Ireland

[abstract] [presentation] [full paper]


13.30-15.30: Workshop – Part II (chairs: Georg Aichholzer and Herbert Kubicek)

E-participation in local government sustainability policies

Georg Aichholzer and Herbert Kubicek (coordinators), Austria


13.30-15.30: Design and implementation of applications (chair: Pietro Speroni di Fenizio)

iLeger: a Web based Application for Participative Elections

Artur Afonso Sousa, Pedro Agante and Luís Borges Gouveia, Portugal

[abstract] [full paper]


Developers on Demand vs. Users on Demand: Experiences from a Proof-of-Concept Project of the Mobile Augment Application

Annelie Ekelin and Sara Eriksén, Sweden

[abstract]


Platform Design Details to Support eParticipation Environments Deployment

Cristiano Maciel, Cleyton Slaviero, Patrícia Cristiane De Souza, Edie Santana and Marco Aurelio Campos, Brazil

[abstract] [presentation]


Reference Framework for E-participation Projects

Sabrina Scherer and Maria Wimmer, Germany

[abstract] [presentation] [full paper]



Rony Medaglia