Session Schedule

Session 1: Social Media

Social learning and Online Discussion: Is Twitter a Wise Crowd?

Ryan Deschamps, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

Introducing Textual Analysis Tools for Policy Informatics: A Case Study of E-petitions

Loni Hagen, State University of New York (SUNY); Teresa M. Harrison, SUNY; Özlem Uzuner, SUNY; Tim Fake, SUNY; Dan Lamanna, SUNY; Christopher Kotfila, SUNY

Twitter Use by Politicians during Social Uprisings: An Analysis of Gezi Park Protests in Turkey

Naci Karkın, Pamukkale University; Nilay Yavuz, Middle East Technical University; İsmet Parlak, Pamukkale University; Özlem Özdeşim İkiz, Pamukkale University

Session 2: Open Government, Open Data, and Collaboration

How to Move Towards Digital Era Governance: The Case of VDAB

Lieselot Danneels, KU Leuven / Vlerick Business School; Stijn Viaene, KU Leuven / Vlerick Business School

Co-creating Visual Overviews for Open Government Data

Alvaro Graves, Fundación Inria Chile; Javier Bustos-Jiménez, NIC Chile Research Labs, Universidad de Chile

A Collaborative-Oriented Middleware for Structuring Information to Open Government Data

Andreiwid Correa, University of Sao Paulo; Pedro Correa, University of Sao Paulo; Flavio Silva, University of Sao Paulo

Session 3: Nature & Mandmade Crisis

The Imperative of Government Transparency in Crisis Communication: The Case of AirAsia QZ8501 Crash

Uuf Brajawidagda, University of Wollongong; Akemi Chatfield, University of Wollongong; Christopher Reddick, The University of Texas San Antonio

Software for Scientists Facing Wicked Problems: Lessons from the VISTAS Project

Judith Bayard Cushing, The Evergreen State College; Kirsten Winters, Oregon State University; Denise Lach, Oregon State University

Technology, Governance, and the Escalation of Ebola: Wicked Problems in Real Time

Jennifer Bert, University of Pittsburgh; Brian Chalfont, University of Pittsburgh; Yoon Ah Shin, University of Pittsburgh; Louise K. Comfort, University of Pittsburgh

Session 4: Open Government

Open Data for Competitive Advantage: Insights from Open Data Use by Companies

Anneke Zuiderwijk, Delft University of Technology; Marijn Janssen, Delft University of Technology; Kostas Poulis, Delft University of Technology; Geerten van de Kaa, Delft University of Technology

Assessing the Benefits of Open Government Data: The Case of Meu Congresso Nacional in Brazilian Elections 2014

Kellyton Dos Santos Brito, Pernambuco Rural Federal University and Pernambuco Federal University; Marcos Costa, Federal Ministry of Prosecution; Vinicius Garcia, Pernambuco Federal University; Silvio Meira, Pernambuco Federal University

Privacy and Information Sharing in a Judicial Setting: A Wicked Problem

Mortaza S. Bargh, Research & Documentation Centre (WODC), Ministry of Justice & Security; Sunil Choenni, Research & Documentation Centre (WODC), Ministry of Justice; Ronald Meijer, Research & Documentation Centre (WODC), Ministry of Security & Justice

Session 5: Crisis & Emerging

A Resource-Based Perspective on Information Technology, Policy, and Environmental Performance

Shital Sharma, Clark University; Jing Zhang, Clark University; Jin Wang, Clark University

Wicked Problem or Clear Mission? - Understanding Governance Informatability

Alois Paulin, Vienna University of Technology

Assembling Law and Technology in the Public Sector: The Case of E-Justice Reforms

Francesco Contini, IRSIG-CNR; Antonio Cordella, Department of Management LSE

Session 6: Organizational Factors, Adoption Issues and Digital Government Impacts

Interorganizational Collaboration and Value Creation in Digital Government Projects

Sergio Picazo-Vela, Universidad de las Americas Puebla; Isis Gutiérrez-Martínez, Universidad de las Américas-Puebla; Francois Duhamel, UDLAP; Dolores Edwiges Luna, Universidad de las Americas, Puebla; Luis F. Luna-Reyes, University at Albany

The Client-Consultant Relationship in the Implementation of ERP in Government: Exploring the Dynamic Between Power and Knowledge

Taiane R. Coelho, FGV-EAESP; Maria Alexandra Cunha, FGV-EAESP; Fernando S. Meirelles, FGV-EAESP

The Legacy Problem in Government Agencies: An Exploratory Study

Assia Alexandrova, Open University/City of Fort Lauderdale PD; Lucia Rapanotti, The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom; Ivan Horrocks, The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Session 7: Emerging Topics

E-Government Theories and Challenges: Findings from a Plenary Expert Panel

Andreea Molnar, University of Portsmouth; Marijn Janssen, TU Delft; Vishanth Weerakkody, Brunel University

Citizen Participation in Digital Government: A New Model Identifying Levels of Expertise and Responsibility in Collaborations

Lora Frecks, University of Nebraska Omaha

The Formation and Evolution of Cross-Boundary Digital Government Knowledge Networks: A Mixed-Method Case Study

Minyoung Ku, University at Albany, SUNY; J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, University at Albany, SUNY; Jing Zhang:Clark University

Session 8: Social Media and Government

An Exploration of the Reasons and Governance Models for Web 2.0 in Providing Public Services

Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar, University of Granada; Laura Alcaide Muñoz, University of Granada

Does Political Ideology Matter in Online Salience? Evidence from Social Media Use by Members of the Korean National Assembly

Sun Hyoung Kim, Yonsei University; Sounman Hong, Yonsei University

Social Government: A Concept Supporting Communities in Co-Creation and Co-Production of Public Services

Sabrina Scherer, University of Koblenz-Landau; Maria Wimmer, Universität Koblenz-Landau; Sergiusz Strykowski, Poznan University of Economics

Session 9: Digital Government and (In)Equality

Social Media and Political Voices of Organized Interest Groups: A Descriptive Analysis

Sounman Hong, Yonsei University; Daniel Nadler, Harvard University

The Digital Reality: E-Government and Access to Technology and Broadband for American Indian and Alaska Native Populations

Nicholet Deschine Parkhurst, Arizona State University; Emery Tahy, Arizona State University; Traci Morris, Arizona State University; Karen Mossberger, Arizona State University

Brazilian Smart Cities: Using a Maturity Model to Measure and Compare Inequality in Cities

Ricardo Alexandre Afonso, Alagoas Federal University (UFAL); Kellyton Dos Santos Brito, Pernambuco Rural Federal University (UFRPE); Clovis Holanda Do Nascimento, Pernambuco Federal University (UFPE); Vinicius Cardoso Garcia, Pernambuco Federal University (UFPE); Alexandre Álvaro, São Carlos Federal University (UFSCar)

Session 10: Social Media and Government

Tweeting Propaganda, Radicalization and Recruitment: Islamic State Supporters Multi-Sided Twitter Networks

Akemi Chatfield, University of Wollongong; Christopher Reddick, The University of Texas at San Antonio; Uuf Brajawidagda, University of Wollongong

Social Media Governments from Innovators to Laggards: The Case of Mexican Local Governments with Diffusion of Innovations Theory

Rodrigo Sandoval-Almazan, UAEMex; David Valle-Cruz, UAEMex

Social Networks for Police and Residents in India: Exploring Online Communication for Crime Prevention

Niharika Sachdeva, IIITD; Ponnurangam Kumaraguru, IIITD

Session 11: Inequality & Smart Cities

A Study on the Effect of Smartphones on the Digital Divide

Wookjoon Sung, Seoul National University of Science & Technology

Real Options Analysis for Smart Grid: The Role of Information Technology and Public Policy 

Shu Feng, Clark University; Jing Zhang, Clark University; Yue Gao, Clark University

Session 12: Organizational Factors, Adoption Issues and Digital Government Impacts

A Shared Information Resource to Fight Urban Blight: Challenges and Opportunities in New York State

Meghan Cook, Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany; Megan Sutherland, Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany

The Effects of Technology Use on Efficiency, Transparency, and Corruption in Municipal Governments: Preliminary Results from a Citizen Perspective

David Valle-Cruz, UAEMex; Rodrigo Sandoval-Almazan, UAEMex; J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, University at Albany, State University of New York

The E-Government-Governance Link: A Study of Small Island Developing States

Young B. Lee, Konkuk University and Ohio State University; Byungyoul Jung, Konkuk University; Anand Desai, Ohio State University

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