Digital Society China Chapter (DGSCC) is here!
On September 17th, 2018, the establishment of Digital Society China Chapter (DGSCC) is formally announced at the Research Workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Public Sector in Shanghai. DGSCC is unanimously approved by the board of Digital Governments Society on July 26, 2018. The development was initiated by Lei Zheng from Fudan University and a group of scholars and practitioners from university, research institute, non-profit organization, or government in Mainland China. “This chapter, the first for the society, reflects a new era of development for the society to be closer to its members and to active build and cultivate a vibrant society of scholars and researchers in the digital government area”, said the current President, Sehl Mellouli.
The founding members include:
- Lei Zheng, Fudan University (co-chair)
- Jing Zhang, Clark University (co-chair)
- Yueping Zheng, Sun Yat-sen University
- Xinping Liu, University of Shanghai Science and Technology
- Fang Wang, Nankai University
- Nan Zhang, Tsinghua University
- Bo Fan, Shanghai Jiaotong University
- Tao Chen, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
- Lin Zhu, East China University of Science and Technology
- Shaohui Wang, Wuhan University
- Lili Fan, Chang’an University
- Jing Shi, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
- Linjun Fan, Institute of Computing Technology Chinese Academy of Sciences
- Yanhua Zhang，Zhejiang University
- Xinyu Qi, Fudan University
- Qianli Yuan, State University of New York at Albany
DGSCC is established for providing services, connecting people and sharing knowledge. It will help the DGS better serve its’ members in China by providing access to academic publications, networks of scholars for exchange programs, speakers, and collaborative and comparative research projects. It will also serve as a venue to connect with the like-minded researchers and practitioners in China, organizing local events, providing interactions for practitioners and researchers in both local and international events. In addition, it will be an important bridge for DGS to disseminate and share knowledge and practice globally, and connect with scholars and practitioners engaged in digital government research.