IFIP EGOV2023 – Joint conference EGOV-CeDEM-EPart2023

Budapest, Hungary

5-7 September



The annual IFIP EGOV2023 will be hosted 5-7 September 2023 in Budapest by the Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary. The conference focuses on e-Government, Digital Government, Open Government, Smart Government, GovTech, eParticipation and e-Democracy, and related topics like social media, digital transformation, Digital society, artificial intelligence, policy information, policy informatics, smart cities, and social innovation. Several types of submissions are possible, including completed research, ongoing research, reflections & viewpoints, posters, and workshops.

Part of the conference is a PhD Colloquium, which offers a limited number of PhD bursaries. We welcome interdisciplinary approaches to the conference topics and a variety of research approaches (conceptual, case study, survey, mixed or other suitable methods). The PhD colloquium will be held on Monday 4 September 2023.

The conference is organized by the IFIP 8.5 Working group (WG8.5) and the Digital Government Society (DGS). The aim of WG 8.5 is to improve the quality of e-government information systems at international, national, regional and local levels. The WG8.5 emphasis is on interdisciplinary approaches for information systems in public administration. DGS is a global, multi-disciplinary organization of scholars and practitioners interested in the development and impacts of digital government.



  • (Hard) deadline for submissions (anonymous- camera ready): 31 March 2023
  • Notification of acceptance: 15 May 2023
  • PhD Colloquium deadline for submissions: 1 May 2023
  • Poster submission deadline (non-anonymous-camera ready): 20 May 2023
  • Poster acceptance 31 May 2023
  • Camera-ready paper submission and author registration: 15 June 2023
  • PhD Colloquium notification of acceptance: 15 June 2023
  • PhD Colloquium final version: 15 July 2023
  • PhD Colloquium: 4 September 2023
  • Conference: 5-7 September 2023



o     Csaba Csáki, Corvinus University of Budapet, Hungary

o     Noella Edelmann, Danube University Krems, Austria

o     Marijn Janssen, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

o     Ida Lindgren, Linköping University, Sweden

o     Thomas Lampoltshammer, Danube University Krems, Austria (lead)

o     Euripidis Loukis, University of Aegean, Greece

o     Peter Parycek, Fraunhofer Fokus, Germany/Danube-University Krems, Austria

o     Gabriela Viale Pereira, Danube University Krems, Austria

o     Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar, University of Granada, Spain

o     Gerhard Schwabe, University if Zurich, Switzerland

o     Jolien Ubacht, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

o     Efthimios Tambouris, University of Macedonia, Greece



General E-Government & Open Government Track: all e-government-related topics except for the special-topics tracks.

  • Ida Lindgren, Linköping University, Sweden (lead)
  • Marijn Janssen, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
  • Gabriela Viale Pereira, Danube University Krems, Austria


General E-Democracy & eParticipation Track: all eParticipation-related topics except for the special-topic tracks. This track aims to present the best of recent developments in electronic participation and electronic democracy as they cover a wide range of technical, political and social areas

  • Noella Edelmann, Danube University Krems, Austria
  • Peter Parycek, Fraunhofer Fokus, Germany / Danube-University Krems, Austria
  • Marius Rohde Johannessen (lead), University of South-Eastern Norway


ICT and Sustainability Development Goals Track: All research related to the UN sustainability goals

  • Iryna Susha, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
  • Jolien Ubacht, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Gianluca Misuraca. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain


Digital Society: focuses on the relationship between all kinds of stakeholders adopting and integrating all kinds of technologies at home, education and recreation.

  • Lieselot Danneels, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Thomas Lampoltshammer, Danube University Krems, Austria
  • Katarina L. Gidlund, Mid Sweden University, Sweden


Emerging issues and innovations: focuses on new topics emerging in the field of ICT and public sector, including public-private ecosystems

  • Marijn Janssen, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
  • Anastasija Nikiforova, Tartu Unviversity, Estionia
  • Csaba Csáki, Corvinus Business School, Hungary
  • Francesco Mureddu, The Lisbon Council, Belgium


AI, Data Analytics, & Automated Decision Making Track: adoption, use, and impacts of various data analytics and AI methods ranging from visualisations and descriptive statistical analyses to machine learning and other AI methods in the public sector.

  • Evangelos Kalampokis, University of Macedonia, Greece
  • Euripidis Loukis, University of Aegean, Greece
  • Habin Lee, Brunel University London, United Kingdom


Smart and digital Cities (Government, Communities & Regions) Track: all aspects of smart cities and smart governance, including frameworks, policies, and the use of technology

  • Shefali Virkar, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
  • Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar, University of Granada, Spain.
  • Joep Cromvoets, KU Leuven, Belgium


Open Data: Social and Technical Aspects Track: focuses on open government data, public big data sharing and use, data for improving public value and transparency, as well as data analytics capitalizing on Linked Open Data and other technologies.

  • Anneke Zuiderwijk, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Ramon Gil-Garcia, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA
  • Efthimios Tambouris (lead), University of Macedonia, Greece



Digital and Social Media Track: Digital networking and knowledge sharing applications, interfaces between governments and their respective publics, digital collaborations within public organizations and across governance networks.

  • Panos Panagiotopoulos, Queen Mary University of London
  • Sara Hofmann, University of Agder


Legal informatics: Legal, policy and execution are more and more interrelated and becoming dominant in the government domain.

  • Anna-Sophie Novak, Danube University Krems, Austria
  • Peter Parycek (lead), Fraunhofer Fokus, Germany



PhD Colloquium: The overall aim of the PhD colloquium is to connect PhD students to the e-government research community. During the colloquium, you will meet other PhD students, younger researchers that have just finished their PhDs, and more experienced scholars. Submitted proposals will not be submitted.

  • Gabriela Viale Pereira, Danube University Krems, Austria
  • Ramon Gil-Garcia, University at Albany, USA
  • Ida Lindgren, Linköping University, Sweden




By making a submission to the IFIP EGOV2023 conference you agree that your paper will not be submitted elsewhere and if accepted that the conference fee will be paid and the consent to publish will be signed. All papers will undergo a rigorous double-blind reviewing process and the submission should not include author identifiers.

Please note that all accepted submissions to the IFIP EGOV-CeDEM-ePart2023 conference will be screened for possible plagiarism. To support this policy, conference organizers will make use of the plagiarism detection tool, Turnitin. Further information about this software can be found at www.turnitin.com/

Accepted full research papers (max. 16 pages) will be published in the Springer LNCS IFIP EGOV or IFIP EPART proceedings. The EGOV proceedings covers the general E-Government & Open Government, Emerging Issues and Innovations, Smart Cities, AI, Data Analytics and Automated Decision Making, and Open Data tracks, whereas the EPART proceedings will cover the general E-Democracy & eParticipation, ICT & Sustainability, Legal Informatics, Social Media and Digital Society tracks. The Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) is a series of computer science books published by Springer Science+Business Media (formerly Springer-Verlag) since 1973. The LNCS proceedings are always well-downloaded and read.
Accepted papers in the categories of Ongoing Research (max. 10 pages), Reflections and Viewpoints (max. 6 pages), Practitioner Papers (max. 6 pages), projects (max. 8 pages), workshops (max. 2 pages), panel proposals (max. 2 pages), and posters (max. 2 pages) will be published (but, if desired, can be excluded) by in the CEUR-WS proceedings series (http://ceur-ws.org/). The CEUR Proceedings (CEUR-WS.org) is a free open-access publication service at Sun SITE Central Europe operated under the umbrella of RWTH Aachen University. CEUR-WS.org is a recognized ISSN publication series. Please note that PhD colloquium papers will not be published.



A special issues from conference papers is planned by the eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government (JeDEM). JeDEM is published online under open access and provides researchers and practitioners the opportunity to advance the practice and understanding of eDemocracy, eGovernment, and eParticipation. Final decisions on papers will be made by the special issue guest editor based on the results of the peer review process. The EGOV-CeDEM-ePart special issue will be published to coincide with the opening of the conference.



Each year the best papers are invited to submit to Government Information Quarterly (GIQ) and JeDEM. The best paper winners will be invited to submit their revised papers to GIQ, the premier journal in e-government field, following a fast-track reviewing process, runners up will be invited to submit to a JeDEM special issue.

o             Noella Edelmann, Danube University Krems, Austria

o             Evangelos Kalampokis, University of Macedonia, Greece

o             Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolivar, University of Granada, Spain




The EGOV 2023 conference is hosted by Corvinus University of Budapest. The institution offers state-of-the-art knowledge, a professional network and a secure future for its 10k+ students. The institution builds on more than hundred years old history. Regarding numbers, the university has 120+ years of history, 10,000+ students, 1,500 international students from 80+ nationalities. The institution is reported in the Top 300 in the QS World rankings for 2021 in the fields of Business and Management, Economics, and Social Sciences.



Email: egov2023@easychair.org

CFP website: https://easychair.org/cfp/EGOV2023

Website: https://dgsociety.org/egov-2023/

Submission website:  https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=egov2023