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ICEGSCDS 2017 : 19th International Conference on e-Government, Smart Cities, and Digital Societies

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICEGSCDS

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICEGSCDS 2017: 19th International Conference on e-Government, Smart Cities, and Digital Societies aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of e-Government, Smart Cities, and Digital Societies. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of e-Government, Smart Cities, and Digital Societies.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of e-Government, Smart Cities, and Digital Societies are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICEGSCDS 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on e-Government, Smart Cities, and Digital Societies. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Young People’s Participation in Decision-Making Using Information and Communication Technology
Marina Diković
2) The Attitude of Second Year Pharmacy Students towards Lectures, Exams and E-Learning
Ahmed T. Alahmar
3) An Analytical Study on the Politics of Defection in India
Diya Sarkar, Prafulla C. Mishra
4) Civic E-Participation in Central and Eastern Europe: A Comparative Analysis
Izabela Kapsa
5) Applying Augmented Reality Technology for an E-Learning System
Fetoon K. Algarawi, Wejdan A. Alslamah, Ahlam A. Alhabib, Afnan S. Alfehaid, Dina M. Ibrahim
6) E-Learning Recommender System Based on Collaborative Filtering and Ontology
John Tarus, Zhendong Niu, Bakhti Khadidja
7) Personal Knowledge Management: Systematic Review and Future Direction
Kuribachew Gizaw Tohiye, Monica Garfield
8) Web-Based Tools to Increase Public Understanding of Nuclear Technology and Food Irradiation
Denise Levy, Anna Lucia C. H. Villavicencio
9) A Study of Primary School Parents’ Interaction with Teachers’ in Malaysia
Shireen Simon
10) Improving the Security of Internet of Things Using Encryption Algorithms
Amirhossein Safi
11) Adoption and Diffusion of E-Government Services in India: The Impact of User Demographics and Service Quality
Sayantan Khanra, Rojers P. Joseph
12) Evaluating Factors Influencing Information Quality in Large Firms
B. E. Narkhede, S. K. Mahajan, B. T. Patil, R. D. Raut
13) Community Perceptions and Attitudes Regarding Wildlife Crime in South Africa
Louiza C. Duncker, Duarte Gonçalves
14) Stop Texting While Learning: A Meta-Analysis of Social Networks Use and Academic Performances
Proud Arunrangsiwed, Sarinya Kongtieng
15) An Ontology Model for Systems Engineering Derived from ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288: 2015: Systems and Software Engineering - System Life Cycle Processes
Lan Yang, Kathryn Cormican, Ming Yu

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