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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 Information

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICEGSCDS

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of e-Government, Smart Cities, and Digital Societies are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 post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

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 WASET'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) Personal Knowledge Management: Systematic Review and Future Direction
Kuribachew Gizaw Tohiye, Monica Garfield
2) Web-Based Tools to Increase Public Understanding of Nuclear Technology and Food Irradiation
Denise Levy, Anna Lucia C. H. Villavicencio
3) Adoption and Diffusion of E-Government Services in India: The Impact of User Demographics and Service Quality
Sayantan Khanra, Rojers P. Joseph
4) Evaluating Factors Influencing Information Quality in Large Firms
B. E. Narkhede, S. K. Mahajan, B. T. Patil, R. D. Raut
5) 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
6) A Corporate Social Responsibility Project to Improve the Democratization of Scientific Education in Brazil
Denise Levy
7) Stop Texting While Learning: A Meta-Analysis of Social Networks Use and Academic Performances
Proud Arunrangsiwed, Sarinya Kongtieng
8) The Nuclear Energy Museum in Brazil: Creative Solutions to Transform Science Education into Meaningful Learning
Denise Levy, Helen J. Khoury
9) A Study of Primary School Parents’ Interaction with Teachers’ in Malaysia
Shireen Simon
10) Analytics Model in a Telehealth Center Based on Cloud Computing and Local Storage
L. Ramirez, E. Guillén, J. Sánchez
11) Analyzing the Plausible Alternatives in Contracting the Societal Fissure Caused by Digital Divide in Sri Lanka
Manuela Nayantara Jeyaraj
12) E-Learning Recommender System Based on Collaborative Filtering and Ontology
John Tarus, Zhendong Niu, Bakhti Khadidja
13) Privacy-Preserving Location Sharing System with Client/Server Architecture in Mobile Online Social Network
Xi Xiao, Chunhui Chen, Xinyu Liu, Guangwu Hu, Yong Jiang
14) Community Perceptions and Attitudes Regarding Wildlife Crime in South Africa
Louiza C. Duncker, Duarte Gonçalves
15) Use of Social Networks and Mobile Technologies in Education
Václav Maněna, Roman Dostál, Štěpán Hubálovský

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