2021 Granada Keynote Calls for Focus on Existential Threats to Humanity and Dangerous Successes in Digital Government Research

On Thursday, September 9, 2021,  Hans Jochen Scholl gave the conference keynote speech (47 min including Q&A, mp4 format) entitled “Digital Government Research — Then, Now, and in Years to Come,” at EGOV-CeDEM-ePart. The conference was held at the University of Granada, Spain, in a hybrid format with about on-site 40 attendees and some 60 attendees online. EGOV-CeDEM-ePart, organized by the IFIP Working Group 8.5 (Information Systems in Public Administration), is the top-rated Digital Government Conference in Europe, which attracts submissions from across the globe.

Within the Digital Transformation track of the conference, Jochen also presented a paper co-authored with Erich E. Holdeman under the title “Practitioners’ Perceptions of Fitness to Task of a Leading Disaster Response Management Tool,” which will appear in the conference proceedings published within the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

DIRL Version 2.5 Released

Version 2.5 is the next semi-annual update of this reference library. It has been published as of May 5, 2020. We are in the process of changing the semi-annual updates to a March 15—October 15 schedule come October 2020. The library now contains 3,009 references of predominantly English-language, peer-reviewed work in the study domains of disaster information and information technologies and their uses in the context of disasters. This represents an increase over the previous version of 128 references, or 4.4%).

The DIRL is intended to become an indispensable tool for Disaster Information and Technology-interested scholars. In particular, reviewers of paper submissions may want to rely on this reference library. The revision history can be accessed here.

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