Agenda and Schedule - ISEDEG 2014

  • Part I: The eGovernment Framework. Definition of eDemocracy and eGovernment; components of the eGovernment framework; differentiation from eBusiness and eCommerce. Download Presenation (PDF)
  • Part II: eAssistance. Development of the Web; barrier-free Web access; design of eGovernmental portals; quality assurance in the Internet.  Download Presenation (PDF)
  • Part III: eProcurement. Internet-based procurement processes; market solutions: sell-side, buy-side, and market place; public offering; conducting reverse auctions. Download Presenation (PDF)
  • Part IV: eService. Technical, organizational, and semantic interoperability; public services for citizens and companies; capability maturity model for benchmarking. Download Presenation (PDF)
  • Part V: eContracting. Generic services: information, negotiation, archiving, enforcement, reconciliation; structure of a contract; digital signature; public key infrastructure. Download Presenation (PDF)
  • Part VI: eSettlement. Sub-steps of a supply chain; classification of electronic payment systems; online versus offline distribution; protection of personal data and privacy. Download Presenation (PDF)
  • Part VII: eCollaboration. Document and content management; wiki tools; political blogs; collaborative working environment; virtual organizations and forms of cooperation. Download Presenation (PDF)
  • Part VIII: eDemocracy. Pyramid of types of participation; variety of electronic voting and elections; secure registration and voting phases; posting of ballots; steps to public memory. Download Presenation (PDF)
  • Part IX: eCommunity. Push vs. pull communication; multi-channel management; citizen communication center; development model for online citizens; community building processes. Download Presenation (PDF)
  • Part X: eSociety. New public management; development of knowledge society; multi-option society; ethics in an open society; overcome of the digital divide. Download Presenation (PDF)



Seminar Program - ISEDEG 2014

08h00 - 08h30


08h30 - 08h35

Welcome session ISEDEG 2014

Responsible: Andreas Meier, University of Fribourg, Switzerland


Block 1

08h35 - 10h00

Lecturer: Andreas Meier, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

Lectures: eGovernment Framework, eAssistance, eProcurement

Venue: Main auditorium 

10h00 - 10h30

Coffee Break

Guest Speakers

10h30 - 11h00

Speaker: Edy Portmann, University of Bern, Switzerland.

Title of Presentation: to be updated

Venue: Main auditorium 


Block 2

11h00 - 12h00

Lecturer: Luis Terán, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

Lectures: eService, eContracting

Venue: Main auditorium 

12h00 - 13h30



Block 3

13h30 - 14h30

Lecturer: Andreas Meier, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

Lectures: eSettlement, eCollaboration

Venue: Main auditorium 

14h30 - 15h00

Coffee Break


Block 4

15h00 - 16h00

Lecturer: Luis Terán, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

Lectures: eDemocracy, eCommunity 

Venue: Main auditorium 

16h00 - 16h30

Lecturer: Andreas Meier, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

Lectures: eSociety

Venue: Main auditorium 

16h30 - 17h00

Coffee Break

Guest Speakers

17h00 - 17h30

Speaker: Yanina Welp, Regional Director for Latin America at the Center for Research on Direct Democracy (C2D), Switzerland.

Title of Presentation: Digital Technologies and Democracy: Assessing the Latin American experience

Venue: Main auditorium 

17h30 - 19h00

Cocktail - Closing of Seminar  



Guest Lecturers: 

  • Dr. Yanina Welp, University of Zurich.
  • Prof. Dr. Edy Portmann, University of Bern.



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