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Latest Program News:
New Journal to Chronicle Digital Government Research
Parallel efforts to start a scholarly DG periodical join forces with the backing of a seasoned publisher and an international editorial review board.
DG Researchers Re-Tool a Venerable Prototype
IT scientists at Carnegie Mellon are exploring data-mining techniques as ways of refining and focusing the web search functions at the FedStats portal.
LATEST dg.o2004 CONFERENCE NEWS:
dg.o2004 Program Announced
With lively and informative panel discussions, system demonstrations and more than 100 papers, posters and Project Highlights, this year's National Conference on Digital Government Research (May 24-26 in Seattle, WA) promises to be the busiest ever. Program: http://dgrc.org/dgo2004/program/
Don't wait until the last minute: online registration will be available only through May 17, after which the rates will increase. You may register and book hotel rooms by starting here:
NEWS BEYOND DG.O
Network of Traffic Spies Built Into Cars in Atlanta
A current DG project is profiled here at IEEE Spectrum Online:
EU-Commissioned Study of E-Democracy Is Released (story via DO-Wire)
On behalf of the European Parliament, a transnational team co-ordinated by the European University Institute in Florence has produced an empirical study of e-democracy in the 25 Member States of the European Union
NSF Digital Libraries Are Part of New Yahoo! Search Effort
NSF Announces "Approaches to Combat Terrorism" Grants
Report Calls for National Effort to Improve Health Literacy
From Government Computer News:
Utah Withdraws from Anti-Terrorism Network
E-Gov Efforts Moving Forward? Depends on Who You Ask
Apple Pushes Feds Toward Broader Open-Source Use
The Human Touch - A More Employee-Centered Approach to Records Keeping
Group Suggests 25 Ways to Improve IT Security
OPENINGS OF INTEREST:
Program Director for Control, Networks, and Computational Intelligence
Director sought for new UAlbany cybersecurity center
The University at Albany/SUNY, in partnership with the New York State Police and the NY Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination, has just created a new Center for Information Forensics and Assurance. Part of the University's Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies, this center has already received over $1M in federal and state grants to develop much-needed research and educational programs in this field.
Management Analyst (Closes: 5/7/2004)
(Open to Current and Former Federal employees with competitive civil service status)
DEADLINES OF INTEREST:
April 1, 2004: PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINE
Sixth International Conference on E-Commerce (ICEC04)
April 14, 2004: FULL PROPOSAL DEADLINE
Research in Networking Technology and Systems
April 27, 2004:
National Telecommunications and Information Administration Technology Opportunities Program
May 17, 2004: FULL PROPOSAL DEADLINE
Partnerships for Innovation
June 7: FULL PROPOSAL DEADLINE
International Research Network Connections (IRNC)
June 11: FULL PROPOSAL DEADLINE
Approaches to Combat Terrorism (ACT)
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