Conference Chairs

  • Alexander Balthasar, Austrian Federal Chancellery
  • Blaž Golob, GoForeSight Institute, Ljubljana
  • Hendrik Hansen, Andrássy University Budapest
  • Robert Müller-Török, University of Public Administration and Finance Ludwigsburg
  • András Nemeslaki, National University of Public Service, Budapest
  • Johannes Pichler, Austrian Institute for European Law and Policy, Salzburg
  • Alexander Prosser, Austrian Computer Society/University of Economics and Business, Vienna


  • AUB: Andrássy Universität Budapest, 1088, Budapest, Pollack Mihály tér 3. (Google Maps)
  • Ludovika: Ludovika Campus, National University of Public Service, 1083, Budapest, Ludovika tér 2 (Google Maps)


Programme V1.1 for download (pdf) >>

Wednesday, May 11

Informal get together

17:45 Get-together: The Labyrinth, Úri u. 9., 1014 Budapest
19:30 Get-together: Anker' T Pub, Budapest, Paulay Ede u 33.

Thursday, May 12

Session 1.0
Welcome & Keynote
09:30 - 10:00 | Ludovika Assembly Hall
Welcome addresses
András Nemeslaki
András Patyi
Rector National University of Public Service, Budapest
Hendrik Hansen
Vice Rector, Andrássy University, Budapest
Ronald Bieber
General Secretary Austrian Computer Society
Susanne Bachfischer
Osztrák Kulturális Fórum
10:00 - 10:45 | Ludovika Assembly Hall
Keynote session I
András Nemeslaki
Andreas Weber
Baden-Württemberg Stiftung
Rudolf Schicker
City of Vienna, EUSDR
10:45 - 11:15 | Ludovika Lounge
Coffee break
11:15 - 12:30 | Ludovika Assembly Hall
Keynote Session II
Hendrik Hansen
Dona Scola
Member of The United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration, fmr Deputy Minister for Information Technology and Communications, Moldova
Andreas Kiefer
Secretary General of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe
Beth Noveck
Director, The Governance Lab, New York University
12:30 - 13:30 | Ludovika Lounge
Lunch break (buffet)
13:30 - 15:00 | Ludovika
Session 2.1 - 2.4
Session 2.1
Transparency I
Birgit Schenk
Assembly Hall
The Role of Transparency, e-Governance and Freedom of Information in the Anti-Corruption Crusade in Nigeria
Catherine Odorige
Increasing transparency and accountability with ICTS: a case from Serbia Usefulness Analysis
Ivana Damnjanovic
Open Justice in the Digital Age - How Can ICT Enhance the Transparency of Constitutional Courts
Eszter Bodnár
Session 2.2
Internet Governance
Alexander Prosser
V. auditorium
Comparison of the Internet Neutrality and Tiered Network Access
Vitéz Nagy
The ICANN Multistakeholder Governance Model
Jean-Jacques Sahel, Gabriella Schittek
The Theory of “IT-Government” Alignment: Assessment of Strategic Fit in Hungary’s Case
András Nemeslaki
Session 2.3
eGovernment I
Attila Kiss
VI. auditorium
Using geospatial tools to improve multi-level governance in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Boris Badza, Snežana Mišic Mihajlovic, Nermin Oruc
Beyond e-Government: Towards the Ecosystem
Alois A. Paulin
When the e-Government Strategy Itself was a Failure: How to Deal with the Two Decades Loss of Japanese e-Government Policies
Hiroko Kudo
Session 2.4
Smart Cities I
Elisabeth Kübler
VII. auditorium
Developing Inter and Intra-Operability. One of the Best Romanian Smart-City Study Cases
Catalin Vrabie
Smart Data Use to Improve the Urban Competitiveness
Alessandro Seravalli
Smartpolis Project – Aiming to Speed up the Development of Smart Cities
Péter Bakonyi, Kálmán Kovács
15:00 - 15:30 | Ludovika Lounge
Coffee break
15:30 - 17:00 | Ludovika
Sessions 3.1 – 3.4
Session 3.1
Transparency II
Robert Müller-Török
Assembly Hall
Assessing e-Transparency in Federal Government Websites: Comparing Brazil, the United States, and the United Kingdom
Paula Karini Dias Ferreira Amorim, Maria Paula Almada e Silva, Claudia Regina de Sousa e Silva
The Internet and the 2015 Election Campaigns in Turkey: An Analysis of Political Parties Online
Helin Alagöz Gessler
Multi-Level (e) Governance in the Domain of Inheritance Tax
Simon Veser
Session 3.2
Cyber Security/eID I
Attila Kiss
V. auditorium
Fabric of Security - Changing Our Theory and Expectations of Modern Security Solutions
Fernando C. Colon Osorio, Anthony Arrotto
User Behavior Tools for Vulnerability Assessment
Kálmán Hadarics, Gergo Róth, Réka Halász
Information Security for eGovernment Social Media Marketing and Citizen Interaction
Eszter Oroszi, Krisztine Györffi
Session 3.3
eGovernment II
Arne Pautsch
Guidelines for the Development of Websites of Public Administration Bodies in the Republic of Serbia
Marija Kujacic, Irena Radinovic
The Level if Information Security Awareness of First Grader Students in the faculty of Political Sciences and Public Administration
Gábor Törley
Bibliometric Analysis of E-government Research
Samo Bobek, Simona Sternad-Zabukovzek, Helena Blazun Vosner, Urban Sebjan
Session 3.4
Smart Cities II
Hiroko Kudo
VII. auditorium
Evaluating and Modelling Smart City Performance
Boglárka Horváthné Barsi
The Golden Stone System – The Slovenian Approach in Fostering Smart Principles of Local Governance
Robert Mulej
How do we Raise Smart Cities? An Essay on the Role of Civilizational Competences
Adriana Zait
17:00 - 18:30
Break - Change of location
18:30 - 20:00 | AUB
Multi-Level (e)Governance: Is ICT a means to enhance transparency and democracy?
Panel discussion
Beth Noveck
Director, The Governance Lab, New York University
Andreas Kiefer
Secretary General of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe
Dona Scola
Member of The United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration, fmr Deputy Minister for Information Technology and Communications, Moldova
Péter Szegvári
Chairman of the Board, Centre for Budapest Transport
Daniela Musiol
Coach and trainer, former MP of the Austrian Parliament
20:00 | AUB

Friday, May 13

09:30 - 11:00 | Ludovika
Sessions 4.1 - 4.5
Session 4.1
Open Data I
Matija Miloš
Assembly Hall
Linked Open Data: Realization, Trends and Application Overview
Matija Novak, Daniel Strmecki
A New Indicator of Social Welfare: A Citizen Centred and Open Data Oriented Approach
Emmanouil Fragoulis, Panagiotis Kokkinakos, Ourania Markaki, Sotirios Koussouris, John Psarras
Coordination of Open Data Development in Croatia – Case Study of Environmental Pollution Registry
Neven Vrcek, Katarina Tomicic-Pupek
Session 4.2
Cyber Security/eID II
Alexander Balthasar
V. auditorium
Citizen Cybersecurity Health Metrics for Windows Computers
Anthony Arrott, Fanny Lalonde Lévesque, Dennis Batchelder, José Fernandez
The e-Government Law of Baden-Württemberg – An Implementation of Multi-level e-Government Legislation
Christoph Ludwig, Robert Müller-Török, Arne Pautsch
The RealMe-eID in New Zealand – A Possible Alternative Approach for Solving the eID Issues?
Lea Miene, Balázs König
Session 4.3
eGovernment III
Alexander Scheidl
VI. auditorium
The Digital Single Market: Reshaping the Cross-border Provision of Public Services Without Services Directive 2.0
David Fenner, Christine Leitner
Lessons of Transparent Collaboration Comparison of E-Government and Software Developer Communities
Gergely Mészáros
ICT Enhanced Regional Government: Varazdin Country Experience
Robert Kelemen, Miroslav Hudek, Vesna Dušak
Session 4.4
Student Workshop I
Hendrik Hansen, Robert Müller-Török, András Nemeslaki
VII. auditorium
Comperative E-Government - Case studies from Hungary, Germany, the EU and Russia
A comparative analysis of Hungarian and German Geographical Information Systems
András Hadik, Jonas Jürgens, Árpád Lapu
Analysis of Internet presences of communal immigration offices in NRW
Friederike von Bargen, Katja Posselt, Julia Peters
The role of the Internet in supporting the "Right2Water" European Citizen Initiative
Krisztina Bíró, Erika Pap
Crowdsourcing in E-Governance: a case-study of Moscow
Anna Vinnik
11:00 - 11:30 | Ludovika Lounge
Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00 | Ludovika
Sessions 5.1 to 5.4
Session 5.1
Helin Alagöz Gessler
Assembly Hall
E-inclusion of Older Adults in Hungary
Petra Bölöni, Csilla Szentiványi, Martina Eckardt
Impacts of E-Government from the Client’s Perspective
Anna Orbán
A Multidimensional Model of E-Inclusion and its Implications
Nikolina Žajdela Hrustek, Alexander Prosser, Vesna Du
Session 5.2
Open Data II
Neven Vrcek
V. auditorium
Private and Public Dimensions of Personal Data in Online Speech: Lessons from the Right to be Forgotten
Matija Miloš
How to Handle Challenges when Releasing open Government Data?
Aleksandr Riabushko
A Case Study on Finding Fraudulent Practices in the Public Procurement Process Using Text-Mining Methods from Open Internet Sources
Pál Vadász
Session 5.3
Student Workshop II
Hendrik Hansen, Robert Müller-Török, András Nemeslaki
VI. auditorium
eID and Qualified Electronic Signature – a Reality Check in the Administration of Baden-Württemberg
On the road with eID and QES in Germany – Joyride or Crash?
Edith Brietzke, Kerstin Flieger, Amanda Köhler Eisenmann, Saskia Rittner, Nicolas Spannbrucker
Testing the German e-Government from a citizen‘s perspective
Christoph Sprich
Session 5.4
eDemocracy I
Balázs König
VII. auditorium
Ancient Futures? Decision-making Softwares Following the Traditional Way of Community Organizing Patterns
Hajnalka Szarvas
Mapping the Field of Democratic E-Tools in Macedonia
Milka Ivanovska Hadjievska, Olimpija Hristova Zaevska
European eGovernment for a Better Democracy
Bernd Männel
13:00 - 14:00 | Ludovika Lounge
Lunch break (buffet)
14:00 - 15:30 | Ludovika
Sessions 6.1 to 6.3
Session 6.1
Nikolina Žajdela Hrustek
Assembly Hall
The Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Revolution: The Wellbeing Effects of Driverless Cars
Robert Braun
Theoretical Foundation of Innovation Policy Formation
Csaba Makó, Miklós Illésy, Aysha Al-Mahmoud
Improvement Possibilities Regarding the Training of Electronic Information Security Managers
Csaba Krasznay, Zoltán Som
Session 6.2
Student Workshop III
Hendrik Hansen, Robert Müller-Török, András Nemeslaki
V. auditorium
Student presentations of National University of Public Service
On the brink of the e‐Government: experiences in Hungary
Dávid Kucsebár
The cyber threat - ways of prevention, detection and reaction
Annamária Beláz
Cyber dilemmas: fight back or no fight back?
Veronika Deák
Political propaganda tools in the information society
László Molnár
The internet is not just fun! - Internet awareness and safe use by the BIK
Kristóf Szilágyi
Session 6.3
eDemocracy II
Alois Paulin
VI. auditorium
ICT Supported Citizenship: Critical Approach
Uroš Pinteric
E-voting – A Possible Remedy for Low and Heterogeneous Participations in General Elections?
Oliver Sievering, Alexander Scheidl
Reasons for the Low Voter Turnout - An Empirical Case Study in Neu-Ulm
Anton Bullinger, Alexander Prosser, Birgit Schenk
15:30 - 16:00 | Ludovika Lounge
Coffee break
16:00 - 16:30 | Ludovika Assembly Hall
Closing session
Alexander Balthasar
Best Paper Awards

Closing Remarks
CEE e|Dem and e|Gov Days 2017
Oliver Sievering
Vice Dean Univ. Ludwigsburg

Alexander Balthasar
Hendrik Hansen
Robert Müller-Török András Nemeslaki
Johannes Pichler
Alexander Prosser