“Integrating Information Technology and Social Science

Research for Effective Government”
The 7th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research is a forum for the presentation and discussion of interdisciplinary research on digital government and its applications in diverse domains. Interested participants are invited to submit research papers, system demonstrations, posters, and proposals for tutorials and workshops for dg.o 2006.

The conference will focus on:

Research on digital government as an interdisciplinary domain that encompasses inquiry at the intersections of computing research, social, political, and behavioral science research, and the problems and missions of government agencies
Unique partnerships of university researchers and government partners
Project highlights and outcomes of digital government research
Keynote Speakers

Fran Berman, Director, San Diego Supercomputer Center Professor and High Performance Computing Endowed Chair, UC San Diego, will deliver a keynote address on “One Hundred Years of Data,” Monday, May 22, 2006.

Kim Nelson, Microsoft’s E-Government Director will deliver a keynote address on “Academic and Business Partnerships to Enhance Digital Government Research,” Tuesday, May 23, 2006.

Dr. John Phillips, Chief Scientist of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), will deliver a keynote address for ISI2006 on Tuesday, May 23, 2006.
(dg.o 2006 attendees are welcomed to attend.)
Conference Registration

On Site Conference Registration begins May 21, 2006!
International Research Workshops and Tutorials

dg.o 2006 is planning to have tutorials and international research workshops in conjunction with the conference. They have been scheduled for Sunday, May 21st, and Wednesday, afternoon, May 24th.

Please refer to Workshops CFPs and Tutorials CFPs for more details.

Principal Investigators Meeting

The dg.o 2006 conference also hosts the annual Principal Investigators (PIs) meeting of Digital Government and Information Technology Research (ITR), held at lunch on Wednesday, May 24, 2006. The meeting is managed by the NSF’s Digital Government Program.

dg.o 2006 to Collaborate with ISI Symposium and Fed Web

We are very pleased to announce that dg.o2006 is being organized in collaboration with the IEEE 4th Symposium on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI2006) and FedWeb. The conferences will be collocated and overlapping.

dg.o 2006 is Sponsored in Part by:

Haworth Press
dg.o 2006 Conference Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received one month or more prior to the conference will receive full refund

Cancellations received up to three weeks prior to the conference will receive one copy of the proceedings of each event registered to attend, and reimbursement of all amounts paid above the first $200

Cancellations received within three weeks prior to the conference and all no-shows will not receive reimbursements but will receive one copy of each proceedings of events registered to attend.

Cancellations due to governmental travel restrictions or failure to obtain a visa to attend the Conference will receive full refund regardless of when notification is received.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. IIS-0518024.