WebNews                                               January 23, 2014 |  Vol 17, Issue 1
In the News
News in Photos
On the Calendar
Dawes Participating in eGovPoliNet Meetings
January 27-29, 2014
London, UK
Cook and Helbig Leading Nigeria's Open Data Stakeholder Engagement Forum and Workshop
January 29-30, 2014  

Helbig Presenting Paper on Open Data at 75th American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Conference
March 14-18, 2014
Washington, DC

Pardo Presenting on Smart Cities at 75th American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Conference
March 14-18, 2014 

CTG is working with the Transition Authority (TA) of Kenya to build information sharing capabilities for government-wide assets and liabilities management. As part of this effort, CTG Director Theresa Pardo and Program Director Donna Canestraro are spending the week of January 20th in Kenya to conduct a two-day workshop and develop a set of recommendations for the TA. 

Cristiano Ramos Moreira and Jorge Lheureux de Freitas, both Master Students at the School of Business, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, are spending time at CTG as part of our Visiting Scholars Program to enhance their studies and contribute to CTG's research. They are both specifically interested CTG's smart cities service integration project. 

15th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o2014)
June 18-21 | Aguascalientes City, Mexico

Submission deadlines:
  • Papers, panels, workshops, turorials: February 1, 2014
  • Doctoral colloquium: March 15, 2014
  • Posters and demos: March 30, 2014 





Call for Chapters 


BOOK: Information, Models, and Sustainability: Policy Informatics in the Age of Big Data and Open Government

  • Full chapter submission: March 31st, 2014
  • Notification for revise/resubmit/rejection: June 15th, 2014
  • Revised chapter submission: July 15th, 2014
  • Final publication decision: August 15th, 2014
  • Anticipated Book publication: 2015



Public Administration & Policy (GISM) - Open Rank Professor
The Department of Public Administration & Policy in the University at Albany's Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy seeks to hire an established or emerging (tenure-track) scholar to join their nationally-ranked and expanding program in Government Information Strategy and Management (GISM). This scholar will have a research home at CTG.

Information, Government and Democratic Society - Faculty
The Informatics Department of the College of Computing and Information, University at Albany seeks candidates for an open rank, tenure-track faculty position with a focus on role, use, influence, and consequences of information and information communication technologies (ICTs) in government and democratic society beginning fall 2014. This scholar will also be part of the CTG research team.

Director, Enterprise Infrastructure Services
The Director of Enterprise Infrastructure Services (EIS) reports directly to the CIO and is responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing management of the University at Albany's IT infrastructure services. The scope of responsibility includes enterprise-level computing, server and storage services; telecommunication (voice and data) services, Data Center services, and related activities.