MUNers, if you are interested in attending the Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government, you'll find the Q&A below most useful. If you have any other questions, start the thread in the comment section below, or contact the organizers directly via website provided at the bottom.
1. When and where will the Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government (CeDEM in further text) 2016 happen?
CeDEM16 will take place from 18 to 20 May 2016 at the Campus Krems.
2. How much is the fee for CeDEM 2016?
The regular fee is € 310,--.
3. How many participants will there be at the CeDEM 2016?
We are expecting around 90 participants.
4. How many days will the CeDEM 2016 last?
CeDEM16 will last 3 days. On the last day there will be a PhD colloquium and an Open Space.
5. Is accommodation included in the fee?
Accomodation is not included in the fee. Participants are responsible for the organisation and payment of their own transport, accommodation, insurances etc.
6. To what airport should I fly to when coming to the CeDEM 2016?
Destination airport is the Airport Vienna (Wien-Schwechat).
7. What does the agenda look like?
The agenda will include keynotes, workshops and tracks of different topics like E-Democracy and E-Participation, Open Data and Open Innovation, Social and Mobile Media for Public Administration, E-Voting, Open Collaborative Government and Connected Smart City. The conference programme will be online soon.
A social programme will also be included: a conference dinner and a get-together with cheese & wine after the conference.
8. What are three MUST SEE places in Krems, Austria?
You should visit the old town of Krems with the pedestrian zone, do a boat trip on the Danube river or go to the region “Wachau”, a UNESCO world heritage site among the vineyards, i.e. the village Dürnstein. Vienna is located quite close, just around an 1 hour distance.
9. What is the application deadline for the CeDEM 2016?
Application deadline is 11 May 2016.
10. How do I learn more about the conference?
Please visit the conference website CeDEM16 - Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2016 - Danube University Krems