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Latest Program News:
dg.o2004 Online Registration Now Open:
Notifications are due to go out next week to authors who submitted papers, system demo abstracts and posters to the National Conference on Digital Government Research. You may register and pay for the conference online (and make hotel reservations) here:
Learning from Government's Response to the West Nile Virus
DG researchers are using New York State's experiences to create a theoretical model of the ways in which governments integrate information systems - and how this process can be improved.
Can Digital Government Support Its Own Journal?
Yes - and researchers are eager to contribute, but also urge publication of special DG-related issues of established journals, according to a recent survey by the Center for Technology in Government.
MapStats Serves Up Rich, Fine-Grained U.S. Data
The joint FedStats/HUD/Census project offers web users access to more than 1,000 datasets on crime, population, income, employment and even temperature for U.S. cities as small as 25,000 people - and "micropolitan" regions that are even smaller.
NEWS BEYOND DG.O:
Rita Colwell Leaves National Science Foundation
Arden Bement Jr., director of the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology and a former professor at Purdue University, has stepped in as acting director. More on Colwell's tenure and departure may be found here:
NSF: Cyberinfrastructure Poised to Revolutionize Environmental Sciences and Other Disciplines
Center Announces "Best of the Web" Awards for State, County, Local e-Gov Efforts
National Academy of Engineering Awards Prizes for Pioneering Research
Alan C. Kay, Butler W. Lampson, Robert W. Taylor and Charles P. Thacker will share the Charles Stark Draper Prize for their development of the world's first practical networked personal computers in the mid-1970s. http://www.nae.edu/nae/awardscom.nsf/weblinks/NAEW-4NHML8?OpenDocument
Frank S. Barnes will receive the Bernard M. Gordon Prize for pioneering an interdisciplinary telecommunications program that produces leaders who bridge engineering, social science and public policy. http://www.nae.edu/nae/awardscom.nsf/weblinks/DWHT-4UJPVA?OpenDocument
From Government Computer News:
E-Gov Act Implementation Picking Up Steam
New Registry Organizes Architecture Components
Government Moves Toward Standards for Unified Security
NMCI Leaders Point to Progress
OMB Snaps Purse Closed on New IT for 18 Agencies
DEADLINES OF INTEREST:
March 15, 2004: FULL PROPOSAL DEADLINE
Emerging Models and Technologies for Computation (EMT)
March 31, 2004: CENTER-SCALE PROPOSALS
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)
OPENINGS OF INTEREST:
Director, Center Focused on International Governance, University at Albany, SUNY
The Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy invites nominations and applications of individuals to lead a center focused on the development of institutions of governance in emerging democracies.
Research Officers, National Research Council of Canada
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