By Roland Traunmüller
The EGOV convention sequence intends to evaluate the cutting-edge in e-Gove- ment and to supply advice for learn and improvement during this fast-moving ?eld. the yearly meetings assemble best examine specialists and p- fessionals from everywhere in the globe. hence, EGOV 2003 in Prague outfitted at the achievements of the first EGOV convention (Aix-en-Provence, 2002), which p- vided an illustrative review of e-Government actions. This 12 months the curiosity even elevated: approximately a hundred contributions, and authors coming from 34 nations. during this manner EGOV convention 2003 used to be a reunion for execs from everywhere in the globe. EGOV 2003 introduced a few adjustments within the define and constitution of the c- ference. in keeping with the broadening of the ?eld and progressively more s- missions it turned essential to decentralize the reviewing procedure. So reviewing was once performed through move chairs who deserve excessive compliment for his or her committed paintings. furthermore, a workshop half used to be integrated to hide a few matters of rising signi?cance, similar to dissemination, networking, and neighborhood advancements. F- ther, a subtitle of the convention was once selected that might replicate the growth of e-Government to e-Governance. therefore, during this year’s convention gov- nance, democratic deliberation and criminal concerns occupied a becoming percentage. final, yet now not least, GIS was once integrated as a subject end result of the expanding value of geographical info platforms for making plans and operations.