8 th

Industry Symposium – 2018

(in conjunction with ICDCIT – 2018)

11th - 13th January 2018
KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

8th Industry Symposium - 2018

Call for Chapter on
eGovernance: Theory, Technology, Applications and Ethics

Established on 2004, International Conference on Distributed Computing and Internet Technology is a well defined global platform for researchers to exchange knowledge and research findings. Later, the conference has added some co-occurring events keeping the interests of both the researchers and practitioners. Industry Symposium is one of these co-occurring events.

Industry symposium is a link connecting researchers and practitioners in industry as well as other application domain. It believes in putting the concepts in practice to make the knowledge the chain complete as well as fruitful to humankind. Keeping the symposium objective in mind this edition of Industry Symposium has picked of eGovernance – the alternative form of governance making a poise to set in every walk of our lives.

In particular for Indian context, eGovernance has its own importance in making of Digital India. While Governance is considered as a service, eGovernance is a mechanism to deliver this service to citizens in appreciable time as well as cost. Making eGovernence happening is a challenge that needs to be addressed to make the mission a success. The challenge is to be met mainly from three fronts including Technology, Applications and Ethics.

In order to invigorate discussion on the topic, the symposium plans for presentations by selected participants during symposium. It also plans for bringing out a book (Like the last three years, Springer will be approached for publication of the proposed book.)  covering the following topics but not limited to ...

Theory and Technology

Governance Resource Planning
Governance Workflow Management
Governance Service Specification and Execution and Delivery Management
Social Media and Governance information dissemination
Social Media Community and Sentiment Management
Secured and Accessible Governance data
Smart Responsive Governance
Change forecasting and Adaptable Governance

Case studies in different domains like:

Habitat and  Livelihood
Health and Education
Heritage and Tourism
Banking and Finance
Soil, Water and Air
Natural Resource

Use of opensource technology in devising applications is a focus.


Digital Society Etiquette
Privacy and Equity
Rights and Responsibilities

Chapters from practitioners, technology developers as well as researchers are solicited on the above topics but not limited to as long as it is related to eGovernance.  The submitted chapters will go through reviews and the selected ones will be included in the book. The editors of the proposed book are Hrushikesha Mohanty and Samaresh Mishra.

Important Dates

The timeline for chapter submission and selection is as follows:

Chapter Abstract
June 25, 2017

Full Chapter
August 27, 2017

Review result
November 30, 2017

Camera ready
December 31, 2017

Symposium Chairs
Hrushikesha Mohanty
Samaresh Mishra

Symposium Committee
Gitanjay Sahu, TISS, Bombay
Manas Ranjan Patra, Berhampur University
Murali Mojeshwar Rao, IGNOU
Phani Premaraju, InFor
Sagar A B, National Informatics Centre
Salman Abdul Moiz, University of Hyderabad
Sanjay Kumar Sharma, University of Hyderabad