TED 06

Towards e-Democracy:
Participation, Deliberation, Communities

Mantova, Italy

24 - 26 October, 2006


The TED conference welcomes the submission of original research papers dealing with all aspects of e-democracy and e-participation, particularly those relating to the areas and topics listed above. We encourage theoretical, methodological, empirical, application, and best practice papers.

Papers submission will be in two steps. An extended abstract (3 pages, with a shorter abstract and 3-5 keywords, possibly in PDF or Postscript format, but Word is accepted at this stage) can be submitted by June, 23rd, 2006 to Fabrizio Ruggeri (fabrizio@mi.imati.cnr.it)

Notification of decision on the paper will be by July, 10th, 2006.

Authors of accepted papers will be invited to submit the full paper (not exceeding 4000-4500 words) by December, 15th, 2006. Each paper will be peer-reviewed by at least 2 reviewers and accepted papers will be published in 2007 in a proceedings volume. Details on final papers and format will be given to authors of accepted extended abstracts.

Papers may be accepted either for oral presentation or at a poster session (if many papers will be accepted).