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IJPADA 2017 : International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age


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Submission Deadline Apr 10, 2017

Call For Papers

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SUBMISSION DUE DATE: April, 10, 2017


Guest Editors: Ċemal Dolicanin, Ejub Kajan, Ridda Laouar

The idea of smart cities is based on two premises: to build better places for people and to explore the latest technological achievements that made the new digital world where everything is going to be connected if not yet (people, machines, services, smart objects, software agents, etc.). These and other connected entities communicate based on the sensing-responding principle. Following the philosophy of the world’s largest technical professional organization IEEE, which is dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, this special issue is dedicated to listening (sensing) citizens via advanced Web technologies (especially Web 2.0) and act with respect to their acquisitions, opinions and collective intelligence in order to make their lives better.

This special issue seeks to foster a scientific understanding of smart cities’ development by emphasizing the importance of active engagement of citizens, forecast future trends in the area, and provide a timely publication of current research efforts,. This special issue is concerned not only with particular advanced technologies or their mixture, but also with the conceptual frameworks, examples of ecosystems, new business models, business process modeling and management in smart cities’ governmental management, knowledge management, and security and privacy issues, as well. Risk analysis, success stories, and failure analysis are also of particular interest.

Topics to be discussed in this special issue include (but are not limited to) the following:

• Citizen participation in smart government
• Gathering, organizing, and sharing collective intelligence
• Open Government Data
• Big Data Analytics for smart cities’ ecosystems
• Government 2.0 and beyond
• E-health 2.0 and beyond
• Disaster and crisis management
• Energy saving by citizen’s participation
• Business process modeling and management for Government 2.0, E-health 2.0, etc.
• Semantic support for smart cities’ ecosystems
• Knowledge creation and management for smart cities based on citizen’s inputs
• Decision support systems for smart cities
• Cloud services for smart cities based on citizen’s engagement
• Security and privacy in the presence on social media
• Success stories, risks and failure analysis

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit papers for this special theme issue on Citizen Participation in Smart Cities: Concepts, Opportunities and Challenges on or before April, 10, 2017. All submissions must be original and may not be under review by another publication. INTERESTED AUTHORS SHOULD CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at All submitted papers will be reviewed on a double-blind, peer review basis. Papers must follow APA style for reference citations.

International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA): is an international journal that examines the impact of public administration and information technology (IT) in developed and developing countries. Original research papers published in IJPADA focus on the impact of new and innovative technologies on improving public service delivery in public and nonprofit organizations This journal is an official publication of the Information Resources Management Association

Editor-in-Chief: Christopher G. Reddick
Published: Quarterly (both in Print and Electronic form)

The International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA) is published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference”, “Business Science Reference”, and “Engineering Science Reference” imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit

All submissions should be directed to the attention of:

Ċemal Dolicanin, State University of Novi Pazar, Srbia
Ejub Kajan, State University of Novi Pazar, Serbia
Ridda Laouar, University of Tebessa, Algeria
Guest Editors
International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA)

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