Monday, August 30, 2010

The CROSSROAD Workshop on the Grand Challenges for ICT-enabled Governance

More than 50 international experts from all over the world participated in the Workshop organised by the CROSSROAD project ( on the new research roadmap for ICT-enabled governance.  The Workshop was held in IDHEAP Lausanne on 30th August 2010,  in conjunction with the IFIP International eGoverment Conference.  The agenda of the Workshop was as following:

Session A: Research Projects on ICT for Governance & Policy Modelling
• “PADGETS - Policy Gadgets Mashing Underlying Gruop Knowledge in Web 2.0 Media”, Yannis Charalabidis, University of the Aegean
• “OCOPOMO - Open COllaboration for POlicy Modelling”, Maria Wimmer, University of Koblenz-Landau
• “IMPACT: Integrated Method for Policy Making Using Argument Modelling and Computer Assisted Text Analysis” Radboud Winkels, University of Amsterdam
• “COCKPIT - Citizens Collaboration and Co-Creation in Public Service Delivery”, Fenareti Lampathaki, National Technical University of Athens

Session B: ICT Research Roadmap for Governance & Policy Modelling
• “CROSSROAD - A Participative Roadmap for ICT Research in Electronic Governance and Policy Modelling”
• Questionnaire on Grand Challenges (online and paper)
• Discussion on Grand Challenges and Overall Conclusions, led by the Workshop Chairs

You are invited to fill-in the online questionnaire for rating the Grand Challenges for ICT-enabled governance at

Workshop Chairs:
Yannis Charalabidis, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece
Gianluca Misuraca, JRC - European Commission, IPTS, Spain
Maria Wimmer, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany

More information on the workshop is available at

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