CTG researchers and fellows participate in numerous top academic conferences each year around the world by presenting papers, facilitating workshops, and delivering keynote speeches. Additionally, some CTG staff participate on the Advisory Boards, Organizing Committees and Program Committees of the international conferences outlined below, assisting with the planning and preparation to ensure the conferences' success. In addition to a few high-impact journals, these conferences are widely recognized as the most important outlets in the field of digital government around the world.
The International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV) is a series organized by the United Nations University - IIST, Center for Electronic Governance. The conference annually brings together practitioners, developers, and researchers from government, academia, industry, and non-governmental organizations to share the latest findings in the theory and practice of Electronic Governance.
The Digital Government Society (DGS) organizes and hosts an annual international conference, bringing together government managers, researchers, educators, industry leaders and others from around the world interested in furthering the investigation and practice of democratic digital government. Issues relevant to digital government are explored through keynote speeches, research paper sessions, panels, as well as poster and demo sessions.
The annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) conference is a unique and respected forum in computer science, information systems and technology for the exchange of ideas among research and development communities around the world. It is one of the oldest and most influential conferences in the field of system sciences. CTG has played a key leadership role in establishing both the size and stature of the Electronic Government track. The HICSS e-Government track has been a hotbed for groundbreaking studies and new ideas in this particular research domain and has assumed an excellent reputation among e-Government scholars. Ten minitracks cover the full spectrum of research avenues of electronic government including minitracks dedicated to emerging topics, open government, and social media and social networking, or most recently, insider threats.
The IFIP EGOV Conference is organized by the IFIP Working Group 8.5 on information systems in the public sector. CTG's Sharon Dawes and J. Ramon Gil-Garcia are regularly senior faculty of the PhD Colloquium, which aims to bring PhD students who are scattered across countries and disciplines more together. Both Dawes and Gil-Garcia also serve on the Program Committee of this conference, which brings together scholars from all over the globe to present the state of the art and most recent innovations in e-government, e-governance, e-participation, and related fields of study. The conference provides a highly interactive and professional forum for exchanging research concepts, progress and results.