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CTG Web News Volume IX, Issue 10
Sent: Fri, 17 Nov 2006 12:48 PM

Call for Papers: Dg.o2007 Bridging Disciplines and Domains

The International Conference on Digital Government Research is a forum for the presentation and discussion of interdisciplinary research on digital government and its applications in diverse domains. Interested participants are invited to submit research papers as well as proposals for panels, system demonstrations, posters, and pre-conference tutorials and workshops.

Conference co-chairs:
Judith Bayard Cushing, Evergreen State College
Theresa A. Pardo, Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany/SUNY

Submission deadline for research papers, panels, Birds of a Feather (BOF) sessions, and pre-conference tutorials is December 18, 2005.

CTG Holds Workshop for USDA Forest Service’s Electronic Commons Grant Program

The USDA Forest Service’s “Leveraging Investments in the Electronic Commons Project” is designed to encourage the utilization of advanced communication technologies to share information and solutions on topics of concern to national forests and their neighboring communities. Consistent with their commitment to knowledge and information sharing the USDA is also working with the Center for Technology in Government to document the lessons learned by the eight project teams funded by the program.

On November 9 and 10, CTG hosted a reflection workshop designed to bring together the project participants and to engage them in discussions about experiences and lessons learned. A lessons learned report including project summaries is scheduled for release to the USDA Forest Service and other relevant communities in early spring.

Employment Opportunity: CTG Seeks an Administrative Coordinator

The Administrative Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and supporting the general administrative and outreach activities, and day to day operations of the applied research center. A full description of the position and qualifications can be viewed on the Office of Human Resources, U/Albany Web site: http://hr.albany.edu/content/profvac.asp.

Interested candidates should submit a resume along with a letter of application and two professional recommendations to: Ms. Jane Krumm-Schwan, Director, Administration and Outreach, Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany, SUNY, 187 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205 by November 23, 2006.