• Security and the Politics of e-Voting Research

    Friday 19 March 2004

    Speakers: Professor William H. Dutton, Thierry Vedel, Professor Barbara Simons, Professor Stephen Coleman

    Dr Barbara Simons summarizes the findings of a paper she co-authored: A Security Analysis of the Secure Electronic Registration and Voting Experiment (SERVE).

  • The Economics of Public Sector Information

    Thursday 18 March 2004

    Speakers: Professor Richard Susskind OBE

    This is the first of a projected series of annual, one-day seminars, convened by the Advisory Panel on Crown Copyright (APCC). The focus of this inaugural meeting will be on the economics of public sector information (PSI).

  • Nation States and Internet Enforcement

    Tuesday 9 March 2004

    Speakers: Dr Joel R. Reidenberg

    The movement to re-engineer the Internet infrastructure both by public and private actors facilitates nation-state enforcement of legal and policy decisions against foreign activities on the Internet.

  • Issues in Online Personalisation

    Friday 5 March 2004

    Speakers: Professor Charles D. Raab, Professor Ari-Veikko Antiroiko, Dr Davide Calenda, Professor Daniel Greenwood, Professor Jon Riedl, Dr Ian Walden

    Summary to come.

  • Whom does the Internet Need More: Computer Scientists or Social Scientists?

    Friday 30 January 2004

    Speakers: Professor Yorick Wilks, Dr Thomas Melham, Professor Steve Woolgar

    This seminar addresses the perception of a supposed divide between social scientific and computer science approaches to study of the Internet. It asks what each has to offer, and to what extent a more collaborative vision is appropriate and possible.

  • The Next Level in e-Learning

    Thursday 22 January 2004

    Speakers: Diana Laurillard, John Naisbitt, Professor Everett Rogers

    This forum aims to explore the potential offered by more widespread use of the Internet in learning as well as identifying some of the most significant factors inhibiting or encouraging its creative use.

  • The Internet and Governance: The Global Context

    Thursday 08 - Saturday 10 January 2004

    Speakers: Professor William H. Dutton, Professor Helen Margetts, Professor Ignace Snellen, Christian Ahlert, Professor Donatella DellaPorta, Professor Peter Ferdinand, Professor Richard Heeks, Dr Randolph Kluver, Professor Herbert Kubicek, Edwin Lau, Marcus Maenz, Lorenzo Mosca, Professor Richard Rose, Jerzy Szeremeta, Ivar Tallo, Professor Alexandre Trechsel, Hilmar Westholm, Ernest Wilson III, Professor Arre Zuurmond

    This conference brings together experts with diverse approaches to governance and the Internet in different continents.

  • iCS Conference

    Wednesday 17 - Saturday 20 September 2003

    Speakers: Professor William H. Dutton

    Summary to come.

  • Electronic Government at the American Grassroots

    Monday 9 June 2003

    Speakers: Professor Donald Norris

    Data is presented from two nationwide surveys of US local governments (2000 and 2002) and focus groups of local government CIOs and top administrative officials from 37 US city and county governments to examine the adoption of e-government in the US.

  • Bringing Home the Bits: A Consideration of Broadband Deployment in the US

    Thursday 27 March 2003

    Speakers: Dr David Clark, Robert Pepper, Ed Richards

    There are many perspectives on the state of broadband deployment - is it a success, a failure, a hotbed for a new generation of monopolist, a societal imperative, or a product that has not yet proved it value to the consumer? Is it all of the above?

  • The Internet – Still Wide Open and Competitive?

    Friday 21 March 2003

    Speakers: Professor Eli Noam

    For years now, the Internet seemed to be open, free, and competitive. But now, in the wake of the Internet's bursting bubble the reality of that competitiveness deserves a second look.