The National Science Foundation invites you to join dg.o2001, the first
national conference to bring together top computer-science researchers, government agencies, e-commerce, the software industry, and members of the public with the aim of making online government systems available to citizens.
Participants will address the most vital technical, social and economic issues in digital government for the new millennium.
  • Government and social policy
  • Privacy and security
  • Delivery and tracking of public services
  • Commercial and economic incentives for Digital Government
  • Useful and user-friendly interfaces
  • Multimedia presentations and human-computer interaction
  • Delivery of geospatial, textual, audio-visual, statistical and other information
  • Delivery of public surveys and data gathering
  • Data integration and statistics
  • Cooperation among federal, state and local government agencies
The conference will include technical as well as general keynote addresses; panel discussions on key issues, such as digital democracy, privacy in a digital world, the economics of digital government, and more; research presentations; system demonstrations of new online technologies; poster sessions; and Birds-of-a-Feather roundtables.
For more information, please send e-mail to

Contact List:

Conference Chair
Yigal Arens, USC ISI

Government Liaison
Valerie Gregg, NSF

Program Chair
Eduard Hovy, USC ISI

Local Arrangements Chair:
Susan Lapin, USC ISI

Publicity Chair
Deborah Noble, USC ISI

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