ECDG Biographies

Below are the ECDG Biographies of the Conference and Programme Chairs, Key Note Speakers and Mini-Track Chairs.

Conference Chairs


Dr Peter Parycek is Full Professor for E-Governance, Head of the Department for E-Governance and Administration at the Danube University Krems and Head of the Competence Centre Public IT at Fraunhofer Fokus, funded by the Ministry of Interior. He is a member of the Digital Council to advise the German government on the matter of digitalisation.  As a lawyer and graduate of the Master's program Telematics, his work is at the intersection of legal, organizational and technological developments. His research interests focus on the effects of technology on state, society and economy as well as the necessary changes in both legal and organizational systems. He is Vice President of the IFIP Working Group 8.5 and a steering board member of ICEGOV.  His active involvement in further international conferences, Keynote lectures and panel discussions led him to Universities like Stanford Law School, London School of Economics or City University of Hong Kong.

Key Note Speakers

Mini Track Chairs

Workshop Facilitators