International Conference "Digital Management and Public Administration: results of interdisciplinary research"
On June 15-16, 2023, the International Laboratory of Digital Transformation in Public Administration held an online conference on the topic "Digital Management and Public Administration: results of interdisciplinary research". Research projects on interdisciplinary perspectives of digital governance transformation in the field of public administration were presented. The co-chairs were the Scientific Director of the International Laboratory of Digital Transformation in Public Administration of the Higher School of Economics, Professor of the School of Public Administration and Political Sciences of the University of Haifa Eran Vigoda-Gadot and the head of the laboratory Evgeny Styrin.
Digital transformation of public administration is a wide range of topics; the researchers discussed a number of the most relevant: the perception of technological public services by citizens, electronic participation, data management problems, regulation of digital platforms, Artificial intelligence, algorithmic management, smart cities, etc. The event brought together young scientists and their more experienced comrades. It should be noted that despite the differences in the local specifics of different countries, the participants demonstrated in many ways the similarity of research approaches. This is a serious help for further international cooperation at the level of individual studies, as well as between structural units.
The first session of the conference on June 15 brought together the speeches of young researchers. Dr. Zehavit Levitats, Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Studies, Bar Ilan University (Israel) made a presentation «Emotions and digital governance: preliminary findings from an experimental study». Evgeny Rylskih, Research Assistant at the International Laboratory of Digital Transformation in Public Administration of the Higher School of Economics (Russia), spoke about «Regulation of digital freelance platforms: the view of customers and performers». Li Siqi, Ph.D. Student at the College of Public Administration in Huazhong University of Science and Technology (China), made a presentation about «An empirical investigation of enterprises' switching intention to G2B service robots: From the perspective of push-pull-mooring framework». Batlomeus Uugwanga Shikongo, Ph.D. Student Huazhong University of Science and Technology (China), presented on topic «The Impact of e-Government on Institutional Governance and Health Outcomes: A Comparative Empirical Study of Namibia and Other African Countries».
The second session on June 15 combined the following presentations. Donizete Beck, researcher and lecturer at the Universidade Nove de Julho (UNINOVE), spoke about «Introducing Sentiment Analysis in the Governance of Smart Sustainable Cities: An Initial Project getting tested in Urban Transportation Services». Anna Semenova, Research Assistant at the International Laboratory of Digital Transformation in Public Administration of the Higher School of Economics (Russia), made a presentation «Collaborative networks and Smart Cities: A Case Study of Russian Scientific Community». Rodrigo Sandoval, Prof. Political Sciences and Social Sciences Department in the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico, reported about «Challenges for Data Governance on emergency data in the Post-Pandemic Era».
On June 16, the first session combined the following speeches. Lyudmila Vidiasova, Head of monitoring and research department at the eGovernance center ITMO University (Russia), presented on the topic «Efficiency of e-participation tools: evaluation by officials of St. Petersburg». Djoko Sayogo, Prof. Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang (Indonesia), spoke about «Challenges of data-driven decision making in Indonesia». Andrey Mikhaylov, Head of the Laboratory of Innovations Geography at the Institute of geopolitical and regional studies, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (Russia), reported on topic «The capacity of Russian borderland territories to digital transformation».
The second session on June 16 included the following presentations. Maria Yudina, Senior Research Fellow at the Laboratory of Digital Transformation in Public Administration of the Higher School of Economics (Russia), made a presentation «Algorithmic Management: Sociological View». Edgar Alejandro Ruvalcaba (Prof.) and Victor Hugo Garcia Benitez, Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG), Mexico, made presentation on topic «Artificial intelligence in the public sector: the evolution of the scientific literature».
The video recording of the event: https://disk .yandex.ru/d/2y6vtPkRFTBjXw