The 9th Samos 2019 Summit On ICT-enabled Governance

The 9th Samos 2019 Summit On ICT-enabled Governance
 1 - 3 July 2019, Samos, Greece

in conjunction with
The 6th International Summer School On Open and Collaborative Governance
1 - 5 July 2019, Samos, Greece

Scope and Objectives

The 9th Samos Summit on ICT-enabled Governance offers an unprecedented opportunity to see, interact with and influence cutting-edge Information and Communication Technologies research projects and initiatives. Attended by high caliber experts from research, administrations and enterprises worldwide, the Samos 2019 Summit focuses on the newest developments of ICT applications in the areas of digital governance, under the main headline 

Government 3.0 
Future Public Services - Legal Informatics - Digital Governance Science 

Specific focus in this year’s summit was  given to the following areas of ICT-enabled governance, aiming at delivering high level insights on the new roadmap for research and practice:
  • Future Pubic Services theoretical approaches and examples from all levels of public administration, especially combining societal citizens' knowledge and effort with information systems 
  • New models and tools for the open provisiοn of legal data to citizens and busineses, through advanced semantics and AI-based text mining, utilising High Performance Computing. 
  • New technological evolutions in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Distibuted Ledger Technologies, Bots and Agents, Data Mining, Internet of Services and Things, and more.
  • New epistemological approaches for the main elements of Government 3.0, such as ontological resources and definitions, neighboring scientific domains, taxonomies of research topics, training curricula, future roadmaps and foresights

Call for contributions

You may state your idea or intention to take part in one or more of the following ways:
  • A extended abstract of an unpublished research paper, on one or more of the key subjects of the Summit, (typically 2000 words + pictures). Academic paper proposals will be invited to form a Special Issue in a well established Journal.
  • An on-site presentation on one the subjects of the Summit (typically 20 minutes, via slides). Usually a presentation based on a new approach, an innovative project or a research outcome. 
  • A presentation via skype (10 minutes, slides), as above.  Skype presentations are limited to one per session.
  • A position statement at a workshop (5 minutes, talk/slide), in any of the workshops that are in the agenda. 
  • Organisation of a new workshop (45 or 90 minutes), on one of the key topics.
  • A hands-on session or tutorial at the summer school (60 minutes, slides/systems). Expect classes of 10-15 students, each with laptop and mobile device.    
You may send your initial ideas (typically 1/2 a page, stating your intention / contribution type, title and abstract), to yannisx @ / cc alexop @

Key dates

  • Extended Submission Deadline: 29 May 2019
  • Notifications to Authors and Participants / Agenda: 2 June 2019
  • Registration opens: 1 May 2019
  • Registration closes: 30 May 2019


The Samos 2019 Summit will be held in Samaina Inn 4* Hotel in Karlovassi, Samos. 

Hotel Samaina Inn

Complimentary prices are offered for the Summit Participants, including breakfast, lunches and dinners for the days of the conference.

All participants of the Summit have to register and book their accommodation via the Samos Summit website. 

Organisation and Fees 
The 9th Samos Summit will be held at Karlovassi, Samos, Greece, co-organised by the University of the Aegean / Information Systems Laboratory  the Manylaws Project and the Government 3.0 Project, funded by the European Commission. Samos Summit is a collaborative, non-for-profit event. 

Registration fees are as following:

Samos Summit participant
(includes access to the conference venue, welcome reception, lunches and coffee for three days, two dinners, electronic proceedings, certificate of attendance, conference bag, badge)
200 Euro

Samos Summit Participant - member of Government 3.0 Project 
(includes access to the conference venue, welcome reception, lunches and coffee for three days, two dinners, electronic proceedings, certificate of attendance, conference bag, badge, guaranteed / bulk registration at the conference venue)
Free / included in the project mobility budget

Summer School Participant (student)
For Summer School please visit .

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