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2015 Global Conference on Transparency Research website opened

universitaThe fourth Global Conference on Transparency Research will take place in Lugano from 4 to 6 June 2015. A conference website with all necessary information has recently been opened.

The GCTR is a conference that assembles leading academics, policy makers, and interest group representatives to “discuss current policies on access to information, transparency relationships among government entities, transparency dynamics between public and private and non-profit entities.” Previous editions have seen transparency research in contexts as diverse as the United States, the European Union, South Korea, and Kenia. The first global transparency conference was held in Newark in 2011. Prof. Albert Meijer of the Open Government in the EU team hosted the conference at Utrecht University in 2012, while the third conference was held in at the HEC in Paris (2013).

Deadline for submissions is 15 February 2015.

Website of the Fourth Global Conference on Transparency Research

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HEC looks back at successful Third Global Conference on Transparency Research

This year, the annual global conference on transparency research was organised by HEC Paris. Approximately 100 researchers convened to discuss issues of transparency research in a multitude of contexts, varying from the local to the European and even global level, from activist to government perspectives, and from democratic to technocratic views on designing transparency policies.

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Transatlantic Conference on Transparency Research a huge success

On 8 and 9 June the Transatlantic Conference on Transparency Research (TCTR) was held in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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Transatlantic Conference on Transparency Research 2012: Call for papers

On 7-9 June 2012, the second Transatlantic Conference on Transparency Research will be held at Utrecht University, the Netherlands.

The Utrecht School of Governance, in which the Open Government in the EU research team is based, will host the conference. A call for papers has now gone out. The deadline for proposals is 1 December 2011. For more information about paper submission, and general information about the conference, please visit the conference website.