The submission deadline has been extended and the venue has been changed for LVI 2014 Africa: Law via the Internet Conference, being held 30 September-1 October 2014.
The extended submission deadline for abstracts is 31 July 2014.
The venue has been changed to Cape Town, South Africa.
Here are excerpts from the call for paper:
[…] Topics: Submission of papers is invited on topics including but not limited to the following:
- Building economically sustainable Legal Information Institutes
- Electoral management, politics and policy making through technology and web based applications
- Open data platforms
- Open access to legal information: impacts and effects
- The promise and reality of e-participation
- Success stories and case studies in open access to legal information
- Mobile access & Africa – Frog Leaping through the desktop age
- Making legal information accessible and useful
- Making accessibility and usefulness a reality for citizens
- Semantic Web
- Engaging or disseminating legal information? The power of blogs / forums
- Universally Accessible Laws: A dream or reality?
- Multi-lingual databases
- Plain Language Movement: Enhancing access to law without altering / replacing the intended meaning
- Legal Informatics: Analysing available legal data and interpreting the results
- Open access to law in developing countries, challenges and opportunities
- Emerging trends of access to legal information
- Enhancing Access to legal information using Creative Commons
- Social media and its implication to free access to legal information
- Role of the Legal Information Institutes (LII’s) in economic development
- Transforming legal process through technology: the reality, the possibility, the promise
Abstracts on other aspects of law via the Internet are also welcome. Abstracts purely on ‘cyber law’ or ‘internet law’ will not be accepted unless they relate directly to free access to law on the Internet. Abstracts should raise issues of theoretical or practical interest to others who are developing or using internet-based law resources. […]
For more details, please see the complete call for papers.