Kristjan Vassil is a senior research fellow of technology studies in Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu. He holds a PhD in political science from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. He is currently the head of Center of IT Impact Studies – an integrated research and teaching program focusing on impact assessment of e-government and prototyping of new data-based predictive public e-services.
Kristjan’s research focuses on the impact of ICT’s on individual level behavior, impact assessment of e-governance and predictive modeling. In his work he uses variety of statistical and data mining techniques in combination with large scale auto-generated datasets. Kristjan is one of the leading investigators in e-voting studies conducted in Estonia since 2005. He also serves as vice of research for the faculty of social sciences at the University of Tartu.
Who is the Conference for?
Government decision makers and strategists from countries implementing national e-Governance strategies,
Donor organisations supporting development of open, transparent and efficient governance practices via IT solutions
Companies developing e-Governance applications and assisting governments with their implementation