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What is the Digital Government Society?

DGS is an organization of professionals and scholars who share an interest in furthering the development of digital democratic government.

Who should become a member?

We welcome government professionals, managers, researchers, educators, students and others from all over the world who are interested in the linkages among democratic processes, government management, innovation, and information.

How do I become a member?

It's easy to become a member. Just purchase a membership level and complete the checkout process. Annual dues are $85 USD for individual members or $50 USD for students.

What are the Benefits of Membership?

  • Discounted registration fees for our annual conference
  • Subscription to our quarterly e-newsletter dgs NewsLetter
  • Access to our library of over 2,000 articles and papers
  • Opportunity to exchange knowledge and information with other members  throughout the world
  • Opportunity to serve on committees, hold office and participate in governance
  • (In development) access to a membership database to find others who share your interests or have special expertise
  • Discounted access to scholarly and professional journals

What is the focus of the annual conference?

DGS organizes and hosts an annual international conference (dg.o), bringing together government managers, researchers, educators, industry leaders and others from around the world interested in the investigation and practice of democratic digital government. Relevant issues are explored through:

  • keynote speeches
  • research sessions
  • panels
  • birds of a feather discussions
  • poster and demo sessions

Conference attendees across disciplines and national boundaries have an opportunity to connect, exchange ideas, and find common ground.