The International Academy of CIO has launched a new website

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iacio.org/iacio2018 features all about the International Academy of CIO, its upcoming yearly conference and more

To start the year, the International Academy of CIO has launched the new IAC website - iacio.org/iacio2018 - which includes preliminary information on the IAC Annual Conference planned for September 25th to 27th in Taipei and also the 2nd edition of the IAC Journal of CIO and Digital Innovation.

Many thanks to Peng Warweg for all of her efforts in developing and to Jirapon Sunkpho and Thammasat University for hosting.

One further addition to the website is going to be a Resources tab and pages related to CIO and CIO education best practices as suggested by Andrew Beklemishev.

In regard to the IAC annual conference scheduled for Taipei on September 25th - 27th -  planning  is coming along well with many thanks to:

Ming-Fen Chuang and Ken Wang of the Taiwan National Development Council and Zhou-peng Liao, Taiwan eGovernance Research Center as organizers and hosts.

We are going to announce a Call for Papers for the Annual Conference next week and with conference registration opening in May.

As noted above, the IAC website also hosts the second edition of the IAC Journal of CIO and Digital Innovation. The journal includes three full research papers and eight short notes from IAC Chapters and Partners and including on: China, Taiwan, Macao SAR, India, Italy, Singapore, Russia and Madagascar.

Many thanks for all of the authors who contributed papers for the 2nd edition of the IAC Journal of CIO and Digital Innovation and to editors Luca Buccoliero and Elena Bellio of Bocconi University and to Kim Willems, IOS Press for her suggestions.  Authors include:  Alexander Ryzhov, RANEPA School of IT Management, Russia; Enrico Valdani, Elena Bellio, Luca Buccoliero and Elisa Solinas, Bocconi University;  Tatiana V. Ershova,  National Digital Economy Center, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia and Yuri E. Hohlov, Institute of the Information Society, Russia;  Yang Fengchun, Peking University, China;  Ashish K Mukherjee, IAC India, India; Calvin Leong Kei Hong, Public Administration and Civil Service Bureau, Macao SAR Government, Macao;  Voahangy Rakotonirina, University of Antananarivo, Madagascar; Atreyi Kankanhalli, National University of Singapore and Yan Li,  Essec Business School, Singapore; and Calvin Zhou-Peng Liao, Taiwan eGovernance Research Center, Taiwan(R.O.C).

We are looking forward to the possibility of seeing you in Taipei in September for the IAC Annual Conference.

Thank you and best regards,

J.P. Auffret, Ph.D.
President, International Academy of CIO


About IAC

The IAC or International Academy of CIO was founded in 2006 in Japan by co-founders including Japan, USA, Indonesia, Philippines, Switzerland and Thailand. The IAC members, partnerships and alliances now span all regions with economies such as as China, Cambodia, Netherlands, India, Korea, Laos, Hong Kong, Macao, Peru, Singapore, South Africa, Nigeria, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Italy, Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.  The IAC has active participation from over 50 countries and partners with NGOs and multilateral organizations including APEC, OECD and ITU. 

The IAC promotes and facilitates CIO and IT Executive leadership education and education standards; government CIO and IT governance policies and institution building related to CIOs and CIO Councils; and application and innovation of ICT such as mobile, IoT and blockchain in areas including ICT and ageing society, smart cities, and ICT and natural disasters, 

The IAC publishes the annual Waseda University – IAC Digital Government Rankings now in its 14th year and the Journal of CIO and Digital Innovation.   The IAC also partners with IOS Press on a Global E-Governance book series.    In education, the IAC accredits CIO master’s degree programs and provides CIO certificates to graduates as well as directly partnering on training through the Asia CIO University Network on topics including CIO and data science. The IAC hosts an annual conference and partners on conferences and workshops with governments and NGOs such as APECTEL, OECD and U.N.