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  • Governance and Innovation
    • Governance: goal or strategy?
    • Network governance, metagovernance, collaborative governance, multilevel governance.
    • Guiding principles of open and collaborative governance: ethics, transparency, accountability, etc.
    • Relational administration and Governance.
    • Key factors for moving toward an innovative and advanced model of intelligent Governance.
    • Innovation ecosystem in the public sector.
    • Social innovation, technological innovation and organizational innovation in the context of governance.
    • Public policy test labs.
  • Political Governance
    • Leadership of the public sector for spatial development.
    • Intra-organizational governance aiming for the efficiency and effectiveness of Public Administration.
    • Bringing together research and practice in governance and policy-making.
    • Strategies and resources to generate Confidence and institutional legitimacy.
    • Channels to actively listen to society.
    • Improving user experience: the 4 co-s of public management: co-design, co-planning, co-execution and co-evaluation of public policies.
    • Strategies and mechanisms to evaluate public governance.
    • Democratic quality in the arenas of deliberation.
  • Technoscientific Governance.
    • Contribution and value of STI and its governance for inclusive development.
    • STI Governance Systems and Architecture.
    • Citizen Participation in STI Governance.
    • Public-Private Cooperation in STI Governance.
    • Open Science.
    • Democratization of Science.
    • Science, Technology, Innovation and Ethics.
    • Evaluation of Science, Technology and Innovation.
    • Regional STI Governance models.
    • Science, Technology and Innovation and Sustainable Development Goals.
    • Social value of STI.
    • STI Governance Challenges.
  • International Governance Systems.
    • Toward a global governance system. Principles, legal structures and goals.
    • Regional visions of global governance.
    • Proposals for a new global governance. Reform of international institutions.
    • Thematic areas of global governance: environment, climate change, ocean management, governance of the economy, political and institutional governance, etc.
    • Governance of peace, security and conflict resolution.
    • Governance in the European Union.
    • Governance and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
    • Democracy, the exercise of citizenship and governance.
    • Relationships between the local and global scales of governance.
    • The role of sub-national entities (at the local and municipal level) in local governance.
  • Digital Governance.
    • Major trends in digital governance for the coming years.
    • Digitalization. ¿Threat or opportunity for governance?
    • Digital and technological revolution challenges for digital governance.
    • Artificial intelligence in digital governance: Challenges and opportunities.
    • Security, privacy and ethics in digital governance. Inclusion and digital access. Technology to empower citizens.
    • The future of public service digitalization.
    • Digital transformation of public services and the administration.
    • Digital governance assessment methods.
  • Citizen Participation.
    • The importance of citizen participation in policy-making.
    • Present and future of citizen participation.
    • The new culture of participation.
    • The role of education in the promotion of active citizenship.
    • Processes of citizen participation.
    • Participatory budgeting.
    • Challenges of citizen participation.
    • Social networks and the Internet: opportunities for and threats to citizen participation.
    • Participation and inclusion.
    • Theoretical and practical approaches to citizen participation.
    • Comparative studies of citizen participation models.
    • Citizen participation at the local level.
    • Child and youth participation experiences to nurture a democratic culture.
    • Citizen participation assessment mechanisms.
  • Other topics. Miscellanea.
    • Cultural studies.
    • History, geography, human beings and the environment.
    • Development and transformation of social structures.
    • Ideals and practices of civil society.
    • Power, authority and governance.
    • Global connections and exchanges.
    • Creation, expansion and interaction of economic systems.
    • Science, technology and innovation.