M.W. (Martijn) Hartog

Profile

Martijn Hartog is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Technology, Policy & Management at Delft University of Technology. He received his Master of Science degree in Public Administration, specialisation ‘Public Sector Management’ from Leiden University and his Bachelor of Public Management, specialisation ‘Auditing & Consulting’ from The Hague University of Applied Sciences.

Alongside his PhD he works as an advisor and researcher digital government at PBLQ Consultancy. Prior to this he functioned as senior project leader and research coordinator of the research group Information, Technology & Society, Faculty IT & Design at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Here he was responsible for the coordination of the (multi-annual) research programs 'Government of the Future' and 'Citizen Information Management', connecting conceptual and explorative multidisciplinary Research & Development projects, innovation, multidisciplinary practice and higher education. Mainly focussing on societal issues and the broad and structural use of ICT in the fields of: e-government / e-democracy / e-health / e-learning / transparency / open government / Linked & Open Data. He also functioned as a researcher in the research group Public Governance of the Faculty Public Management, Law & Safety at The Hague University of Applied Sciences for 5 years. Exploring the possibilities of jazz improvisation as an adaption mechanism in complex governance systems. Before that he was an advisor and researcher at several consultancy agencies on document and information management, planning and control, financial management.

Research

His current research focusses on the effects of automation and digitalization in public policy-making processes.

  • Track co-chair ‘Digital Society’, International Conference EGOV-CeDEM-ePart
  • Track chair ‘Design for Data Driven Government’, European Conference on Digital Government
  • Track chair ‘Design for Democracy and Data Driven Government’, International Conference on Digital Society and eGovernments
  • Lecture Dutch House of Representatives on Semantic Web and citizen vocabularies bridging System World and Life World, 06-2018
  • Moderator thematic meeting ‘Local Digital Democracy’ of the Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relations, 05-2018
  • Member Program Committee, International Conference on Electronic Governance and Open Society
  • Editor International Conference on Digital Society and eGovernments, 2018
  • Panelist ‘Challenges on Accessibility tot Digital Services’, International Conference on Digital Society and eGovernments & International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine and Social Medicine, 03-2018
  • Member program committee, International Conference Digital Transformation and Global Society
  • Member program committee, International Conference EGOV-CeDEM-ePart
  • Member Technical Program Committee, International Conference on Digital Society and eGovernments
  • Member Program Committee, European Conference on Digital Government
  • Member, Open Data Institute
  • Reviewer, HICSS; JPAPR; EJKM; GIQ; EJISE; EJEG; JeDEM; IJITM


  • Hartog, M. (forthcoming), Complex Governance: What Civil Servants could learn from jazz improvisation. In Theisens, H. (Ed.), Public Professionals: Controlling and balancing, networking and improvising, pp. 163-183. Boom Public Administration: The Hague
  • Mulder, B. & Hartog, M. (2018), Innovation Differently: Agenda for a decade. The Hague. ISBN: 978-90-73077-93-5  
  • Berntzen, L. & Hartog, M. (Eds.). Proceedings International Conference on Digital Society and eGovernments. 2018. ISBN: 978-1-161208-615-6
  • Finalist ‘Digital Government Excellence Award’, European Conference on Digital Government (ECDG), Santiago de Compostela, October 2018
  • Finalist ‘Knowledge Lab Challenge’, Central Innovation District, The Hague, May 2018
  • Best Paper Award nomination, International Conference on Digital Society and eGovernments (ICDS), Rome, March 2018
  • Best Paper Award nomination, International Conference on Internet Technologies & Society (ITS), Sydney, December 2017
  • Pim Breebaart Researcher of the Year Award nomination, The Hague, November 2017
  • Outstandig Paper Award, International Conference on ICT and Society, Lisbon, July 2017
  • Best Paper Award nomination, International Conference on Digital Society and eGovernments (ICDS), Nice, March 2017

Martijn Hartog

PhD candidate

Department:
Engineering Systems and Services

Group:
Information and Communication Technology

Research interests:
Digital Government
Public decision-making processes
Automation and digitization
E-government
Algorithms
Artificial Intelligence


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