EVOTE2012 takes place from 11 to 14 July 2012 in Castle Hofen in Lochau/Bregenz, Austria.

The 5th international conference on electronic voting brings together experts from academia, administration, government as well as business to discuss latest trends and developments at Castle Hofen. The conference is known for its interdisciplinary and open dialogue between all stakeholders of e-voting.

The EVOTE2012 conference theme is: Challenges for Electronic Voting – Transparency, Trust and Voter Education!


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[box title=”EVOTE 2012 Programme” centered_title=”false” with_bg=”false”]The final programme is available for download as PDF (EVOTE2012 Final Programme).[/box]


[box title=”Registration” centered_title=”false” with_bg=”false”] EVOTE2012 is fully booked. There are a few places left on the waiting list. To be added to that list, please send an email to office(at)e-voting.cc (First come, first serve).

The conference fee is €360 and after 1 June 2012 €440 (all fees are incl. VAT).

[span text_size=”small”]The conference fee covers the EVOTE2012 participation, one copy of the proceedings, the welcome reception, the reception at the Land Vorarlberg, coffee and drinks (excl. spirits), the conference dinner and all lunch meals during the conference. Travel and accommodation costs have to be covered by the participants themselves.[/span]

[span text_size=”small”]In the case of cancellation until 11 June 2012, 50% of the conference fee will be refunded, after 11 June 2012 nothing will be refunded. In any case, the conference proceedings will be delivered by post after the conference.[/span] [/box]


[box title=”Hotels” centered_title=”false” with_bg=”false”] After a successful conference registration you should be automatically forwarded to the hotel booking website. If this is not happening or you would like to choose a different hotel, you are free to book one of the following hotels or use certain booking website like:



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Schloss Hofen (Castle Hofen)
Center for Science and Continuing Education
Hoferstraße 26, A-6911 Lochau/Bregenz
Phone: +43 5574 4930-0 Fax: -22
info@schlosshofen.at / www.schlosshofen.at

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Größere Kartenansicht




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By car


From Austria or Switzerland
Highway A14 through the “Pfändertunnel” and exit at Lochau-Hörbranz
Take a left into Lochau
After 700m turn left at the OMV gas station
After 550m arrival at Schloss Hofen


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From Germany
Highway E43/A96 until exit Hörbranz-Zollhaus
Take a left into Lochau
After 700m turn left at the OMV gas station
After 550m arrival at Schloss Hofen



By train or public transportation

Take the train to Bregenz and then please take a taxi to Castle Hofen.
We do not recommend to go directly to Lochau by bus or train as there are no taxis available.


By plane

The nearest airports are Altenrhein (ADH) und Friedrichshafen (FDH) as well as a bit further away Zürich (ZRH).

For EVOTE 2012, there are special flight arrangements with the regional carrier Intersky for flights from Vienna, Berlin, Düsseldorf and Hamburg to Friedrichshafen. And with Austrian Airlines for international flights to Altenrhein via Vienna.

For travel arrangements to EVOTE with our airline partner special rates are availabe, Information about these rates and how to book your flight are available here at our blog.



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The submission of academic papers for EVOTE2012 and the review process are finished.

The submission of papers for EVOTE2012 will be organized with EasyChair. Please use only the following link to submit your paper: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=evote2012.
(an EasyChair account is necessary)


Important deadlines:

  • Submission deadline: 3 February 2012
  • Review deadline: 2 March 2012
  • Notification of acceptance or denial: 26. March 2012
  • Camera-ready paper due to: 27. April 2012

Format requirements:

  • 1,5facher spacing
  • 3500-4500 words excl. figures, tables, references
  • Word-Format (*.doc, *.docx)

Further information available in the Author guidelines (Download).

Please use only the following template, which has been aligned with the Gesellschaft for Informatik (Download)

[span text_size=”small”]Every submission is subject of a double-blind review process, therefore the submissions have to be submit anonymous with no references to the author or authors. Submission, which are not matching these requirements cannot be accepted.[/span]

[span text_size=”small”]The proceedings will be published once again in the LNI series. We would like to thank the Gesellschaft für Informatik and Prof. H. C. Mayr for their great and long-lasting support.[/span]



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Conference Chair:

Manuel Kripp

Programme Committee Chairs:

Manuel Kripp
Melanie Volkamer
Rüdiger Grimme

International Programme Committee:


M. Alvarez, USA
H. Baldersheim, Norway
F. Bannister, Ireland
J. Barrat, Spain
J. Benaloh, USA
D. Bismark, Sweden
N. Braun, Switzerland
T. Buchsbaum, Austria
S. Caarls, Netherlands
S. French, United Kingdom
P. Gibson, France
K. Gjosteen, Norway
T. Grechenig, Austria
R. Grimm, Germany
T. Hall, USA
R. Haenni, Switzerland
C. Imamura, Brazil
S. Kim, South Korea
N. Kersting, Germany
R. Koenig, Switzerland
R. Krimmer, Poland


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M. Kripp, Austria
M. Leyenaar, Netherlands
Y. Madisse, Estonia
L. Monnoyer-Smith, France
H. Nurmi, Finland
W. Polasek, Switzerland
J. Pomares, Argentina
M. Remmert, France
J. Reniu, Spain
D. Rios, Spain
F. Ruggeri, Italy
P. Ryan, Luxembourg
M. Ryan, United Kingdom
K. Sako, Japan
B. Schoenmakers, Netherlands
R. Stein, Austria
D. Tokaji, USA
A. Trechsel, Italy
K. Vassil, Estonia
M. Volkamer, Germany
D. Wallach, USA
G. Wenda, Austria




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Preliminary conference programme (available shortly)

Registration website

Call for Papers

Author guidelines

Template for submissions