In a comprehensively networked world, government and administration must keep
pace and incorporate the requirements of the digital age. However, decarbonization, demographics,
digitization, and international conflicts reflect the rapid change of this world. Citizens,
administrative employees, companies, and civil society organizations expect the public sector to
offer its services in a low-threshold, user-oriented, sustainable, and contemporary manner. Failed
digital projects, on the other hand, slow down the development of our entire society and damage
trust in politics, the state, and the administration. Digital transformation is thus becoming a
permanent task of state modernization that should not be underestimated in order to safeguard not
only our prosperity but also our democracy and our freedom. In particular, trust in the
administration is based on the proven maxims of the rule of law, information security, and data
privacy. This area of tension presents the public sector with complex challenges time and again.
Diverse objectives and diverging mission statements, as well as a visible shortage of budgets and
qualified specialists, are increasingly tightening the problem.
The joint conference on legal and public administration informatics (RVI 2023,
formerly FTVI & FTRI) of the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (German Informatics Society) aims to
promote the dialog between science and practice and to substantially advance the digital
transformation of government and administration through scientifically validated findings. The RVI
sees itself as a platform, discourse space, and incubator to bring relevant stakeholders into a
Our call for papers is addressed equally to academics and practitioners, as well
as especially to students and early career professionals. Accepted papers will be published in full
in the conference proceedings, which are scheduled to appear in the GI series Lecture Notes in
Informatics (LNI). The program committee will select an accepted full paper for the Best Paper Award
as well as the Best Student Paper Award.