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  CONT_ACT RIGA 2015: THE IMPACT OF ICT ON THE DESIGN AND DELIVERY OF PUBLIC SERVICES

 

06.05.2015.

Latvin National Library, hall Ziedona.

Moderator: Mārtiņš Daugulis

PROGRAM

8:30-9:30                              Registration                                    
9:30-9:40
Welcome and opening of the conference
Kaspars Gerhards, Minister of the Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Latvia
9:40-10:00
Public sector modernisation from the perspective of Digital Single Market strategy and other initiatives of the European Commission
Robert Madelin, Director-General, Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission
10:00-10:20
Public sector modernisation & interoperability
Stephen Quest, Director –General, Directorate General for Informatics of the European Commission
10:20-10:40
Cooperation between industry and public administrations towards provision of better public policy and services
Elmars Gengers, Chairman of the Board, “Latvian Information Technology Cluster”, Latvia
10:40-11:00
Public sector modernisation through the use of digital technologies
Arnis Daugulis, State CIO, Ministry of the Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Latvia
11:00-11:30 Coffee break & brief introduction of Riga IT Demo Centre
11:30-12:30
SET # 1 – “Digital by Default“
Short presentations
Mechthild Rohen
, Head of Unit, Public Services, Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission
Margarida Abecasis, Head of Unit, Interoperability solutions for European public administrations, Directorate General for Informatics of the European Commission
Guna Paidere, Chief State Notary at Register of Enterprises, Latvia
John Kootstra, International Coordinator, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, The Netherlands

Marianne Sørensen, Head of Division, The Agency for Digitisation, Denmark

12:30-13:30
Panel Discussion
Speakers of SET #1 and:
Robert Madelin, Director-General, Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission
Stephen Quest, Director –General, Directorate General for Informatics of the European Commission
Arnis Daugulis, State CIO, Ministry of the Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Latvia
Jānis Bergs, IT industry expert, Latvia
13:30-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-15:00
SET #2 – “Private & Public Cooperation for Efficient Public Service Delivery”
Short presentations
Uldis Paberzis, Chairman of the Board, Complete Payment Systems, Latvia
Hans C. Arents, The Flemish eGovernment Coordination Unit, Belgium
Olli-Pekka Rissanen, Public Sector ICT, Ministry of Finance, Finland
15:00-15:30
Panel Discussion
Speakers of SET #2 and:
Janis Bokta, Chief Executive Officer, State Joint-Stock Company “Latvia State Radio and Television Centre”, Latvia
Aldis Vilums, Solutions Architect, WW Public Sector Services, Microsoft Europe (TBC)
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:30
What are the downsides, if e-services are too easy to use
Taavi Kotka, Government CIO, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Estonia
16:30-17:00
SET # 3 - „User Experience & Design” in public services
Short presentations
Carrie Bishop, co-Director, FUTUREGOV, United Kingdom
Liga Letina, UX expert, Latvia
17:00-17:30
Panel Discussion
Speakers of SET #3 and:
Taavi Kotka, Government CIO, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Estonia
Signe Znotiņa – Znota, Press Secretary of the Cabinet of Ministers, Latvia
17:30-18:00 Conclusions

Presentations from conference you can download here.

Videos from conference you can find here.

Pictures from conference you can find here and here.

 

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