Dear participant, 

We are very glad to meet you at our 5th annual international e-Governance Conference on 21–22 May in Tallinn, Estonia.  

PROGRAMME

This year the conference will focus on digital transformation roadmaps, which governments and regions are implementing to achieve their digital and also development goals. We invite you to take a closer look at future e-governance trends to set brave goals and plan the next steps in your country. At the conference, we will also showcase how to empower innovation by cooperation between countries, institutions and sectors.  

In the keynote presentations, parallel sessions and panel discussions we will emphasise practical aspects of enhancing cooperation in e-governance, looking at different regional approaches, specific case studies as well as technological solutions. 

At the conference sessions, interpretation to French and Russian will be provided. 

The programme is available here
 
SPEAKERS
 
A high ranking line-up of speakers is topped by the President of Estonia, Ms Kersti Kaljulaid, and the President of Rwanda and Chairman of the Smart Africa Initiative, H.E Mr Paul Kagame. The keynote presentations on lessons learnt in cross-border cooperation between and within EU and African countries will be made by the European Commission Vice-President, Mr Andrus Ansip and African Union Commissioner Dr Amani Abou-Zeid
 
Valuable insights on making public administration more efficient will be shared by Head of Interoperability Unit of the European Commission, Ms Natalia Aristimuño Pérez. In a special session dedicated to small countries, manager of the Faroe Islands digitalisation programme, Mr Nicolai M. Balle will speak about the digitalisation of the public sector in the Faroe Islands to combat demographic challenges.  
 
Check the latest updates in the list of speakers on the conference website
 
EXPO 

The conference will also have an expo area where the participants can meet with different e-service providers and solutions that have made governance more efficient in many countries. We welcome you to meet with international and Estonian companies and organisations like VFS Global, Tallinn City, ICT Cluster, State Agency for E-governance of Ukraine, Cybernetica, Net Group, Aktors, K-12 Technologies, Reach-U, Consensus, Soft Xpansion and European Commission ISA2 Programme
 
Check the latest updates of expo participants on the conference website egovconference.ee/expo
 
ACCOMMODATION 
 
Last but not least – please make sure to book your hotel well in advance! Please find the partner hotels here.
 
We look forward to welcoming you all in Tallinn this spring!  
 
Organising team

 
The Conference is organised by the e-Governance Academy in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, VFS Global and City of Tallinn.  
  
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