Dear conference participant,
We are glad to announce that there are more updates in the speakers list.
, State CTO of France, and Oleg v. Petrov
will join Natalia Aristimuño Pérez
, European Commission, in the Vision track on innovations fuelling the digital transformation and the creation of a common culture and cooperation for digital transformation.
, Rockefeller Foundation, will join Lacina Koné
, CEO, Smart Africa and Vivian Loonela
, European Commission, to discuss the challenges and opportunities of cross-border cooperation.
The session on how super cities are influencing the digital services landscape will be moderated by Toomas Sepp
, Head of City Office, Tallinn.
We will have simultaneous interpretation into French and Russian for all presentations and discussions.
Please keep an eye also on Twitter and Facebook feeds for updates. If you spread the word about the conference, don’t forget to use the conference hashtag #egov2019.
As always at e-Governance Conferences, the first day closes with a dinner reception. We are glad to announce that the Estonian Prime Minister Mr Jüri Ratas will be the guest of honour this year. The dinner will take place at Kultuurikatel, the former venue for the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and many other fascinating events. We are happy to welcome you there! If you are wondering about the dinner dress code please look to the conference website for guidance.
VISAS, ACCOMMODATION AND MORE
When arriving in Estonia, you must present a valid passport with the appropriate visa (if required). It is not possible to apply for a visa at the border. Participants who need to apply for a visa must do so in their country of residence.
There are a lot of people who want to join the conference this year. If you cannot come, please let us know promptly so we can make your seat available for someone on the waiting list.
If you plan to stay longer in Tallinn, then you are welcome to participate in the Africa Forum
on Thursday, 23 May.
We look forward to seeing you all in Tallinn this spring!