Progress of Digital Government Transformation: The 2018 UN e-Government Survey

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  • DATE / TIME:
    2019•02•25    10:00 - 17:00
    Location:
    Guimarães

    The United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV) and the Portuguese Administrative Modernization Agency (AMA) are co-organisers of the international conference on Progress of Digital Government Transformation: The 2018 UN e-Government Survey, to be held on 25 February 2019, between 10-17h, at Vila Flor Cultural Centre, in Guimarães.

    This event, which will be attended by international organizations such as the UN, OECD and CETIC.br/NIC.br, will address the international progress in the development of e-Government and the official launching of the Portuguese version of the 2018 UN e-Government Survey, conducted by the United Nations and which places Portugal in the group of countries with very high EGOV development.


    Agenda

    10:00 | Reception and Coffee

    10:30 | Opening Session

    • Delfina Soares | Head, UNU-EGOV
    • Pedro Viana | Director of Digital Transformation, Administrative Modernization Agency
    • Domingos Bragança | Mayor, Municipality of Guimarães

    11:00 | Cooperation Agreements

    1. Signature of the Memorandum of Understanding between Cetic.br/NIC.br and UNU-EGOV;
    2. Announcement of the exchange of letters between UNDESA and UNU-EGOV.

    11:30 | KEYNOTE: The 2018 UN e-Government Survey: Facts, Trends and Challenges

    • Speaker: Vincenzo Aquaro | Chief of Digital Government at UNDESA-DPIDG
    • Moderator: Soumaya Ben Dhaou | Research Coordinator, UNU-EGOV

    12:00 | Launching of the Portuguese Edition of the United Nations E-Government Survey 2018

    12:15 | KEYNOTE: Unveil the Challenges and Strategies to Achieve a Sustainable EGOV Development: The Portuguese Case

    • Speaker: Pedro Viana | Director of Digital Transformation, Administrative Modernization Agency
    • Moderator: João Álvaro Carvalho | Full Professor, University of Minho and Adjunct Professor, UNU-EGOV

    12:45 | LUNCH


    14:30 | KEYNOTE: EGOV Evolution – What Does a Longitudinal Analysis of Ten UN e‑Government Surveys Have to Say?

    • Speaker: Morten Meyerhoff Nielsen | EGOV Expert, UNU-EGOV
    • Speaker: João Martins | Academic Fellow, UNU-EGOV
    • Moderator: Mariana Lameiras | Senior Academic Fellow, UNU-EGOV

    15:30 | PANEL: The impact of indexes and measurements on EGOV development – answering the 5WH questions of EGOV assessment and monitoring

    • Panellist: Alexandre Barbosa | Head, Cetic.br/NIC.br
    • Panellist: Carlos Santiso | Director of Governance Practice, Digital Innovation in Government, CAF Development Bank of Latin America
    • Panellist: Delfina Soares | Head, UNU-EGOV
    • Panellist: João Vasconcelos | Policy Analyst for Digital Government and Open Data, OECD
    • Panellist: Cláudia Gonçalves Barroso | Head of International Relations, Administrative Modernization Agency
    • Panellist: Carlos Santos | Executive Manager, Núcleo Operacional da Sociedade de Informação of Cabo Verde
    • Moderator: Luís Soares Barbosa | Associate Professor, University of Minho and Deputy Head, UNU-EGOV

    16:45 | Closing Session

    • Luís Soares Barbosa | Associate Professor, University of Minho and Deputy Head, UNU-EGOV
    • Ricardo Costa | City Councillor, Municipality of Guimarães

    17:00 | Coffee

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