Tallinn e-Governance Conference 2016

30.05.2016 - 31.05.2016

Leading e-Governance experts, decision makers, donors and civil society groups met in Tallinn, Estonia to discuss the impact e-governance has on the economies and societies of countries. Tallinn e-Governance Conference 2016 was a part of the Estonian ICT Week.

More information at the conference web-page.

May 30

08:00 – 09:30 Registration of participants; morning coffee

09:30 – 09:45 Opening remarks by eGA Director for Development and Strategy, Mr Hannes Astok

09:45 – 10:15 Keynote address by the President of Estonia, H.E. Mr Toomas Hendrik Ilves

10:15 – 10:45 Welcoming words by Minister of State for Digital Affairs of France, Ms Axelle Lemaire

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee

11:15 – 11:45 “World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends” – presentation by Mr Juan Navas-Sabater – Lead ICT Specialist, World Bank, Brussels

11:45 – 12:15 e-Governance Impact Assessment in Estonia – presentation by Mr Kristjan VassilCITIS

12:15 – 12:45 Hassle-Free e-taxation: From Good to Better – presentation by Mr Marek Helm – Head of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board

12:45 – 13:15 Questions and answers session

13:15 – 14:15 Lunch

14:15 – 15:30 Panel discussion “Does money alone guarantee impactful e-governance?”

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee

16:00 – 17:00 Panel “How to create an e-Continent?”
Mr Siim Kallas, former European Commission vice president
Mr Steve Bezuidenhout, MP of Namibia
Mr Juan Navas-Sabater, Lead ICT Specialist, World Bank


May 31

09:30 – 10:00 Morning coffee

10:00 – 10:15 Opening remarks by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Mrs Marina Kaljurand

10:15 – 10:45 Launch of the National Cyber Security Index by eGA

11:00 – 13:00 Workshops and side sessions

13:00 – 13:30 Coffee

13:30 – 14:30 Conclusions and closing


Other Estonian ICT Week events

Participants will have the opportunity to take part in other conferences and events of the Estonian ICT Week. Such events include:

Latitude59, a technology conference that has become the highlight of the year for start-up entrepreneurs and investors in the Nordic region. See more at http://latitude59.ee/

Industry 4.0 conference brings together ICT and ind Industry 4.0 ustry companies and industry leaders from Estonia, Germany and Nordic countries to lay the groundwork for efficient value chains in the future. See more at http://industry40.ee