30 September 2008 – Croke Park Conference Centre
9.45am – 4.30pm
At a time when a tighter public purse increases the need to maximise online serivces that save time and cost, Ireland’s eGovernment Awards presents a one day conference that looks at success stories that provide insights into the next set of challenges facing Ireland’s policy makers and practitioners.
Building a Better Future – Bill McCluggage, Northern Ireland eGovernment Unit.
Mr. McCluggage outlines how we can work together to build a better future for all, delivering new citizen channels and examines the role that technology and new working methods play.
eParticipation in the Era of Web 2.0 – Dr. Julia Glidden, Sheffield City Council
Dr. Glidden offers an insight into how changing citizen expectations of government service delivery has dramatically affected our lives.
Improving Local eGovernment Policies – Katja Kaunismaa, The Baltic Institute of Finland
Ms. Kaunismaa outlines the experience gathered and the lessons learnt from the implementation of eCitizen services across Europe.
The Power of Information – Alex Butler, Central Office of Information UK
Ms. Butler will present on the UK Government’s evolving strategy for government online, including the Power of Information strategy.
The European eRegion: Case Study on Estonia – Hannes Astok, MP, Estonia
Mr. Astok illustrates the initiatives that have been conducted and the positive outcomes in Europe’s leading e-technology region.
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
Three Breakout Sessions will run concurrently in the afternoon on the themes of:
- Online Marketing
- Mobile Technology
- Local Government and Accessibility
IIA Member Discount
IIA members benefit from a 15% discount on the ticket price – email us quoting your member number and we will apply the discount on the rates below.
Early Bird Tickets: €335 until 12 September = IIA rate €285
Full Rate: €395 = IIA rate €336