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Global e-Government Forum 2013: Smart Government, Smart Society

October 22, 2013

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Security and Public Administration of the Republic of Korea (MOSPA) hosted the 2nd Global e-Government Forum (GeGF 2013) in Korea, from 21st to 23rd of October 2013. The theme of this year’s forum is “Smart Government, Smart Society: Openness, Sharing, Communication and Collaboration,” and over 1,200 participants, high-level policy-makers, as well as government officials from around the world attended the Forum.

Programme Overview

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Opening Ceremony

TimeProgramme
08:30~09:20 Registration
09:20~09:35 Opening Session

[Opening Remarks] Jeong-bok Yoo, Minister, MOSPA

[Welcoming Remarks] Under-Secretary-General, UNDESA (Read by Vincenzo Aquaro)

[Welcoming Remarks] David Malone, Rector, UNU

09:35~10:20 Plenary Session 1

[Keynote Speech 1] Park, Chanwoo_Vice Minister, MOSPA

[Keynote Speech 2] H.E. Alikhan Baimenov_Chairman, Agency for Civil Service Affairs of the Republic of Kazahstan

Session 1

Time Programme
10:40~12:40 Track 1. Smart Government, Smart Society (Government) Track 2. Smart Government, Smart Society (International)
Session 1. Openness, Creating Value from Open Data Session 1. Trends and Emerging Issues of Smart Government

- Moderator : Cheolho Oh (Soongsil University)

- Presenters : 

  Sunglyul Kim (Korea), 

  Michael Thatcher (USA), 

  Doina Banciu (Romania), 

  Cristian Castillo (Ecuador)

- Panel : 

  Jongho Kim (Kyunghee University), 

  Eng. Ali Bin Al Soma (Saudi Arabia)

- Chair : Vincenzo Aquaro (UNDESA)

- Presenters:

Jae-hong Lim (UNPOG),
Richard Kerby (UNDESA) ,
Edwin Lau (OECD) ,
Nag Yeon Lee (UNESCAP-APCICT) ,
Ashish Narayan (ITU) ,
Francis Lorenzo (IOSSC)

Session 2

TimeProgramme
14:00~16:00 Track 1. Smart Government, Smart Society (Government) Track 2. Smart Government, Smart Society (International)
Session 2. Sharing, Innovating Service Delivery by Sharing Information Session 2. Whole-of-Government for Integrated Public Service Delivery

- Moderator : Dennis Anderson (USA)

- Presenters : 

  Wonsuk Lee (Yonsei University), 

  William Mathew Tetteh (Ghana), 

  Elizabeth Baptista (Timor-Lestes), 

  Ramazan Altinok (Turkey), 

  M.L. Gammampila (Sri Lanka)

- Panel : 

  Mark Barton (USA), 

  Nguyen Thanh Phuc (Vietnam)

- Chair : Kyoung Yul Bae (Sangmyung University)

- Presenters :

Adriana Alberti (UNDESA) ,
Abdul Mujeeb Mohmand (Afghanistan) ,
Gerald Ilukwe (Nigeria) ,
Bikesh Kurmangalieva (Kazakhstan) ,
Benjamin Choppy (Seychelles) ,
Inhee Hwang (Korea)

Session 3

TimeProgramme
16:20~18:20 Track 1. Smart Government, Smart Society (Government) Track 2. Smart Government, Smart Society (International)
Session 3. Communication, Enhancing Democracy through Online Participation Session 3. Public Procurement & IT Sector Development

- Moderator : James Larson (KAIST)

- Presenters : 

  Seunghwan Myeong (Inha University), 

  Alvano Pinto Scholtbach (UNDP Seoul Policy Centre), 

  Dmitry Shedko (Belarus), 

  John Mwoono Nasasira (Uganda)

- Panel : 

  Heungrim Kim (Korea), 

  Nedyu Popivanov (Bularia), 

  Carlos Mariano Cabrera Delgado-Neira(Peru)

- Chair : Torbjörn Fredriksson (UNCTAD) and Kyungsoon Chang (Korea)

- Presenters :

Bernd Friedrich (GIZ) & Torbjörn Fredriksson (UNCTAD) ,
Jayantha Fernando (Sri Lanka),
David Marghania (Georgia) ,
Enkhjargal Damdin (Mongolia) ,
Kyungsoon Chang (Korea)

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Plenary Session 2

Time Programme
08:30~09:00 Registration
09:00~09:40 Plenary Session 2

[Keynote Speech 1] Mohamed Al Qaed_CEO, e-Government Authority, Kingdom of Bahrain

[Keynote Speech 2] Ahn, Moonsuk_Professor, Korea University

09:40~10:20 Panel Discussion

Session 4

Time Programme
10:40~12:40 Track 1. Smart Government, Smart Society (Government) Track 2. Smart Government, Smart Society (International)
Session4. Cooperation, Improving Administrative Efficiency by Collaboration Session4. Innovative Public Service Delivery in Smart Society

- Moderator : Zoughbi Saleem (UNU)

- Presenters : 

  Bongsoo Keum (Korea), 

  Sherzod Shermatov (Uzbekistan), 

  Eko Prasojo (Indonesia), 

  Surachai Srisarakam (Thailand)

- Panel : 

  Youngim Cho (Korea), 

  H.E. Miriam Rubio (Guatemala)

- Chair : Adriana Alberti (UNDESA)

- Presenters :

Oleg Petrov (World Bank) ,
Dong Ju Choi (Sookmyung Women’s University) & Hanah Zoo (Sookmyung Women’s University) ,
Rajendra Kumar (India) ,
Djeevan Schiferli (IBM, Netherlands) ,
Richard Kerby (UNDESA) ,
Jeongwon Yoon (Korea)

High-level Roundtable & Closing Ceremony

Time Programme
14:20~16:10 High-level Roundtable

[Opening Remarks] Pan Suk Kim, Yonsei University

[Post-Communiqué Summary] Shim Deok-seob, Director General for e-Government Bureau, Secretariat of GeGF 2013

[Track 1 Summary] Dennis Anderson, St. Francis University

[Track 2 Summary] Adriana Alberti, eGB, DPADM, UNDESA

Chair’s Comment

Roundtable Discussion by Representatives of States

Closing Ceremony

[Announcing Venue for GeGF 2014]

[Speech] Saken Sarsenov, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transport & Communications, Kazakhstan

[Closing Remarks] Vincenzo Aquaro, Chief of eGB, DPADM, UNDESA

[Closing Remarks] Jeong-bok Yoo, Minister, MOSPA

Photo Session

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