Archive of Activities

National E-Government Workshop in Sri Lanka

September 29, 2011

Day 1 – Session: UN e-Government Survey and Critical Success Factors
Time Programme
8.30-9.00 am Registration of participants
9.00-9.10 am Lighting of the traditional oil lamp
9.10-9.20 am Welcome speech – ICTA: by Chairman of ICTA
9.20-9.30 am Welcome speech – Mr. Jong-moo Choi, Head of UNPOG
9.30-10.00 am Keynote Speech – Mr. Lalith Weeratunga, Secretary to the President
10.00-10.30 am Keynote Speech – Mr. Douglas Keh, Country Director, UNDP (Tentative) or ResRep UNDP (Confirmed)
10.30-10.50 am Tea
10.50-11.30 am UN e-Government Survey [e-Government Development Index]– Mr. S.K. Belal Hassan, Programme Operations Expert (UNPOG)
11.30am- 12.00 pm Sri Lankan e-Government situation
12.00-12.20 pm Discussion
12.20-12.40 pm A best case study of Connected Services [Online Service Index] (UNPOG - Tentative)
12.40-1.00 pm A best case study of Connected Services [Online Service Index] (ICTA - Tentative)
1.00-1.45 pm Lunch
1.45-2.15 pm e-Government critical success factors –I [Telecommunication Index]

Korean Experience of Mobile Governance – Prof. Kyoung Y. Bae, SangMyung University, Republic of Korea (UNPOG)
2.15-2.45 pm e-Government critical success factors –I [Telecommunication Index]

Speaker on Mobile Governance in Sri Lanka (ICTA)
2.45-3.00 pm Discussion
3.00-3.20 pm Tea
3.20-3.40 pm e-Government critical success factors –II

UNPACS research portal for regional knowledge sharing and METER evaluation tool. Mr. S.K. Belal Hassan, Programme Operations Expert (UNPOG)
3.40-4.40 pm What SL should strive to climb the UN eGovernment development Index – A Sri Lankan speaker (ICTA)
4.40-5.10 pm Discussion and end of Day 1
Day 2 – Session: Best Practices in e-Government in Sri Lanka
Time Programme
9.00-9.20 am Launch of SLGOSCON (Launch of Website) and Lighting of the traditional oil lamp
9.30-10.00 am Keynote Speech – Sanjiva Weerawarna, CEO, WSO2
10.00-10.30 am Launch of Sinhala OOo and Demo of Sinhala FOSS products – Danishka Naveen, FOSS Localization Consultant
10.30-10.50 am Tea
10.50-11.20 am Why FOSS for e-Government? What is out there for a general government user – Sanjaya Karunasena, CTO of ICTA
11.30- 12.00 am FOSS licensing and legal issues – Jayantha Fernando, Legal Advisor and Programme Director of ICTA
12.00-12.30 pm Discussion (FOSS user perspectives)
12.30-12.50 pm How FOSS based companies survive? - FOSS business models (ICTA)
12.50-1.45 pm Lunch
1.45-2.45 pm e-Government critical success factors –III [Telecommunication Index]

Korean Experience of Broadband and ICT Infrastructure – Prof. Kyoung Y. Bae, SangMyung University, Republic of Korea (UNPOG)
2.15-2.45 pm e-Government critical success factors –III [Telecommunication Index]

State of ICT Infrastructure of Sri Lanka (ICTA)
2.45-3.00 pm Discussion
3.00-3.20 pm Tea
3.20-3.40 pm Best practice/Case study on e-Government

Information Network Village Project (INVIL) from the Republic of Korea. Mr. Shin Hoon, Deputy Director, INVIL. (UNPOG)

Winner of 2011 UN Public Service Award.
3.40-4.20 pm Best practice/Case study on e-Government

Nenesala Community Center (ICTA)
4.20-4.35 pm Best practice/Case study on e-Government

24-Hour E-Services for the Public from the Republic of Korea. (UNPOG)

Winner of 2011 UN Public Service Award.
4.45-5:00 pm Role of UNPOG and MOPAS on e-Government (UNPOG)

Mr. Bongup Cho
5.00-5.15 pm Discussion
Day 3 Conference on South-South Technical Partnership
Time Programme
9.00-9.20 am Lighting of the traditional oil lamp
9.20-9.40 am Presentation on South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Mr. Jong-moo Choi, Head of UNPOG
9.40-10.20 am Open Discussion

Mr. Reshan Dewapura, CEO, ICTA

Specialist from UNDP (Tentative)

Mr. Jong-moo Choi, Head of UNPOG

Speaker from Bahrain e-Government Authority (Tentative - UNPOG)

Speaker invited by ICTA
10.20-10.30 am Wrap up by Rapporteur (ICTA)
10.30-10.45 am Tea
10.45-11.20 am Presentation on Public-Private-Partnerships

Speaker invited by ICTA
11.20- 11.50 am Open Discussion

Mr. Jong-moo Choi, Head of UNPOG

Partnership Specialist (Tentative UNDP)

Mr. Woontaek Jeon, Samsung (Tentative - UNPOG)

Speaker from private company invited by ICTA

Speaker from private company invited by ICTA
11.50-12.00 pm Break
12.00-12.10 pm Wrap up by Rapporteur (ICTA)
12.10-12.30 pm Closing Address (ICTA)

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