This worldwide event is the fruit of the merger of World e-democracy Forum launched by André Santini in 2000 and the European Electronic Administration Forum, which altogether gathered 4500 guests last year. The Forum will welcome over 40 countries from the five continents, including South Korea , the guest of honor of the Forum this year.
The Forum is supported by a number of international institutions including the European Commission, OECD, World Bank, from the United Nations: UNDP/United Nation Development Program, UNESCO/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNITAR/United Nation Institute for Training & Research, also IUT and African Bank of Development.
It represents a unique opportunity to showcase both the role and the impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the public sphere; to present public e-services and citizens’ opinions to all types of publics.
Three plenary sessions, four conference themes and around 20 simultaneous round table discussions are organized around the central question: Which connected society do we want?
- E-inclusion: the real challenge to build the connected society that we want
- E-government as a strong issue of the governments transformation
- Re-invent democracy at the age of information: to a participatory democracy?
As sponsor of the World eGov Forum, Bull will have a number of speakers including:
On October 18, from 10:45, Didier Lamouche, Bull’s Chairman and CEO will be attending the opening plenary session; together with Thomas Boni Yayi, President of Benin, Rho Jun-Hyong, Minister of Information and Communication of South Korea, Saburland Khan, Global Alliance Director, François Loos, Delegated Minister of the Industry, André Santini, Franz Morak, Minister of the Information Society of Austria, André Santini, Member of the French Parliament and Mayor of Issy-les-Moulineaux, Chuck Tybur, Intel Worldwide Director for Public Sector CSG, and Dae-Woong Yang, Mayor of Guro/Seoul.
On October 18, from 16:30 to 17:45 , Jean-Pierre Barbéris, General Manager, Bull Services & Solutions and French network will participate in the round table number 6: « How to build a new IT strategy using open source software?
On October 18, from 16:30 to 17:45 , Matthew Foxton, Director of Bull Corporate Communication will lead the roundtable number16: “ Public-Private Partnerships and large outsourcing projects” . Alain de Lorgeril, DGEFP/Parcours 3, Claude France, Atos, Jean-Pierre Le Treut, Bull Managed Services, Bénédicte Roullier, Documentation française, Ken Rutt, Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council and Antoine Tardivo, MINEFI/MAPPP will be part of this roundtable.
For more information and to register using Bull’s privileged number (50% discount): WEG-BUL-B-675
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