5th Ministerial eGovernment Conference - "Teaming up for the eUnion"
The 5th Ministerial eGovernment Meeting and Conference will be one of the major events of the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.Â Â
It will include a Ministerial Meeting of ministers responsible for eGovernment, a Ministerial eGovernment Conference and an exhibition of the eGovernment Awards finalists.
Member State ministers responsible for eGovernment will meet on the eve of the Conference, on 18 November 2009, to agree on a Ministerial Declaration that will set out the path for eGovernment up until 2015. The Ministerial Declaration will be presented jointly by the Swedish Presidency and the European Commission on the first day of the Conference (19 November 2009).
At the Ministerial Conference (19-20 November 2009), high-level speakers and 1Â 000 delegates representing Member States, the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and candidate countries, the European Commission, international and regional organisations such as the United Nations and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), leaders of the ICT industry and its main organisations, as well as academia and others, will meet in more than 20 sessions to discuss topics of particular interest to the eGovernment actors.
The five prestigious eGovernment Awards will be handed out to the winning cases on the occasion of the Awards ceremony to take place on the first evening of the Ministerial Conference.
Participation in the Conference is upon invitation only. It is to be noted however that the ePractice members voting online for the Public Prize of the European eGovernment Awards by 18 October 2009 might win a free admission to the event. In total, five free admissions will be awarded randomly to these online voters. More information on the online voting may be viewed at: http://www.epractice.eu/en/awards/rules.Â Â Â
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