The Eighth e-Governance Conference “Resilient & Seamless Governance” Will Take Place 10-12 May in Tallinn and online

The eighth e-Governance Conference, “Resilient & Seamless Governance” will take place 10-12 May 2022 in Tallinn and online. This year Conference will focus on the topics influenced by the Russian war in Ukraine and natural disasters to explore how digital governments cope with times of crisis and create seamless online services to make citizens’ life easier – even in an emergency.

The Conference speakers include the President of Estonia Mr Alar Karis, the President of the Future of Life Institute Max Tegmark, Author and UX consultant Vitaly Friedman, Research Fellow at the University of Oxford Paul Timmers, Digital Ambassador of Poland Government Justyna Romanowska, Director General of Smart Africa Lacina Koné, among others.

Digital leaders of Estonia, the United Kingdom, and beyond will shed light on the latest innovations in public service provision. As Estonia works as a role model and inspiration for many countries, the Conference features Government CIO Luukas Kristjan Ilves and Chief Data Officer Ott Velsberg to get the freshest insights on data management and AI for service provision. Also, you can join Siim Sikkut, the former Government CIO of Estonia, in a discussion on how effectively lead the digital transformation in the government.

The full list of conference topics, the detailed agenda with information on speakers and registration information are available on the conference website at egovconference.ee.

The e-Governance Conference is an annual event organised by e-Governance Academy (eGA) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia since 2015, in collaboration with international donors, Estonian ICT Cluster and Tallinn city. The e-Governance Academy (eGA) is a non-profit foundation that assists public sector and civil society organisations in making digital transformation happen. eGA has cooperated with more than 230 organisations in 132 countries and regions.

Information for journalists: for accreditation, please contact Ms Anu Vahtra-Hellat, Communications Manager of e-Governance Academy at anu.vahtra-hellat@ega.ee. Accreditation includes the free entrance to the conference onsite or online.