|WORLD E-PARLIAMENT CONFERENCE 2007|
CHALLENGES AND BENEFITS OF ICT IN PARLIAMENTARY PROCESSES
and related meetings
Geneva, 10-12 October 2007
|Inter-Parliamentary Union||United Nations|
|Invitation letter [PDF]|
|Agendas [PDF] [HTML]|
|Practical information note [PDF]|
|Registration form [PDF] [WORD]|
|Discussion Paper: ICT in parliaments. Current practices, future possibilities [PDF]>|
|List of participants [PDF]|
|Speeches and presentations are available on the website of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament|
|Global Centre for ICT in Parliament|
|United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs|
|Association of Secretaries General of Parliaments|
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|Updated on 11 September 2007|
|AGENDA, 11 OCTOBER|
|8:30 - 9:00||Registration|
|9:00 - 10:00||Opening and welcoming addresses|
- Inter-Parliamentary Union
- United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
- Association of Secretaries General of Parliaments
|10:00 - 11:30||Session 1: Leadership and vision on ICT in Parliament|
- How can ICT increase effectiveness within the organization?
- How can political will and strategic vision be developed?
- What are the the critical components of a strategic vision and plan?
- What kind of inter-institutional cooperation should there be?
|11:30 - 13:00||Session 2: ICT in Parliament: organizational challenges|
- What are the respective roles and responsibilities of the members, officials, and ICT staff ?
- How can an adequate human resources and technical infrastructure be created and sustained?
- Who manages the process of organizational change and where are the priorities?
|13:00 - 15:00||Lunch break|
|15:00 - 16:30||Session 3: Parliamentary information systems: partnering to build high quality and sustainable information services|
- What is the latest in terms of applications, approaches and collaborative efforts in parliaments around the world?
- What is the potential value of common objectives and standards?
- Are good practices available?
- What are the challenges to exchanges and information sharing?
|16:30 - 18:00||Session 4: Challenges and opportunities of the Internet in enhancing the dialogue between parliaments and citizens
- What lessons have been learnt in the use of parliamentary web sites in the context of dialoguing with the electorate and the civil society?
- How can the expectations created by the Internet within and outside parliament best be addressed?
- How can Web 2.0 technologies enhance interaction with citizens?
|18:00 - 18:15||Closing remarks|
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