World e-Parliament Conference 2018

World e-Parliament Conference 2018
3 - 5 Dec 2018 - Geneva, Switzerland
Monday, 03 December 2018
  • 08:00 - 09:00
    Registration
  • 09:30 - 10:00
    Opening ceremony Opening remarks: Ms. Gabriela Cuevas Barron, IPU President (delivered by Mr. Duarte Pacheco, Chair of Twelve Plus Group)
  • 10:00 - 10:30
    Keynote: The impact of technological innovation on parliaments and parliamentarians The impact of technological innovation on parliaments and parliamentarians: Ms. Beth Coleman, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • 10:30 - 11:00
    Coffee
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    Presentation and discussion: Centre for Innovation in Parliament; World e-Parliament Report 2018 Centre for Innovation in Parliament: Mr. Martin Chungong, IPU Secretary General; World e-Parliament Report 2018: Mr. Andy Williamson, author
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    What an innovative parliament looks like Mr. Frode Rein, Head of Strategy and Innovation, Norway
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Lunch
  • 14:00 - 14:30
    Parliamentary showcase Suriname - Internal collaboration & knowledge networking platform
  • 14:30 - 16:00
    Being an effective parliamentarian in 2019 Moderator: Mr. Duarte Pacheco, MP, Portugal
    Policy & Governance track
  • 14:30 - 16:00
    Leading by example: Greener parliaments Mr. Bruno Penne, Head of IT, Belgium; Mr. Manuel Pereira Gonzalez, Digital Transformation Adviser, Spain; Mr. Sihle Dube, ECM administrator, South Africa; Mr. Harrison Owino, ICT Director, Kenya.
    Tech implementation track
  • 16:00 - 16:30
    Parliamentary showcase Ukraine - e-Parliament Strategy in Action.
  • 16:30 - 18:00
    Good practices in the use of social media Mr. Antonio Anastasia, Senator, Brazil; Mr. Giorgio Jackson, MP, Chile; Ms. Ravza Kavakci Kan, MP, Turkey. Moderator: Mr. Andy Williamson.
    Policy & Governance track
  • 16:30 - 18:00
    "Artificial intelligence" in legislative document management Mr. Rodolfo Vaz, Citizen Engagement Solutions, Brazil; Mr. Peter Reichstädter, CIO, Austria. Moderator: Mr. Carlo Marchetti, Head of IT System Development, Italy.
    Tech implementation track
Tuesday, 04 December 2018
  • 09:30 - 11:00
    Listening to – and responding to – citizens’ demands Mr. Cedric Frolick, MP, South Africa; Mr. Thibaut Dernoncourt, Parlement & Citoyens; Mr. Givi Mikanadze, Secretary General, Parliament of Georgia. Moderator: Ms. Faustina Caley, MP, Namibia
    Policy & Governance track
  • 09:30 - 11:00
    Workshop: Planning for the cloud Moderators: Mr. Soufiane Ben Moussa, CIO, Canada; Mr. Garreth Ferguson, ICT Manager, Trinidad & Tobago
    Tech implementation track
  • 11:00 - 11:30
    Parliamentary showcase Islamic Republic of Iran
  • 11:30 - 13:00
    Parliaments in the age of disinformation and "fake news" Mr. Tommaso Venturini, Internet and Society Center, CNRS, France; Ms. Sophia Ignatidou, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, UK; Ms. Lonah Mumelo, MP, Kenya. Moderator: Ms. Beatriz Paredes, Senator, Mexico
    Policy & Governance track
  • 11:30 - 13:00
    New developments in technology tools for parliamentarians Mr. Kil Sup Lee, ICT Director, Republic of Korea; Mr. Petteri Nymann, Web Producer, Finland; Mr. Sari Wilenius, Planner, Finland; Mr. Hashim Al-Alawi, Head of ICT Directorate, Bahrain. Moderator: Mr. Michael Mukaka, ICT Director, Zambia
    Tech implementation track
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Lunch
  • 14:00 - 14:30
    Parliamentary showcase Indonesia - "DPR Now!” An Answer to the Challenge of Modern Parliament
  • 14:30 - 16:00
    New ways of working with civil society Ms. Abir Obeidi, LIFT, Switzerland; Mr. Dan Barrett, Head of Data and Search, UK. Moderator: Ms. Karin Luck, MP, Chile
    Policy & Governance track
  • 14:30 - 16:00
    Unconference: What’s new in parliamentary video Mr. Ehud Becke, Knesset Research and Information Centre, and Mr. Amit Schnitzer, Deputy Director, Knowledge and Information Division, Israel; Ms. Saseeta Ramsahye-Rakha, ICT Manager, Mauritius.
    Tech implementation track
  • 16:00 - 16:30
    Parliamentary showcase Italy - Mobile services for members
  • 16:30 - 18:00
    Assessing the impact of increased parliamentary openness Mr. Giorgio Jackson, MP, Chile; Mr. Alberto Fernandez, IDEA; Ms. Julia Keutgen, Westminster Foundation for Democracy. Moderator: Mr. Nigel De Freitas, Vice President of the Senate, Trinidad and Tobago
    Policy & Governance track
  • 16:30 - 18:00
    Workshop: Hackathons: a new approach to engaging civil society Ms. Abir Obeidi, LIFT, Switzerland
    Tech implementation track
  • 16:30 - 18:00
    Centre for Innovation in Parliament ICT Governance thematic hub. Host: European Parliament
  • 18:00 - 19:00
    Reception
Wednesday, 05 December 2018
  • 09:30 - 11:00
    Unconference: Transparency in political financing Mr. Yukihiko Hamada, IDEA
    Policy & Governance track
  • 09:30 - 11:00
    Centre for Innovation in parliament: Francophone countries
    Tech implementation track
  • 09:30 - 11:00
    Centre for Innovation in Parliament Southern Africa regional hub. Host: Zambia. Open Data Inter-Parliamentary Cloud hub. Host: Brazil
  • 11:00 - 11:30
    Parliamentary showcase Azerbaijan - Rethinking Approaches for Publishing Parliamentary Proceedings
  • 11:30 - 13:00
    Sharing innovation between parliaments Mr. Jerry Hilbert, ECPRD Coordinator for ICT in Parliaments; Parliaments hosting parliamentary hubs: Brazil, Chile, Zambia, European Parliament. Moderator: Mr. Saber Chowdhury, Honorary IPU President
    Policy & Governance track
  • 11:30 - 13:00
    Unconference: The end of parliament as we know it? Mr. Abdulaziz Alhargan, MP, Saudi Arabia
    Tech implementation track
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Lunch
  • 14:00 - 14:30
    Parliamentary showcase Xcential: Data-first - Legislative Drafting
  • 14:30 - 15:30
    Update on the UN Secretary-General's High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation, and Conference highlights and conclusions Update: Ms. Claire Messina, Deputy Director of the Secretariat, UN Secretary-General's High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation. Conference highlights and conclusions: Mr. Andy Williamson
  • 15:30 - 16:00
    Closing ceremony Mr. Martin Chungong, IPU Secretary General
Thursday, 06 December 2018
  • 09:30 - 12:30
    Steering Committee - Centre for Innovation in Parliament
    In camera meeting for Steering Committee members