Due today – 10 Who are Changing the World of Internet and Politics, Also, World e-Democracy Forum in Paris 3-4 Oct 2007
Get your nominations in to Politics Online for the The 10 Who Are Changing the World of Internet and Politics. Today is the deadline.
Also note the long-time World e-Democracy Forum in October where the winners will be announced:
Here is their agenda:
The digital society at the era of Citizen 2.0
Internet 2.0, it’s the new generation of Internet, quicker thanks to fiber, and more participative with weblogs, online videos and other new applications. How to update relationships between public services, elected representatives and citizens in this context.
Wednesday 3 October 2007
8.30-9.30 am Welcome and registration at the Issy-les-Moulineaux Robert Charpentier Palais des Sports
World e-Democracy Forum discussions are led by Pierre-Marie Vidal, Managing Editor of “Acteurs Publics”
9.30-11.30 am – Concurrent round tables
What kind of public services can we expect in the User 2.0 age ?
Personalised access for online services marks a new step in the modernisation of public services. How can these new tools be applied in order to simplify the everyday lives of citizens ? What are the new types of services that local authorities can develop for citizens ? How to take into account the multiplication of the channels of communication (Internet, mobile telephone, interactive television) to render the same services to all citizens ?
Moderator : Yannick LANDAIS, General Manager of ARTESI Ile-de-France
Guest speakers :
* Sylvie MERCIER, President of the AMIF ICT Committee (France)
* Jean-Marc BLAIS, Internet Managing Director of Service Canada (Canada)
* Maud FRANCA, Manager, Local Public Service Platform, Caisse des DÃ©pÃ´ts et Consignations
* Tor ALVIK, MyPage Project Manager (Norway)
* Annick VOISIN, Vincennes City Councillor for new technologies
Collaborative networks for Innovation
In the digital society at the era of Citizen 2.0, the role of innovation will be fundamental. Competitiveness clusters, living labs and clusters – local authorities will have to play an increasingly significant role in promoting networking activities between compagnies, research laboratories, universities and private stakeholders located in their territory. What are the current best practices and objectives ?
* StÃ©phane SINGIER, Collaborative projects Manager – Cap Digital, competitiveness cluster
* FranÃ§ois CUNY, Programme Manager, System@tic Paris Region, competitiveness cluster
* Alain PRIOU, Director, IUT de Ville d’Avray, Vice-president of University Paris X
* Jean-Pierre BOIGET, New technologies Manager – Quintas Industries
* Didier TRANCHIER, Telecommunications Engineers Association (AIT)
* Jean-Pierre EUZEN, Head of Sector – Living Labs (European Commission)
11h00 Inauguration of the Exhibition Village
11h30 Plenary session – Building up trust in e-Government
In a society which is increasingly connected to the Internet, security issues are becoming ever more important. How has electronic identification become a key tool in protecting the public’s privacy in the context of e-government, e-democracy and public health cards ? How to deal with the emergence of the Internet and the new challenges related to it ?
Moderator : Youval ECHED, President YEMA Consultants, International Expert Identity, Security, Trust – The traceability, price of an open world ? (France)
Guest speakers :
* Alain JUILLET, Secretary General for National Defence – Stakes of safety and the loss of the reference marks in the globalization numerical society. How can we tackle the culture of new risks ? Which needs for traceability in the compagny and the economy of knowledge ? (France)
* Nicolas CONSO, Head of the Digital Services Department, Department for the Digital Development of the Territories – Caisse des DÃ©pÃ´ts – What is the role of royalty codes and signs in the digital age ? (France)
* Me Alain BENSOUSSAN, Lawyer at the Court of Appeal of Paris – President of the World Commission for Digital Human Rights at the International Lawyers’ Union – Transparency and anonymity at a time when we need to protect the identity of the citizen : increasing needs and answers to the hyper-traceability of the numerical world ? Are we entitled to the numerical anonymity ? (France)
* Dr Mireille LEVY, Head of Identity Management Standard with the UK Home Office – Digital Identification and e-Government (United Kingdom)
* Fabrice MATTATIA, Director of Strategy – the French National Agency for Protected Documents (France)
* Andrew ROBINSON, French Honorary Consul in Great Britain, the French Business Council – Digital confidence and the interoperability of public services. Exemples of the e-Visa programme (United-Kingdom)
* Jacques SENECA, Executive Vice-president, Security Business Unit, Gemalto
2.30 pm Concurrent round tables
Collaborative approaches to e-government ? – Round table organised by e-Forum
The high number of experiments and in some cases the spirit of competition between countries, regions and towns often acts as obstacles to the availability of high-performing and inexpensive online services. How to encourage authorities to co-operate ? What are the best practices ? Are Public Private partnerships a solution ?
Moderator : Baudouin de SONIS, e-Forum Executive Director of e-Forum : an example of a collaborative approach between public services in Europe : the FASTeTEN project
Guest speakers :
* Jean-Pierre BARBERIS, General Manager – Bull services and solutions – New kind of partnership in structuring and professionalising best practices
* Bror SALMELIN, Policy Advisor, DG Information Society and Media – European Commission
* Charles LOWE, NeAT Programme Director, London Borough of Newham & e-Forum board member : Supporting Independant Living – a NeAT Solution ! (United Kingdom)
* Louis-FranÃ§ois FLERI, e-Bourgogne Project Manager, an example of a successful project between cooperating local authorities ?
How can we bridge the digital divide ?
The digital divide exists between continents, countries, regions and districts. What are the challenges of access to technology for all ? What are the obstacles for increased access to technology ? What are the best examples of measures taken to trackle digital exclusion ?
Moderator : David FAYON, author of ClÃ©s pour Internet
Guest speakers :
* Marie-Christine SERVANT, Expert Digital Project in Ile-de-France, Caisse des dÃ©pÃ´ts et des consignations
* Jean-Christophe ILBOUDO, Deputy mayor of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)
* Rodolphe CHAUVELIER, President Mayenne Point Org – example of a local initiative
* Vincent DESCOEUR, President of the Cantal District General Council
16h00 e-Democracy Awards Ceremony
Award ceremony for the most symbolic initiatives carried out in France and in the world. In collaboration with the American portal “PoliticsOnline”, the European Politech Institute and the Hyper Republic Club.
16h30 Society in the citizen 2.0 age (plenary session)
How are political anc economic leaders preparing themselves for the advent of citizen 2.0 ? What are the challenges that must be faced and what are the appropriate solutions ?
Moderator : Pierre-Marie VIDAL, Managing Editor of “Acteurs Publics”
Guest Speakers :
* AndrÃ© SANTINI, Mayor of Issy-les-Moulineaux, Secretary of State for Public Service
* Rt. Hon Hazel BLEARS*, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Governement (United-Kingdom)
* Tony KILLEEN, Minister of State for the Department of Communication, Energy and natural resources (Ireland)
* Jacques ATTALI, Writer and author of Une brÃ¨ve Histoire de l’Avenir (A Brief Story of future)
* Isabelle FALQUE-PIERROTIN, president of the Internet Rights Forum and member of the CNIL
* Eric BOUSTOULLER, General Manager, Microsoft France
18h00 Phil NOBLE – President of PoliticsOnline (USA) : “Presidential candidates preparations ofr the upcoming American presidential elections in 2008″.
18h30 End of the day / Cocktail at the exhibition village
19h30 Official cocktail at the Oceania Hotel – Offered by the city of Issy-les-Moulineaux and the European project eGovernet
Thursday 4 October 2007
8.30-9.30 am Welcoming and registration at the Issy-les-Moulineaux Robert Charpentier Palais des Sports
9.30-11.00 Concurrent round tables
European e-government of the future – Round table organised by eGovernet and the Politech Institute
This round table will present the work of the European eGovernet project’s Interest Group meeting, and in particular scenarios for the development of strategies and policies on research at a european level. It will report on the main lines of the various policies and stratagies of the member States of the European Union implemented to meet the objectives set by the EU within the framework of the Lisbon Strategy, the initiative i2010 and the results of the interdepartmental conference on e-Government.
Moderator : Hubert FABRE, Secretary General of the Politech Institute (Belgium)
Guest speakers :
* Madeleine SIÃ–STEEN-THIEL, coordinator e-GOVERNET EU/IST project – VINNOVA (Sweden)
* Emmanuelle GRIMAULT, project manager at the international affairs office, General Directorate for the Modernisation of the State, Ministry for the Budget, Public Accounts and Civil Service (France)
* Marta CONTINENTE, Secretary General for Telecomunication and Information society in the province of Catalonia (Spain)
* Trond Arne UNDHEIM, e-Government Expert, DG Information Society and media, European Commission,
* Anabela PEDROSO, President of the Agency for public services modernisation (Portugal)
* Nam-Joon CHUNG, Korean Ministry of the Interior (Republic of Korea)
Internet citizenship issues during electoral campaigns – round table organised by “Internet Cities”
How can we take ICT and information society into account in political projects at the local level, some month before the french local elections, including the issues of access, public services, participation and sustainable development ?
Moderator : Florence DURAND-TORNARE, Villes Internet Founder and Representative
Guest speakers :
* Marie DANIES, (Villes Internet) – Presentation of the councillors’ videobooth
* StÃ©phane GREGOIRE, lawyer (Internet Rights Forum) – How can we limit the use of the Internet during the 2008 French local election campaign ?
* Marc MIGRAINE, Le Havre City Councillor responsbiel for new technologies
* Leda GUIDI, Head of Department of Communication and Information, Bologna City Council
11.00-11.30 am Coffee break / Exhibition Village
11.30 am Concurrent round tables
The new mobile media for public services – round table organised by thr Global Cities Dialogue
Alongside the Internet, new communication channels which support public services, are increasingly accessible via mobile media using Wi-Fi networks and mobile phones.
Moderator : Claire KLINDT, co-ordinator e-City of the GCD activities in Bremen (Germany) – some examples of mobiles services within the GCD
Invited speakers :
* Detlev GOETZ, e-City Co-ordinator for the City of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) – mobile ticketing for public transport (parking and bus),
* Genevieve HIBBS, Councillor for the City of Hounslow in charge of the service improvement (UK) – parking for parking tickets by text message
* Maria Helena CAUTIERO JARDIM, city of Pirai (Brazil) – Establishing a city-wide WiFi network in Pirai.
This round table will be broadcast live on Internet using SofTV Software developed by SofTV.net, a division of the canadian compagny XStream Software Inc. Vivre_lt_04
E-Democracy : tools for active citizenship – Round table organised by the Council of Europe
What lessons can we take from electronic voting experiences, e-petition systems and more generally, from electronic democraty tools ? What is the impact on citizen participation ? What are the advantages and disadvantages of these new citizenship tools ?
Moderator : Charles COPIN, Editor in chief Transactions Electroniques magazine
Introduction by Robert HENSLER, Chancellor for the Republic and of the Canton of Geneva (Switzerland) – e-Voting in Geneva
Guest speakers :
* Epp MAATEN, National Electoral Committee and e-voting team – E-Voting in Local and Parlementary elections (Estonia)
* StÃ©phane GREGOIRE, Coordinator of the working group on electronic voting with the Internet Rights Forum
* Thomas BUCHSBAUM, Chair of the Council of Europe ad hoc Committee on E-Democracy – The Council of Europe: taking forward e-democracy
* Mary REID, Councillor for Chessington North and Hook Ward (United Kingdom) – E-petition at the local level
* Ross FERGUSON, Director of the e-Democracy Programme, Hansard Society
* Patrice MARTIN LALANDE, Member of Parliament and Co-president of the ICT Task Group for the French Assembly (France)
1.00 pm Lunch
2.30 pm Democracy 2.0 : participatory democracy from the blogosphere to Second Life – plenary session organised by the Institute Politech
The pace of development in the Web 2.0 revolution has heralded the return of the citizen as a major stakeholder in public debate. Digital citizenship in the Web 2.0 age sets challenges for and forms the basis of a new type of democracy between the various stakeholders in the public arena, which is more personalised, more direct and more recreational.
Moderator : Daniel VAN LERBERGHE, President of the Politech Institute
Guest speakers :
* Christoforos KORAKAS, Project Manager Access2democracy (Greece) – The 2.0 initiatives of the cities of Trikala and Athens
* Jeremy MILLIARD, The Danish Technological Institute – Danish Social Democrats’ 2.0 campaign during the recent legislative elections
* Matthew ELLIS, Chairman of the International Centre of Excellence for Local eDemocracy (ICELE) (United-Kingdom) – e-Democracy games and leadership blogging developed in the UK
* Hugo KERSCHOT, University of Leuven (Belgium) – E-democracy in the Flemish region
* Pierre-Etienne NOBLE, Editor-in-chief SLObserver.com, The first French-language blog for information on Second life
* ClÃ©lia MORALI, Project Manager, Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry (France) – Using the recreational aspect to increase citizen participation
16h30 Eric WOERTH, Minister for the Budget, Public Accounts and the Civil Service
17h00 Conclusion speech of AndrÃ© SANTINI, Mayor of Issy-les-Moulineaux, Secretary of State for Civil Service
17h30 End of the World e-Democracy Forum / Cocktail at the Exhibition Village