Conference Programme

"Bold Digital Government- Leading through Disruption"

51st ICA Conference
11-14 September, 2017, Tokyo, Japan
Monday, September 11 th - Governance Day
ICA BOARD & COUNCIL MEETINGS
Keio Plaza Hotel - Room to be confirmed

13:00 - 14:00

ICA Board Meeting | Board members only

Chair: Mr. Toshi Zamma, Chairman, ICA

14:00 - 16:00

ICA 51st Annual Council Meeting & Elections

Chair: Mr. Toshi Zamma, Chairman, ICA

Attendees: Governing Board, Programme Committee, National Representatives and Deputy National Representatives only (no substitutes)

  • Treasurer Report
  • Elections-to be conducted by life member
ORIENTATION
Keio Plaza Hotel - Room to be confirmed

16:00 - 16:45

Welcome and information session for new observing countries

Chairs:

Mr. Larry Caffrey, ICA Life Member | UK

Mr. Jan Timmermans, ICA Treasurer | The Netherlands

Tuesday, September 12th
Information Day

Keio Plaza Hotel - Room to be confirmed

"Bold Digital Government- Leading through Disruption"

Vast change is apparent in our everyday lives but transformation is more so evident in technology. So how do governments stay in sync and even a step ahead in this technological race, which can progress into a course of development and advancement but also one of disruption and vulnerability?

This year's conference will examine how government CIOs and eGovernment leaders can translate and embrace latest technologies within their digital strategy, infrastructure and services.

09:00 - 10:00

Session I: Welcoming Session

Welcome by Mr. Toshi Zamma, ICA Chair, Special Advisor Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications | Government of Japan

Speakers:

  1. Government of Japan | TBC
  2. Government of Japan | TBC

10:00 - 10:30

Annual Group Photo | Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:30

Session II:  Keynote Presentation

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Cheow Hoe Chan, Government CIO- Infocomm Development Authority | Government of Singapore

11:30 - 13:00

Session III: Government Update

During this session, which is dedicated to the organization, implementation and practice sharing of Digital Transformation, we will look at how a number of governments have adapted or are coping with in some instances with new technologies.

Chair: Mr. Toshi Zamma, ICA Chair, Special Advisor Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications | Government of Japan

Speakers:

  1. TBC | CIO Government of South Korea
  2. Mr. Tim Occleshaw, Government Chief Technology Officer (GCTO) and Deputy Chief Executive, Service and System Transformation, at the Department of Internal Affairs | Government of New Zealand
  3. Mr. Alex Benay, CIO | Government of Canada
  4. Mr. Victor Lagunes , Director General de Tecnologías de Información Presidencia de la República | Government of Mexico

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:45

Special Presentation: What is Digital Transformation all about?

Speaker: Mr. Andrea Di Maio, Managing VP | Gartner Research

14:45 - 16:00

Session IV:  Technology Update

New Technologies emerge while others transform at an exponential pace. In this session, our speakers will share their insights on how they have adopted these new technologies.

Chair: Mrs. Marj Akerley, CIO Department of Justice | Government of Canada

Speakers:

  1. Mr. Soichiro Takagi, General Manager Research Division, Associate Professor/Executive Research Fellow| Center for Global Communications, International University of Japan
  2. Speaker TBC | Government of Denmark
  3. Ms. Anja Kaspersen Head Strategic Engagement and New Technologies | International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

16:00 - 16:15

Coffee Break

16:15 - 17:30

Session V: Members Update

During the Members Update, Member States demonstrate their major achievements and concerns of the year that passed. Following, an interactive discussion will lead to a select few topics for further analysis. Our participating technology experts will be called to advise on the way forward.

Chair: Mr. Peter Bruce, ICA Past Chair, Former CIO | Government of Canada

17:30

Closing of the Day

Wednesday, September 13th

Interaction Day

Keio Plaza Hotel – Room to be confirmed

08:30 - 12:00

This day’s sessions will host interactive discussions focused on the value of co-creation within public service delivery. With the help of experts from the Swedish eGovLab and Stockholm University, we will navigate through the process for modelling of organisational structures as a support to Digital Transformation while taking a close look at the role of disruptive technologies within this context.

Session VI: Challenge: Misinformation

Administrative agility and disruptive technologies: how to prepare and welcome innovation in the public sector.

Identification of emerging new models and their co-existence. Assisting and channeling of innovation into public service, start-ups and system change.

Interaction Day Chair: Mr. Vasilis Koulolias, Director of eGovlab | Sweden

Interaction Day Coordinator: Prof. Harald Kjellin, Stockholm University | Sweden

Topics for discussion:

  • The impact of cultural differences on digital services
  • Structure - Selecting the Business Model of the Organisation which supports the transformation of digital government
Breakout Group Leaders:
  1. Mr. Frank Leyman, Manager International Relations, Digital Transformation Office | Belgium
  2. Mr. Vasilis Koulolias, Director of eGovlab | Sweden
  3. Mr. Rogelio Tejada, Chief Information Officer (CIO) Office of the President | Government of Mexico

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

13:30 – 15:30

Session VI: (cont.)

Special Guest: Creative presentation on IoT

Topics for discussion:

  • The Practice in an organisational context and the ecosystem
  • The way that all the above needs to be put into practice

Breakout Group Leaders:

  1. Mr. Juhani Korhonen, Ministerial Advisor, Public Sector ICT Ministry of Finance | Government of Finland
  2. Mr. Joseph Yew, Cluster Director - Justice, Law & Foreign Affairs Cluster, Government Technology Agency | Government of Singapore
  3. Mr. Magnus Enzell, Senior Adviser - Ministry of Finance| Government of Sweden

15:30 - 15:45

Coffee Break

15:45 - 17:00

Session VII: Report Back

Take-aways from Interaction Day/ report back from all Session VI groups.

Chair: Mr. Vasilis Koulolias, Director of eGovlab | Sweden

Coordinator: Prof. Harald Kjellin, Stockholm University | Sweden

Group Leaders:

  1. Mr. Frank Leyman, Manager International Relations, Digital Transformation Office | Belgium
  2. Mr. Vasilis Koulolias, Director of eGovlab | Sweden
  3. Mr. Rogelio Tejada, Chief Information Officer (CIO) Office of the President | Government of Mexico
  4. Mr. Juhani Korhonen, Ministerial Advisor, Public Sector ICT Ministry of Finance | Government of Finland
  5. Mr. Joseph Yew, Cluster Director - Justice, Law & Foreign Affairs Cluster, Government Technology Agency | Government of Singapore
  6. Mr. Magnus Enzell, Senior Adviser - Ministry of Finance | Government of Sweden

17:00

Closing of the Day

Thursday, September 14th

Consolidation Day

Keio Plaza Hotel – Room to be confirmed

09:00 - 10:30

Session VIII: Formulating Recommendations

How can the ICA community utilize conference outcomes and recommendations to succeed greater UX? In this session, three more Member States share their expertise on Digital Transformation. Information gathered will be used as basis for ICA’s next publication themed on the topic of this conference. A motivation speech will round up Recommendations and take-aways.

Chair: Mr. Cheng-Ming (Ken) Wang, Senior Analyst of National Development Council | Government of Taiwan

Speakers:

  1. Mr. Yair Frank, Government CIO, Prime Minister’s Office | Government of Israel
  2. Mr. John Kootstra, International Coordinator Citizenship and Information Policy Department, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations | Government of The Netherlands
  3. TBC

Motivational Speaker: Prof. Harald Kjellin, Stockholm University | Sweden

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30

Session IX: Rapporteur Session

This session aims to link conclusions drawn from this year’s conference to related activities of World Bank and OECD.

Chair: Mr. Frank Leyman , Manager International Relations, Digital Transformation Office | Belgium

Speakers:

  1. Ms. Jane Treadwell, Practice Manager, Transport and ICT Global Practice | World Bank
  2. Ms. Barbara-Chiara Ubaldi, Senior project manager, Digital Government and Open Data within the Division for Public Sector Reform of the Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate| OECD

Conference Rapporteur: Dr. Naiyi Hsiao, Deputy Director, Taiwan E-Governance Center (TEG) | Government of Taiwan

12:30 - 13:00

Session X: A Look Ahead

Chair: Mr. Toshi Zamma, ICA Chair, Special Advisor Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications | Government of Japan

Revealing of the 52nd ICA Conference location

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00

Departure for National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)

15:00 - 17:00

Guided Tour of Miraikan

Mirai (未来) means “the future” in Japanese and at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) we will experience science and technology from a scientific point of view, have discussions and consider the future that awaits.

17:00

Closing of the Day | Depart for hotel