58th ICA Conference Programme

58th ICA Conference

Smart Governance for Tomorrow’s Challenges: Resilient Digital Public Services & Infrastructure

August 27th - 29th, 2024 Gaborone, Botswana
Monday, August 26th, 2024
16:00

Annual General Assembly at Protea Hotel Gaborone Masa Square | Main Conference Room

19:00

Networking Event

Venue: Protea Hotel Gaborone Masa Square | Pool Side

21:00

Closing of the Day

Tuesday, August 27th, 2024
Venue: Protea Hotel Gaborone Masa Square | Main Conference Room
09:00

Opening & Welcome Remarks

09:20

Keynote Speaker

09:45

Next Bound of Digital Government: Cost efficiencies and public/private sector

More information coming soon!

11:00

Coffee Break

11:20

Q&A

12:20

Lunch

13:30

Digital and Green by Default: Digital Governance and Inclusivity

More information coming soon!

14:45

Coffee Break

15:00

Q&A | ELP: Green IT

16:00

Round-Up and Closing of the Day

18:00 Buses to Depart from Protea Hotel Gaborone Masa Square | Entrance
19:00

Welcome Dinner – Traditional Cultural Evening

Venue: Botswana National Museum

22:00 Buses to Depart for Hotels
Wednesday, August 28th, 2024
Venue: Botswana Digital Innovation Hub (BDIH), Science and Technology Park
08:00

Buses to Depart from Protea Hotel Gaborone Masa Square | Entrance

09:00

Site Visit: Botswana Digital Innovation Hub (BDIH), Science and Technology Park

11:00

Coffee Break

11:15

How can generative AI contribute to government work?

The era of generative AI holds threats and opportunities for government service. In this session, we will try to focus on the opportunities afforded by the new era, when we divide government activity into several layers. These will include: regulator's work; procurement, engagements and budget management; social services; the government as an employer; preparing for emergency scenarios; and reducing workloads in the public service.

12:00

Q&A

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Scam & Fraud: Cybersec & Emerging Threats

More information coming soon!

14:45

Q&A

15:30

Breakouts

16:30

Round-Up of the Day

17:00

Closing of Day | Free Evening

Thursday, August 29th, 2024
Venue: Protea Hotel Gaborone Masa Square | Main Conference Room
09:00

Welcome & Special Opening Remarks

09:15

African CIO Forum

More information coming soon!

10:45

Coffee Break

11:00

Country Reports | Part I

More information coming soon!

12:20

Lunch

13:20

Country Reports | Part II

More information coming soon!

14:20 Round-up and Closing of the Conference
16:30

Depart for Evening Event

Buses to Depart from Protea Hotel Gaborone Masa Square Entrance

17:00

Cultural Visit

19:00

Closing Dinner Event - Traditional Cultural Evening - Mini Safari Mokolodi Cultural Reserve

22:00

Buses to Depart for Hotel