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15.09.2015 Euritas Summit 2015

Corporate Logo of Euritas Summit 2015

Euritas, the European Network of Public IT Providers, in strength cooperation with Assinter Italia, the Italian Association of Regional ICT in-house Companies, promotes the international event: “Euritas Summit 2015: innovate, cooperate, take the challenge!”.

The two days meeting dedicated to the innovation in public administrations will be hosted by “Spazio Europa”, managed by the European Parliament Information Office in Italy and the European Commission Representation in Italy.

The meeting will be participated by public managers, ICT professionals, e-Government experts, representatives of the highest level of European public administrations, relevant persons from the ICT industry, who could discuss about how Digital Agendas are radically changing public systems steering them toward the future at a European, national and regional level.

The agenda, already almost complete, see the contribution of prestigious representatives of European Commission DG Connect (Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology), such as Lucilla Sioli, Head of Unit "European Semester & Knowledge Base", and Alessandra Sbordoni, member of the Task Force eIDAS, Electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions.

Moreover, it is confirmed the participation of Margarida Abecasis, Head of “ISA - Interoperability solutions for European Public Administrations - Unit” of DIGIT, Directorate-General for Informatics, with a speech dedicated to Public Sector Modernisation and the solutions developed under ISA. Another international keynote speaker will be Marco Daglio from OECD, Head of Public Sector Innovation for the Unit “Reform of the Public Sector. Public Governance and Territorial Development”.

The meeting will be also occasion for a reflection about ICT governance across Europe, starting from the presentation of a Study promoted by Assinter Italia in 2015, focused on organizational and governance models within regional ICT in-hose companies in Italy, with an overview also on European context thanks to the contribution from some Euritas members (BRZ from Austria and DVZ from Germany). The presentation will be made by Prof. Mariano Corso, Full Professor of Management Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, and the discussion will be enriched by speeches of Euritas President, Roland Jabkowski, and Assinter Italia President, Clara Fresca Fantoni.

Finally, the meeting will give the chance to know the main European, national and regional projects that are now in phase of development for realizing the Digital Agendas on the innovation assets, such as: Cloud Computing, Open & Big Data, eIdentity, Trust and Security in ICT, etc. There are scheduled many speeches from all over Europe (Italy, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Netherlands, Estonia, Malta, etc.).
The topics of cooperation will also focus on the relationships between public administrations and private market, and on the need to find innovative ways for collaboration that could make easier the match between public request of innovation and offers from the ICT industry, even through a huger use of Public Private Partnerships and Pre-commercial Procurement.

The opening of the Summit will be honored by a keynote speech of Antonella Giulia Pizzaleo, Representative of Italian Parliamentarian Commission for the "Declaration of Internet Rights", while the conclusions will be realized by Antonio Samaritani, Director-General, Italian Agency for Digitalization (AgID), the most important Italian authorities for e-Government topics at national level.


October 15, from 10.30 to 17.30
October 16, from 09.00 to 14.30


Spazio Europa, managed by the European Parliament Information Office in Italy and the European Commission Representation in Italy (Rome)
Via IV Novembre, 149, 00187 Roma, Italy



Source: www.euritas.eu