In the area of eGovernment, the Polish Government together with the European Commission hosted the 6th European Ministerial eGovernment Conference and Exhibition "Borderless eGovernment Services for Europeans" in Poznan, 17th -18th November, 2011. This event was one of the largest and biggest EU events in Poland during the six month period of the Polish Presidency, with approximately 800 delegates.
The Pre-Conference that took place on the 16th of November was jointly organized by two governmental agencies involved in innovation: VINNOVA from Sweden and Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) from Poland.
Julia delivered the keynote speech at the Pre-Conference focused on the latest trends in eParticipation‘Living Labs and Social Media – On How to Turn Turtles into Gazelles’ discussing how increased citizen expectations and the current economic crisis are creating new demands on the public sector to deliver private sector levels of service.
The Pre-Conference showed the results of important European eGovernment research in generating and implementing new e-visions and e-solutions for public service delivery, as well as the possibilities to build new strategies upon current results.
Watch the Pre-Conference Opening Ceremony here.