Sponsors
Ayuntamiento de Zaragoza
Ayuntamiento de Gijón
Satec
Universidad de Oviedo
Fundación Dintel
Organizers
W3C Spain
Fundación CTIC
Promoted by
e-Asturias 2007

PROGRAM

Thursday, 1 February 2007

Session 1: This session will offer an overview on eGovernment services current situation, open standards and W3C goals in this field.

First Session
Time Topic Speaker Material
09:15 - 10:15 Registration
10:15 - 10:30 Welcome M. América Álvarez González (Director-General IT, Principality of Asturias Government)
Pedro Sanjurjo González (Deputy Mayor and Deputy Councillor for Administrative Coordination and Organization and Public Finances at Gijón City Council)
Daniel Dardailler (Associate Chair for Europe, W3C)
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10:30 - 11:15 Has eGovernment lost its way? Peter F. Brown (Founder of Pensive.eu and Chair of CEN's eGovernment Focus Group) slides - audio
11:15 - 12:00 Coffee Break
12:00 - 12:45 Open Web Standard and eGovernment Daniel Dardailler (Associate Chair for Europe, W3C) slides - audio
12:45 - 13:30 Panel - Interaction between Web Standards and e-Government Chair: Klaus Birkenbihl (W3C)
Participants: Session Speakers joined by Juan Miguel Márquez (Director-General for the Modernisation of the Administration, Ministry for Public Administrations (MAP)
audio

Lunchbreak (provided by the organization)

Session 2: This session is intended to provide knowledge on government and citizens' interaction needs regarding eGovernment services.

Second Session
Time Topic Speaker Material
15:00 - 15:45 W3C technologies for info dissemination and interaction Steven Pemberton (Chair of HTML and Forms Working Groups, W3C) slides - audio
15:45 - 16:30 Policy, standards and legislation in eGovernment Adam Bailin (Digital Media Manager, UK Central Office of Information) slides - audio
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 - 17:45 Citizen experience with eGovernment Eric Velleman (Director, Bartimeus Accessibility Foundation) slides - audio
17:45 - 18:30 Panel - Citizens' needs and Government's solutions: a dialogue on the Web Chair: José Manuel Alonso (W3C)
Participants: Session Speakers joined by Francisco García Vieira (Competivity and Innovation Manager, Red.es)
audio

Social event (21:00h): Espicha (Asturian typical meal), which will be held at the Restaurante Bellavista. It is located a few meters from the symposium.

Friday, 2 February 2007

Session 3: This session is intended to provide knowledge on government institutions and industry interaction needs regarding eGovernment services.

Third Session
Time Topic Speaker Material
09:45 - 10:30 Web Services: Building Blocks and Prospective Yves Lafon (Web Services Activity Lead, W3C) slides - audio
10:30 - 11:15 IDABC programme - The European Interoperability Framework Serge Novaretti (Project Officer, European eGovernment Services - IDABC, European Commission) slides - audio
11:15 - 12:00 Coffee Break
12:00 - 12:45 eGovernment Applied Strategy M. América Álvarez González (Director-General IT, Principality of Asturias Government) slides - audio
12:45 - 13:30 Panel - Electronic Services: an Issue of Architecture or Engineering? Chair: Alberto Mijares (Technology Area Lead at Fundación CTIC)
Participants: Session Speakers joined by Miguel A. Amutio Gómez (Jefe de Área de Planificación y Explotación), Ministry for Public Administrations (MAP)
audio

Lunchbreak (provided by the organization)

Session 4: Acquiring, archiving and retrieving knowledge on mechanisms to improve the interaction between government institutions, citizens and industry regarding eGovernment services.

Fourth Session
Time Topic Speaker Material
15:00 - 15:45 The Offer and Promises of Semantic Web Ivan Herman (Semantic Web Activity Lead, W3C) slides - audio
15:45 - 16:30 WSMO-PA: Towards a generic PA Service Model Vassilios Peristeras, and Maciej Zaremba (Researchers) - National University of Ireland, DERI Galway) slides - audio 1/audio 2
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 - 17:45 Semantic Tools for the e-Citizen Antonio Campos (R&D Manager), and Luís Polo Paredes (Semantic Web Line Lead), Fundación CTIC slides - audio
17:45 - 18:30 Panel - Semantic Web: Bridging the gap between eGovernment endpoints Chair: Mauro Nunez (North American Business Manager, W3C)
Participants: Session Speakers joined by Jesús Fernández Ruíz (Zaragoza City Council web site Lead).
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