A Workshop on SOA & Web Services for ICT Solutions for Tax & Public Revenue - 19 February 2009 - Brussels, Belgium


Workshop Overview

The objective of the one day Workshop was to introduce ICT solutions in the context of public finance, including tax, benefits and payments and exchange experience amongst professionals of use cases focusing on SOA [Service oriented architecture] and web-based services. Learn more...

Who Attended the Workshop

More than 90 participants registered, coming from more than 20 countries. Speakers came from several major international organizations, including OECD, WCO, the World Bank, the European Commission and from national and regional governments, including the UK, Germany and Switzerland, and from some major enterprises.

Workshop Summary

Lively discussions took place in the successful eGovernment Workshop hosted by the Belgian Federal Ministry of Finance, SPFF, in Brussels, Belgium, on February 19th. The focus was on SOA and web services used in the public sector, especially regarding finance, revenue and tax. The meeting was organized by the OASIS eGov Member Section Steering Committee.

The programme prompted exchanges of views regarding future directions for SOA and web delivered services in the finance sector, based on open standards. The hosts, SPFF, provided excellent facilities and generous refreshments. OASIS support was sponsored by IBM, Microsoft and ADOBE. Learn more...

The follow-up eGov Workshop will be on April 17th 2009 in Washington, D. C. hosted by the World Bank.