2009 eGov DC Workshop - 17 April 2009 - Washington, D.C., USA

About the Workshop

eGov Washington Workshop: "Putting Open Standards to Work for Transparency, Security, and Interoperability"

The OASIS eGov Washington Workshop will be organized jointly by the OASIS eGov Member Section and the World Bank e-Development Thematic Group, Global Information and Communication Technology Division.

This one-day Workshop offers a unique opportunity to exchange experiences amongst professionals from the public administration and the private sector regarding the significance of open standards for efficient and transformational government.

Main themes include:

  • Openness, Transparency and Justice
  • Identity, Authentication and Security
  • Reviewing Interoperability and Mobility, including Implications of Cloud Computing

Worldwide Representation

The OASIS eGov Workshop will bring together up to 100 professionals onsite at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. In addition, interactive video links will facilitate participation by officials from many emerging markets and developing countries.  Representatives of many countries where the World Bank finances eGovernment projects will participate, including Mexico, Colombia, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Bosnia, and other countries in central and Eastern Europe.

Why attend the OASIS eGov Workshop?

This free Workshop is an ideal opportunity for you to:

  • Better understand the role open standards play in public administration and doing business with government
  • Exchange views and compare use cases with your peers
  • Learn more about the latest technology trends in eGovernment systems
  • Assess strategies to avoid vendor lock-in and promote choice

Building on Brussels

The OASIS eGov Washington Workshop is a sequel to 19 February 2009 event in Brussels, which was organized by OASIS and the Belgian Federal Ministry of Finance.

Learn and Network

Speakers will include senior government officials from Canada, Ghana, New Zealand, and USA and a range of very experienced business and information technology specialists. The agenda is being developed by the OASIS eGov Steering Committee, in cooperation with the World Bank.

Register Now!
Participation in this Workshop is at no cost, but registration will be essential, as places will be limited.

Contact us
For information on attending, speaking at, or sponsoring the OASIS eGov Washington Workshop, contact events@oasis-open.org.