e-Parliament Strategies
& Resolving Risk to Parliament’s
Digital Resources

Conference 2017

  1. Overview
  2. Programme
  3. Gallery
  4. Delegates
  5. Exhibitors
  6. Exhibition Opportunities
DAY ONE (17 January 2017)
08:30 Registration
09:00 Introduction
09:15 Building the digital parliament that will deliver institutional improvements in terms of legislative process, scrutiny and reporting
10:00 Morning Refreshments
10:15 Critical success factors of e-Parliament systems to enhance user engagement
11:00 Connecting Parliaments and citizens: the challenge of openness, transparency and representation
11:45 Why is digital preservation important to Parliament?
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Capturing and publishing parliamentary records: timeliness, accuracy and preservation
14:45 Development of e-Parliament strategies: regional and global initiatives
15:30 Afternoon Refreshments
15:45 Lessons learned on the role of ICT in making Parliament more open, accessible, accountable and effective
16:30 Panel Discussion
17:00 End of Day 1
DAY TWO (18 January 2017)
09:00 Introduction
09:15 Addressing the risk to Parliament’s digital resources in order to ensure digital resources remain authentic and accessible over time, which will influence the efficiency of e-Parliament
10:00 Morning Refreshments
10:15 The importance of ICT for the empowerment and increased credibility of parliamentary institutions
11:00 Demonstration of the e-parliament system: sharing of experience and challenges face so far
11:45 Implementing digital preservation infrastructure and best manage the risks to Parliament's digital resources
12:30 Lunch
14:00 How Parliaments with lesser resources can deploy effective and sustainable ICT solutions
14:45 How Parliament can use the emergence of open data and social networks to engage and listen to the people
(Social tools and open data herald a seismic shift in the relationship between parliament and citizens. As such, this session provides an opportunity to explore the emergence of open data as well as the rapid growth of social media to engage citizens in authentic conversation about the issues that matter to them, as well as taking a closer look at the risks of using social media and grappling with ways to make effective use to social networks).
15:30 Afternoon Refreshments
15:45 The challenge of delivering wide-area broadband services using VHF/UHF White Space spectrum
16:30 Meeting new and evolving needs of the Parliament with innovative budget amendments compilation system to resolve the challenges in tracking and managing Notices of Amendments efficiently
17:00 End of Conference

Inter-parliamentary collaboration and partnerships offers a platform to identify gaps, deliberate solutions and assist in implementing e-Parliament solution to improve representation, transparency, accountability, openness and effectiveness for the people they represent, however, Parliament’s digital resources are vulnerable and these risks are real, substantial and imminent, as such, the need to roll-out digital preservation strategy to ensure sound information governance and manage the risk to Parliament’s digital resources

Modern e-Parliament strategies leverage from harnessing the power of ICT to focus largely on adapting back-office structures to deliver Parliament citizen-centric, including eliminating inefficient practices and processes. As such, by taking a closer look at investment in frontier of e-Parliaments innovation is essential to enhance the effectiveness of Parliaments. This conference focuses significantly on facilitating discussion on implementing effective solution for the Parliament to enhance high level of efficiency, cost-efficiency, mobility, transparency and responsibility in the process of preparation, implementation and the daily coordination of the legislative processes in order to improve Parliament effectiveness in meeting the needs of its citizens. In addition, discussion includes the preservation of all of Parliament’s born-digital and digitized assets which requires long-term preservation in order to benefit present and future generations. This includes data, documents, records and other recorded information that has a specific value to Parliament, including making sure that digital resources remain authentic and accessible in the future. However, Parliament’s digital resources are most at risk during changes to work processes and technology integration with existing system. By planning and carrying out appropriate preservation strategies to mitigate these impacts, contingencies can be put in place to ensure information can continue to be accessible. As such, World e-Parliament Strategies & Resolving Risk to Parliament’s Digital Resources Conference 2017 provides a timely platform for delegates to be updated on key issues and challenges pertaining to the adoption of e-Parliament and the issue of vulnerability and risks in Parliament’s digital resources, in order to take action now, by focusing and investing on frontier of e-Parliament innovation, including strengthening digital preservation strategy to ensure sound information governance and resolving risk to Parliament’s digital resources.

Secure a complimentary exhibit booth

Limited numbers of complimentary exhibit booths for all registered delegates (on a first comes first served basis), who wish to showcase latest products/services in relation to resolving risk to Parliament’s digital resources. Limited FREE exhibition / table top showcase is available on first comes first served basis to all registered delegates. For details, please forward your request to