International conference «Giant Leaps Start With Small Steps», May 18-21, 2020

The director of CSEA of Ukraine Yurii Kovtaniuk participated in the 6th international conference on e-government 2020 «Giant Leaps Start With Small Steps» which is being held online in Estonia on May 18-21, 2020.

Conference program 


Conference opening was held on May 18, 2020.

Presentation materials

Democracy in a Digital Society. Kristina Reinsalu, Programme Director of e-Democracy, e-Governance Academy, Estonia (pdf, 16 Mb)

Cyber Security Framework for a Solid Digital Government. Epp Maaten, Programme Director of National Cyber Security, e-Governance Academy, Estonia (pdf, 6 Mb)

Next Generation Architecture Principles for e-Estonia. Kristo Vaher, Chief Technology Officer, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia (pdf, 5 Mb)

Tallinn City Session: Digital Transformation from paperless to e-Governance. Toomas Sepp – City Secretary, Head of City Office, Tallinn, Estonia (pdf, 6 Mb)



May 19, 2020 – section «Introduction of the Day: Vision to Action & Welcome Note»

Section «Country Opinions – Canada, Ukraine, Benin, Israel»

Section «Keynote and Expert Opinions».

Presentations for the section

What I learned on a 20-country quest for real innovation. David Rowan – Expert on technology trends and corporate innovation (pdf, 44 Mb)

Expert opinons:
e-Government Roadmap: example of Aruba. Varelie Croes – Chief Innovation Officer of Aruba (pdf, 29 Mb)

You can’t transform without citizens: How social media can help drive transformation. Roger Christie – Managing Director, Propel Group, Australia (pdf, 2 Mb)

Digital Journey of Brazil. Luis Felipe Salin Monteiro – Brazil’s Secretary of Digital Government, Brazil (pdf, 1 Mb)

May 20, 2020

Section «Financing for Digital Transformation»


The organizers marked key speeches:
Amani Abou-Zeid – Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, African Union Commission: «Opportunities and challenges of digitalization in the light of COVID 19 pandemic»
Urmas Reinsalu – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia: «New partnerships for digital developmnent»

Section «Live Discussion with Live Q&A: Digital 4 Development – from Vision to Action»


May 21, 2020.

Section «Use of Modern Tools»


Live Discussion – Government in the Cloud: When Will It Be Virtualized, As-a-Platform, Available Everywhere?

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19-22 october 2021

The International Council on Archives (ICA) has announced new dates for the ICA Abu Dhabi Congress: 19-22 october 2021 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). ICA Governance meetings will take place between 17-18 october 2021.

Exhibitions online