Presentations - World e-Parliament Conference 2009

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  3 November 2009
12:00 pm - 02:00 pm Arrival and registration of delegates
02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Official Opening of the World e-Parliament Conference 2009

  • Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
  • Anders B. Johnsson, Secretary-General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union
  • Ahmed Fathy Sorour, Speaker of the People's Assembly of Egypt and co-Chair of the Board of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament
  • Ildiko Gall Pelcz, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary and co-Chair of the Board of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament
03:00 pm - 04:30 pm

High-level panel
Connecting Parliaments and citizens: new technologies to foster openness, transparency and accountability

Chair: Harry Jenkins, Speaker of the House of Representatives of Australia

  • Joyce Adeline Bamford-Addo, Speaker of Parliament of Ghana
  • Julio César Valentín, President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Dominican Republic
  • Maurizio Lupi, Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy
  • Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Member of Congress, Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Edward J. Markey, Chairman of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, U.S. House of Representatives

Open discussion

04:30 pm - 06:00 pm

High-level panel
How ICT can strengthen Parliaments in young and emerging democracies

Chair: Justin Koumba, President of the National Assembly of Congo

  • Mninwa J. Mahlangu, Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces of South Africa
  • Diana Wallis, Vice President of the European Parliament
  • Jani Makraduli, Vice President of the Assembly of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  • David Price, Chairman of the House Democracy Partnership and Chairman of the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, U.S. House of Representatives

Open discussion

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm Welcoming reception hosted by the Foreign Affairs Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives

 

  4 November 2009
  General sessions Specialized sessions
09:00 am - 10:45 am

ICT Strategic Planning, Management and Oversight: the complexity of the legislature environment

Chair: Marilyn B. Barua-Yap, Secretary General, House of Representatives of the Philippines

  • Anders Forsberg, Secretary General, Parliament of Sweden
  • Ian Harris, Clerk of the House of Representatives of Australia
  • Mzi Mbangula, Divisional Head, Corporate Services (ICT), National Assembly of South Africa

Open discussion

Open standards for parliamentary documentation: cooperative approaches

Chair: Flavio Zeni, Chief Technical Adviser, Africa i-Parliament Action Plan, UN/DESA

  • João Alberto de Oliveira Lima, Systems Analyst, Federal Senate of Brazil
  • Monica Palmirani, Associate Professor of Legal Informatics, CIRSFID, University of Bologna
  • Tom Van Engers, Professor of Legal Knowledge Management, Leibniz Center for Law, University of Amsterdam
  • Flemming Sorensen, Head of Service, Directorate for Information Technologies, Directorate General for Innovation and Technological Support, European Parliament

Open discussion

10:45 am - 11:15 am Coffee break
11:15 am - 01:00 pm

How parliamentary websites can serve different purposes and users

Chair: Matilda Katopola, Secretary General, National Assembly of Malawi

Open discussion

Implementing XML in Parliament

Chair: Andreas Sidler, CIO, Parliament of Switzerland

  • Kirsten Gullickson, Senior Systems Analyst, and Cindy Leach, Projects Director, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Arik Fischel, Head of the IT Department, Parliament of Israel
  • Bruno Penne, IT Expert, House of Representatives of Belgium
  • Brian Keenan, ParlInfo Administrator, Publishing Section Information Access Branch, Department of Parliamentary Services, Parliament of Australia [Transcript]

Open discussion

01:00 pm - 02:30 pm Lunch break
02:30 pm - 03:45 pm

Special event
How important are international and regional networks to support the responsibilities of Parliaments?

Chair: Hafnaoui Amrani, President, Association of Secretaries General of Parliament (ASGP) and Secretary General, Council of the Nation of Algeria

  • Mohamed Abou Zeid, Member of the Parliament of Egypt
  • Lim In Gyu, Deputy Secretary General, National Assembly of the Republic of Korea
  • Piotr Nowina-Konopka, co-Director of the ECPRD and Director for Relations with National Parliaments of the European Parliament
  • William T. Pound, Executive Director, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
  • Moira Fraser, Chair of the IFLA Parliamentary Library and Research Services Section and Librarian of the Parliament of New Zealand

Open discussion

03:45 pm - 04:15 pm Coffee break
04:15 pm - 06:00 pm

The use of new social media and other Internet communication tools in the parliamentary environment: lessons learned

Chair: James G. Kwanya Rege, Member of the Parliament of Kenya

Open discussion

Security and reliability of technical infrastructures: challenges for parliaments

Chair: Javier de Andrés Blasco, Coordinator, Center for Information and Communication Technologies, Congress of Deputies, Spain

  • Lou Magnotti, Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, U.S. House of Representatives
  • David Addow-Quarshie, IT Director, Parliament of Ghana
  • Antonio Saad, ICT Director, National Assembly of Panama

Open discussion

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm Reception hosted by the Inter-Parliamentary Union

 

  5 November 2009
  General sessions Specialized sessions
09:00 am - 10:45 am

Systems for managing the lifecycle of legislative documentation

Chair: José Pedro Montero, Secretary General, House of Representatives of Uruguay

Open discussion

Technology options for recording and reporting floor and committee proceedings

Chair: Jeff Griffith, Senior Advisor, Global Centre for ICT in Parliament

Open discussion

10:45 am - 11:15 am Coffee break
11:15 am - 01:00 pm

Chamber technologies: experiences and trends

Chair: Luc Blondeel, Secretary General, Senate of Belgium

  • Shin Hang Jin, Director, Legislative Information System Office, Assembly of the Republic of Korea
  • Oleksiy Sydorenko, Head, Computer Systems (IT) Department, Parliament of Ukraine
  • Hernán Figueroa, Director of IT, Chamber of Deputies of Chile
  • João Viegas, Director of IT, National Assembly of Portugal and ECPRD Coordinator of the ICT Working Group

Open discussion

Enhancing research services for members and committees through ICT

Chair: Marianne Gei-Khoibes, Director Library and Computer Services, National Assembly of Namibia

  • Rae Ellen Best, Librarian, US House of Representatives
  • John Pullinger, Director General and Librarian, UK Parliament
  • Alim Garga, Deputy Director, Library and Information Services, National Assembly of Cameroon
  • Santo Voeuk, Director of Library and Research Services, Senate of Cambodia
  • Raissa Teodori, Secretary, IFLA Section on Library and Research Services for Parliaments and Head of the Special Collections Office, Library, Senate of Italy

Open discussion

01:00 pm - 02:30 pm Lunch break
02:30 pm - 05:30 pm

High-level panel
Promoting democracy and inter-parliamentary cooperation: a collaborative approach to institutional building through a shared framework for e-parliament

Chair: Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations

Presentation: The status of ICT in Parliament - Jeff Griffith, Senior Advisor, Global Centre for ICT in Parliament

Interventions

  • Anders B. Johnsson, Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union
  • James Michel, Ambassador, Counselor to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Hafnaoui Amrani, President, Association of Secretaries General of Parliament (ASGP) and Secretary General, Council of the Nation of Algeria
  • Silvana Rubino-Hallman, Specialist, Institutional Capacity of the State Division, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Paul Mitchell, Manager of the Development Communication Division, The World Bank

Open discussion

05:30 pm - 06:00 pm

Official closing of the World e-Parliament Conference 2009

  • Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
  • Ahmed Fathy Sorour, Speaker of the People's Assembly of Egypt and co-Chair of the Board of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament
  • Ildiko Gall Pelcz, Deputy-Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly and co-Chair of the Board of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament
  • Anders Johnsson, Secretary General, Inter-Parliamentary Union
  • Lorraine Miller, Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives
06:00 pm - 08:00 pm Capitol tours
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Opening Address by Mr. Ahmed Fathy Sorour, Speaker of the People's Assembly of Egypt and co-Chair of the Board of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament84.04 KB
Opening Address by Ms. Ildiko Gall Pelcz, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary and co-Chair of the Board of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament33.22 KB
Speech by Mr. Maurizio Lupi, Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy36.17 KB
Presentation by Ms. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Member of Congress, Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference, U.S. House of Representatives735.89 KB
How ICT Can Strengthen Parliaments In Young And Emerging Democracies - Macedonian Case, by Mr. Jani Makraduli, Vice President of the Assembly of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia2.96 MB
Speech by Mr. Anders Forsberg, Secretary General, Parliament of Sweden52.23 KB
Presentation by Mr. Ian Harris, Clerk of the House of Representatives of Australia3.1 MB
LexML Brazil, by Mr. João Alberto de Oliveira Lima, Systems Analyst, Federal Senate of Brazil971.71 KB
Akoma Ntoso: XML Open Standard for Legal Resources, by Ms. Monica Palmirani, Associate Professor of Legal Informatics, CIRSFID, University of Bologna710.61 KB
Beyond XML-isation, by Mr. Tom Van Engers, Professor of Legal Knowledge Management, Leibniz Center for Law, University of Amsterdam1.33 MB
Presentation by Ms. Adelina Sá Carvalho, Secretary General, Assembly of the Republic of Portugal1.23 MB
Speech by Mr. Alessandro Palanza, Deputy Secretary General, Chamber of Deputies of Italy39.33 KB
Presentation by Mr. Carlos Magno Cataldi Santoro, CIO, Senate of Brazil2.33 MB
Presentation by Ms. Ellen Miller, Executive Director, Sunlight Foundation3.06 MB
XML in the European Parliament, by Mr. Flemming Sorensen, Head of Service, Directorate for Information Technologies, Directorate General for Innovation and Technological Support, European Parliament1.06 MB
Using XML in the US House of Representatives, by Ms. Kirsten Gullickson, Senior Systems Analyst, and Ms. Cindy Leach, Projects Director, U.S. House of Representatives827.59 KB
Implementing XML In Parliament, by Mr. Arik Fischel, Head of the IT Department, Parliament of Israel984.8 KB
Implementing XML in the Belgian House of Representatives, by Mr. Bruno Penne, IT Expert, House of Representatives of Belgium1.79 MB
Implementing XML and Open standards for parliamentary documentation, by Mr. Brian Keenan, ParlInfo Administrator, Publishing Section Information Access Branch, Department of Parliamentary Services, Parliament of Australia590.96 KB
Transcript of Mr. Keenan presentation1.32 MB
The African Parliamentary Knowledge Network - Where are We? by Mr. Mohamed Abou Zeid, Member of the Parliament of Egypt1.62 MB
ECPRD: A network of parliamentary cooperation in Europe, by Mr. Piotr Nowina-Konopka, co-Director of the ECPRD and Director for Relations with National Parliaments of the European Parliament1.02 MB
IFLA Section for Library and Research Services to Parliaments, by Ms. Moira Fraser, Chair of the IFLA Parliamentary Library and Research Services Section and Librarian of the Parliament of New Zealand4.89 MB
Brazilian Chamber of Deputies E-Democracy Program, by Mr. Sérgio Sampaio de Almeida, Director General and Ms. Andréa Perna, Manager, Legislative Governance Bureau, Chamber of Deputies of Brazil1.66 MB
Virtual Senator, by Mr. Patricio Alvarez Cabezas, Director of IT, Senate of Chile3.16 MB
Security and Reliability of Technical Infrastructures, by Mr. Lou Magnotti, Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, U.S. House of Representatives98.77 KB
Infrastructure And Security: Policies And Implication In Legislatures Setting, by Mr. David Addow-Quarshie, IT Director, Parliament of Ghana53.29 KB
Security and reliability of technical infrastructures: challenges for parliaments, by Mr. Antonio Saad, ICT Director, National Assembly of Panama821.11 KB
UK Parliament data & system design, by Mr. Innis Montgomery, Director of Technology, Parliamentary ICT, Parliament of the United Kingdom174.19 KB
Presentation by Mr. Fernando Milan Zuber, IT Director, Chamber of Deputies of Mexico466.04 KB
Africa i-Parliaments Action Plan, by Ms. Cecilia Matanga, Programme Officer, Africa i-Parliament Action Plan, UN/DESA135.68 KB
Presentation by Mr. Robert Reeves, Deputy Clerk, US House of Representatives392.26 KB
Integrated multimedia records of legislative sessions on the Web, by Mr. Paulo Henrique Alves Araújo, Project Manager, Chamber of Deputies of Brazil570.56 KB
Technologies for recording and reporting proceedings in the Italian Senate, by Mr. Carlo Marchetti, Information Systems Development Office, IT Department, Senate of Italy695.69 KB
Presentation by Mr. Juha-Pekka Leskinen, IT Manager, and Mr. Petteri Nyman, Web Producer, Parliament of Finland266.97 KB
Digital Chamber, by Mr. Shin Hang Jin, Director, Legislative Information System Office, Assembly of the Republic of Korea3.17 MB
ICT in the Parliament of Ukraine: An Important Step to Shaping an Open Democratic Society, by Mr. Oleksiy Sydorenko, Head, Computer Systems (IT) Department, Parliament of Ukraine2.44 MB
Sala de Sesiones: Sistemas de Apoyo, by Mr. Hernán Figueroa, Director of IT, Chamber of Deputies of Chile4.08 MB
The Electronic Parliamentary Bench, by Mr. João Viegas, Director of IT, National Assembly of Portugal and ECPRD Coordinator of the ICT Working Group968.06 KB
Presentation by Ms. Rae Ellen Best, Librarian, US House of Representatives1.47 MB
Enhancing parliamentary libraries and research services through ICT, by Mr. John Pullinger, Director General and Librarian, UK Parliament1.44 MB
Presentation by Mr. Alim Garga, Deputy Director, Library and Information Services, National Assembly of Cameroon445.77 KB
The Senate Library enhancing its research services to the Senator and the Secretariat Staff, by Mr. Santo Voeuk, Director of Library and Research Services, Senate of Cambodia1.75 MB
Highlights from the 25th annual pre-conference of the IFLA Section, by Ms. Raissa Teodori, Secretary, IFLA Section on Library and Research Services for Parliaments, Head of the Special Collections Office, Library, Senate of Italy100.25 KB
Remarks by Mr. Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations36.17 KB
The status of ICT in Parliament, by Mr. Jeff Griffith, Senior Advisor, Global Centre for ICT in Parliament258.51 KB
Remarks by Mr. James Michel, Ambassador, Counselor to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)84.15 KB
Closing Statement by Mr. Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations30.26 KB
Closing Statement by Mr. Ahmed Fathy Sorour, Speaker of the People's Assembly of Egypt and co-Chair of the Board of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament64.66 KB
Closing Statement by Ms. Ildiko Gall Pelcz, Deputy-Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly and co-Chair of the Board of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament23.42 KB
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