GovTech Leaders 2023
Save the date! GovTech Leaders are back on the 9th of May, 2023 in Vilnius, Lithuania.
GovTech leaders, followers, challengers and observers – every public sector innovation enthusiast will find their place at the GovTech Leaders 2023!
Don’t miss out on the biggest GovTech fiesta in the region – mark the 9th of May, 2023 in your calendars – and join us in Vilnius!
This year’s conference is all about R E I M A G I N E ! Take a look at the programme of the conference:
🟪08:30 REGISTRATION & MORNING COFFEE
🟪09:00 CONFERENCE OPENING
🟪09:05 CONFERENCE OPENING TALK
✔️ Eglė Markevičiūtė | Vice-Minister of the Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania
🟪 REIMAGINE FUTURE
09:10 Opening Fireside chat: Future of the [Digital] Government
✔️ Audrey Tang | Minister of Digital Affairs of Taiwan
✔️ Moderator: Matas Maldeikis | Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania
09:40 Panel Discussion: Reflecting on GovTech: What will be the GovTech’s Role in the Future?
✔️ Erika Kuročkina | Vice-Minister of the Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania
✔️ Kimberly Johns | GovTech Global Lead and Senior Public Sector Specialist at the World Bank Group
✔️ Felipe Gonzales – Zapata | Policy analyst, Digital Government & Data Unit at OECD
✔️ Discussion moderator: Arūnė Matelytė | GovTech & Digital Government at OECD, Co-founder of GovTech Lab Lithuania
🟪 10:25 Fireside chat: Future Plans for GovTech in Lithuania
🟪 10:35 COFFEE & NETWORKING BREAK
🟪 REIMAGINE ENGAGEMENT
10:55 Keynote speech: Gamification of Government Services: Engaging Citizens Through Play
✔️ Jess Taylor | Associate at PUBLIC
11:10 Keynote speech: Co-creating Government Services: A Citizen Centric Approach
✔️ Ave Habakuk | Project Manager at the Public Sector Innovation Team of Estonia
Future Vision ‘Lithuania 2050’
✔️ Modesta Kairytė | Advisor on Social Impact for ‘Lietuva 2050’ Strategy at the Government of the Republic of Lithuania
The New Vote Initiative
✔️ Rudy van Belkom | Executive Director of the Netherlands Study Centre for Technology Trends
11:40 Panel discussion: Beyond Simply Asking: What Are Unique Ways to Involve Citizens in Building Better Public Services?
✔️ Ave Habakuk | Project Manager at Public Sector Innovation Team of Estonia
✔️ Ieva Kimontaitė | Advisor at the Office of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania
✔️ Catherine Nikolovski | Executive Director at Civic Software Foundation
✔️ Discussion moderator: Ieva Dunčikaitė | Project Leader at Transparency International Lithuania
🟪 12:25 LUNCH & NETWORKING BREAK
🟪 REIMAGINE TOOLS
13:15 Keynote speech: How to Manage the Country in Times of Crisis?
✔️ Valeriya Ionan | Deputy Minister for Eurointegration at the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine
13:30 Keynote speech: Innovating the Public Sector: The Role of Startups
✔️ Sofia Silva | GovTech Innovation Programs Associate at PUBLIC
Teachers Lead Tech – Large-scale Educational Project
✔️ Viltautė Žvirzdinaitė | Teachers Lead Tech Programme Country Lead in Lithuania
Dashboard Glow-Up with Contextual Design Strategies
✔️ Eva Duran Sánchez | International Partnerships Director at Civic Software Foundation
14:00 Panel discussion: In Search of Innovation: What Are The Ways for Public Sector to Reach/Engage with Startups?
✔️ Aron Hausler | Innovation Precincts Manager at the Office of the South Australian Chief Entrepreneur
✔️ Guilherme Dominguez | Co-founder and CEO of BrazilLAB
✔️ Ieva Žilionienė | Consulting Business Lead at NRD companies and GovTech Policy Lead at Infobalt
✔️ Discussion moderator: Dr. Eszter Czibor | Head of Research at StateUp
🟪 14:45 COFFEE & NETWORKING BREAK
🟪 REIMAGINE PEOPLE
15:05 Keynote speech: The Future of Government Workforce: Upskilling and Reskilling for the 21st Century
✔️ Jonnie Haddon | GM Government Innovation at Creative HQ, New Zealand
15:20 Panel discussion: Future Public Servant. Skills vs Mindset?
✔️ Monika Merkytė | Head of Create Lithuania Programme
✔️ Alexander Holt | Head of Emerging Opportunities and Partnerships at the Digital Directorate of the Scottish Government
✔️ Dr. Irena Žukauskaitė | Selection Specialist at the Public Management Agency, Associate Professor at Vilnius University
✔️ Discussion moderator: Elijus Čivilis | General Manager of Invest Lithuania
10:55 🟣 WORKSHOP: GovTech Lab: Mix & Fix. Tech your Way to Better Governance
✔️Liucija Sabulytė | Innovation Expert at GovTech Lab Lithuania
✔️ Viktoras Urbis | Innovation Expert at GovTech Lab Lithuania
✔️ Dovilė Gaižauskienė | Innovation Expert at GovTech Lab Lithuania
13:15 🟣 WORKSHOP: Civic Tech in Lithuania: How to unlock its potential?
✔️ Ingrida Kalinauskienė | „Transparency International“ Lietuvos skyrius
✔️ Ieva Dunčikaitė | „Transparency International“ Lietuvos skyrius
✔️ Dalius Kazlauskas | Open Vilnius
✔️ Ieva Žilionienė | Skaitmeninis knygnešys
15:05 🟣 WORKSHOP: Ethical AI In Practice: Seeing Through the AI Hype for Positive Societal Impact
✔️ Gülşen Güler | Research Director at Software Foundation
🟪 16:05 Conference closing