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e-Estonia Programme for State Secretary Florian Tursky and Director General Maria Ulmer

  • 28th of November

    09:00-10:30

    Meeting with Professor Krimmer

     

     

    10:30-11:30

    Introduction to the e-state

    with e-Estonia Briefing Centre

    Estonians are pathfinders, who have built an efficient, secure and transparent ecosystem that saves time and money. e-Estonia invites you to follow the digital journey. The initial part introduces and demonstrates the underlying mechanisms involved in digitizing a society, an overview of the main challenges and policies, an understanding of the infrastructure, e-solutions and services.

     

     

    11:30-12:00

    Public-Private cooperation and vision of smart mobility in Estonia

    with Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications

    Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications (officially abbreviated as ITL) is a voluntary organisation, whose primary objective is to unite the Estonian information technology and telecommunications companies and organisations, to promote their co-operation in Estonia’s development towards information society, to represent and protect the interests of its member companies and to express their common positions.  The turnover of companies belonging to ITL makes up over 70% of the total turnover of the Estonian ICT sector.

    One of ITL’s clusters is ITS Estonia which unites the intelligent transportation and logistic systems (ITS) community in Estonia and provides a platform for collaboration and innovation for public, private and R&D sector in the field of intelligent transportation and logistics.

    Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications is a member of DIGITALEUROPE.

     

    12:00-12:30

    High efficiency, low costs

    with Nortal

    Nortal is a multinational strategic change and technology company. Combining the unique experience of transforming Estonia into a digital leader and creating change in businesses with a strategic approach and data-driven technology, Nortal’s vision is to build a seamless society. Nortal partners with governments to bolster business through intelligent public administration.

    Nortal has planned and implemented over 40% of Estonia’s digital disruption, including in the domains of e-Tax, e-Healthcare etc. We have unique experience building a digital, seamless society. Nortal has successfully exported its expertise to countries in North-America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. We know how difficult this change can be, but wealso know how much value it creates.

     

     

     

    12:30-14:30

    Lunch

     

     

    14:30-15:00

    e-Government infrastructure and protection of cyberspace

    with Information System Authority

    Information System Authority is a governmental agency which manages secure data exchange (X-Road, document exchange) between institutions, an overview of state information systems and data (RIHA), the use of electronic identity, the functioning and protection of the state broadband network, organisation of e-elections, the activities of the State Portal eesti.ee, and the work of the ID card help centre.

    The Information System Authority (RIA) also coordinates the development and administration of information systems ensuring the interoperability of the state’s information system, organises activities related to information security, and handles security incidents in Estonian computer networks.

    Information System Authority is within the administrative area of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications.

     

    15:00-16:00

    The e-Government development in Estonia is led by the office of Deputy Secretary General for Digital Development (Ministry of Economic Affairs). This section would cover how Estonia has reached this level, what is needed to keep the services up to date and what are the future plans.

     

     

    16:00-17:00

    The strategy is a sum of actions that Estonian government will take to advance the take-up of AI in both private and public sector, to increase the relevant skills and research and development (R&D) base as well as to develop the legal environment.

     

  • 29th of November

    13:30-14:00

    X-road data exchange between government and private sector entities

    with Nordic Institute for Interoperability Solutions

    Nordic Institute for Interoperability Solutions (NIIS) is a non-profit association with the mission to ensure the development and strategic management of X-Road® and other cross-border solutions for digital government infrastructure.

    NIIS is both a network and cooperation platform and executioner of IT developments in members’ common interests. The institute focuses on practical collaboration, sharing of experience and promoting innovation. The operating model of the institute is something unique in the world.

    The republics of Estonia, Finland and Iceland are members of NIIS, and the Faroe Islands and the Government of Åland are partners of NIIS.

     

    14:00-14:30

    Cyber security assessment and capability development

    with CybExer 

    CybExer Technologies is a NATO-awarded Estonian cybersecurity company that has wide-ranging experience in providing and maintaining highly sophisticated cyber security training platforms with a special focus on cyber capability development. The platforms are the key to successful delivery of a plethora of cybersecurity trainings and exercises aimed at ordinary users, technical responders and the very top of strategic leadership. CybExer’s flagship service is the development, operation and maintenance of next-generation, state-of-the-art, cyber ranges. Ultimately, it offers a safe environment where personel, technical, and organisational cyber security capabilities can be assessed, analyzed, and developed.

     

     

    14:30-15.30

    Presentations by Estonian Start-up companies

    with ELIIS

    with eKool

    with Opiq

    with DreamApply

    with Cognuse

    ELIIS Kindergarten Platform – paperless environment for all kindergartens. We help preschools and kindergartens greatly enhance operations, administration, child development, curriculum planning and communication. By saving time from paperwork and bureaucracy teachers are now able to do what they should do – teaching and taking care of children.

    eKool is a school management tool bringing together pupils and their families, schools and supervisory bodies. eKool supports better learning for the pupil, parents are better aware of their children’s progress and the authorities have a good overview of what goes on in schools under their management.

    Opiq is Star Cloud’s learning management environment used in the majority of Estonian basic and upper secondary schools, which contains textbooks, learning kits, study journal, self-assessment system and other important information to be used by teachers, students and parents. The directory of materials is constantly updated. This is a web app, which the customer sells as a model software service. Besides a PC and tablet, the application can also be used on smartphones and needs no separate app.

    DreamApply’s clients are educational institutions – such as universities, summer schools, business schools, and international agents – interested in improving their admission processes for staff and students and achieving better results.

    Cognuse’s SpeakTX is a digital health and education platform with exercises, assessments and related tools for anyone seeking to improve their speech. SpeakTX is developed in tight collaboration with experienced speech and language therapists for both children and adults.

     

    15:30-16:30

    Ride with self-driving bus

    with Auve Tech

    Auve Tech specialises in the development and manufacturing of autonomous vehicles and smart transportation systems. They offer a full-scope service that entails the autonomous vehicles, their integration to various environments, and fleet management. The vehicles have been tested in real traffic

     

     

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You will find us on a ground floor of Valukoja 8, central entrance behind the statue of Mr Ernst Julius Öpik. Photo of the central entrance.

Valukoja 8
11415 Tallinn, Estonia