e-Estonia programme for Israel National Digital Agency

photo of a digital society_e-estonia briefing centre
  • Day 1 (June 17)


    Introduction to the e-state

    with e-Estonia Briefing Centre

    Location: e-Estonia Briefing Centre (Valukoja 8, Tallinn)

    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.



    e-Government and AI strategy

    with Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications 

    Location: e-Estonia Briefing Centre (Valukoja 8, Tallinn)

    99% of public services in Estonia are available online. 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 (AI, proactive services etc.)





    Location: e-Estonia Briefing Centre (Valukoja 8, Tallinn)




    Building future-ready digital societies

    with Digital Nation

    Location: e-Estonia Briefing Centre (Valukoja 8, Tallinn)

    Digital Nation is a digital change advisory originating from Estonia and on a mission to build future-ready societies around the world. We merge world-known Estonian expertise & global best practices with your highest ambitions. Our clients are governments and organisations who are keen to change their digital game. We co-create, guide, and deliver from inspiring visions to practical strategies to their effective and rapid delivery. The founder of Digital Nation is the former CIO of Estonian Government.




    Location: e-Estonia Briefing Centre (Valukoja 8, Tallinn)


    City Tour

  • Day 2 (June 18)


    e-Government infrastructure management and protection

    with Information System Authority

    Location: e-Estonia Briefing Centre (Valukoja 8, Tallinn)

    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.



    How to build an efficient digital state infrastructure

    with Estonian Information and Communication Technology Centre

    Location: e-Estonia Briefing Centre (Valukoja 8, Tallinn)

    The Estonian Information and Communication Technology Centre (Estonian IT Centre, RIT) keeps the digital government and provides the public sector of the Republic of Estonia with computer workstation, basic server infrastructure and other central services.

    Among other things, the basic infrastructure provides hosting services for information systems, including in our state-owned Government Cloud.

    The Centre looks to optimize services, infrastructure and costs related to digital government.



    Lunch and reflection

    Location: e-Estonia Briefing Centre (Valukoja 8, Tallinn)




    Estonian Design Centre

    Location: Telliskivi tn 60a-7, Tallinn

  • Day 3 (June 19)


    Present and the future of digitalization

    With: Proud Engineers

    Location: e-Estonia Briefing Centre (Valukoja 8, Tallinn)

    Proud Engineers is a boutique team of architects (engineers, lawyers and institution builders) with hands-on experience building Estonia’s digital society. More than strategy, we solve the big digital transformation challenges for governments and large corporations. Genuine digital society is more than e-Government, it depends on tight collaboration between the private and public sectors and continuous engagement with citizens. So Proud Engineers works closely with both national and enterprise partners across the world to transform their societies.

    Proud Engineers was founded by former Government CIO who will also meet the delegation is possible.



    Education for a digital future

    with Education Estonia

    Location: e-Estonia Briefing Centre (Valukoja 8, Tallinn)

    Education Estonia is an initiative for international education cooperation by the Government of Estonia. Estonia has become a successful role model in education worldwide. According to PISA 2022, Estonian students are at the top of the rankings in Europe and among the best in the world.

    Estonia has managed to digitalize the whole education system and implement digital skills learning into curriculum to match the needs of the future of work.



    Test City

    with Ülemiste City

    Location: e-Estonia Briefing Centre (Valukoja 8, Tallinn)

    Ülemiste City is a business district located in Tallinn, Estonia. It is known as one of the largest and most significant business campuses in the Baltic region. The environment and community of Ülemiste City support the companies’ ambition to grow. We’re the real-world flexible testbed and catalyst for new technologies and contribute to creating an ecosystem where testing is essential to any product development and service design.

    Test City provides infrastructure for the testing companies, whether office space or the streets and roads on campus, a curious and tech-savvy talent community, and data for value creation. In addition, mentoring, cooperation with universities, data analytics, technical support, marketing assistance and consulting to find funding for projects are offered. The value of Test City is bringing together companies of different sizes and fields of activity, from which new services and business models can emerge.



    Lunch and reflection

    Location: e-Estonia Briefing Centre (Valukoja 8, Tallinn)

  • 14:30-16:00

    Smart Port

    with Port of Tallinn

    Location: Port of Tallinn (Sadama 25, Tallinn)



  • Day 4 (June 20)



    with North Estonia Medical Centre

    Location: e-Estonia Briefing Centre (Valukoja 8, Tallinn)





    Location: Helmes office, Lõõtsa 6b, Tallinn




    Removing barriers from Innovation

    with Accelerate Estonia

    Location: Ülemiste City conference room, Lõõtsa 6, Tallinn

    We hold the mandate to remove regulatory barriers for entrepreneurs to enable their novel solutions. As a result we create new market opportunities which benefit the entrepreneur, the surrounding industry, Estonia and the world.

    Our end goal is to foster Estonia as the testbed of innovative technologies in order to yield economic advantages for the nation.



    Digital Transformation of Municipalities

    with: Association of Estonian cities and municipalities

    Location: Ülemiste City conference room, Lõõtsa 6, Tallinn

    The Association of Estonian Cities and Municipalities is a national association of municipalities, whose members are all 79 municipalities in Estonia as of September 1, 2022. The aim of the Union is to represent and protect the interests of the members both at the national and international level. The Associations’s field of activity includes among other things implementing the digital transformation action plan of local municipalities.



    Closing words and Summary

    Location: Ülemiste City conference room, Lõõtsa 6, Tallinn


Visit us physically or virtually

We host impactful events both in our centre and online for government institutions, companies, and media. You’ll get an overview of e-Estonia’s best practices and build links to leading IT-service providers and state experts to support your digitalisation plans.

Questions? Have a chat with us.

Call us: +372 6273157 (business hours only)

Find us

The Briefing Centre is conveniently located just 2 minutes drive from the airport and 10 to 15 minutes drive from the city centre.

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