Programme, 2004

 

Wednesday, 20th October 2004


Welcome and Introduction by Anthony Hutton, Executive Director, OECD, and Guido Maccari, Head of ITN, OECD

Session 1 - 9:30 - 13:00
Open Source Software (OSS)
Session Leader:  Peter Lubkert, Head, Client Services & Operations Division, ITN, OECD

Growing competition and fast-changing offerings bring new challenges and opportunities to the software industry. The importance of wide adoption of standards for long-term sustainability. Corporate support of clients’ (desktop and mobile) intense interaction internationally and across different platforms remains a key consideration for the right choices.

Short Presentations by Participants

Interim Conclusions

Lunch - 13:00 - 14:30

Session 1 cont'd.  14:30 - 18:30
Open Source Software (OSS)

Potential impact of OSS on the exchange of information and statistics between the OECD Secretariat and Member country administrations.

Short Presentations by Participants

Session Conclusions

Thursday, 21st October 2004


Session 2 - 9:30 - 12:30
ICT Governance
Session Leader:  Lester Rodriques, Head, Corporate Systems & Services, ITN, OECD

Does ICT Governance matter? Issues and opportunities for senior management involvement at corporate level. Top-down and bottom-up collaboration approaches. Client partnership and best practices. ICT Strategies, funding, investments and right-sourcing.

Short Presentations by Participants

Session Conclusions

Lunch - 12:30 - 14:00

Session 3 - 14:00 - 17:15
ICT Security
Session Leader:  Ian Hunter, Head, Network Information Systems, ITN, OECD

What do we want to protect and why? The security industry and the lessons learned in last 2-3 years. ICT Security is everybody’s concern. Facilitating your staff access to systems and information, whether from the office, from home or when travelling. Best practices and the true cost of managing external/internal threats.

Short Presentations by Participants

Session Conclusions

Workshop Summary and Conclusions - 17:15
Closing remarks by Guido Maccari