8:30 - 9:30

Registration & Coffee

9:30 - 9:40

Opening-Maltese Presidency

Hon. Silvio Schembri, Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation at the Office of the Prime Minister, Malta 

9:40 - 9:55

Welcome to SEMIC 2017

Gertrud IngestadDirector-General of DG Informatics, European Commission

9:55 - 10:15

ISA fostering semantic interoperability between public administrations in Europe

Natalia Aristimuño PérezHead of Interoperability Unit, ISA² Programme, DG Informatics, European Commission

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10:15 - 11:00

Keynote speech: Data and information management from the end-user's point of view

Janek RozovHead of Department of Information Society Services Development, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications for Estonia

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11:00 - 11:15

Coffee Break

Session I - Information Governance and Management in Member States, EU Institutions and Agencies

11:15 - 11:35

The National Data Strategy of Malta

Dr. Joseph Saviour Azzopardi LL.D., Doctor of Laws / Data Advocacy, Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA)

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11:35 - 11:55

Data, Information and Knowledge Management at the European Commission

Peter van Landegem, Policy Officer on Corporate Management and IT Governance, Secretariat-General, European Commission

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11:55 - 12:15

The Luxembourg Experience

Gilles Feith, Luxembourg Government CIO and Director of Luxembourg's Government IT Center (CTIE)

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12:15 - 12:35

Developing an Information Asset Catalogue at ECDC

Gaetan Guyodo, Senior Expert Data Manager, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

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12:35 - 12:55

Information Governance Framework at EFSA

Guido Zunino, Programme Officer, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

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12:55 - 14:30

Networking Lunch

Session II - Data Analytics

14:30 - 14:45

Social Inclusion Big Data Pilot

Manuel Pérez Gómez, Advisor, Region of Madrid 

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14:45 - 15:00

Text mining for policy making: a semantic tool to support evaluation of research proposals

Olivier Eulaerts, Data and Analytics at Joint Research Centre, European Commission

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15:00 - 15:15

Changes to IT architecture to enable Data Analytics within Eurostat

Titus Purdea, Head of Unit IT Governance and Service Management at Eurostat, European Commission

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Session III - Master data: Base registries as a source of Master Data, Interoperability of Master Data

15:15 - 15:35

The Once Only Principle: Large Scale Pilot

Robert Krimmer, Professor of e-Governance at Tallinn University of Technology

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15:35 - 16:05

Coffee Break

Session IV - Open Data: Knowledge Sharing

16:05 - 16:20

Tailoring ISA² Vocabularies to German GovData metadata federation needs

Sebastian Sklarß, Consultant, init AG (German National Open Data Portal)

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16:20 - 16:35

Joined-up Data Standards

Beata Lisowska, Ph.D.,  Data Scientist

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Panel -  Metadata: Information retrieval and delivery

Moderator: Vassilios Peristeras, International Hellenic University 

16:35 - 17:15

Semantically marking up government  portals

Raf Buyle, Information Architect, Informatie Vlaanderen 

Francesca Gleria, Program Manager, Provincia Autonoma di Trento

Metadata Standards at the Publications Office

Norbert Hohn, Head of Open Data Portal sector, The Publications Office of the European Union

17:15 - 17:30


Markku Markkula, President of the European Committee of the Regions

17:30 - 19:00

Networking drink

To attend the conference, please pre-register online*

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