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Anna Maija Kajlainen

Gertrud Ingestad

Anna-Maija Karjalainen

Gertrud Ingestad

Director General 

Public Sector ICT, Minsitry of Finance, Finland

Director General

DG DIGIT, European Commission



Magdalena Cordero

Joao Vasconcelos

Magdalena Cordero

João Ricardo Vasconcelos

Director of Information, Workplace and Innovation

European Court of Auditors

Digital government policy analyst at the Reform of the Public Sector Division

Public Governance Directorate, OECD


    Main Session - From Reactive to Proactive City

Mikko Rusama
Mikko Rusama

Chief Digital Officer, The City of Helsinki

Chairman of the Board, Forum Virium Helsinki


    Panel on the Linked Data Showcase (LDS) pilot

Jaana Nevalainen
Jaana Nevalainen Moderator

Senior Specialist

Valtiovarainministeriö - Ministry of Finance, Finland



Steinar Skagemo

Peter Bruhn Andersen
Jakub Klímek

Steinar Skagemo

Peter Bruhn Andersen

Linked Open Data Expert

Ministry of the Interior, Czech Republic

Senior Advisor

Brønnøysund Register Center, Norway

Linked Data Architect

Agency for Digitisation, Denmark


    Parallel Track I : Cross-border examples of data exchange between public administrations

Eileen Fuchs


Eileen Fuchs Moderator


Head of Division for Digital Policy, EU and International Affairs at the Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Building and Community



Session I: Cross-border exchange between Slovenia and Sweden

Alenka Zuzek Hans Ekstal
Alenka Zuzek Hans Ekstål


IT Directorate, Secretary at the Ministry of Public Administration, Slovenia

Strategist on Information Supply

Companies Registration Office, Sweden


Session II: Cross-border exchange between Finland and Estonia: The Nordic Institute for Interoperability Solutions   

Miia Mand

Katja Vaananen

Miia Mand

Katja Väänänen

Head of Department of IT Policy

 Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Estonia

Senior Specialist

Public Sector ICT, Ministry of Finance, Finland


    Parallel Track II : New Technologies 

Riita Autere
Riita Autere Moderator

 Ministerial Adviser

 Ministry of Finance, Finland


Session I: Streamlining governmental data-processes by putting citizens in control of their own data - Solid



Ruben Verborgh

Katrien Mostaert

Professor of Semantic Web technology

IDLab - Ghent University, Belgium

Programme Manager

Informatie Vlaanderen, Belgium


Session II: Natural Language and AI solutions for citizen services evolution

Salvador Estevan Martinez Doaa Samy

Salvador Estevan Martínez

Doaa Samy

Deputy Head of Unit

General Secretariat for Digital Administration, Ministry of Territorial Policy and Public Function, Spain

Advanced Computational Linguist

Member of the General Technical Office of Plan TL, Spain 



Natalia Aristimuno Perez

Natalia Aristimuño Pérez Moderator

Head of Interoperability Unit

DG Informatics, European Commission




Emanuele Baldacci

Director of Digital Services

DG DIGIT, European Commission