Namely the University of Leuven (Belgium), RWTH Aachen and Fraunhofer/FIT (Germany), the International Hellenic University (Greece), Gdańsk University of Technology (Poland), Delft University of Technolοgy (the Netherlands), together with the Greek National Center for Public Administration and Local Government organise a training course for  Chief Information Officers (CIOs) in the public sector. 

The event will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 10 to 13 Oct. 2017 and is supported by the Greek government. The audience will be CIOs and IT leaders from the public sector at General Director and Director level from all over Europe.

The themes of the course cover four areas:

  • Information Management and Interoperability strategies/frameworks/practices
  • Open Government, Co-creation/Co-production and Open Data
  • Innovative Technologies for the public sector, e.g. topics covering the use of blockchain, analytics, big data, data science, semantics and Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Government Transformation, e.g. with topics covering IT governance, privacy, security 

The course will be organised in an interactive way with plenary and breakout sessions with hands-on workshops to facilitate knowledge transfer and experience sharing amongst the participants for more follow this link.