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2015 EXCOM Meeting


Pre-EXCOM Program in Moscow (by invitation of the Moscow City Government)



Day 1: Monday, 14 September

16:00 – 17:30

Visit to the Moscow Government’s Traffic Management Center (Modern Center for Metropolis Traffic Flow Management)

18:00 – 19:00

Walk along Gorky Park

19:00 – 20:00

Dinner at the Ritz Carlton Hotel


TBD Cultural Program

Day 2 : Tuesday, 15 September

09:30 – 11:00

Welcoming of Delegations

-      Meeting with Anastasia Rakova, Deputy Mayor and Chief of Staff to the Mayor and Moscow Government: Presentation of Moscow’s Achievements

Family of electronic systems and services of Moscow Government. Variety of instruments of direct citizens participation in the management of the city and dealing with various urban problems, e-Democracy

-      Meeting with Artem Ermolaev, Minister of Moscow Government, Head of Department of Information Technology

Use of modern IT Technology: The Information Component of Governance and Growth of a Metropolis

12:00 – 13:00

Visit the Exhibition of the Achievements of the National Economy Complex

13:00 – 14:30

Official Lunch

15:00 – 16:30

Afternoon Meetings

-      Meeting with Natalya Klimova, Head of "Moscow Center for Open Government"

‘Our Town’ Portal –system of collecting and solving typical urban problems – first electronic system of direct citizens participation in the city management. Crowdsourcing projects – system of joint elaboration of management solutions, the use of municipal video recording devices to monitor the performance of city services

-      Meeting with Representatives of the Housing, Utilities and Amenities Complex of Moscow

Use of Modern Technologies in the Sphere of Housing and Public Utility Services

-      Meeting with Government officials responsible for the implementation of "EMIAS" and ‘Citywide Electronic Record Book’ Programs


- Healthcare services for residents

- School students’ progress monitoring

-      Meeting with Yelena Shinkaruk,  Head of the Moscow Committee for State Services

City Services Portal – Provision of electronic public services. "Active citizen" – a new system of online referendums

17:00 – 19:00

Visit to one of the Moscow Offices for Public Services

-      Meeting with Yelena Gromova, Head of Moscow Offices for Public Services

Multifunctional Offices – Convenient interaction between citizens and government in public services provision

20:00 – 21:30

Dinner Hosted by the Moscow City Government

EXCOM Program in Ulyanovsk



Day 1: Wednesday, 16 September

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch at Venetsia, Venets Hotel

13:15 – 13:45

Press Conference at Pokrovsky Hall, Venets Hotel

14:45 – 15:00

Signing of the Agreement between WeGO and the Ulyanovsk Region on Hosting the 4th WeGO General Assembly 2017 at Pokrovsky Hall, Venets Hotel

15:10 – 18:00

Closed Executive Committee Session I at Spassky Hall, Venets Hotel

·         Annual Report by Assistant Secretary General of WeGO

Agenda of the EXCOM Meeting 2015

Agenda 1 Initial Assessment of Two-Year Performance of WeGO Regional Offices

ü WeGO Europe Regional Office, Ulyanovsk Region

ü WeGO Asia Regional Office, Chengdu

Agenda 2 New Memberships & Withdrawals to Date

Agenda 3 Host City, Dates and Themes of the Executive Committee Meeting 2016

ü Beyoglu, Turkey

ü Hebron, Palestine

Agenda 4 Preparations for the 4th WeGO General Assembly 2017, including Dates and Themes

Agenda 5 Review of the Panel of WeGO Advisors Program

Agenda 6 Proposal for the WeGO Secondment Staff Program

Agenda 7 Use of Membership Fees

Agenda 8 Corporate Membership

Agenda 9 Tentative WeGO Workplan for 2016; Participation of Executive Committee Members in WeGO Programs and Projects

19:30 – 21:30

Gala Dinner & 5th WeGO Anniversary Ceremony at Romanovsky Restaurant, Imperial Club Deluxe

Day 2 : Thursday, 17 September

09:30 – 12:30

Executive Committee Session II – Good Practice Sharing Session at Dvortsovy Hall

13:00 – 14:15

Lunch at Oblomov Restaurant

14:15 – 17:30

City Tour (V. Lenin’s Memorial & Historical Center of Ulyanovsk)

19:00 – 21:00


Day 3 : Friday, 18 September

09:30 – 13:15

Workshop on Emerging Trends in Open Data for Smart Cities at Dvortsovy Hall

  •           Emerging Trends in Open Data
  •            Sharing of Open Data Experiences
  •            Designing and Measuring e-Participation

13:00 – 14:30

Farewell Lunch

14:30 – 17:30

Technical Tour (NanoTechnological Center)

18:30 – 19:30


Click below to view the Executive Committee Meeting Final Report!

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September 17 (Thursday)

  • Good Practice Sharing Session

September 18 (Friday)

  • Workshop on Emerging Trends in Open Data for Smart Cities

Click below to view photos from the event!
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