Panel reviews preparations for 2018 e-Govt Forum

Panel reviews preparations for 2018 e-Govt Forum

Manama : The Executive Committee of Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2018 held a meeting to discuss the preparations for the 9th edition to be held from October 7 to 8 under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed Bin Mubarak AlKhalifa, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information & Communication Technology. The executive committee was chaired by Lulwa Sami Ebrahim, Acting Director of Communication and Marketing at iGA.

The committee consists of the Vice Chairman Ahmed Naeemi from Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance, Digital Transformation Specialist and Managing Partner in Intermid Abdulla Al Hamid, CEO of T-Linx Waleed Khalaf. The committee members also consists of iGA members; Policy and Research Consultant Dr. Nasser Mohamed Lori, Acting Director, Change Management & Business Process Reengineering Donia Faisal Sarhan, Acting Director, Government Systems Support and Maintenance Hesham Ebrahim Alhashemi and Head of Quality Assurance Salman Yousif Salman. 

The panel has finalized preparations, including the coordination of hosting around 20 speakers from Bahrain and overseas,  the supervision of the delegates registration, and promoting the Forum via various media channels in collaboration with special teams. The forum will present papers on the latest ICT developments.More than 450 participants are expected to take part and become familiar with the diversified  experiences in IT  and  innovative programmes in the field.  




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