The emphasis of most of these speakers was on a greater need for focusing on the aspect of governance through technology, rather than on technology itself. This quintessential message that came out was almost unequivocally resounded across all sessions of the conference and largely consented among a large section of the audience.
Each day of the conference had two series of parallel sessions that emphatically touched upon 14 distinct thematic areas of e-Government. A variety of perspectives emerging from a wide range of speakers across government, private and the development sector made for a good hearing and a unique learning experience. The broad spectrum of topics covered through these sessions were rightfully pertinent and suitably relevant to the present developmental needs of e-Government in India as well as abroad.
Some of the themes covered in these sessions were –
Apart from this, some special sessions were conducted by like Government of NCT of Delhi, USAID, UNDP and Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, which showcased select e-Government case studies and initiatives being under undertaken by them. These special sessions were –
IT Secretarys’ Conclave