Wednesday afternoon sessions: Opening Plenary, Research Findings

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Left photo: Today’s plenary opened at 3 PM with remarks from Symposium Director Dylan Jeffrey, DCLG.

Left Center: Keynote speeches were next: Andrew Pinder CBE, Symposium Chair and Former UK e-Envoy; and Julian Bowrey, Head of Sustainable Communities Summit and Former Head of Local eGovernment.

Right Center: Partner speeches were made by:

  • Guido Bertucci, Director for Public Administration & Development Management, UNDESA

  • Najat Rochdi, UNDP Representative in the Arab Region

  • Michael Remmert, Head of Good Governance in the Information Society, Council of Europe

  • Hon. Deb Markowitz, President of NASS

  • Jonathan Ortmans, President of Public Forum Institute

Right: Reseach findings were presented by Lawrence Pratchett, Professor of Local Democracy, De Montfort University and Don Norris, Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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I have audio clips of several of these presentations posted on the ICELE weblog.