Benefits As an ICA member you enjoy access to valuable information resources, global networking possibilities and much more. Here are some main benefits to ICA members: Annual conference: provides members an opportunity to learn about newest ICT trends in governments around the world. The round tables, affinity groups and panel sessions allow members to report on major events related to IT management in their country and to receive instant feedback from colleagues. Study groups: ICA-sponsored Study Groups provide valuable experience in working with colleagues with different cultures on practical issues of common infrastructure and policy. Networking: ICA is an informal forum with extensive possibilities to network and share ideas as well as to establish contacts with fellow colleagues in governments from all over the world. Access to information resources: the organisation provides access to most recent and relevant information resources on ICT developments in the governments. As a member you will have access to a ‘Member’s area’ on the ICA website, whereyou can find information resources from past conferences (country reports, presentations, workshop reports, etc.), study group reports, and most recent publications by our experts. Moreover you will also be able to access contact details of fellow peers from around the world. Country reports are one of the most important benefits that ICA offers to its member countries. The collection of statistics, trends, insights and analysis in these reports and the summary report published each year differentiates ICA from other international organizations, as this well rounded information is not available anywhere else. Country reports offer an invaluable perspective on the status of ICT in government and insights into common areas of national concern. Members are given the opportunity to share knowledge and best practices, discuss andreceive feedback from other members. Together we look ahead of changes and thus create a sustainable value for our current and future members.