The ICA 38th Conference, hosted by the Government of Cyprus, was held in the Hawaii Grand Hotel in Limassol, Cyprus from 19-21 October.
Each year ICA's officers identify an issue of vital importance in the realisation of its objectives as the theme for its Annual Conference. This year its theme was 'E-Gov FAQs: Searching for the Right Answers'. At our 38th Conference we again had the opportunity to learn from the success of others providing us all with even more solutions for the interconnected world.
Over three days over 20 speakers from some 16 countries asked the right questions and provided the answers, while over 80 delegates from 27 countries plus the European Commission and OECD each had the opportunity to add their knowledge and wisdom to this important issue.
ICA provides officials in national governments with a vehicle for addressing the key issues and emerging policies related to the development and implementation of e-Government and remains an international forum to support senior managers in the formulation of policies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of government administration.
ICA therefore does not sit on the sidelines with respect to the Information Society. We are an interconnected world where each of us must play a role in shaping the vision and collaborating across jurisdictions. The 21st Century is truly a time of opportunity for government as the global community becomes a reality.