Government Computing Conference & Exhibition 2003 (GC2003)
Venue: The Business Design Centre
|Event Date/Time: Jun 10, 2003||End Date/Time: Jun 11, 2003|
|Registration Date: Jun 11, 2003|
|Early Registration Date: Jun 10, 2003|
This is a crucial time as government begins to transform itself and as the 2005 deadline approaches. GC2003 provides an unrivalled opportunity to learn about specific initiatives and to get a feel for the general climate of change across the public services.
GC2003 consists of an exceptional and FREE conference programme; a major trade exhibition with around 100 solution providers and government organisations; and various charged workshops as well as a training day, . To find out which firms and government organisations are exhibiting, see the exhibitor listing column on the right.
This annual event is now in its sixteenth year. GC2003 is organised and promoted by Government Computing and Business Continuity magazines.
There are two tracks to the conference programme: policy and practical. Conference speakers confirmed so far include leading figures from across the public services:
Christopher Leslie MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
Anwar Choudhury Director e-Government Markets, Technologies and Innovation, Office of the e-Envoy
Peter Gershon, Chief Executive, Office of Government Commerce
Mike Pitt, President, SOLACE & Chief Executive Kent County Council
John Thornton, Director of e-Government, Improvement & Development Agency
Professor Alastair Bellingham, Chairman, NHS Information Authority
Huw Rees, Director, Communications-Electronics Service Group
David Harker, Chief Executive, National Association for Citizens Advice Bureaux
John Taylor, Director General Information, Ministry of Defence
Ian Magee, Chief Executive, The Court Service
Vanessa Lawrence, Director General and Chief Executive, Ordnance Survey
Richard Thomas, Information Commissioner, Information Commissioner's Office
As well as key insiders, the GC2003 conference includes informed and stimulating speakers from outside the public services such as the influential columnist and author Charles Leadbeater (session A08) and the founder of upmystreet.com, Stefan Magdalinski (session A07).
To REGISTER for different sessions, click on the "Register" button at the top right of this page. Note that entry to all conference sessions and the exhibition is FREE while there is a charge for the workshops and the data protection training day.
Who should attend this event?
GC2003 is for everyone involved with improving public services. The conference sessions and exhibition will appeal to public servants in both central and local government, defence, education, health and justice.
Typical attendees include :
Chief executives and directors
Heads of department
Heads of service delivery
IT/IS and telecoms directors
Policy makers and strategists
MPs, councillors and public interest lobby groups
Managers and IT professionals
Consulting, vendors and outsourcing executives
Why attend this event?
Hear from leading policy makers and service deliverers
See how transformation and partnership is happening in practice
Network with key influencers from across all the public services
Visit the most extensive e-government trade show in the UK
Benefit from hands-on workshops to help you get it right