The GovTech Summit 2020
From Crisis to Recovery
The GovTech Summit brings together the world's brightest technological innovators with Europe’s leading public sector decision makers to rethink how governments can operate and thrive in the new post-COVID-19 world. This virtual event offers you access to some of the most prominent political and public figures leading Europe's accelerating transfer to the digital economy and recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.
We've been delighted to bring you such an inspirational lineup of speakers for our 2020 virtual event. From European ministers to industry leaders and startups, they've all shared the impact of COVID and the great steps forward towards recovery. Learnings from our speakers have highlighted the important role technology has to play as sessions addressed healthtech, skilling up governments, the future of work and how technology can help us to adapt our cities to make them safe and sustainable.
Don't worry if you missed any sessions, we'll be making these available on our website in the next couple of days so please do check back. And, in the meantime, if you'd like to be involved in our future events, please email us or register your interest to attend or partner. We look forward to welcoming you to our future events.
Our Inspirational Speakers
Prime Minister, Republic of Serbia
Rt Hon Tony Blair
Executive Chairman of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
Co-Founder & COO
Minister of Health
Information Commissioner's Office, UK
Amélie de Montchalin
Minister Of Public Transformation and Civil Service,
Rt Hon. Matt Hancock MP
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, UK
Minister of Local Government & Modernisation
Independent Technology Strategist
State Secretary for the Interior and Kingdom Relations
Secretary of State for Digital & Telecommunications,
Cecilia Lonning - Skovgaard
Mayor of Employment & Integration,
The Municipality of Copenhagen
Agenda - 2020
The programme at the GovTech Summit 2020 combined a unique combination of senior public sector leaders and cutting edge entrepreneurs. This dynamic blend provided a perfect opportunity for attendees and speakers alike to explore the future of public services, and how technology will change the way in which governments operate.
09:15 - FIRESIDE CHAT: How should we reconfigure government to better deliver for citizens in a post-COVID era? Tony Blair, former Prime Minister, UK
10:00 - PANEL: Transforming Government: How public bodies will evolve to be more responsive to post-crisis challenges?
11:00 - PANEL: HealthTech: Has the pandemic accelerated the adoption of tech in health and social care?
12:30 - PANEL: The Future of Work: If remote working is the 'new normal', what does this mean for the Government?
13:30 - PANEL: Track and Trace: What impact has COVID had on attitudes to surveillance technology?
14:35 - PANEL: Living with COVID: How can technology help us to adapt our cities to make them safe and sustainable?
15:30 - PANEL: Skilling up Governments
16:30 - PANEL: Algorithmic Government: Risks and Opportunities