This seminar focuses to activate and introduce E-Goverment research in Finland.

Prof. Hannu Salmela, Turku School of Economics
Prof. Airi Salminen, University of Jyväskylä
Prof. Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko, University of Tampere
Prof. Åke Grönlund, Örebro University, Sweden
Olli-Pekka Rissanen, Ministry of Finance
Prof. Reima Suomi, Turku School of Economics
Dr. Walter Fernandez, The ANU College of Business and Economics, Australia
Prof. Tero Päivärinta, University of Agder, Norway
Wednesday April 16
 9.15 -9.30 Opening (Juhani Iivari)
9.30-10.30 Introduction to the field of e-government  (Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko)
10.30-11.30 Research territory of e-government   (Åke Grönlund)
11.30- 12.30 Lunch
12.30-13.30 Introduction to Finnish E-Government Research Tradition (Ari-Veikko Anttiroikko)
13.30-14.30 Digital Government Research as Collaborative Development (Airi Salminen)
14.30-15.00 Break
15.00-16..00 Public management reforms and a role of eGovernment (Olli-Pekka Rissanen)
16.00-17.00 Panel: What should we do in the area of -government? (Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko, Åke Grönlund, Olli-Pekka Rissanen, Hannu Salmela, Airi Salminen, Reima Suomi)
Thursday April 17
9.15-10.15 Would you recognize success if you saw it? The art of evaluating e-Government (Åke Grönlund)
10.15-10.30 Break
10.30-11.30 Reseach topics in eHealth (Reima Suomi)
11.30-12.30 Lunch
12.30-13.15 E-government in Australia (Walter Fernandez)
13.15-14.15 Building commitment to IT partnerships: the case of Finnish Municipalities (Hannu Salmela)
14.15-14.45 Break
14.45-16.00 Benefits Realization practices in Norwegian Municipalities - Preliminary lessons learned from 8 action cases (Tero Päivärinta)