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Open Data and Intelligent Government Conference at the Sheraton Hotel

Sofia Tech Park

We invite you to attend the conference “Open Data and Intelligent Government”, organized by the Sofia Tech Park and held on 14 July from 09:30 to 19:00 at the Sheraton Hotel in Sofia. The event is free and open to everyone.

The conference aims to start the discussion on the opening of data and application of open data to the intelligent government. Examples from other European countries that have opened their data will be presented. The topic will also be discussed from a scientific point of view.


Highlights of the event:

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∙ The vision of the Government for opening data

∙ Presentation of the National Platform for open data

∙ Legal aspects of open data

∙ Presentation of the open data portal of Bulgaria

∙ The scientific basis and project initiatives of the European Commission regarding open data

∙ Open coordinated eGovernment helping citizens and the business.

∙ The experience of municipalities in Bulgaria – the open segments of data from Sofia Municipality –

good practices and the starting contest for application in Sofia

∙ Sofia Municipality strategy for smart specialization and open data

You can discuss how opening governmental data will affect the government with leading experts in the government administration such as:

 Anton Gerunov, Head of the Political Cabinet of the Deputy Prime Minister Rumyana Bachvarova;

 Prof. Nelly Ognyanova, PhD –  a media law expert from the Philosophy Faculty of the Sofia University

 Grozdan Karadjov, Chairman of the parlamentary commission of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications.

– Chief Assistant Savina Mihaylova-Goleminova, PhD – Legal Faculty of Sofia University

– Prof. Rumen Nikolov, PhD – University of Library Studies and Information Technologies (UNIBIT)

– Alexander Todorov – a young entrepreneur, open data user

Svetlana Lomeva – Director of the Association for Development of Sofia

Zlatina Karova – Director of “Science” directorate at the Ministry of Education and Science

Mariyana Hamanova – Co-founder of Cleantech Bulgaria

– Ivaylo Yaydziev- political scientist and Master of Diplomacy at the University of Oxford, UK

Please register for the event at here.

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