2016 EXCOM Meeting

2016 EXCOM Meeting

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EXCOM Meeting Program at a Glance

Tuesday, 11 October
MorningArrival of the delegations
16:30-19:30Beyoğlu Walking Tour and Visit to the “Poetics of Mythology” Exhibition
Day 1: Wednesday, 12 October
11:00-12:00Press Conference
14:30 – 18:00Executive Committee Session

WeGO Secretariat’s Annual Report

Agenda of the EXCOM Meeting 2016

Agenda 1 Annual Assessment of the WeGO Regional Offices

–    WeGO Europe Regional Office, Ulyanovsk Region

–    WeGO Asia Regional Office, Chengdu

Agenda 2 New Memberships & Withdrawals to Date

Agenda 3 Dates, Themes and Program for the 4th WeGO General Assembly   2017

Agenda 4 Discussions on the Updated WeGO Mission and a Broad Outline of the Three-Year Strategic Plan

Agenda 5 Discussions on New Corporate Membership Category

Agenda 6 Amendments to the TOR of the WeGO Awards

Agenda 7 Information on the Election of the President City and the Executive Committee Members as well as Nomination of Vice President Cities

Agenda 8 Information on the Host City of the Next General Assembly

Agenda 9 Use of Membership Fees in 2017

Agenda 10 WeGO Programs and Projects in 2017

19:00 – 21:00Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner
Day 2: Thursday, 13 October
09:00 – 10:45Session on Public Private Partnerships for Smart City Projects
11:00 – 13:00Session on Best Practice Sharing: From Citizen Participation to Citizen Empowerment
13:00 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 17:00Medical-Themed Presentation by Bahcesehir University
19:00 – 21:00Dinner
Day 3: Friday, 14 October
09:30 – 17:00City Tour (Galata Tower, Bosphorus Boat Tour, Grand Bazaar, Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Blue Mosque)

Click below to download the Executive Committee Meeting Memorandum!

Excutive Committee Meeting Memorandum



October 13 (Thursday)

  • Public-Private Partnerships for Smart City Projects

– “City-business Collaboration for Smart City Projects” – Ms. Mariana Nascimento, URAIA

– “Public-Private Partnership Approach for Smart Cities” – Mr. Indrajeet Arya, Mayor, Agra, India

– “Mexico Public Private Partnerships: Quick Wins in a Complex Environment” – Mr. Ismael Villegas, Executive Director of Politics and Electronic Government, Mexico City, Mexico

– “Multi-stakeholder Financing Models for Smart City Development” – Mr. Bernard Ewah, Head, e-Government, NITDA, Nigeria

  • Best Practice Sharing: From Citizen Participation to Citizen Empowerment

– “Data-based Social Innovation” – Mr. Young Hoon Choi, Chief Information Officer, Seoul, Korea

– “Innovation and Smart Solutions in Collaboration with Citizens and Private Sector” – Mr. Jaanus Mutli, Business Department Director,  Tallinn Estonia


See some highlights from the EXCOM Meeting below!

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