We are pleased to inform you that WeGO will be organizing the Seoul Program from March 26 to April 2 as an effort to advance the digital capacity of WeGO members worldwide by cultivating its members’ knowledge and expertise on ICT. This will be WeGO’s first program in 2017, and we highly encourage your officials to apply!
· The Seoul Program: March 26 – April 2 in Seoul, Korea
The Seoul Program is the popular WeGO e-Government Training Program that is organized with the Seoul Human Resource Development Center (SHRDC) annually in Seoul, an e-Government leader and the bustling capital of Korea. This program is exclusively designed for WeGO members, and will consist of lectures on best e-Government practices, smart city trends, and study tours based on Seoul’s know-hows and extensive experience in ICT. Participants will also learn about Seoul through cultural excursions.
· Application Information
Upper managerial level public officials of WeGO members are eligible to apply, and a maximum of two applicants per city can be accepted to the program. WeGO will be accepting 14 applicants in total for the training program.
Please refer to the details of the Seoul Program and the application process by downloading the attached application form below. To apply, please submit the Application Form of the program along with the requested materials to the WeGO Secretariat by February 2, 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org and a cc to email@example.com. Late submissions will not be accepted. After receiving all applications, the WeGO Secretariat will go through a selection process, which will include a Skype/ phone interview with the applicants to determine the final participants of the training program.
· Participation and Travel Arrangements
Once the selection is made, each participant will be responsible for securing their flight tickets as well as their visa for Korea. WeGO and the organizers will cover all local costs including hotel accommodations, local transportation, and meals for the official duration of the program.
We encourage all member cities to apply for this training program, and we look forward to seeing you in Seoul!