V4DIS--Visegrad Group for Developing Information Society V4DIS--Visegrad Group for Developing Information Society
V4DIS--Visegrad Group for Developing Information Society V4DIS--Visegrad Group for Developing Information Society April 1—3, 2012, Prague & Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic

Conference V4DIS in April 2012 in Hradec Králové already for the ninth time


In the days of 2–3 April 2012, parallel with the programme of the 15th year of the Conference ISSS, there will be held already for the ninth time also a working meeting of the representatives of public administration of the Visegrad Four countries – the Conference V4DIS (Visegrad Four for Developing Information Society). This event has become an inseparable part of a long-term project that began in 2004 and is aimed at use of information and communication technologies in public administration and self-government of V4 countries, development of modern electronic services for citizens, exchange of experience and presentation of chosen projects. Similarly as in the previous years the Conference is supported also by International Visegrad Fund (IVF).

Same as in the past the personal auspices of the Conference V4DIS is granted by Přemysl Sobotka, the 1st Vice President of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, for whom cooperation and exchange of experience between neighbouring countries with similar economy, historical development as well as with a number of common problems really matters.

Among main topics of the Conference there will not be missing as usual especially projects from the area of e-tourism, issues concerning further development of crossborder cooperation, experience from implementation of modern technologies in the wide spectrum of fields connected with public administration and samples of best practices.

The traditional part of the Conference V4DIS 2012 will again include a presentation of the activities of young talented people who take an active part in the administration of public matters and by the means of the competition JuniorErb (JuniorCrest) they compare their own projects and exchange valuable experience. Representatives of public administration of V4 countries will also take over prizes awarded within the traditional competition EuroCrest.

The main organizer of the Conference V4DIS 2012 is the Association Czech At, the event is also prepared by the University Hradec Králové-CZ, the City Hall of Prague-CZ and partners from V4 countries – Union of Towns of Slovakia-SK, town Moldava nad Bodvou-SK, town Karcag-HU and Alfa-Omega Foundation-PL, town Radkow-PL and town Rybnik-PL and district Swidnica-PL.