Digitization of Public Administration Using the Open Source Solution in the V4 Countries

Is open-source an opportunity or threat to the public administration agenda?

The Conference is focused on the open source solution within the framework of digitizing the state and the exchange of experience with its implementation. The event is held under the auspices of the President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic Radek Vondráček.

The Conference is organized by the Member of the Parliament of the Czech Republic Robert Králíček (ANO), Vice-Chairman of the Subcommittee on e-Government in cooperation with Open-source Aliance.


Prague, February 3rd, 2020

The Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of the Czech Republic, “Státní akta” hall, Sněmovní 4, Prague 1

The conference is open to representatives of Parliament, CIO of government departments and IT executives in the public sector.

Participation is free of charge.


9:30 – 10:00


10:05 – 10:15

Opening the Conference
Radek Vondráček, the President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic

10:15 – 10:20

Possibilities of efficient utilization of the open source technologies in the state digitization
Robert Králíček, the Member of the Parliament of the Czech Republic and Vice-Chairman of the Subcommittee on e-Government

10:20 – 10:45

Experience with digitization of state administration in Slovakia
Ján Bačko, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for investment and informatisation of Slovakia

10:45 – 11:30

Digitizatuon of Public Administration
Vladimír Druzilla, Government Commissioner for IT and Digitization of the Czech Republic

11:30 – 12:00

coffee break

12:00 – 12:30

Open data project in Poland
Daniel Piekarski, The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Prague, The Political-Economic Section

12:30 – 13:00

Utilization and implementation of open source technologies in Hungary
Róbert NAGY,  CTO, National Infocommunications Service Company (NISZ Zrt.)

13:00 – 14:00


Afternoon breakout

14:00 – 14:30

Principles of adoption open source solutions in public administration
Ing. Tomáš Knížek, Member of the Supervisory Board, Open-source Aliance

14:30 – 15:00

Legislative framework, readiness and legal risks of using open source technologies
JUDr. Josef Donát, LL.M., ROWAN LEGAL Law Office

15:00 – 15:30

Security versus open source technologies
Jakub Onderka, National Cyber and Information Security Agency

15:30 – 15:50

Examples of savings in government due to the deployment of open source technologies
Bedřich Max Luft, Managing Director DXC Technology Czech Republic

15:50 – 16:00