Digital Government: How Israel and Rhode Island Use Government Services During the Current Pandemic

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Date: Monday August 24th Time: 1:00 - 2:15 pm EST and 8:00 - 9:15 pm Israel time.

Webinar is in English
Free registration required Registration

Digital Government: How Israel and Rhode Island Use Government Services During the Current Pandemic and Future with Honorary Guest Speaker from Israel, Shai Lee Spigelman, Director General at Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Israel and from RI Liz Tanner, Director, Dept. of Business Regulation- State Rhode Island and other Israeli Panelists

The Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative in Collaboration (RIIC) Israel Consulate General to New England in Boston is pleased to invite you to a webinar.

Both the Governments of Israel and Rhode Island are developing systems in digital technology to provide a more efficient, simpler and secure way to provide services to their citizens. The outbreak of COVID-19 provided an abrupt and unexpected test of these systems, and social distancing measures introduced a great urgency to accelerate the development and use of these digital technologies. Programs that would have taken years to implement saw accelerated use in a matter of months.

Join us to hear from top Israeli and Rhode Island speakers about government adoption of digital technologies, including what was done, what worked, what needed to be changed and what the future looks like.

PROGRAM

Opening Remarks

Avi Nevel Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC), Founder and CEO Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative

Welcome Remarks

Ambassador Zeev Boker, Israel Consul General to New England

Opening Presentation Keynote Speaker from Rhode Island Moderator
Liz Tanner, Director, Dept. of Business Regulation- State Rhode Island

Keynote Speaker from Israel
Shai Lee Spigelman, Director General at Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Israel

Panelists from Israel
Dana Gavish-Fridman, Yazamut *360° VP Entrepreneurship at BGN Technologies Head of Entrepreneurship, Ben Gurion University

Shira Lev-Ami, CEO & Cofounder of SpringYaChief Digital Innovation and Data at JDC (The Joint)

Formerly Head of the Digital Health and Information Systems, Division Israel MOH

Panelist Discussion moderated by

David Hirsch, Attorney Hinckley Allen

Closing Remarks Avi Nevel

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