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Siim Sikkut is the Government CIO of Estonia, also titled as Deputy Secretary General for IT and Telecom in Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications since March 2017. His role is to set the strategy and policies, to launch and steer strategic initiatives and regulation in areas of digital government and society in Estonia. Siim is one of the founders of Estonia’s groundbreaking e-Residency programme. He was nominated to Apolitical 2018 list of world’s TOP20 most influential people in digital government, and is currently the chair of OECD Working Party of Senior Digital Government Officials.

Sessions

11/02/2019
11.00 - 11.45
TRA Hall
The world is in the midst of an incredible technological revolution that is transforming and challenging economies, governments and societies in complex and unpredictable ways. At the same time, in many ways the world has never been better, with poverty and hunger rates at all-time lows and countries uniting in unprecedented ways to achieve global goals. Governments are integral players in striking a balance to overcome these challenges and seize the opportunities to create a better future.
10/02/2019
03.00 - 04.00
AD Fund Hall
This session will explore the opportunities and limitations of blockchain through the lens of a diversity of applications, as well as their implications for fiscal and monetary policy, financial sector regulation, and far-reaching positive public interest. The session will close with concrete and pragmatic considerations for how policy makers, supervisors, and regulators should approach these developments to realize their positive transformative potential and, at the same time, manage evolving risks.